20 Fresh & New Design Galleries

Aug 18 2009 by Steven Snell | 42 Comments

Design galleries are a go-to source of inspiration for many web and graphic designers. While there are no shortage of gallery sites out there, a number of new galleries have been launched this year that stand out in some way or have proven to be useful for a specific type of design inspiration. In this post, we’ll feature 20 new galleries that may provide just the inspiration you have been looking for.

The Design Inspiration

The Design Inspiration

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20 Killer iPhone Game Designs

Aug 11 2009 by Jen Gordon | 16 Comments

It’s no secret that beauty does not equal popularity in the App Store, but with competition tightening developers are no longer turning a blind eye to design. The heavies in game development have already dialed in the importance of a well-designed interface and their rankings in the App Store prove this point.

20 Killer iPhone Game Designs

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30 High-Quality Icon Sets for E-Commerce Designs

Jun 21 2009 by Steven Snell | 35 Comments

E-commerce web design brings some unique requirements, and this usually includes the need for specific icons such as shopping carts, credit cards, and others related to the online shopping experience. In this article, we feature 30 sets of quality icons for use in e-commerce designs.

30 High-Quality Icon Sets for E-Commerce Designs

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25 Stylish Examples of Web Forms

Jun 6 2009 by Jacob Gube | 47 Comments

A web form is the primary mode of permitting users to interact with a website. Whether it’s for signing up to a service, leaving a comment on a blog post, or writing an email through a web-based client such as Gmail – forms are a staple to modern websites and web applications.

In this showcase, you’ll be able to set your eyes on a few remarkable and well-constructed web form designs for inspirational ideas on how to build and design engaging and effective HTML forms.

1. Alexandru Cohaniuc

Alexandru Cohaniuc

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40 Useful and Creative Infographics

May 10 2009 by Jacob Gube | 86 Comments

Information graphics (or infographics) are graphical depictions of data and information. By presenting information in a compact and creative approach, infographics are able to quickly convey knowledge and engage its viewers.

In this collection, you’ll find forty beautiful and educational infographics, displaying the uncommon spectacle of "art meets science".

1. Coffee Drinks Illustrated

The proportion of ingredients for popular coffee drinks and their pronunciation keys.

Coffee Drinks Illustrated

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50 Stylish Navigation Menus for Design Inspiration

Apr 10 2009 by Jacob Gube | 39 Comments

A site’s navigation menu is one of the most prominent things that users see when they first visit. There are many ways to design a navigation menu – and since almost all websites have some form of navigation – designers have to push their creative limits to build one that’s remarkable and outstanding.

In this article, you’ll find a showcase of beautiful, creative, and stylish navigation menus for your inspiration.

1. netdreams.co.uk

netdreams.co.uk navigation menu screen shot.

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40 Exceptional jQuery Interface Techniques and Tutorials

Apr 8 2009 by Jacob Gube | 62 Comments

With the advent of JavaScript/web application libraries and frameworks, it’s become much easier to build interactive components for a site. For the folks that are unfamiliar with jQuery – it’s a popular, high-performance and compact JavaScript library/framework. jQuery will allow  you to reduce the amount of code you have to write for dealing with browser quirks, memory leaks, and repetitive code by providing you with a set of useful and highly-optimized and thoroughly-tested functions and methods.

In this article, we explore the strengths of jQuery in letting web developers create impressive client-side-based user interface components. Whether you’re looking for a particular interface/interaction pattern built on Query (like module tabs or modal windows) or you simply want to learn the library by engaging in step-by-step tutorials – you should be able to find something here for you.

Modal Windows

1. How to create a stunning and smooth popup using jQuery

How to create a stunning and smooth popup using jQuery tutorial screen shot.

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