I’ve been designing web sites for many years now and there’s always been an argument that the key messages should always be above the fold. Clients and marketing departments perceive keeping everything above the 600px fold as a “rule” of web design. This article argues that this like squashing all the important content of a newspaper on to the front page. If you need to argue a case for white space or a site that requires scrolling this is a great article to point clients towards.
Colour always inspires me. Its what drives me to paint and what excites me in photography. I’d be happy just sitting in an empty room if there was colour all around, its life, energy and emotion. These photographs of carnivals around the world are full of vivid and fantastical colour I love them! Take a look at more of these wonderful carnival images here. Below are a few of my favorites.
Take a look at some stunning B&W wildlife photographs by the photographer Nick Brandt here:
This is one of my favourites.
As you can see from the style of my site I love vintage design. I get a kick out of websites that create an atmosphere and have a distinct look and feel. Here’s a fantastic example of this style at Targetscope a Dallas based agency:
Have you visited Blunt Card? It lets you send outrageous e-cards which teeter on the brink of bad taste at all times. The image below is extremely tame by comparison to the rest. Don’t visit this site if you are easily offended. If you like irreverent humour and downright cheek, take a look and provoke a friend.
There are some amazing buildings worldwide. Take a look at these fantastical structures.
I quite fancy living in this one!
I really enjoyed the look and feel of the Puppini Sisters website. Its a great flash website which creates a distinctive environment, effectively reflecting the essence of the Puppini Sister’s style.