Tag Archives: best of the web
Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 by bmackler.
In a daily basis, CSS3 is changing how we envision, layout and build websites. While it is true that many designers and developers are hesitant to start using CSS3 because it is not fully supported by alot of browsers yet, there are those more adventurous developers out there that are not waiting and doing some [...]
Posted on 01. Feb, 2010 by bmackler.
As we have discussed here many times, one of the great sources of design inspiration can be found in the world around us. When you step away from the computer and open a magazine, take a walk or go to the book store you can find great ideas for your next project. The world of [...]
Posted on 20. Jan, 2010 by bmackler.
WordPress has revolutionized the way most of us deal with the web. Some say it is the best content management system around for maintaining your website, and most agree that as time goes on WordPress and all of its plugins is the format of choice when launching your new web project. Though it started as [...]
Posted on 21. Dec, 2009 by bmackler.
One sure fire way to make a bold and impressive impact with your website is the use of large backgrounds. As computer monitors transition from 19 and 21 inches to even larger wide screen monitors, it seems like more websites are being designed with over-sized photo or illustrated image as the preferred background. The result [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2009 by bmackler.
This design style elicits quite a response from users and design traditionalists, people either love them or down right hate them. There does not seem to be much middle ground for discussion but more and more you see horizontally scrolling websites popping up around the net. I have compiled 35 of the best examples. Instead [...]
Posted on 09. Nov, 2009 by bmackler.
These days its safe to say that Firefox is the most popular browser among web designers and developers. With such a crowded browser field, staying at the top of the heap takes alot of work. One of the leading factors that make Firefox the preferred browser is it’s massive library of great plugins and extensions, [...]
Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by bmackler.
There are tons of great, standout web designers and design studios in the world, but at the top there are a select few who stand out from the rest. Their passion, immense creativity, determination and attention to detail make them shine as true leaders of the field. I have compiled what I think is the [...]
Posted on 03. Nov, 2009 by bmackler.
You can find amazing and inspirational web designs in just about every genre; sites that pull you in, wow you, and create a lasting experience… setting themselves apart from the competition. This couldn’t be any more true than in the music industry. Just like the various types of music in this industry there are also [...]
Posted on 27. Oct, 2009 by bmackler.
Today we will be reviewing the top 15 hotels and resorts websites worldwide. Among the list are some of the most expensive in the world, costing over $20,000 a night! It won’t be hard to see why these sites are an amazing source of inspiration. They follow alot of the trends we have discussed before [...]
Posted on 20. Oct, 2009 by bmackler.
One of the fastest growing web design styles has been grunge. You will notice it right when you see it…Characterized mainly by irregular and crooked visual elements, textured and gritty backgrounds, jagged edges and faded out elements. This style is in direct contrast to the Web 2.0 craze, which maintains very straight lines along with [...]