Codrops has shared a couple of modern and subtle tab styles and effects for your inspiration. They use pseudo-elements, SVGs and CSS transitions for some of the techniques.
This Tab Styles Inspiration collection contains some styles and effects for modern tabs; from a simple box to a SVG shape. Depending on your design, different tab layouts and looks can spice up your sections; think outside of the box and you’ll see how interesting the usually boring tabs can become.
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Dashboard design is a tricky business. It’s difficult to get right, but I think many of these examples have lots of good things going for them.
The Design Inspiration has brought together a showcase of innovative, stunningly beautiful dashboard concepts & designs to help inspire you. If you’re about to start a project that deals with data visualization, hopefully this collection will give you some inspiration into how you can show your information in a useful, simple and uncluttered way.
Source: 25 Innovative Dashboard Concepts and Designs
No matter which business you are in, business card will play a important role especially when having business communications with potential clients. There’s crazy amount of competition on the internet, and it is not easy to make your business stand apart from the competition. Everyone is trying innovative ways of attracting and retaining the attention of the customers.
The Design Inspiration has featured the Top 100 Creative Business Cards of All Time for our inspirations. Some business cards feature simple, beautiful typography whilst others more are fun and colourful.
Source: Top 100 Creative Business Cards of All Time
Storyboards and static screenshots don’t show any dynamism, whereas wireframes are visually plain and boring. Showcasing mobile app concept with how a screen or a particular function works in the app via gif animation is one of the lovely presentation skills of app developer and designer.
The Design Inspiration has shared an article: 20 Incredible Mobile UI Animations in GIFs, highlighting 20 Incredible Mobile UI Animations in GIFs that not only make things pretty but give a nice flowing experience to the end user.
Josh Davey is a UX & VD at Neoteny Design, a Morning Person / Organizer at Sydney CreativeMonrnings and the creator of Use Your Interface, which is a growing library of transitional interface and interaction design patterns to help you inspire and communicate your UI ideas with people. This site is managed and populated with new interactions daily.
Advertising refers wide announcement. It is used to stimulate or even create demand or perception to some certain products, services or ideas. Most consumers have already evaded ads, and even employed technical means to pick them out. Thus advertising makers are obliged to look for newest originality and to achieve best ads. Good advertising is for real consumer.
Creative Ad Awards is one of the best advertising archive, serving all the advertising fan and others who need it. They are keeping to providing you with the world’s most creative and sophisticated ads. All the collected ads follow the concept of SIMPLE (Simple, Involving, Memorable, Purchase Intention, Linkage with brand, Enjoyable), so that they will, absolutely, intoxicate rather than revolt you.
Every designer needs inspiration once in a while, however finding inspiration is not always as simple as it sounds. The web is a wonderful thing, literally brimming with resources for people interested in the art and design. But, sometimes, too much choice can be confusing. We need the best one instead.
I would like to introduce to you a brand new site called DesignFaves.com, which shows some of the best design and visual culture around the world. The inspiring articles includes art, design, architecture, furniture, fashion and etc.
Creativity will never be an exact science. Sometimes the juices flow, but other times it’s easy to feel all dried up. Here are some of the best posts and exclusive articles marry the very best modern expressions and innovations from the Branding, Art and Graphic Design worlds.
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Is a design task turning into a Herculean one for you? If that is the case, then you will love The Design Inspiration. It is an online resource by designers for designers, and it gathers together logos, illustrations and patterns that act as a showcase of talent and as a source of inspiration.
You can also see how many times each design has been visualized, and arrive at some sort of conclusion as regards which ones are the most popular right now. TDI stands as a true inspirational resource. If your muse has taken a week off, you can always count on it to do the job. And they do make sure that you are getting the freshest and best quality design inspirations daily.
Flat Design is a new trend labeled by the community as an interface striking similar to Windows 8 and Microsoft’s Metro UI because it leaves behind drop shadows, subtle textures and gradients in favour of solid colours, clean layouts and sharp typography.
Microsoft led the charge to introduce it to the masses and many others have followed suit: LayerVault, The Next Web, and more. Flat design is beautiful and refreshing. It’s also generally faster to design and easier to make responsive. The Design Inspiration has published an article showcases 25 Best Examples of Flat UI Design Websites.
Source: 25 Best Examples of Flat UI Design Websites
For web apps, the vast majority of time and effort spent on the marketing side of the site is spent on the homepage, and on the features. Sadly, it’s all too easy to neglect the actual sign up page itself – but this is one of the most crucial pages on the site, and so many things affect how well it turns visitors into customers. The sign up page can literally make or break the success of your web app.
To give you some inspiration around improving your sign up page, we’ve collected some examples of thoughtfully designed, creative and clever landing pages. Each of these sign up pages have been crafted with care and attention, and do a great job of leading the potential user into a fully fledged, signed up member of the site. We hope you find this collection useful for your next web app project.
The signup page for Ballpark – a time tracking and invoicing service designed for freelancers and small businesses –uses an impossible-to-miss testimonial to help further entice prospective customers to sign up.
Sales and CRM platform Base uses an incredibly short signup form. There’s only two form fields – email address and password – which decreases the likelihood that the visitor will be turned off by lengthy, needless questions. Once you’ve chosen your plan, clicking “Start free trial” results in the short form appearing in a lightbox, removing all other distractions.
While the signup form for Campaign Monitor is quite lengthy, they’ve made some great design decisions. Including a small selection of logos from other companies that use the service is a great way of encouraging visitors to convert. Knowing that the platform is trusted by brands like Twitter, Facebook and Apple implies helps to reduce any perceived risk in using their service. Read the rest of this entry »