Web designers may have their own ideas when creating a layout design for a website but similar to writers, they also experience the so-called mental block syndrome at certain times. Fortunately, the web has a wealth of information available and designers can always turn to it for inspiration.
It may surprise you to know that even the best web designers also get inspiration from various sites particularly the online publications. Depending on their moods, they do a little or extensive research on different topics such as social applications, coding and general design ideas.
Here are some of the sites which expert designers utilize to help them in improving their work. They differ in their preferences as some prefer the simple layout design while the others like the more busy interface.
Web Design Ledger
Judging by its name alone, this site is focused on web developers and designers. It offers lots of information, tutorials and not to forget free templates and jQuery plugins that are very useful.
This site is where journalism coders, developers and designers meet and discuss projects and issues. It features not only tutorials but as well as commentaries and guest posts from contributors coming from different online publications.
Those who would like to dig deeper into certain projects, issues or processes can count on this website to give them the answers.
Web designers who wish to have their work features on Chrome Experiments can submit their own projects. A group of moderators use a set of criteria to decide which ones they will give their seal of approval.
This is a German-based online magazine considered to be a good resource for web design and coding. It covers graphics, coding, mobile design and UX.
Smashing Magazine provides free information and workshops for both experienced and new developers and designers eager to learn the ropes of their job.
This is a bookmarking community focusing on images only. It encourages users to post and share images they find interesting or useful from around the web. Experts believe that exposing the brain to visual ideas even though they’re unrelated concepts can provide the inspiration they need to accomplish their jobs.
Countless resources for writers and web designers are on the web today. It’s just a matter of taking the time to do your research in order to find the best ones suited for your needs.
Originally posted on December 28, 2014 @ 9:05 pm