Your website’s header makes an immediate impact on your user so it’s important to get it right. Think about what you’re trying to achieve, what’s the first thing you want to tell your users when they visit your site, what will intrigue them and get them to read further?
A header gives you room to play and be creative, especially on the homepage, and there are a number of techniques you can use to connect with your user.
Take a look at these 5 different types of header design and see how the examples have used them creatively to make an impact.
The Huge Header
Takes up a lot of room and can be risky as you’re taking up valuable space, but done right it looks great and makes an impact.
In this Photoshop web design tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a full web page layout that combines the sleek and textured look-and-feel using a combination of beginning to intermediate Adobe Photoshop techniques.
Web design galleries offer designers and developers creative inspiration on their own designs. By aggregating the top web designs on the web, a gallery serves as a prime spot for getting those creative juices flowing.
In this article you’ll find 16 of the best and most popular web design galleries ranked in order by the number of votes they garnered on a poll that was published earlier this month. On instances where there was a tie, the site with the higher Alexa rank received a higher ranking.
16. Web Creme
Flash portfolio sites can give visitors an unrivaled and memorable experience, as well as show off the designer’s capabilities in creating Flash-based sites.
When you want to customize your desktop, one of the first things that’s got to go are your operating system’s default icons. There are quite a lot of free and very impressive icon sets out there for you to use, licensed for personal and/or commercial use.
This collection presents to you more than 40 unique, beautiful and free icon sets that you can download and install on your computer to liven up your computer desktop.
Using illustration in a web design can give it a captivating and impressive look. When used in a manner that compliments the theme, topic, and message of the site – it can be an effective way of creating a memorable impression upon users. When used in a prominent location – such as the website’s header – the designer ensures that his or her visitors will see the work of art right away.
In this showcase, you’ll see 30 beautiful website headers that use illustration for your design inspiration.