Articles tagged as ‘Galleries’

Design Trend: Sticky Headers and Navigation Menus

Today we’ll take a look at a trend that you have probably noticed, websites using sticky or fixed position headers. When a visitors scrolls down the header will remain in view at the top of the browser rather than moving out of view at the top of the screen. The sticky header can help to make it easier for visitors to navigate through a site as they can quickly access the navigation menu rather than having to scroll back to the top of the page.

Here we will showcase 25 different websites that are making use of sticky headers. The screenshots show the headers as they appear after scrolling down. Visit any of the example sites to see them in action.

Pixel2HTML

Pixel2HTML

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25 Clean Web Designs for Inspiration

When it comes to the style of a website’s design there are all kinds of options. Part of having an effect website involves having a design that helps to prioritize the right content and elements on the website, which results in users/visitors pay more attention to those important elements.

One of the best ways to control the parts of the website that will get the most attention from visitors is to remove things that are unnecessary and might cause a distraction. In recent years the minimalist design approach has drawn a lot of attention, especially from designers who appreciate the beauty of simplicity. However, designing a website to avoid clutter and distractions doesn’t mean that it has to be completely minimal with very few images and visual elements.

In this post we’ll showcase 25 sites that use a clean layout and design, eliminating unneeded clutter. Some of these sites are more minimalistic than others, but they all showcase the power of a clean design.

Foundry Collective

Foundry Collective

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40 Stunning Doodles for Inspiration

When it comes to art and design sometimes the best way to boost your own creativity is to browse inspirational works of art from others. In this article we’ll showcase 40 examples of amazing doodles. The hand-drawn style is one that can be used in a variety of different ways and on all kinds of different projects. You could incorporate doodled elements in a web design, business card, poster, t-shirt, or just about anything.

The items shown here come from various artists. Most of them are available for larger views at the source, which you can reach by clicking on any of the images or credit links. In some cases, the source will also showcase additional work by the artist.

Doodles

By lei-melendres

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25 Amazing Black and White Photographs

Many of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring photographs are in black and white. Although color is an important part of photography and design, sometimes limiting the colors can result in powerful imagery. In this post we’ll showcase 25 different black and white photos for your inspiration and entertainment.

The photos showcased in this post come from a variety of different photographers. Each photo links to the source, so if you want to see more from a particular photographer please follow the links.

Black and White Photography

Photo credit: Tom Hussey

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50 Vintage Logos for Inspiration

Vintage and retro style is a popular choice for web and graphic design. While we’ve showcased vintage web designs in the past, we’ve never focused on vintage style logos. Well, that vintage and retro feel can be an excellent choice for logos as well. Vintage-style badges are especially popular elements to use in logo designs right now, and you’ll see several examples within the selection below. In addition to badges, other elements like sunrays, gears, rockets, and ribbons are also used to enhance the retro feel. Sometimes objects from the past, like vinyl records or classic cars, tend to pop up in these types of designs for added character.

In this post we’ll showcase 50 vintage/retro logo designs from a wide variety of different designers. Hopefully this will provide some inspiration that can be put to good use in your own work. Some of the examples here are in use in the real world, some were unused proposals that clients did not choose, and a few are experimental designs just for fun. Regardless, they all use a design style that can be used by many types of logos.

Walker Tire

Walker Tire

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33 Examples of the Flat Web Design Trend

Currently, one of the biggest trends in the web design industry is the flat design style. In case you are not yet familiar with the term, flat design is essentially design without the drop shadows, gradients, and textures that have been common in web design for some time. Flat design uses solid colors and often typography figures prominently into the design.

In this post we’ll showcase 33 excellent examples of the flat web design trend. Hopefully they can provide some inspiration that can be put to use in your own work.

Buffalo

Buffalo

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30 Outstanding Web Designs with Big Background Photos

If you’re looking to make a strong impression or a bold statement with a website, one option for doing so is to use a large full-screen background image. This design approach involves a homepage very little text or content, at least above the fold. In some cases the entire homepage may consist of a logo, navigation menu, and a large photo. While this approach will not be a great fit for every website, it is capable of being a very effective design in the right situation.

In this post we’ll showcase 30 websites that make excellent use of big photos on the homepage.

Rosebud

Rosebud

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17 of the Best Minimal Print Advertisements

Print advertising is something that traditionally tends to be quite uninspiring and boring but there are a handful of a companies out there that over the years, have grabbed the bull by the horn (so to speak) and created some pretty creative advertisements.

Not only this, but they’ve only opted for an extremely minimalistic approach which surprisingly, helps to create eye-catching, high-impact ads that capture the attention of readers all around the world. So much so, that these ads have consistently been featured as some of the most creative, inspiring ads ever produced and once you take a look at them, you’ll quickly be able to see why.

So, if you’re a particular fan of the minimalistic advertising approach predominantly made famous by companies such as Apple and Braun, here’s some incredible, yet minimal print ads for your inspiration.

#1 – WWF

Minimal Print Advertisements

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25 Bright and Bold Website Designs

Color choices can sometimes be one of the most difficult parts of a web design project, and the color scheme will have a huge impact on the overall look of the finished product. While most websites tend to use safe colors, some projects call for a more bold approach and the use of some bright and vibrant colors.

In this post we’ll showcase a collection of 25 bright websites to serve as inspiration. Hopefully these examples can provide the inspiration that you need when looking for a way to use bright and vibrant colors in an effective manner.

Dropify

Dropify

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25 Amazing Photographs Taken in the Rain

Although rain can make photography difficult, there are some amazing photos that have been captured in the rain. In this post we’ll showcase 25 photos that fit into this category. If you see something you like, click on the image or the credit link to be led to the source. Many of those pages will have a larger version of the image to be displayed, and you can also browse through more work by the photographer…

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