Street Art – 40 Pictures Depicting Some of the Coolest and Very Expressive Urban Graffiti

Street Art - 40 Pictures Depicting Some of the Coolest and Very Expressive Urban Graffiti

This form of modern art is commonly known as graffiti or street art or urban art or for some it’s just merely vandalism. Graffiti is any type of public markings that may appear in the forms of simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. This awesome form of self-expression can be traced since ancient times.

Sometimes graffiti is employed to communicate social and political messages. For some, it is an art that shows the personality of the artist or to show his expression similar to a painter expressing his art on a canvas.

In most countries if there is no proper consent or permit to put graffiti on a property, it would be vandalism and this is punishable by law. Legal or not, these art forms are still worthy of display and artists are worthy of recognition.

We’ve collected 40 pictures depicting some of the coolest and very expressive graffiti and see how this modern form of art shows much personality and see how talented the artists are.

Jan 14, 2010 4 comments | Posted in Collections, Photography

30 Excellent Examples of Asian Restaurant Websites

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Asian and traditional type of restaurant is a very unique kind of business to venture. Serving Asian cuisine is very uncommon – compared to the restaurants that serve local food and other fast-food stands. They serve Asian or traditional dishes not found locally – these can be exotic food, spices and other flavors that can only be found in their area.

Asian restaurants offer a different kind of service compared to the other restaurants and dining establishments. By having a website that shows who they are, owners can showcase their dishes and services that they offer. It helps them maximize their exposure and to increase their popularity.

This online presence helps people to know more about what they have to offer, to know more about their menu and what’s unique in it. They can also boost their business by providing people the capability to make reservations online, or by letting them provide inquiries or just letting people know who they are or where they are.

Jan 10, 2010 3 comments | Posted in Collections, Inspirations

30 of the Best Horizontal Scrolling and Sliding Website Design – A Different Approach That Is Here to Stay

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Horizontal scrolling is one of the unique types of web design layout. This type of navigation was not really widely accepted but somehow managed to survive and seems to be re-emerging as one of the best web design techniques today. It is a totally different approach compared to the standard vertical scrolling since it is easier to navigate and contents are easier to read.

In terms of usability, horizontal scrolling is a big NO to most of the designers. However there are some designers that implement this kind of layout and still stands out in terms of usability and navigation practices. This can be achieved using modern web-applications, standards, and some creativity to back up the horizontal scrolling navigation.

This kind of technique is very common on portfolio and personal websites because of its uniqueness and it brings out more personality on the artist or if somehow he or she wants to show some deviance against the current web design standards or widely accepted usability practices.

Jan 4, 2010 7 comments | Posted in Collections, Inspirations

Cloud Design – A Collection of 40+ Awesome Website Design with a Sky or Cloud Theme

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One of the best themes for a website is a design that shows a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere for its visitors. Cloud- or sky-themed web design is pretty popular today because it looks good on almost any kind of website – personal, business, corporate etc. This means that this kind of design is appealing to most of the diversified audience in the internet.

These kind of art shows a calm and relaxing atmosphere which always meant peace, tranquility and cleanliness. It is like making the visitors of your room feel more comfortable and relaxed – of which they make a good impression of you or your company and they may want to return to your website anytime.

We have collected some of the most attractive sky or cloud-themed website designs today. Browse on the list for your design ideas. This list is a good inspiration If you want to create a positive and happy mood for your next web project. Cheers!

Dec 31, 2009 3 comments | Posted in Collections, Inspirations

Collection of the Best Charity and Non-Profit Organization Website Designs

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As the new year comes, there are a lot of businesses, corporations, individuals and groups today that understands the importance of an online presence in the internet. This is also true to charity groups or not for profit organizations. These organizations make their own identity online by putting up a website. This way, they will attract more members or to allow them to reach more people which gives them more popularity.

One of the biggest problems that most of these non-profit organizations is facing is that they would put up a website that doesn’t really appeal to most of the viewers online. This problem would result to losing a big number of potential members or opportunities for their organization to grow. A good website design or at least something that stands out to catch more eyes is very important for these groups because it shows to the people who they are and what they do.

Dec 28, 2009 1 comment | Posted in Collections, Inspirations

Santa Clause Illustrations that you or your kids might NOT want to see this Christmas

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Christmas is coming so fast. It is a time when people all around the world commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a time of gift-giving and exchange of greeting cards, special meals with family and friends, church celebrations and various decorations of christmas trees, lights, mistletoe etc.

It is also the time when the kids are excited about Santa Clause. Most of them prefer not to sleep and wishing they would see him put the gifts under the Christmas tree. But for these Santa Clause illustrations, the parents and kids may just want to stay inside their room at Christmas eve.

Stick around and take a look at some of these cool illustrations from very talented artists – depicting a bad or a scary Santa Clause that you or your kids may NOT want to see personally.

Dec 25, 2009 3 comments