resources / inspiration

 

The journey to a creative solution can start with a single idea. Here are some links to get you started.


 

website resources

web design trends for 2013-2014

http://www.webdesigntalks.com/latest-web-design-trends-2013/

http://designtaxi.com/news/359799/Infographic-The-Web-Design-Trends-Of-2013/

http://www.govdelivery.com/blog/2013/08/2013-2014-design-development-trends/

http://www.wix.com/blog/2013/09/web-design-trends-fall-2013/

http://brolik.com/blog/2013-web-design-trends/

 

mobile trends for 2014

http://tweakyourbiz.com/technology/2013/08/15/8-technology-trends-that-will-impact-business-strategies-in-2014/

http://www.alibabaoglan.com/blog/gartners-technology-predictions-2014-2015-2016/

 

how to make your mobile website user-friendly

http://www.govdelivery.com/blog/2013/08/how-to-make-your-website-mobile-friendly/

http://socialmediatoday.com/node/1537926

 

google browser size

a visualization of browser window sizes for people who visit Google

http://browsersize.googlelabs.com/

 

best websites with social media integration

http://www.awwwards.com/websites/social-media/

 

font foundries

http://www.fontshop.com/

www.adobe.com

www.bertholdtypes.com

www.bitstream.com

www.fonthaus.com

 

(…and here’s a list of many more)

http://www.designingwithtype.com/typefaces_foundries.html

 

font identification

http://www.adobe.com/type/fontfinder/

http://new.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/

http://typophile.com/

http://www.flickr.com/groups/typeid/

 

font finder app for iphone

http://new.myfonts.com/whatthefont/iphone/

 

color palettes

kuler.adobe.com/

http://colorschemedesigner.com/

http://www.colorschemer.com/schemes/

 

pantone color bridge (list of pantone colors and cmyk conversion)

http://www.scribd.com/doc/33104/Pantoner-Color-BridgeTm-Cmyk-Ec

 

pantone birthdate colors

https://ssl.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/reference/colorstrologydashboardwidget.html

 

colors trends & forecast 2014

http://www.pinterest.com/richardmetzger/s-s-2014-color-trend-forecast/

 

design inspiration

http://freelanceswitch.com/working/34-places-to-get-design-inspiration-online-and-off/

http://designspiration.net

http://freelanceswitch.com/designer/60-more-places-to-get-design-inspiration-online-and-off/

http://creattica.com/

 

my favorite dead designers

milton glaser

william caslon

giambattista bodoni

paul rand

aldus manutius