Had I time, I’d sure join Letter Playground, a typographic inspirational community where users are dared to find out new ways to draw glyphs. According to web site stats, the letter people are currently playing the most with is A: if you want to know why or simply keep up-to-date with this lively community you [...]
Helen Dardik, a cosmopolitan illustrator currently residing in Canada, creates beautiful and fanciful patterns.
We love Worpress is a showcase dedicated to the most original WordPress themes: the form to report a site is embellished by the use of icons in the input text.
The peculiarity of the rating system in Colectiva’s blog, a creative agency based in Guatemala, is that as you move the mouse over the heart icons to vote, they read FRESH. It’s a simple idea that diversifies the design of a component otherwise pretty similar to others.
SiteInspire is a typical inspirational gallery of web sites with a peculiar kind of tag cloud, made by mixing two types of buttons: the dark ones represent the “real” tag associated with the site, the light gray ones represent the category the tag is associated with.
in Buttons, Bullets & Badges
,Menu & Navigation
A classic: the drop-down menu (in this case graphic designer Anton Mircea’s portfolio).
in Ajax & Effects
,Menu & Navigation
Mojizu, an online community dedicated to characters design, has a very funny rating system: the site’s logo, designed as a ninja, runs above the numbers following the mouse pointer. Even the details of the vote have been carefully designed: the logo frozen or burning represent the highest or lowest point of the scale.
Oursignal is one of my favorite websites ever: according to an algorithm developed by Stateless Systems, the top most viewed pages in digg, reddit, del.icio.us, hackernews and yahoo buzz are presented as one page grid . The size of each box is proportional to the relative number of votes while background colours represent the degree of [...]
A rare example of vertical paginations is featured in Alucinógena, a Chilean showcase who collects the most shocking (in a positive sense) examples of graphic design.
This is not a real 404 error page, but a poster posted at Flickr by hulk4598: for once is print design to take ispiration from the web and not vice versa.
in Error pages
Fogde Morten Christensen’s blog beautiful infographics.
in Tables & Infographics
The language selection menu on BootB is rendered fairly special: all the options are already exploded, instead of being enclosed in a drop down menu.
in Menu & Navigation