Tag Archives: websites
Posted on 26. Jul, 2012 by bmackler.
One of the best and most creative styles, in my opinion being used on the web today is the hand drawn look. It’s almost always compelling, intriguing to look at and adds interest and depth to your web design. This helps make it stand out among the over simplified, boring cookie cutter website templates out there [...]
Posted on 23. Mar, 2011 by bmackler.
One of the hardest and most important things for a designer to do when creating a website is to give it depth, character and distinction. You don’t want the site to look flat and 1 dimensional on the screen (even though it is…). There are some sure fire ways of making your site stand out [...]
Posted on 15. Sep, 2010 by bmackler.
ExpressionEngine by EllisLab is an extremely powerful and flexible content management system (CMS) that is loved by just about every web designer who has used it… as well as their clients. Expression Engine can be considered as more than just a CMS, perhaps its own framework structure, with plug-ins, modules, add-ons and customizations allowing you [...]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2010 by bmackler.
When you have a project that has a specific color requirement it can sometimes feel like you are creatively limited, that you can’t have fun with your design and you are perhaps boxed in. While this does happen with many colors, one that is not the case with is orange, as I learned recently on a [...]
Posted on 30. Nov, 2009 by bmackler.
What’s old is new again. Retro and vintage web designs have been a popular design style for a while now but recently they have become even more visible and in demand . For your design inspiration, here are 30 classy and wonderful retro/vintage websites for you to enjoy. Below you will see that regardless [...]
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 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 [...]
Posted on 15. Oct, 2009 by bmackler.
The e-commerce sector has long been known to develop websites that did not put much focus on design. They tend to get very cluttered and bogged down, consistently suffering from not being user friendly. If they were actual store fronts, they would most likely go out of business as a result of bad presentation. Today [...]