Category Archives: Design Styles

Showcase Of Websites With Watercolour Effect

Watercolour effect in webdesign look attractive,unique and it gives a natural look to your webdesign. So in this showcase we have collected 25 websites with watercolour effect.

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Designing With Strong Simple Focal Points

What’s the purpose of focal points and why should you care about them? The answer lies in controlling how people view your design. This is crucially important because no matter who your target audience is, they’re going to have a … Continue reading

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Graphics and hardcopy – Finding the right mediums

If there’s a quick way of driving graphic artists up the wall, it’s probably hard copy printing. For commercial jobs, the risk is always there that someone will want a nice fluffy medium which is guaranteed to play havoc with … Continue reading

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Reach Outside Your Comfort Zone

When you do something, the same thing for days, weeks, months and even years, you can tend to develop a comfort zone. This comfort zone will be where you feel most comfortable embodying your sense of style, and often represents … Continue reading

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Design Trends for 2009: Current and Future

Design in general is always evolving and changing. From the dull, lifeless days of bland, boring websites to the age of color and excitement when it comes to web design – all in the space of just a few short … Continue reading

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Practical Tips for Taking Design Inspiration without Copying

Designers of all kinds rely on inspiration for their work in order to achieve their best results. Inspiration can come from just about anywhere, but for web designers who are online virtually all day it frequently comes from gallery sites, … Continue reading

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The Secret to One-Page Designs

One-page websites, or “one-pagers” as I like to call them have proven to be a very simple and effective way of relaying all needed information effectively. An issue with the standard website is that visitors need to go through a … Continue reading

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The 65 Most Annoying things about the Web Today

We’ve come a long way on the web today. Or have we? While we’ve innovated in many areas, we’ve also continued to disregard pre-existing issues. And in some cases, we have also created new ones. Here is my list of … Continue reading

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Design Trends: Minimal Design

Minimal design focuses on the information in the website rather than the visual presentation used in its design, its is only natural that websites favor this design style, since content is considered king. Everything that might distract the user or draw their attention away from content is eliminated. Continue reading

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Oscar Nominated Movie Websites

I thought it would interesting to take a look at the 2008 Oscar nominated movies and see what their websites looked like. There ended up being 22 movies and associated websites, that were nominated for the popular awards (some movies … Continue reading

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