60+ Examples of Typography Based Web Designs

rupowprojects

A design element often used, as a central element in web design is beautiful and bold typography. In particular, it is common for the recent trend where retro style and pop art is used in web design. There is even a lot of new retro themes released for WordPress with exceptional typography. Check them out for more inspiration.

Building your website design with typography as a key element is great for communicating an important message. As you can see by the examples below, typography as a dominating element is an often-used technique for websites across industries and products and it is a great option for designing unique websites.

Depending on the design you want to create there are different fonts you can use to get the message across to the reader. In some cases, having script or handwritten fonts will do the trick. It is useful for giving a design a human touch, and older look and feel etc. In addition, bold and simple types are great for modern and minimalistic sites and for strong headlines that need to have maximum impact.

I have found more than 60 examples of beautiful web designs where typography is a dominating design element. I hope you will find them as inspirational as I did. Enjoy!

Read more

50+ Beautiful Free Newsletter Subscribe Box PSD Designs

subscribe_box

Does your newsletter subscribe box stand out or even simply fit the overall web design? If not you should take a look at this article for inspiration. It is a collection some of the best free newsletter subscribe box PSD designs available.

Where as a lot of effort are put into finding the best design elements for a website one of the often neglected areas is the newsletter subscribe box. Though not always prioritized in the design process, the value of having a place for your visitors to subscribe to your newsletter is extremely high. People that are signing up to a newsletter are generally interested in getting updates before everyone else making this a great and free marketing tool targeted to your most dedicated customers!

Finding the perfect design for your newsletter subscribe box can be summed down to finding a perfect blend between creativity and design trends that fits your overall web design in a natural way. As it is, an important marketing tool, you should make sure that the newsletter subscribe box is visible and easy to fill out in order to get the most out of this call-to-action tool.

There are numerous of newsletter and creative contact form designs online however, in order to finding the one that fulfills your needs best you might need to browse through several different designs. To help you save time I have compiled this large collection of beautiful and creative newsletter subscribe box PSD designs that you can download for free. Enjoy!

Read more

60+ Fashion eCommerce Websites For Inspiration

fashion-ecommerce-websites-for-inspiration

The retail fashion business is moving online and every month more and more clothing is purchased from a web browser. Forrester research predict the spending in the e-retail business to increase with 62% by 2016 and US consumers will spend $327 billion online in 2016.

With these amazing numbers in mind, it is important to have a strong presence online and an online shop that converts sales effectively. It is not as hard as it may sound! Today many small to medium size online shops are build with WordPress because of the large availability if professionally designed themes. WordPress shops make use of ecommerce plugins to extend WordPress with shop features and the maturity of these solutions are now at a level that makes WordPress a great choise. In addition, we see many shops using platforms like OpenCart and Magento where it is also possible to find great looking ecommerce webiste templates.

This article is a massive collection of fashion eCommerce websites you can use as inspiration when you are planning design for your own or a client web shop. Please share the article on social media and leave a comment if you have any feedback for me.

Read more

jQuery Europe Conference – Day Two Recap

jQuery eu 2013

Like for day one , I will split this based on the speaker , in a random order.For more talks check #jqeu13 .

Speaker : Todd Parker  - @toddmparker

Presentation : jQuery Mobile and Responsive Web Design

-  Rwd pixles are bad. Relative is your friend. Also for media queries use em

- Use em instead of px to allow fonts to become responsive

- Select your breakpoints based on your content, not by device

Read more

jQuery Europe Conference – Day One Recap

jQuery eu 2013

I will split this by speakers and interesting things that they said , if you want to follow live updates, check #jqeu13 .

Speaker : Richard D. Worth ( @rworth ) – Executive Director @jquery Foundation

Presentation : The state of jQuery

-  jQuery is 7 years old

- 55.7% of the websites in the world use jQuery

- 63% of the top 10000 websites use jQuery

-  90% of all websites in the world that use JS, use jQuery

-  jQuery 2.0 won’t support IE 6,7,8 at ALL , but 1.9 version will continue to be maintained

- 16.7% of the websites in the world use jQueryUI

- there is an api learning portal on api.jqueryui.com

- this is great for learning webdevhttp://learn.jquery.com/ Read more