Joomla, the popular professional content management system, has a lagged behind Wordpress for a number of years now. This is due to its slower development and, due to its smaller community, but don’t let that put you off. Joomla is a very solid foundation for any web site, and has you can see by the sites below they can help you create beautiful and very functional web sites.
Creating your own personal portfolio website will probably be the most difficult design project you will do. We are our own worst critics, and no matter what, we could have always done something better or changed something. Have a look at these portfolio designs for some inspiration, they range from web design and developers (these, as expected, are pixel perfect), graphic designers (always colorful and bright) and photographers (great use of space).
Designing your own personal portfolio site is the hardest design you will ever have to do. No matter what you do, its never quite right. There is always something you could have done to make it that little bit better. We are our own worst critics.
Stepping away from the relative safety of white/light background in web design can sometimes be quite challenging, even daunting. If it is designed properly, using a dark background, the effect can be very impressive. Here are 25 superb dark designs that prove web design can be beautiful in dark.
Designers always seem to go that extra mile when designing there homepage, and rightly so (it is what potential clients will see). These are quite possibly the benchmarks from 2008 that have set the (very high) standards for 2009.
These are probably the blog design benckmarks for 2009, they all have there own individual characteristic that defines them as inspiring. They also have one thing in common: They are Amazing.