I’ve noticed a lot of apparel companies being featured in web design galleries recently, which makes sense because these small indie companies are often run by creative designers, illustrators and artists. They might be small companies compared to the mainstream high street stores, but the character of their online presence really makes them stand out. Today’s web design showcase features 25 cool websites from the apparel industry that all boast modern creative designs. Expect to find large processed photography, edgy designs and unusual layouts!
Hipsters are described as valuing vintage styles, disconnecting themselves from mainstream trends and commonly being involved in the creative industries. If website designs could be described as being hipsters, this showcase features some perfect examples! They all boast a retro or vintage theme; many of them pioneer unusual web design ideas and techniques; and they’re almost all representing the creative industries that accommodate this cool culture of.
Show off your web designs and app interfaces in style with these free PSD mockup templates. Mocking up your user interface designs can really boost the value of your work by giving clients an insight into how the design works in context, especially when used with responsive web design to show how the layout changes over a range of devices. I’ve personally downloaded and tested every file in this roundup and categorised them to allow you to quickly and easily find the type of mockup you need to present your own projects.
It’s that time of year when the snow starts falling (unless you’re in the southern hemisphere) and the ski season is in full swing, so I thought it would be fitting for this week’s web design showcase to appreciate some designs that are based on snowy Winter scenes. Many of these sites actually look the same all year round, but now is the time their themes are most relevant, especially those from the Winter sports industry. Grab your thermals and enjoy browsing this collection of 20 snowy website designs all featuring seasonal photography and interfaces.
Think of the colour schemes we tend to see modern web design. Aside from the plenty of minimalist sites made up of white and grey tones, often websites are constructed with just a single highlighting colour against a white backdrop. However, in this showcase we can see there’s some really adventurous designers out there who mix and match some unusual colour combinations. These designs feature colours you probably would have thought of, but they all look great and work perfectly together with beautiful contrast.