If you want to make a strikingly memorable statement, using vibrant colors in your web design can help do the trick. However, it takes some serious design skills, a great vision and a lot of confidence to produce a colorful web design that doesn’t look like an annoyingly ostentatious box of crayons. For your inspiration, check out these excellent examples of websites that use bold, vibrant colors.
We’re giving away 1-year subscriptions to Pikock to 5 lucky Design Instruct readers. Each subscription to Pikock comes with storage, a domain name, access to professional themes, and much more. It’s everything you would ever need to get your business or personal website up online.
There’s a high degree of elegance and sophistication that come with clean and simple portfolio website designs. Also, when your online portfolio is simple and distraction-free, your portfolio pieces become the focal point of your site visitors’ attention. For inspiration and design ideas, have a look at these delightfully simple and beautiful portfolio websites!
Bisous les Copains, when translated, means “Kisses, Friends,” a French term of endearment to one’s friends. It is also the name of Guillaume Kurkdjian’s weekly animated GIF project and that’s exactly what they feel like. Guillaume creates animated mini-worlds populated with various clumsy, funny, charming inhabitants that warm the heart.
It all started a year ago for Filipino artist, Kerby Rosanes. From a single doodle idea, he’s managed to create a truly eye-catching body of work that his clients and his fans just can’t get enough of. Big things are in store for this talented illustrator.
Simple, clean-looking icons give you great flexibility because they can be used in a wide variety of ways. If you are looking for plain and simple icons, and the currently popular style of icons which are being called outline icons or line icons, check out this collection I have put together just for you.
We managed to get you a huge 75%-off discount coupon code for Webydo. Webydo is a platform for designers to create, manage and design sites without having to write a single line of code.
I could inundate you with the technical details of your camera phones and write down photo jargon that will only serve to confuse everyone (even me). But you can probably find that information on your own (I did). What you really want, is a quick and painless way to take better photos with your camera phone right away.
We recently posted a giveaway of 3 Developer’s Licenses to Simplemaps – a tool for creating useful interactive HTML maps. Read on to learn who the three lucky Design Instruct readers are.
Portfoliobox — a refreshingly new web tool for creating your own online portfolio website — teamed up with us to give away five Portfoliobox Pro accounts loaded with all the features you’ll ever need for creating stunning and memorable online portfolio sites. The accounts will be free for five years, meaning you’ll be winning a prize valued at $414. Read on to see how you can win a Portfoliobox Pro account!
Many people want to become full-time freelancers. It sure sounds fun: being your own boss, ditching the alarm clock, taking vacations whenever you want.
However, the harsh reality is that most freelancers struggle to get clients and they barely make ends meet.
Are you in need of typography inspiration? Here are some excellent online galleries and showcase sites that dedicate themselves to finding and featuring great typography from around the Web.