Web and graphic designers are always looking for excellent sources of inspiration. Of course, web design and CSS galleries are common sources, but there are countless websites that provide inspiration from other types of design. In this post you’ll find categories such as product design, architecture, fashion, illustration, logo design, typography, motion graphics, and more.
With a list of this size I’m sure you’ll find some new sources of inspiration that you weren’t previously familiar with. Of course, no one can keep up with all of these choices, so find the ones that work best for you and keep the others bookmarked for the future.
Web Design Galleries:
Most readers of this blog are well aware of design and CSS galleries,so rather than listing 100 of them, I’ll point out a few of my favorites and some that I think are unique in one way or another.
An awesome source of inspiration that categorizes the featured sites by the type of inspiration, such as comment design, 404 pages, e-commerce websites, login forms, and much more. The categorization makes the site unique and immensely useful.
With the growing popularity in all things app related, you will want a destination for potential users to preview what your latest creation can do. A simple landing page displaying the main features of your application is just what you need to lure prospective users into downloading your app. In todays post I’ll share with you 30 mobile app landing pages that can help highlight your new product offering.
Virtual Business Cards, also referred to as vCards, generally provide the user with the information you might find on a potential clients business card, resume, or cover letter. They also can provide examples of any previous work they may have completed. While these could still be considered portfolio websites, there is usually a subtle distinction between the two. On vCards, layouts generally outline information by a similar set of rules as a printed resume, while many generic portfolio layouts will exclude the finer details. As you will notice by browsing the 35 themes I’ve outlined below, you may find an advantage in setting up your site in a similar style.
I think it’s obvious by now that ‘flat’ is not just a new design trend or style that will go away next year. It’s here to stay and I think it’s great.
The idea behind what we call ‘flat design’ is to remove the noise. This means anything that is not necessary to a design. Things like heavy gradients, not-so-subtle drop shadows, 3d graphics, and the heavy use of skeuomorphism, can be replaced with more muted color schemes, solid colors, and a stronger focus on typography – a flat design focusses on the essentials.
In this post we have collected a total of 35 great WordPress themes that sport a flat design style. I hope you enjoy this post, feel free to chime in via the comment section!
The online world of startups has been growing at a rapid pace. It seems like every new founder has some exceptional idea to bring more value onto the Internet. Beta launches are so frequent because it’s a smart method to build a following before actually getting the product out in the open. Plus you can gauge user feedback and determine which areas may need to be touched up before any type of v1 release.
I’ve collected 44 brilliant website homepage layouts focused on startups and web applications. Anybody who is thinking about launching their own project may find some great techniques within this showcase. Especially if you would need launch at a beta stage trying to hook early adopters. Skim through these various examples and see if any design techniques really catch your eye.