25 Smokin Hot Coffee Web Designs

June 29th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Inspiration, Web Design

This time we’ve focused on coffee websites. There are many good ones out there, so we thought we’d put together a showcase for our readers. Many of these websites use a retro style and earth tones. We think many of these look great and give us a good user-experience. We hope you’ll find some inspiration here.

Let’s have a look!


Seattle’s best coffee


Jones coffee roasters

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Huge Header Hype

June 12th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Various

Often described as the Splash page of 2010, huge headers are getting all the hype. Oversized logos and headers are leaving a lasting impression and breaking the mold of the recommended 100 and 175 pixel heights. Huge Headers are easier to navigate than splash pages and it gives designers room to play. The best way to capture your audience and hold them on your website longer is with a memorable header they will want to enjoy and share. Here are some highlights from the most popular huge headers getting humongous hits.

Huge Header Highlights:


Roman Leinwather also known as Lerwro has created an expertly crafted WordPress Blog. His header rotates through four images using JavaScript, the intense background color is a PNG repeating on the x-axis with a nested div element that holds a transparent PNG overlaying the intense background color. It is intelligent design using layered div elements to create the illusion of an image with a solid background color but the colors and images rotate and being separate have a smaller file size. Lerwro’s strong design with black and white typography overlaying intense primary colors shows us his powerful design process using a rotating header; however, it only plays once rather than continually, another smart decision of Lerwro. His code is a joy to read, check it out.

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Get Inspired: 25 Excellent Still-Life Drawings

June 11th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Graphics, Inspiration

In our constant search of creative inspiration, we’ve come across some really nice still life drawings. These are amazing and truly inspiring for any creative that wants some input.

Have a look at what we’ve picked out and we hope you’ll be inspired. Click on the images to see the full-size originals, and don’t forget to let us know what you think.




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25 Fantastic Photoshop Fantasy Tutorials

June 10th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Photoshop, Tutorials

Tutorials are a great way to polish your skills, and especially as a Photoshop user you have thousands of choices out there.

Today we’ve rounded up some great fantasy tutorials that will inspire and teach you some new techniques and effects.



Story coming alive


Touching story scene


Magical playground scene

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10 Incredible Designs Made Using Flash

June 9th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Various




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