With the millions of websites on the internet, having a unique design is a must to get your visitors' attention. The following sites displayed below are the few that I personally find inspiring. What made them unique is they used various traditional art techniques and applied to modern web design technology. The result is breathtaking and simply beautiful.
I recently stumbled upon this site, startdrawing.org, and I would like to recommend to you. They are a web portal that showcase the talented artists and illustrators in Asia. It is a great place to search for illustration inspirations.
Startdrawing.org was started with the aim of showcasing and sharing drawings from talented artists in Asia, and in the process, promote the joys of drawing.
Numbers of people have asked me how to design my popular Mini Pixel Icon pack. In fact, they are relatively easy. All you need is just some basic Photoshop skills. Here I will show you how to use the Pencil tool to design pixel icons, and then re-use them to create a full collection. This is the technique that I used to create over 320 icons within a day.
Usually, I keep the sketches of every project I designed and use them as simple documentation. Sometime I might refer back to the old sketches for ideas and references. Here I would like to share my development process of Web Designer Wall with you. This article will show you how WDW is done - from start to finish.
Web Designer Wall is found and designed by Nick La, who also runs N.Design Studio and Best Web Gallery. So, what is Web Designer Wall? It is a blog where I post my design ideas, tutorials, and modern web design trends. It is much like A List Apart, FreelanceSwitch, Fadtastic, and DevLounge. However, I will focus more on frontend design rather than backend coding. Here are more about the site...