November 19th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, Inspiration, Web Design

Websites that use hand-drawn sketching

Websites that use hand-drawn sketching

We have been using sketching as part of the web design process. But have you ever thought of using it as part of the actual visual design? Using rough sketches on the composition of a website layout can prove very effective on the impact of the overall design. I have gathered here some of the most appealing websites that use sketches as part of their visual layout design.

Next time, think of your sketch pad before creating a design! Use this gallery for inspiration to create your own unique layout design.

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October 20th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, Inspiration, Web Design

Grunge Torn Paper – Get inspired

Grunge Torn Paper – Get inspired

Torn paper is used in several beautiful designs to emphasize parts on a site. It has been used on very ‘clean’ as well as on very ‘dirty’ styled designs. If you like this feature and you are seeking for some inspiration so you can use it on your own design, I have gathered a list of gorgeous websites that use it in several ways.

Whether you are looking to use torn paper as a page background, or as a menu background, check the following list to get some inspiration.

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June 24th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, Inspiration, Tutorials, Web Design

15 Great Tutorials on Grunge Design Styles!

15 Great Tutorials on Grunge Design Styles!

Why download ready-made grunge designs and not spend some time to have a browse around and work on your very own creative design?

In this post you will find step by step great photoshop tutorials to create your own unique grunge design. You will also find resources on how to create your very own unique grunge brushes, for going really wild on your page design.

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