Most of the time (but not all of the time), a website background should stay in the background. It should provide just enough color, just enough interest and style, and set the stage for your foreground content to do the talking.
Here’s my first offering of what promises to be a torrent of damask patterns, available now on Creative Market.
The package comes with lots of options…
Continuing to play with downloadable pattern backgrounds, I’ve added this new seamless geometric pattern. The package includes layered vector files (.ai and .eps) as well as two transparent .png files (in two different scales).
Most of my downloadable patterns have been used for website backgrounds, and that’s a fascinating world. It’s very similar […]
A landing page is like the spine of a book in a book store (extreme example). Potential buyers are scanning the shelves. Their eyes pass over your book—for how long? seconds?
Raffi Darrow at the R-Blog is big on highly readable, practical advice. I just spotted this great list she posted for WordPress users who want to embed content such as images, videos and feeds. If that’s you (or someone you’d like to inspire), head on over now and check out her Continue Reading →
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This site was drastically redesigned not only for appearance, but also:
to entice users to visit more areas of the site to promote partner sites to lay groundwork for current and future […]
These are the prettier parts of a larger initiative to market gift subscriptions, primarily to a modeling website’s current members. Design devices pull directly from the site’s existing styles, and expand on them with a fun, sophisticated feel.
Discussion about website design for eCommerce tends to revolve around the sale of physical merchandise and concert tickets; I have yet to come up with the magic search string that will yield wisdom about design for big-ticket events (and I’m sure it’s out there). In the meantime, here are some personal notes for anyone facing […]
For DoItYourself.com, this is our second pass at selling a co-branded sub-site to sponsors. The online advertising unit features a limited-time “Design Center”, with content pulled from our own assets as well as the advertiser’s.
In this case, Dremel worked closely with us to provide a great breadth of rich content, from videos […]
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