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Design Focus: Sprinkles on Top

Here’s a fun and colorful trend for this week: icons scattered on the page in ice cream-flavored hues, breaking out of the grid while still looking neat on top of their playfulness.

Friday Focus 12/09/11: Hello, My Name Is

This week’s featured designs business card websites, some of them looking literally like cards containing contact information of their owners. That means very minimal layouts but still all compelling experiences.

Friday Focus 08/06/10: Sidebar Focus

Where sidebars are not an afterthought, and even steal the show. Happy Friday Focus!

Friday Focus 01/22/10: Folded Out and 3D

This week on Friday Focus: these folded, boxy 3D-looking designs pose an interesting challenge to the designer in creating perspective and breaking out of boundaries. See how these websites did it!

Friday Focus 12/18/09: Blueprints

Here’s another interesting look that’s being used in websites lately: blueprints. See how they’re translated into this week’s featured websites on Friday Focus.

Friday Focus 10/30/09: Orange for Halloween

We have some pumpkin-colored sites this week on Friday Focus, just in time for Halloween. Enjoy!

Friday Focus 10/23/09: Enjoy the View

This week on Friday Focus: websites that will make you want to get in the car or on a plane and head to these exquisite destinations. At least we can enjoy their views from within our own browsers!

Friday Focus 10/09/09: 10-in-1

I’m doing something different this week on Friday Focus. I found one site with ten different styles on the same content (plus one homepage). Each one tries to match the visitor’s mood for the day. It’s also a good way to showcase one’s design repertoire. The designer also employs many interesting techniques into each style, so be sure to check all of them out!

Friday Focus 09/25/09: Circles

This week on Friday Focus, we have websites that feature circular shapes prominently in their designs. Time to break out of the boxiness and round things up!

Friday Focus 09/04/09: Beautiful Type

These are exciting times for web typography, so this Friday Focus we’re looking at sites that excel particularly in that aspect. Enjoy!

Friday Focus 08/28/09: It’s A Small World After All

This week on Friday Focus: websites featuring worlds that will fit right in your browser. It’s an interesting trend and a good exercise in 3D modeling and illustration.

Friday Focus 08/07/09: Pretty Patterns

This week on Friday Focus: sites that make use of interesting repeating images as backgrounds.