Visiting galleries definitely are one of the ways to look for design inspirations. There are tonnes of galleries out there showcasing the best in designs, and some of them are focusing on specific genre or field of area, for example app designs, minimalist designs, typography and more. This is quite handy because I can focus on specific genre in straight forward manner.
Without further elaborating, below are some galleries with specific genre. Continue reading to proceed!
Wireframe is one vital state in the process of designing web and now it gets more attention and people starts to appreciate the beauty of wireframe. Below are two galleries that showcases wireframes.
Custom Blog Post Design
Popularized by Web guru Jason Santa Maria, there are trend of creating custom design for post entries. Getting away from the convention blog layout, these custom blog post represents the daring move and creativity of the blog creators.
Mobile App Gallery
App design is getting popular nowadays, thanks to the matured stage of the mobile world. Below are some galleries that worth checking out for mobile app interface design inspiration.
iPad App Gallery
Similar with mobile interface design, iPad has a bigger display resolution. Head on to Landing Pad to check out app designs on iPad. By the way, for more iOS app design inspiration, please visit iOSpirations.
Mobile Website Gallery
Another genre related to mobile devices, now is the web designs on mobile. In modern web design, besides targeting to normal screen design, now also have to think of how the design looks on mobile devices. For inspirations you can rely on websites below:
It’s common that corporations setting up Facebook page to connect with customers. We can use Static FBML to create a custom tab page to create a more personal environment.
Minimalist is an idea of less is actually more. Sometimes, information can be conveyed with just minimal approach and create exclusivity.
Grid Based Design
Besides minimalist design, grid based layout also one great trend. In my opinion it’s a good practice to use a grid system when designing websites. You can always create your own grid or use grid generator like Gridulator.
By using Flash, designers able to create one of a kind interactivity of designs that is both pleasure to the eyes and intuitive. Head on to websites below for Flash Web Design inspiration.
jQuery is really popular. With jQuery, designers can implement and enhance a better user experience to the website designs. jQuery Style has a gallery that showcase the cool websites that powered by jQuery.
Want to design your own personal portfolio? or looking for portfolio design inspiration? Look no further more to two websites below.
User Interface Gallery
Two galleries below are dedicated to the nice and usable User Interface design, for example the Form design, buttons, Log In windows and more. We are able to learn the best practice of UI designs with these galleries.
Website footer is not just an area that contents secondary link navigation. Now there are a lot of footers that are nicely crafted. You can view many great examples in Footer Fetish.
Web Banner Gallery
Scrap the annoying banner. Web Banner Gallery will shows you the beautiful web banners that done right.
I really enjoy beautiful newsletters. Newsletter is a great way to keep your subscribers up to date. Previously I also wrote an article about essential resources about newsletter designs.
Typography is one crucial element in design, no matter on print medium or on the Web. Great typography can give professional feel and the mix and match of typefaces can be really difficult sometimes! Below are some galleries dedicated to typography.
Logo represents the identity of an individual or corporations. Logo designs have to be unique in order to create deeper impression to people. Websites below showcase the good looking logo designs.
All in One, Mixed Genre
Finally we come to the final category. I dedicated this space for inspiration galleries that combines many design genres into one website. Sometimes inspiration can be from any genres.