30 Gorgeous and Stunning Ski Resort Websites

30 Gorgeous and Stunning Ski Resort Websites

This the season for fluffy white snow, waxed up skis and boards, and an all-day lift ticket. And there’s no better time than now to analyze some of the best ski resort websites on the web. What makes a great website for a ski resort? For starters, you’ll notice that many of the sites have…

23 Interesting HTML5 and CSS3 Websites

23 Interesting HTML5 and CSS3 Websites

HTML5 is a language for structuring and presenting content for the web, a core technology of the Internet. It is the fifth revision of the HTML standard (originally created in 1990) and most recently standardized as HTML4 in 1997. HTML5 and CSS3 were introduced not so long ago, but they have already been incorporated in…

60+ More Extreme and Controversial Ads to Stun You Again

60+ More Extreme and Controversial Ads to Stun You Again

Controversy in advertising is really nothing new, and if the controversy is intentional, the purpose is to be hard-hitting and get a point across in a harsh and direct manner. Some advertisers use images to hit hard, some use words, which is a more subtle way as the image is usually not in the least…

Interactive: The New Wave of Infographics

Interactive: The New Wave of Infographics

Infographics (or information graphics) are everywhere these days. Intended to deliver large amounts of information in a visual format, the key to a ‘good’ infographic is the story it tells. From a user’s perspective, the value from an infographic comes from the information it contains and the way in which it’s presented. People should feel…

Design Best Practices for the Mobile Web

Design Best Practices for the Mobile Web

Mobile web interfaces take a different sort of design practice, whether they are for mobile websites or native mobile applications. With a different sort of device, and a more noticeably different screen size, we as designers must consider a new set of best practices for design.

Showcase of Twitter Backgrounds Featuring Illustrations

Showcase of Twitter Backgrounds Featuring Illustrations

Twitter being the most popular micro blogging network has become one of the most potent ways to get your messages across the board quickly and easily. Many people, who create account on Twitter, usually customize their profile with appealing and creative backgrounds that match with their company theme or services that they provide.

6 Outstanding Wireframe Resources to Inspire Your Next Design

6 Outstanding Wireframe Resources to Inspire Your Next Design

Let’s face it. One of the toughest jobs of being a web designer is coming up with the right blend of navigation, content and images to create a look that’s not only attractive, but also easy to navigate. Wireframes are a huge help in making the creative process come alive. Some simple boxes and lines…

10 Tips to Improve Your Workflow and Work Faster in Illustrator

10 Tips to Improve Your Workflow and Work Faster in Illustrator

As a webdesigner, I’m at the moment specialized in interface design for application website but also for iOS, android and BlackBerry, so I tend to use a lot Illustrator. I use it for mockups, but also for the design of entire websites. Some designers might call me crazy, but after a while, I found that…

47 Websites with Unusual Navigation

47 Websites with Unusual Navigation

A navigation bar (also known as a links bar) is a sub region of a web page that contains hypertext links in order to navigate between the pages of a website. Usually navigation bars on websites are one of the least interesting things someone can find on a website. Usually, it’s plain text naming the…