Inspiration articles

With so many new mobile phones, tablets and other devices coming out every day, designers have to be prepared to make common functions easy to do on these devices. The usual approach to this is responsive design. However, what some of us are still...
When it's going well, design is a pleasure. But we all know what it's like to experience a bad day: nothing works the way it should, colors clash, type mumbles, the message is lost altogether. It's worth remembering that everyone has their bad...
For many of us, our early days are filled with animation. Cartoons made up a big part of my childhood, and many others whom I have conversed with over the years have shared similar origin stories. The bright colors, and often playful imagery has...
Despite the fact that it's a huge trend these days, using large scale photographs, or just photography incorporated into your design at all, can be tricky to get right. If you're struggling to get it right, you could do worse than read How To Use...
For designers passionate about the latest developments across the full spectrum of visual design, there's a brand new site that features some of the most exciting, innovative and inspiring design projects taking place today. Every day our...
When it comes to lettering, there’s something about a handmade project that just stops us in our tracks. In this day and age, with so many beautiful fonts accessible to us at just the press of a button, the fact that there are still amazing designers...
The developers behind UX Archive want you to build better mobile experiences. To that end, they find and present mobile’s most interesting user flows so you can “compare them, build your point of view, and be inspired.” Documenting...
First there were complaints over Apple’s skeuomorphic icons and their inherent cheesiness. Then there were objections to Apple’s redesigned iO7 — once again, for cheesiness. Now, a group of animation students from Kingston University...
With so many web technologies, platforms and programming languages, web designers and developers are still searching for new opportunities to engage visitors and turn them into regular clients. There are all sorts of options for engaging...
For designers passionate about the latest developments across the full spectrum of visual design, there's a brand new site that features some of the most exciting, innovative and inspiring design projects taking place today. Every day...
For designers passionate about the latest developments across the full spectrum of visual design, there's a brand new site that features some of the most exciting, innovative and inspiring design projects taking place today. Every day...
For designers passionate about the latest developments across the full spectrum of visual design, there's a brand new site that features some of the most exciting, innovative and inspiring design projects taking place today. Every day...