26 Examples of Fullscreen Video Backgrounds in Web Design

The notable trend of fullscreen media has exploded on the web. Images require less bandwidth and also provide a means for rotating backgrounds. However videos provide a very rich user experience – they provide something to immediately captivate the visitor and draw them deeper into a website.

Online creative studios and digital agencies often utilize fullscreen video backgrounds to convey a small piece of their message. This gallery is focused on 26 prime examples of websites utilizing fullscreen videos. Some are built using Adobe Flash while others are embedded using JavaScript. Either way these video effects are unique, enlivening, and definitely on the rise amongst modern-day web designers.

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25 Web & File Hosting Themes

Hosting files and websites is a business that is expanding at a quick pace.  You’ve probably ran across the term The Cloud by now, which makes it appear as if it’s some new wonder.  The cloud has always been here, but it has simply gone by different names throughout the years.  In this roundup, I’ll share with you 25 hosting website themes to help kickstart your own cloud service.

1. NewHosting – Responsive Hosting Css3/Html5 Theme

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24 Medical and Health Related Themes

In todays collection we highlight clean and minimal templates for the medical professional.  The following 24 themes are an ideal fit for subjects ranging from medicine, clinics, doctors, dental care, and everything else health care related.

1. MediCenter – Responsive Medical WordPress Theme

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31 Admin Backend Dashboard Templates

One of the most overlooked aspects of a design project can be the administration dashboard.  Many content management systems such as WordPress offer well designed dashboards that don’t require much change to enhance the user experience.  For custom projects however, this is not always the case.  So instead of leaving your dashboard raw and unorganized, I’ve compiled a list of 31 backend dashboards to help save you time and money on your next project.

1. Archon Flat Responsive Admin Bootstrap 3

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Websites of the Fortune 100

Observing websites from a variety of different industries and different types and sizes of business can be very interesting. Today I would like to look at the sites of some of the largest companies in the world, 100 picks from the Fortune 500 list seems like a good point of reference.

The 100 businesses contain a great deal of diversity and they all have their own purposes and approaches with their websites. They’re all large, successful companies, so it can be interesting to browse through the designs looking for differences. Also take a peek at the full list to get some more ideas.

1. Wal-Mart
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40 Mobile Game App Website Layouts using Creative Designs

How many new Android + iOS mobile games are released each year? The user interfaces and graphics have been improving rapidly to create a large marketplace of mobile games. Marketing-savvy developers will usually create a personal website or webpage dedicated to information each new game release.

In this gallery you’ll find 40 brilliant examples of mobile smartphone game website layouts. Some are hosted on their own domain while others are subpages within a game studio’s website. But the design is always focused around the game itself, pushing curious visitors to look deeper into the features and maybe purchase a copy. If you’re looking for design ideas to build into your own mobile game website, this showcase has a lot of great concepts.

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33 Versatile Landing Page Themes

Whether you need a theme to showcase a product that hasn’t launched yet, or even if you have a product that is ready to launch, this collection of 33 themes will give you the selection you need for the optimal landing page.

1. JustLanded – WordPress Landing Page

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Design Inspiration Toolbox: 100 Sources of Design Inspiration

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.

Pattern Tap

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.

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