Entries Tagged as 'Galleries'
When designing a website, one of the most common challenges is to develop an effective color scheme. In many cases the sites color scheme will be determined, or at least influenced, by the existing branding of the company. However, when you’re facing decisions on color there are plenty of options. While it is always an important part of the design, color can be used to make a website stand out and attract attention.
Here you’ll find 25 examples of web designs that use a lot of color.
For e-commerce websites the design and layout of the site can have a huge impact on sales because of usability, in addition to just the importance of making a good first impression with new visitors. A well-designed e-commerce site will provide the user with a much more pleasant experience and will make it easier for them to browse, search, and complete the checkout process.
In this post we’ll showcase 50 e-commerce sites that look great. You’ll notice that product photography is equally important to the look of an e-commerce website as the layout and graphic design. Sites that showcase the products effectively will be far more successful as a result. Hopefully this selection will provide you with some inspiration that can be put to good use in your own work.
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Budget limitations are common with non-profit and charitable organizations. As a result, organizations often compromise on the need for an effective and attractive website. However, the websites shown here represent some of the most well-designed websites of non-profits. These organizations prove that non-profits can have great websites, and we hope it serves as inspiration for your own work.
Those organizations that put a priority on the website can have see benefits like increased donations, better involvement from members and supporters, increased visibility and awareness for their cause, and improved promotion for organization events. All of these things can make it worth the time, effort, and cost to create an effective and attractive website. You may also be interested in our article 10 Keys to Effective Non-Profit Organization Websites.
Web designers often browse through portfolio websites of other designers for inspiration and ideas that can be used in their own work. Photographers, like designers, have a need to display an attractive portfolio for their websites visitors, and many photographers have excellent portfolio sites. The portfolio site showcases the work to potential clients, usually provides some biographical information about the photographer, and makes it easy for people to contact the photographer.
In this post I’d like to take a look at some of the best. Here you’ll find photography sites that are well designed and also showcase amazing photos. You’ll see a few different styles and approaches. Many use a large background image or a large slider to showcase the photos at their best. Others use many smaller thumbnail images to fill the screen. A minimalist design style is also common, because it allows the photos to be the center of attention rather than the design details of the site.
Deciding on a color scheme for a website design can be one of the most difficult decisions during the design process. Not only is it a challenge, but it also has a huge impact on the end result. Color decisions can make or break a design.
It’s very common for designers to use subtle colors and to avoid extreme use of color when designing a website, but sometimes the use of extra color can be a great decision. If you’re looking for a way to make a design pop or stand out from the crowd, the use of color is one option.
In this blog post we’ll showcase 25 example websites that are colorful and attention grabbing. Hopefully these examples will provide you with some ideas and inspiration that can be put to use in your own work.
Browsing the work of other artists and designers can be a great exercise for finding inspiration for your own work. You can find inspiring examples in web design, photography, art, and all different types of graphic design. We often showcase the work of various artists and designers (please see the Galleries category archives) for the purpose of providing inspiration for readers and visitors, and today we’ll put the spotlight on sketches.
We have gathered 25 different sketches from various artists to showcase in this blog post, and I’m sure you will find them to be an inspiration.
by Zhang Weber
If you’re looking for inspiration for your own work with text effects and typography, there are plenty of amazing examples available. Gallery sites like Typography Served, Behance, and deviantART are great sources of inspiration. In this post we’ll showcase 35 different examples of design featuring typography and text effects. You’ll find work from many different designers, a wide variety of styles of work, and and plenty of inspiration that can be put to good use in your own work.
With more websites and blogs publishing large amounts of content on a daily basis, one of the priorities in designing these types of news sites is to create a layout that allows visitors to find the content that they are looking for. The more content that is published, the bigger the challenge this becomes. Many sites and blogs are turning to magazine or news style layouts to display excerpts, headlines, and links to full content.
Most magazine-style sites include image thumbnails for some or all of the excerpts, and many also category those excerpts to make it easier for visitors to find specific content. If you are working on a magazine or news style layout this showcase of 25 websites should help to provide some inspiration.
Inspiration is an important part of the design process. Whether you are designing a website, a logo, a business card, or anything else, inspiration and creativity will be critical to achieving the best results.
That inspiration can come from any number of different sources, and each designer has his or her own preferences. When you’re looking for inspiration you can browse online galleries and design blogs, take a walk and be inspired by nature, pick up a magazine and draw inspiration from print-based design, visit an art museum, or any number of other things,
In this blog post we’ll provide some inspiration for your logo designs. We’re specifically focusing on the topic of logos for bars and pubs. You’ll find 25 different examples here, and hopefully they can spark your creativity for your own projects.
Making an immediate impact on visitors is a goal during the design process of many websites. One approach to making that impact in a visual way is to use a large, full screen background photo. As you will see in this showcase, there are many websites that are able to use big background photos effectively.
The photo could be static, or it could be a full screen slider that rotates several different images/photos as the background. From the sites being showcased here, you’ll see that all different types of photographs and subjects can be used, and websites in just about any industry can take this approach.