Tag Archives: vintage

Site of the Day: TheMischiefCo.com

While the retro approach isn’t really anything new, it can be hard to find examples of it being used in a meaningful way. This is just such a creation. The use of the vintage style connects the site and its product to a time when quality meant something. Need more design inspiration? Check out...

Site of the Day: BadRacket.com

This is another one of those sites that I really wish I had designed. It’s so simple, yet there’s so much to love. In particular I love how they matched the visual tone and feel to the mission of their performance/recording space. The site has a vintage, organic quality to that resonates well with the...

Site of the Day: TheGoodetimeGals.com

Illustration has the power to create distinct and memorable site designs. This relatively simple site is singlehandedly brought to life through beautiful illustrations. Without those images, this site would be lost. Instead we have a well-deserved and totally delicious site of the day. Need more design inspiration? Check out the Web Designer’s Idea App for...

Site of the Day: Henry Real Estate

Real estate websites tend to leave little to be desired, but that couldn’t be further from the truth with the Henry Real Estate site. The subtlety of this site intrigues me. Most real estate sites do their best to cram as many listings as possible into the home page with Glamour Shots of the...

Timelapse Videos of Websites: Easier Than You Think

Want to show how a website evolved? (Or how it devolved, if you’re feeling cheeky.) Digital Inspiration has an explanation of how to create a timelapse video here. The Washington Post has a timelapse of the Japan earthquake Wikipedia page, and Mark S. Luckie explained how he made the video at 10,000 Words. Here are some...

Rare Vintage Design Books

While MyDesignShop offers an amazing selection of just about any design book you’d ever need, finding vintage design books is more of a challenge. Display offers a carefully curated selection of vintage titles for the discerning collector. The Display bookstore offers an important selection of original and hard-to-find graphic design books, periodicals and ephemera....