25 Eye Candy Websites Built with the Be Theme


Is the inspiration fairy trying her best to elude you? She may be fast, but we’re faster. We gathered some fine-looking samples of homepages to get you back on track and continue to do what you love: design stunning websites. We had some help from Muffin Group. Be Theme is the source for all the […]

A Brand New Direction in Web Design


Looking back over your shoulder, it’s obvious that web design has evolved in many respects, and it will most likely continue on the same accelerated course. Next year, you’re probably going to think of today’s circulating trends as the established norm. What are the areas where we have seen the most significant progress? With regard […]

5 Web Design Trends in 2015 That Matter


As 2014 draws to a close, it’s time for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small businesses to prepare for the coming year so they can gain a head start over their competition. The same can be said of web designers who want to cut through the job market by preparing for the popular trends of 2015. That […]

28 Well-Designed Marketing Agency Websites


Traditional marketing agencies have evolved following the path of modern design agencies. Most companies who specialize in marketing also offer design, development, PR, copywriting, and a slew of additional tasks. Although the line is slightly blurred, creative agencies as a whole seem to adapt web design qualities relative to each other. In this gallery I’ve […]

8 Killer Ways to Design Higher Converting Web Forms

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There’s no question that web forms are one of the most important elements of your website. They’re used to capture payment info, user signups, email address, and all kinds of important information. For this reason, you should be spending a lot of time on the design of your web forms to ensure they’re converting well. […]

Design Tips for Well-Crafted Slideshows and Image Carousels


Landing on a website that prominently features a stunning image carousel fills me with satisfaction & delectation. Well that may be somewhat exaggerated, but it’s a good feeling to know that designers and developers work hard to create such amazing content carousels. The problem is that not every website uses a well-functioning carousel – and […]

11 Most Interesting and Inspirational Packaging Designs

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Editor’s note: This post was written by Jonny Rowntree, a freelance writer working with digital printing company Elanders UK. Jonny has a background working in technological media, writing articles for The Next Web, Creative Bloq and Buffer. You can find him on Twitter: @shoutjonny and Google+ Jonny Rowntree. In order to entice customers during busy shopping periods, for instance […]

How To use Large Hero Images in Web Design


With the increasing size of bandwidth caps there is an ability for designers to utilize much larger assets for website layouts. The SVG image format is one such example that has also pushed for browser support. But another common feature is the use of large background images for website headers & landing pages. Often referred […]