35 Beautiful Water-themed Web Designs for Inspiration

Sep 18 2009 by Hakan Nural | 21 Comments

The most crucial source of the human life is water. It is water for which wars are fought and blood is spilt. This life source keeps inspiring artists and designers from around the world.

In this collection, we present to you over 30 web designs that use water and seas as the central theme.

1. Bustin Down The Door

Bustin Down The Door

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Beautiful Examples of Inset Typography in Web Design

Sep 15 2009 by Jacob Gube | 38 Comments

Inset typography, or letterpress typography, is a type treatment trend where text is made to look impressed into a surface. When used correctly and creatively, it leads to a captivating and engaging reading experience, able to bring attention to key textual content.

In this collection, you’ll see a great number of examples (23 of them to be exact) that utilize the inset typography/letterpress typography style in web design for a variety of situations.

If you’d like to learn how to make inset type, check out the tutorial on how to create inset typography in Photoshop.

1. Epic Event

Epic Event

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20 Stunning & Surreal Illustrations of Male Characters

Aug 23 2009 by Lilian Ostropel | 22 Comments

Character illustrations and digital paintings can inspire you greatly in your own works. Working with digital art means that you have a greater creative license to great stunning pieces of artwork. In this collection, you will see some fantastic illustrations of dudes.

If you like this collection, you may also wish to see a previous collection that features surreal illustrations of female characters.

1. Gangsta game character by Bernardo Barbi

Gangsta game character by Bernardo Barbi

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25 Impressive Character Designs from Behance

Aug 14 2009 by Tyler Denis | 7 Comments

Character designs are used in an assortment of ways in the design and art industry, including t-shirt design, skateboard designs, on websites as the "face" of the company, and much more. There is a wide variety of styles for crafting characters, and we are going to look at some of them.

In this collection, we present 25 excellent character designs from 17 talented character/graphic designers, illustrators and artists from around the world, featured on the Behance Network.

Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball is a freelance illustrator and designer from little old Wales, which is tidily tucked away in a corner of the UK. You can check out his personal site called pokedstudio.

vectors eat toast too

vectors eat toast too

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70+ Examples of Product Comparison Tables in Web Design

Aug 10 2009 by Sergej Muller | 22 Comments

The range of functioning business models available for the sale of virtual goods is expanding rapidly. For the providers of digital goods, this means convincing the consumer of the price/performance ratio.

Accordingly, designing the pricing scale in the most appealing way possible, so that it actively encourages purchases, is a fine art. An inspiring selection of such sites from all over the world can be of great assistance to the designer. Learn from the examples and do it even better!

1. Confiture

Confiture

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20 Excellent Examples of Using Animals in Web Design

Aug 2 2009 by Thomas Hardy | 35 Comments

Well-drawn animal illustrations can make for a fantastic design element for websites and web applications. Here, we present a variety of beautiful web designs that feature use animals – we hope you enjoy them!

1. Old Loft

Old Loft

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30 Stunning Urban HDR Photos with Creative Commons Licenses

Aug 1 2009 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 31 Comments

High dynamic range imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a photography technique that uses greater dynamic range between light and dark areas of a scene than normal digital imaging techniques.

In this collection, you’ll find HDR photos that talented photographers have decided to share to the community by releasing them with Creative Commons licenses. The beauty and quality of these photos are absolutely amazing!

1. T&G Building

T&G Building

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