Category Archives Web Design

Web Design Archives

In this category you will find articles, tutorials and resources covering all areas of web design. Topics include CSS, HTML, Javascript & jQuery, responsive techniques & resources, GUI resources, templates, web frameworks, and much more.

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CMS / CSS & HTML / Drupal / Fireworks / Flash / JavaScript / jQuery / Joomla / Templates / Web Frameworks / Web Apps / Web Inspiration / Wireframe Resources / Wordpress / Wordpress Plugins

Our 50 Favorite Web Designs from 2011

Below are 50 (non-ranked) of our favorite web design from 2013. These sites were chosen based on our appreciation of their web design choices, innovation, and because they had that wow factor that made us simply like them. Some of the best and brightest trends we’ve seen this year (2011) in web design include responsive web design, single page scrolling…

User Interface Design in Modern Search Engines

The search engine is our best tool for sifting through all of today’s websites. There are billions of domains online and many of them haven’t even been crawled by search engines! Google is certainly the pioneer of this industry. But over the years we have seen notable brands begin to surface as up-and-coming search engines. These other prominent companies are…

How many colours are there?

Colour. It’s something that we all use in our web or print work and finding the right colour to highlight, emphasise and stand out from the crowd can be easier said than done. Trying to make a decision about which hex code to use got me thinking, how many colours are there? 3 or 4? Depending on whether you work…

Is Drupal Good for Design? What do you think?

Drupal has a reputation for being strong in functionality and having a strong community, but weak when it comes to design. In deciding which cms to use, it is important to make the right decision, especially when considering design features. The following will cover how strong Drupal is from a design perspective and how to improve design if you are…

10 Rules to Follow for Popups and Modal Windows

Skillfully used popups or unclicked modal windows are among the best ways to attract newsletter subscribers, to sell affiliate products, and to generally get your message noticed. The problem with them is that they are at times far too obtrusive and users do hate it when you bombard them with popups. This is why you do need to find the…

Top 50 Web Development, Design and Application Icon Sets from 2011

This is now our fourth year rounding up the the best icon sets for web designers and developers. And what another fantastic year 2011 it has been! You’ll love this selection. All of the icon sets below have been split into several categories: Glyphs & Pictograms, Mini Sets, General Sets, Ecommerce Icon Sets, Mobile Specific Icons and finally, a selection…

Is a Design House-Style Really Necessary?

In my previous post I mentioned that I was currently developing a website and as part of those developments I wanted to look at introducing a house-style. It seemed like a way to introduce consistency and, for the less web-savvy CMS editors, make editing easier. With anything like this I try and research what is already out there and to…

20 Amazing Implementations of HTML5 Canvas

In this article, we explore some of the most awe-inspiring implementations of HTML5′s canvas element so far. From all of the new HTML5 tags, canvas is likely to be the most powerful. In a nutshell, the canvas element is a drawable region defined in HTML code with height and width attributes. With it, web developers are able to create visually…