7 Ways to Avoid Scary Web Design – Halloween Themed Infographic

Dreadful Halloween to all MyInkBlog readers!  Guest contributor Spencer Belkofer designed the following Halloween themed infographic to showcase 7 ways to avoid scary web design. © Spencer Belkofer, Lumin Consulting

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Ribbons in Web Design: A Showcase

Ribbons have become a recurring trend in web design. Although this trend probably won’t die for a while, I think it’s more obvious to designers than normal internet users that the trend is becoming more wide-spread. Simply searching “ribbon” on Dribbble brings up 840 results!

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Parallax Scrolling in Web Design: Hot New Trend with Examples

Parallax scrolling in web design is a design trend that is going to be huge this year. In my original blog post about Parallax Scrolling I wrote back in April, I listed some tools and tutorials to help you achieve this effect in your web designs:

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Don’t Limit Your Design Inspiration to Behind the Computer Screen

CSS galleries seem to be gaining popularity among the web design community for obvious reasons. They can be a great source of inspiration when designing certain elements of a website. Although these sites are great (and sometimes overused), it’s always a good idea to take a break and step back from the computer screen. As [...]

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35 Black and White Flash Portfolios – Colorblind Fashion

The black and white palette is considered to be the favorite art motif of many creative people, especially for their portfolios. Since glossy magazines and fashion shows started popularizing vibrant color schemes, black and white artwork has become associated with something classic and stylish. Many designers use monochrome solutions to showcase their work, even with [...]

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Pretty in Pink: 35 Fabulous Pink Website Designs

When someone says Pretty in Pink, you’ll no longer have to picture the movie, because today we’re going to showcase 35 awesome sites that all utilize Pink in their color scheme. You’ll notice that when looking through the list of websites, there are some that utilize Pink as their main color of choice and really [...]

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100 Incredibly Kick Ass Freelance Designer Portfolios

As freelancers who design, code, write and illustrate, we tend to spend extra time on our portfolios to make sure everything is completely perfect. This makes for an amazing post of 100 kick ass portfolio designs. The extra time spent is well worth it because all of these portfolios are stunning.

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Textures in Web Design – Examples and Best Practices

When you hear someone say ‘textures in web design’ what is the first thing you think of? Do you picture the heavy textured websites that resemble a grunge band or do you think of the light textures that often occupy the retro styled websites? Whatever answer you chose, you’re right. Textures in web design range [...]

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Design Trends: 25 Awesome iPhone & iPad App Website Designs

Mobile is blowing up. O.K., maybe it’s already blown up and I’m just a bit behind the times, but regardless of my lack of technical savvy, mobile apps make up a huge market and today I want to look over one of the most recent trends I’ve seen in web design – iPhone and iPad [...]

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