Hey All ..
The web design and graphic design world has been ever improving and has never been as impressive as its now, but it never stops.
The great sites above share the following design features:
– A very simple layout
– Centralized Orientation
– The content would be well designed and placed
– Not very 3D / but colorful and neat
– Soft, neutral background colours
– Strong colour, used sparingly
– Cute icons, used sparingly
– Plenty of whitespace
– Nice big text
It feels like we’re seeing more simple 1- and 2-column designs than in previous years.
The overall feel you get is that designers generally agree that simple pages work better.
These pages read in a straightforward way from top to bottom, and you don’t find your eye skipping around trying to work out what to look at. It’s a much calmer and more solid browsing experience than in times gone by.
Now a days, You find a lot of
Shades ( used even now but carefully)
Web 2 Icons
Ajax kind of feel
Links to Read
Below are links to other collections of sites that may be beautiful, highly compliant, effective, or all three together! Make up your own mind.
- Jonathan Nicol picks up the theme… Read this next
- Design Melt Down – wonderful insight into all kinds of aspects of web design, with a focus on "2.0" style.
- CSS Beauty gallery – A lovely and easy-to-use collection of quality links
- CSS Thesis – Great collection of thumbnails
- Stylegala – Community for discussing web style, well-filtered and intelligent comment
- Andy Budd’s list of "Well designed CSS sites" – Over 400 of them! Fill the kettle..
- CSS Blast (Russian)
- CSS Drive – Categorised links
- chobi.net (Japanese) – Good fresh inspiration
- Piepmatzel.de – Lots & lots of thumbnails to pick from
- Web Creme
- Web Designers – List of links to web designers’ homepages round the world
Creative Head, Orangecopper