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20 College & University Website Designs

Most college and university websites look exactly the same ā€“ mind-numbingly-boring. And this is exactly what you should avoid when you have such a wide variety of potential target users ā€“ people like current & prospective students, professors, investors, parents of students… A web site is the public face of a university and really needs to have a user-centric design…

45 Creative Billboard Designs

In unfortunate cases, billboard advertising can be a dull box that advertisers attempt to force into your mind simply by putting it somewhere they think you’ll look at it. These, are not those billboards. These instead, are examples of innovative and creative billboards designed by those who think outside the box. In this gallery, we have 45 of the funniest,…

40 Creative Package Designs

They tell you not to judge a book by it’s cover, nor a fish by it’s scales. Usually they’re trying to get you to reserve judgment, despite poor something or someone’s poor appearance. Even so, the package a product comes in has a strong impact upon sales. Sure, you could just wrap a great product up in paper and twine,…

10 Evergreen Website Layouts (that will never go out of style)

Few professions demand greater talent, experience and flexibility than web-design. Not only do you have to deal with constantly evolving customer demands, you have to deal with constantly evolving aesthetic norms and design standards. What was popular six months back may already be falling out of favor. Website layouts, once standardized and scarcely trifled with, are now the focus of…

Incredible Examples of Origami Paper Art

Paper is a very delicate medium, yet it can, as this post proves, create beautiful and powerful art. Originally from Japan, the art of paper folding, as I am sure you will know, is called origami. Over the years its popularity has extended to all corners of the globe and has reached such a detailed and intricate level that it…

Captivate your Audience with Typography

Modern web designers are incorporating innovative new concepts for digital type. In the previous decade we have witnessed the Internet transform into a powerful tool for sharing media all around the world. More specifically digital designers have adapted and web trends continue to change over time. Text on a page will always be the most uniform way of communication. It’s…

A Showcase of Enchanting Vintage Ads

Everybody needs some inspiration to help unlock those creative ideas. Now, vintage posters might not be your first port-of-call when seeking inspiration. Then you have missed out. Of course, the vintage ads we have for you haven’t aged very well. But the truth is they are all in their own way both enchanting and visually alluring. Just have a look…

40 Examples of Brilliant Responsive Website Layouts

Responsive web design become a very popular trend in 2011. It’s likely something we’ll see continuing well into 2012 as designers are beginning to support a myriad of mobile devices. Building layouts for the web can be tough, but inspiration is a huge factor. In this gallery I’ve collected 40+ amazing responsive website layouts. These designs are built to support…

20 HDR Photographers Worth Watching

Do you need a twist on your photographic inspiration? Check out the following HDR photographers. The techniques they use to create surrealistic images combine multiple exposures to capture a wider range of value and color. Since most HDR photography is used to achieve difficult exposures with wider dynamic ranges, the subject matter of the art tends to be architectural or…