Twitter profiles have gone through some big changes over the years, with the latest layouts offering a fair few customisation options. In this post we’ll take a look at some of the options that are available to us and see what kind of clever tricks people are using to create really cool profile designs.
We’ve all heard the saying “less is more”. Sometimes stripping away all the gimmicks and fancy elements from our layouts and focusing on the core design principles can result in a much more aesthetically pleasing web design. This post showcases some of the best examples of super clean websites built with a minimalist approach.
Every week of 2012 I’ve showcased the best website designs I’ve come across during my every day web browsing. This special end of year post features the best of the best, pulling together the awesomest designs from all 2012 Sites of the Week posts into one showcase of super cool designs. Which design was is your favourite?
I’m a big fan of the vintage style, both in web design and design in general. Like many, my favourite aspect of vintage design is the elegance of classic typography with its mix of cursive & sans-serif typefaces, clever layouts and the combination of textures and illustrations to relate to the techniques used throughout the early 20th century. This post rounds up a collection of 30 websites all based on the vintage theme and feature great examples of authentic vintage style typography in their logos and titles.
The words website builder probably make you think of some horrendous tool supplied free from your hosting company, but these days there are lots of hosted CMS solutions that create professional looking websites with extensive features and good underlying code. These solutions allow you to quickly set up a website packed full of features without any coding knowledge, with everything from hosting to tech support covered within the monthly fee. In this post we’ll take a look at some of the most popular hosted CMS website builders to help you decide which one is right for you.
Love it or hate it, skeuomorphism has been a popular tool in digital interface design since the birth of the GUI. Following Apple’s own use of skeuomorphism, interface designers have created some visually stunning apps for iOS devices that mimic various features of analogue technology. This post showcases 30 fantastic examples of iPad interface designs based on real life objects, from retro synthesizers to wire bound notebooks.