Inspiration: Cover archive, 1900 – 2009

April 20th, 2010 - Design, Inspiration - 2 Comments

I recently discovered this amazing cover archive. It’s an amazing collection. You can find covers from 1900 to 2009. A really great inspiration source.

6 free fonts with interesting ampersand characters

April 16th, 2010 - Design, Inspiration - 2 Comments

Do you like ampersands? Well, i do and besides the fact that they are everywhere now, using different ampersands in titles or copy isn’t something new. Here’s a small list of free fonts with really interesting ampersand characters.

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Looking for vintage inspiration? Well, Vintage ad browser will do

January 8th, 2010 - Design, Inspiration - 1 Comments

I just can’t help it when it comes to vintage posters. Especially computer related ones. Well, over at Vintage Ad Browser you won’t find only computer related posters but literally thousands from various categories. And you know what? These poster are available to purchase mostly from auctions (eBay etc.).

Blast from the past: Websites that (used to) feed us with inspiration

November 24th, 2009 - Design, Inspiration - 13 Comments

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Back in the day where Feedburner wasn’t around and RSS wasn’t so popular, there were a few sites (comparing to the number of sites that exist today) that really stood out of the crowd.  The following list should be really longer but most of the sites that i wanted to include aren’t available, have changed owners and maybe topic. So here’s a list of  trend setters from the past.

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Inspiration: web design trends in 2009 (and 2010): Where are we heading? Volume 2

November 2nd, 2009 - Design, Inspiration - 3 Comments

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Here’s the second part of posts about web design trends that we will see in the end of 2009 and 2010. If you missed the first post have a look there as well. In this post we will check a few examples using text replacement techniques (image based or through javascript), a touch of flash and/or complicated (but non intrusive) backgrounds.

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