Website blogs and magazine layouts are very popular amongst CMS users. WordPress in particular has drawn a niche for building magazines online. This is a key tipping point for publishers who may be interested in launching their own magazine, but without the overhead costs of publishing and distribution.
If there’s one area of web design that could use a few exemplary models, it would be worldwide government websites. Most countries and cities around the world launch websites that are difficult to use or just plain ugly (or both!). These projects do not always garner necessary attention because of budget constraints and micro-managing creative […]
Digital entertainment is a vast industry that has flourished over the past century. Movie and television studies have proliferated and grown into numerous media conglomerates. Nowadays, it’s common that most great movies will get their own custom website. However, there are also websites created for major network television stations.
Modern education has become much more advanced with a larger Internet presence than ever before. Colleges and universities basically need a website to promote tuition fees, academics, campus life, and plenty of similar resources. But unfortunately, not every college website has been designed with elegance or grace.
Emoticons have a long history on the world wide web. They got started back in the day of chatrooms and AOL Instant Messenger but have since grown to all chat programs. Even smartphones have them in the form of emojis. The purpose of an emoticon is to display an emotion or facial expression using a […]
There is no denying the popularity of Apple’s iOS App Store. There are more developers joining and publishing their apps every week. And the process is moving so quickly that smaller apps with amazing features can get pushed underneath the rug. This showcase is dedicated to amazing iPhone and iPad app icons worth checking out. […]
Studying the cultural trends in other countries helps to bridge the gap between common notions of UI/UX in web design. A great example would be this piece showcasing beautiful Japanese websites. It can be useful to draw inspiration specifically from non-English speaking countries, which often have different means of publishing content online.
I always love to find personal sites that reference a photo of the person. It gives visitors a better look into who they are. Some creatives may be uncomfortable with this while others simply adore the spotlight. Either way, it is a wonderful design idea for Internet-based portfolios. If you also like this idea, take […]
The process of designing a website can be long and arduous. Typical static content websites are more of the bread-and-butter layouts we see every day. However, there are plenty of more detailed examples involving message boards, forums, and other social communities.