Weekly Smashing Web Design Inspiration – #3

Show Summary | Posted by smashingshare 2599 days ago | Category: Web Design

Here goes third Weekly Smashing Web Design Inspiration collection. This week collection also includes some recommendations from our readers. We would love to hear from you for our next week roundup. You can write us about your recommendations through Contact page. Hope you will enjoy your stay here.

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Understanding Webpage Usability

Show Summary | Posted by dicky83 2599 days ago | Category: Web Design

The study on user attraction, or attentiveness, is a part of what is called usability, a guide on how to assess purposefulness of a user interface.

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How To Choose Best Web Hosting

Show Summary | Posted by Bariski 2598 days ago | Category: Web Design

If you are looking for reliable web hosting, you have plenty of options. So many options, in fact, that it can all seem overwhelming when trying to narrow the choices. Luckily, Web Hosting Geeks has done the legwork for you and has listed honest independent reviews of the best webhosting companies based on key and bonus features, reliability and uptime, customer support, client feedback, hosting

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40 Excellent Websites Showcasing Expression Engine

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 2598 days ago | Category: Web Design

ExpressionEngine by EllisLab is a powerful, flexible content management system (CMS) that many designers (and their clients) love.Various modules exist to allow EE to be used for a number of different purposes, such as membership sites, ecommerce, blogs, wikis, and much more.Many of the most popular modules come with the personal ($99.95) and commercial ($249.95) [...]

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The World's Most Creative & Sophisticated Advertising

Show Summary | Posted by raycg 2598 days ago | Category: Web Design

Creative Ad Awards is one of the best advertising archive, serving all the advertising fan and others who need it. Worrying about experiencing Ads with poor quality? You will feel comfortable here, because we are keeping to providing you with the world’s most creative and sophisticated ads. All the collected ads follow the concept of SIMPLE (Simple, Involving, Memerable, Purchase Intention, Linka

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50 Search Engine Journal Posts for SEO Internet Marketers / JRB

Show Summary | Posted by Ascendancy 2598 days ago | Category: Web Design

With the new year of 2010 starting, I want to share some of my past favorite articles from Search Engine Journal. Granted a lot has already been posted in 2010 with fresh new articles on SEO tips, social media news, Google and Bing updates… there’s so much! Enjoy the list, and I recommend everyone new to the Seach Engine Optimization or Social Media game check out a few of these articles to learn

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17 Fantastic Apps Made Especially for Writers

Show Summary | Posted by lvraa 2599 days ago | Category: Web Design

The 17 excellent apps explored in detail in this article guide writers of all types through every stage in the writing process, from initial idea formulation to the final draft and beyond.

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Principles of Great Design: Craftsmanship

Show Summary | Posted by jadgraphics 2599 days ago | Category: Web Design

Craftsmanship is a very important part to creating a great design but it seems like it is very rare today. We discuss five pointers for designers to get craftsmanship.

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6 Things Bob taught us - We Are not Freelancers

Show Summary | Posted by NataliePerel 2599 days ago | Category: Web Design

One software product, 27 years on the market and still counting. It's called Cashbook and some very major companies in the world use it in their accounting department, including the likes of Coca Cola, Rolex , Cadbury etc. etc.

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The History of the Ampersand and Showcase

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 2599 days ago | Category: Web Design

The ampersand is one of the most unique typographical characters out there.Typography designers can exercise a lot more artistic freedom in the design of the ampersand, ranging from very traditional representations to those that bear little resemblance to the original form.But many designers have little knowledge about the origin and meaning of the ampersand. The [...]

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How to Kill Your Business: 30 Day Payment Terms

Show Summary | Posted by johnonolan 2599 days ago | Category: Web Design

How you can bring your start-up or freelance career to an abrupt end by asking your clients to pay within 30 days.

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Concept Feedback Giveaway – 5 Premium Concepts

Show Summary | Posted by jonphillips 2600 days ago | Category: Web Design

Concept Feedback is one very useful and simple tool for designers and developers to get feedback on their designs and concepts. Whether you're working on a brand new web project or redesigning your own site, getting feedback before you launch can prove very, very useful. We've partnered with Concept Feedback to give away premium concepts to 5 readers of Spyre Studios.

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Interview with Chris Spooner of Line25 Web Design Blog

Show Summary | Posted by Ascendancy 2600 days ago | Category: Web Design

Line25 is a great web design blog, offering free tips, tutorials, and even icons and graphics for use in your websites! Any web design fans will have to check out this interview, and Chris offers some great inspiration for upcoming freelancers and designers interested in the trade!

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Non-Trashy Recycled and Trash Art

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 2600 days ago | Category: Web Design

Artists are usually ahead of the curve when it comes to being green.The artists featured here exclusively use recycled and/or trash to make pieces of contemporary art. These artists practice the art of “upcycling”, or literally turning everyday trash into creative treasures.While Andy Warhol may have made the idea popular with his famous Campbell’s soup [...]

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The Death of Originality in Design- Coming to Terms

Show Summary | Posted by Josh25 2600 days ago | Category: Web Design



This article asserts that originality is dead in design and provides a list of reasons why. It also examines how other factors are coming to "replace" originality as we know it.

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