Awesome Designer Showcase – Simon Oxley

Awesome Designer Showcase – Simon Oxley

Simon Oxley is a hugely talented illustrator. He uses a simple illustrative style to create some very original characters and funny characters. I personally love his use of muted colours and grainy textures to give them a hand made feel.

Anyway, enough of me babbling about him you can have a looksee for yourself! (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 28, 2009

Call To Action, Best Practice

Call To Action, Best Practice

The aim of most websites is to persuade the user to act. The actions can range from buying, downloading, signing up etc. However, there is no use trying to persuade someone to act if you then make it impossible for them to find the place to do so.

A well designed call to action can increase the number of people who perform the desired action on your site. It can make or break your website. Here is a list of tips to ensure your calls to action work for you and your users.

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Weekly Web Design Inspiration #12

Weekly Web Design Inspiration #12

It feels like an age ago since last weeks web inspiration list. Well I’ve just had a look at what this week has in store and wow it’s a great list of some awesome web design! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 26, 2009

Awesome Designer Showcase – J3

Awesome Designer Showcase - J3

I’ve had a J3 work set as one of my wallpapers for as long as I can remember. It came around again the other day and it made me think about his other works. When I was lucky enough to track his work down I was blown away by the amazing quality on show.

Enjoy this list and be sure to visit his deviantART profile. (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 22, 2009

Awesome Designer Showcase – Tado

Awesome Designer Showcase - Tado

Today’s showcase features a great UK double act who go by the name of Tado. Their individual and striking style has been used on all manner of products from cereal boxes, toys, clothes and even cars. Tado use vibrant colours to create the cutest characters and scenes to place them in and it is this style that has led them to work with names such as, McDonalds, Nike, Smart Car, Zune, Computer Arts and many more.

Visit the Tado portfolio (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 21, 2009

Awesome Designer Showcase – McFaul

Awesome Designer Showcase - McFaul

Hi, I’ve put together a great showcase for you today. McFaul is on of the first names I came across when starting out in design. I guess the reason for this is down to their client base. They work with some world renowned brand names including Havaianas, Audi, Nike, British Airways etc.

McFaul has a great variety of work and a number of different styles. Have yourself a look and be sure to visit their portfolio and blog. (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 20, 2009

Weekly Web Design Inspiration #11

Weekly Web Design Inspiration #11

It’s the start of a new week and I’m here to serve you some web design inspiration, which will hopefully stand you in good stead for the coming days.

I hope you enjoy this list of beauties! (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 19, 2009

Amazing Flash Design Showcase

Amazing Flash Design Showcase

Well my weekly web design posts are proving to be very popular so I thought I would start keeping tabs on the very best that the flash designers have to offer. So I think this will become a regular post (not as frequent as weekly web inspiration.)

So I hope you enjoy this showcase and you’ll be able to look forward to more of the same! (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 14, 2009

The Best Web Design Links Of The Day 14/07/09

The Best Web Design Links Of The Day 14/07/09

Hi there! I hope you are well and in that you are looking for some great web design content. I have a whole host of it here for you now! (read more…)

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The Best Web Design Links Of The Day 13/07/09

The Best Web Design Links Of The Day 13/07/09

Just a quick intro today, have a look at these awesome web design links, they’re fresh and just waiting for your eyes! (read more…)

Posted By atikusdesign on July 13, 2009