Category: inspiration

The power of doing nothing at all

The old crocodile was floating at the river’s edge when a younger crocodile swam up next to him, “I’ve heard from many that you’re the fiercest hunter in all of the river bottoms. Please, teach me your ways.” Awoken from a nice long afternoon nap, the old crocodile glanced at the young crocodile with one o...

Don’t listen to those productivity gurus: why waking up at 6am won’t make you successful

If you want to be successful, many experts and life-hackers say you should wake up at 6 am, take a cold shower, exercise, meditate, journal and brainstorm, review and set goals, read news and industry sites, consume inspiring content, eat a protein-rich breakfast Whew. That’s a lot to accomplish before 8 am. I’m ...

Good Web Design: Best Practices for Modern Designers

Good Web Design is a service dedicated to collecting the best landing pages. Not limited to that, the developers also focus on details, such as the best navigation bars, or the best CTA. We all know curated screenshot collections of modern designs. They are a dime a dozen. Unfortunately, a lot of them have suffered fro...

Hixle: UI-Design Dissected

Design is not only about taste. Good design can be constructed, not just invented. The new service Hixle helps you do that. Inspiration is Not Cheap Inspiration itself is a good thing. But, just seeing a pretty screenshot of an app or website won’t actually do much for you. Inspiration wants to be fed more precis...

Learn From What You See: It All Starts With Inspiration

    The world around us is full of little things and experiences that shape us, our way of thinking, but also how we tackle our work. Influenced by these encounters, every designer develops their unique style and workflow, and studyi...

Who Invented the Design of the Eighties?

I grew up in the eighties. Back then, I loved the typical 80ies design. Today, I have a more differentiated opinion on that. On behalf of Vox, Dion Bell has looked into the question who had a significant influence on the design of the decade with the best music ever. In contrast to other decades, in the eighties, there...

Inspiration: 10 Brandnew, Uncommon Business Card Designs

Business cards are far from dead. However, they should definitely have a particular touch, in order to catch people’s attention. The following ten designs from June 2017 provide just that. 01 Business Cards in the Baseball Style of the Sixties Vintage may be omnipresent, but it still looks fresh and modern in th...

Pixels: Collection of Beautiful Website Designs For Your Inspiration

Pixels is a steadily growing collection of current website designs. The service’s purpose is being an inspiration, and it keeps its promise to get you to new ideas very quickly. Creativity Also Depends on the Goal Getting creative ideas is not always that simple. Of course, there are cases where I get a sense of ...

Challenge Yourself More Often By Creating Artwork Every Day

    Whether you’re into good ol’ drawing and painting, or quick editing in Photoshop or Illustrator, one thing’s for sure: they’re all creativity’s best friends. Some draw pictures all day, while others ...

Left-Handed Brush Lettering: How To Get Started

    Lettering and calligraphy are quickly becoming desired skills in a designer’s toolbox. Designers such as Marian Bantjes, Jessica Hische, Sean Wes and Martina Flor, just to name a few, have become not only an inspiration to ...