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Friday Focus 11/25/11: Diamonds

Hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving! This week’s (black) Friday Focus shines the spotlight on sites that use diamonds (or rhombuses) as a major graphic element in their designs.

Friday Focus 08/20/10: Skylines

This week on Friday Focus: designs that feature artistic renderings of skyscrapers and other features of a long landscape. See how they’re incorporated below.

Friday Focus 04/09/10: User-Generated Galleries

This week on Friday Focus: designs that prominently feature user-submitted content, particularly images. How do you prevent monotony and preserve quality on these sites? Let’s find out.

Friday Focus 03/26/10: Full Bloom

Let’s celebrate the new season with stunning designs that display the best nature has to offer. Happy Friday Focus!

Friday Focus 02/05/10: Lightly Textured

Subtlety is the name of the game this week on Friday Focus. We’re featuring designs with light hues and textures for a relaxing, elegant feel overall.

Friday Focus 01/15/10: Uppercase

At one point in our internet lives, we learned to avoid typing in all caps, because it meant we were yelling. At another point, we became attachmented to typing in lowercase, because it looked and felt cool. We see a lot of designs going lowercase in many portions of text, but nowadays, going uppercase is is all the rage. These designs seem to pull that off quite well.

Friday Focus 01/01/10: Let the adventures begin!

Welcome to the first Friday Focus of the year and the new decade! Here are some fantastically designed websites that should inspire you to be more daring and adventurous than ever starting right now. Ready?

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 06/19/09: Iconic Design

This week on Friday Focus, we celebrate great icon design which carries the overall look of our featured websites.

Friday Focus 09/05/08: Blue

This week on Friday Focus: the most popular color on the planet, blue. After the immense popularity of green (and pink?) during the Web 2.0 wave, it looks like web designs are going back to everyone’s favorite color. And we have a bucket full of examples to prove it.