Top 10 Websites for Designers – Fuzzco + Graphic Means

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If you enjoy discovering the best new websites even half as much as HOW art director Adam Ladd does, you’re in for a treat. In this month’s “Top 10” list of websites for designers you’ll find websites with home pages that stand out thanks to attention-grabbing imagery, and others that utilize the power of color, whether bold or muted. Read on for the good stuff.

The Power of Color & Images Seen in Top Design Websites

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Submit your site for consideration. Did you miss last month’s Top 10 websites?

Graphic Means

Learn more about the history of graphic design through this information site promoting the video’s Kickstarter campaign. Great use of color to evoke a bit of nostalgia.

Graphic Means


Fuzzco

Creative agency, Fuzzco, keeps your interest in this clean site full of subtle motion and scrolling.

Fuzzco


Lounge Lizard

Getting your attention, you have to digest this unique full screen homepage image a bit before uncovering that this is for a digital agency and their services.

Lounge Lizard


INCH X INCH

With a simple and appropriate industrial aesthetic, INCH X INCH promotes their mission of helping educational youth programs. (Great logo too.)

INCH x INCH


Teamgeek

With a moody background image, their logo explodes and shifts as you mouse over it, making you want to engage with it.

Teamgeek


Relax, we are the good guys

This Copenhagen-based digital agency presents themselves with some unconventional touches like large, typographic navigation and futuristic sound effects.

Relax we are the good guys


Stampsy

Described as a single place to share and discover visual content that tells a story, Stampsy draws you in with bright colors and cool opening video.

Stampsy

 


hbbfasxrv5wfr9mjkywuColor Theory in Graphic Design

Color is critical to any successful design project—yet nailing the ideal color palette for a project is notoriously tough. Which colors connote the ideal blend of feelings, attitude, outlook and timeliness suitable for your brand? This course will teach you to wield color more intelligently in your graphic design practice.


 

Workspiration

Workspiration gives you insight into how creative professionals work, what tools they use and other tidbits of information.

Workspiration


Freebbble

Find over 1,000 design freebies made by Dribbble users.

Freebbble


WAYHOME

Bold and loud colors, graphics and type carry out the message for this music festivals site.

WAYHOME

 

  • Remember to submit a site you think should be included in this list of top design websites next month.

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