Weekly Top Standards |Most Gallery #9


The top spot this week goes to the weblog and portfolio of Szabolcs Bakos a small-town Hungary web designer. Bold use of color, typography and just a smashing user interface, love this site. NewConcept.hu is also doing a decent job of leveraging the ExpressionEngine publishing platform.


A nostalgic flash animated website, this one from the Symphony gallery, where they had this to say about it…

“Since Symphony is based in XML, it’s the perfect tool to drive a Flash site. The band can add news, shows, albums and songs all through the Symphony back-end. All the content is then formatted into XML documents that are loaded dynamically by Flash. I can’t think of any CMS in existence that would have allowed me to do this as quickly and cleanly as Symphony did.” A nice testimonial for flash dev’s.


A longtime ExpressionEngine resource, and the second redesign in less than a year. I like this version even more than the previous incarnate, nice job Vinnyio!


This seems to be the week for new WordPress sites. This one, eight6 is for a one-man design studio in Detroit, founded in ‘98 by Noel Jackson. One possible reason for all of the new WordPress sites is the milestone release of version 2.5+ back on March, 29th.


DarrenHoyt.com gets a redesign, and a fresh new take on who or what is the Darren Hoyt blog. Namely a decent resource for all things web design and WordPress.


What can I say Iguanas, WordPress, and Validating Xhtml are all cool!


An interactive and web design agency, using a black and neon green color scheme for the ultimate in digital effect!

Vacation Travel


A hands-on training session event site for the Ruby-on-Rails set, taking place in scenic Holland, Michigan later in June.


A Great Smoky Mountains luxury resort hot spot and sweet website.

A Research Goodie!


A smooth design and excellent super-fast and easy research tool utilizing wikipedia and others. They have done a sweet job on the user interface of the results page. Can you say whick-etty – wicked – wiki!!

Contest of the Week:

Snoop Dogg Wallpaper Contest
Crestock.com Snoop Dogg Wallpaper Contest

How ’bout this schwag-a-mania special… official Crestock Design-A-Wallpaper contest! If your Wallpaper Design is chosen as the official Snoop Dogg wallpaper winner, you’ll be Ego Trippin’ and rolling in the shizzle mo-nizzle!

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A full-time web designer, long-time contributor to the Stylegala web standards gallery, and a lifetime member of the creative.Planet. Life on the planet is good... !
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