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In need of some design inspiration? In this category you will find many galleries that aim to offer ideas and inspiration. Topics covered include web design and graphic inspiration.

30 Inspiring Niche Photography Websites to Explore

We are not suggesting for a moment, with this post, that your Android mobile device would be a good alternative as a development platform to your desktop or laptop. All it shows with the current apps available, that it could be and the potential for more is certainly there. Maybe not so much with a mobile, but if you have one of the many iPad-a-like Android tablets that are currently available it certainly could be a reality.

How to Boost Your Creativity in 3 (or 7) Days

All creative professionals face creative blocks. Many times these blocks are caused by being overworked and burned out on creativity. Sometimes routine helps, but it can frequently hinder the brain juices. After all, variety is the spice of life. As a creative professional there are definitely some related fields to your profession. Being a graphic designer with a degree, I…

10 Shining Examples of Grid Based Web Design and Best Practices

The grid is not just a cool-sounding word (why sci-fi loves it), but it’s also an incredibly simple and effective principle for website design. By sticking to a grid, you can make your website look sexy and clean, have it be highly readable, scannable, and navigate-able for your visitors (increasing their chances of returning), and make it easier on yourself…

The Beauty of Minimalist Design: 5 Reasons to Include Less

Minimalism. The term is pretty divisive. Some think it’s a bunch of self-serving nonsense – a fancy label for a convoluted lifestyle design. Others swear by the principle, drastically improving their life and surroundings. Regardless of what you think of it, the fact is that there are benefits to be found within minimalism that can simplify and improve your designs….

The Beauty of the Hand-Drawn Typography Trend in Design

Hand-drawn typography has recently emerged as a growing trend in print and digital medias. This is due in part from the fact that designers, illustrators, and art directors are struggling to stand out in a digital age. Basic desktop publishing and word processors skills have become blase; even neighborhood garage sale signs can be printed at home rather than being…

30 Powerful and Compelling Public Awareness Print Ads

Public awareness print ads are presented to maintain or improve the understanding of a community. They can persuade people to either contribute a dollar or change lifestyles altogether. For most organizations, raising consciousness is one of the most difficult tasks. Therefore, imaginative minds, who can come up with intriguing concepts, are always in demand. If you are embarking on a…

10 Album Covers for Eye-grabbing Color Scheme Inspiration

A great color scheme can really make your visual design stand out. Often times the difference between an eye-grabbing design and a bland one is the color combination. The same layout of shapes and text, when paired with the right color scheme, can go from drab to fab (wow that was corny). There are certain trusted color combinations that many…

Showcase of Beautiful and Unique iPhone Apps

In this showcase we have a selection of beautifully designed iPhone apps, all utilizing its limited screen size to its full potential, and all have been designed with a carefully crafted UI shell that truly distinguishes them from the rest. MoneyBook MoneyBook is compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch, the iPad and requires IOS 3.0. Awesome Note Awesome Note is…