A nice way to polish your website design is to add to your footer a small but memorable illustration.
If your web monsters won’t make you sleep at night, you can just call this amazingly creative web agency.
Excellently executed paper bag icon.
Amazeelabs light up the web scene with their nice, handmade, typographic light bulb.
Fun comes in really unexpected ways: sometimes is just a label on a form button.
Interesting navigation bar displayed on Fuzzco’s portfolio.
Beautiful and funny “about us” page: since we don’t have such category, let’s pretend we’ve liked the copywriting.
I really suggest you to visit the external link (on the upper left corner).
How come all the big company can’t embrace a smart, direct, lively communication style like this?
Nice and funny logo from a German web agency specialized in coding, that is brilliantly converted into a witty favicon (check the website).
A nice example of a heavily styled 3D pagination, with strong but clear hover effects.
Nice error page from Springload, a smart duo agency,.
An interesting question: shaping your website menu as a navigation tree makes your website’s navigation clearer and more understandable?
Pagination and main navigation links are both displayed on a beveled toolbar, duplicated at the bottom page: I think it’s really clever how Eico’s design have unified in one place back/next button, category, year, name of the project and link back to the portfolio’s home page.
When I first saw this nice logo from Rype Arts it immediately occurred to me the classical sterotype of the nerd guy with his shirt pocket stuffed with pens. In effect, this digital coat of arms depicts exactly the tools I need for my everyday work routine, so it really deserved a mention on Web & Patterns.
But most of all, remember guys: Geek is chic!
A nice idea for Clearleft, a web agency specialized in user centered design: a web site menu made of numbered cards that makes a not so subtle suggestions to methods applied in Information Architecture.
Here you are a spectacular background image, with a nocturnal imaginary from Pixlogic, a web design company: every major “fragment” of this impressive collage moves in the opposite direction of your mouse, with a quite enjoyable and memorable effect.
I think it’s an interesting typographical choice (is this typeFutura Condensed?) using a progressive numbering to explain one’s portfolio: in this case the author’s Piotr Godek, the one-man band behind the web agency Odd Web Things.