Design References for Your Exploration

These are links to websites as organized, to help you explore what you like and don’t like.  This is particularly useful during the design phase of a website or website revision.

 

Design Styles Explained

Rich Design Techniques – http://www.noupe.com/design/20-vital-techniques-for-effective-web-design.html

 

Tools

Color Hexa – RGB/CYMK Equivalents – http://www.colorhexa.com/

 

Nice but Simple Themed Websites

http://www.conversion-rate-experts.com/

http://www.childrensdentistryofdupont.com/

http://www.zendesk.com/

Good All White Theme – http://www.whitelabelmarketing.com/

Simple Yet Effective – http://www.pdxinstitute.org/ & http://ecodistrictssummit.com/

 

 

Advanced & Detailed Themes

Elegant Landing Pages & Terrific Use of Leveraged Content & Media Types, Industry Leadership – http://www.acquia.com/

http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/business-website-template-tutorial/

http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/really-beautiful-psd-web-templates/

Dark Websites – http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/dark-color-websites/

Left Aligned – http://www.gotomedia.com

Every Page is a Landing Page – http://www.harbortouch.com/

 

Long Form Landing Pages

Why Long Form – http://www.quicksprout.com/2012/12/20/the-science-behind-long-copy-how-more-content-increases-rankings-and-conversions

Studiopress Features – http://www.studiopress.com/features

PS Helper – http://www.pshelper.com/

Scribe Content – http://scribecontent.com/about/

 

Stock Images and Icon Resources

Royalty Free Icons – http://icons.mysitemyway.com/category/matte-white-square-icons/

Affordable Stock Images – http://www.123rf.com

Free Stock Images – http://www.sxc.hu/

Creative Commons Flickr – http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/

 

Well Designed – Types of Pages

About Us – http://demo.mysitemyway.com/buddypress/pages/about-us/?themedemo=fusion-buddypress

FAQs – http://demo.mysitemyway.com/buddypress/pages/faqs/?themedemo=fusion-buddypress

Top 10 Reasons to Hire Us – http://demo.mysitemyway.com/buddypress/pages/top-10-reasons/?themedemo=fusion-buddypress

Testimonials – http://www.detailsbymark.com/comments.htm

 

Website Elements

Button Design Templates – http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/call-to-action-button-templates/

Fancy CSS3 Buttons – http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/css3-button-tutorials/

Calls To Action Using Powerpoint – http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid…

Subtle  Textures – http://subtlepatterns.com/

 

eCommerce Specifically

High Impact – https://www.onnit.com/

Simple Success – http://www.bulletproofexec.com/

 

Coaches, Marketers or other Namesake / Resume Websites

Bryan Eisenberg – Strong Photograph Header – http://bryaneisenberg.com/