Print designers struggle, when they have to make a web layout. And with good reason, websites don’t have the same dimension constraints and a web page calls for a more fluid layout. Some things are not easy, nor smart, to do on the web. Drop caps, Image wraps, large images just to mention some. But we should learn from print designers. They make great designs in the offline world and some it can be used online too. Below you’ll find 5 things to look out for and some examples of webdesigns that already use these techniques.
I always judge a book by it’s cover and the same goes for DVDs if I don’t know the movie, so I had a look at our DVD shelf to see if I could find some inspiration. I was surprised by how different the quality of the work was. I’ve collected 20 of the best to help get those creative juices flowing. Enough talk, let’s have a look, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »
All webdesigners need inspiration to do their job, I’m no exception. One of the things I’ve been using lately, besides other websites of course, is CD Covers.
CD covers gives me a great deal of new ideas because there’s no rules for Covers. They need to grab people’s attention and capture what the music is about but other than that it seems like Cover designers get a free pass to go mental! Read the rest of this entry »