Luggage labels are fascinating bits of hotel history from the golden age of travel, roughly the 1900′s to 1950′s. At that time, luggage labels were fashionable, and as traveling was privilege of wealthy middle classes, having this kind of label on your suitcase will show your status in society too. The baggage labels are therefore prestigious icons, proof, advertising and reference. They show the hotel name and logo, efficient porters, typical landscapes, important monuments cited in guide books.
Designers are always taking inspiration from the past and are even using styles from 100′s of years ago to give their designs a vintage themed appearance. This posts rounds up a collection of the best websites based on the vintage design style, with elegant typography, detailed linework illustrations and aged textures all helping achieve that antique effect.
October the 5th, 2011, I believe it is a very sad day for fans of Apple all around the world. The Apple pre-CEO, who profoundly changed the way how we communicated, even the way how we entertained and lived, have left us eternally!
A lot of photographers consider the bad weather as one of the worst things for shooting high quality photos outside. In my opinion, there is no bad or good weather for shooting photographs, as each weather has got its own beauty. Bad weather, especially the raining time, is the best period to try out and shoot some rare and beautiful works into your portfolio.
After some careful consideration and meditation, you’ve decided to join the bandwagon of thousands and launch your blog. You’ve taken the time to come up with a catchy name, figured out your focus, and even picked a design that feels as fierce as your personality! Congratulations. Now, there’s just one problem confronting you—one that befuddles many bloggers
Lingerie is a term for fashionable and possibly alluring and seductive undergarments. In English it is applied specifically to those undergarments designed to be visually appealing or erotic. Lingerie usually incorporating one or more flexible, stretchy materials like Lycra, nylon, polyester, satin, lace, silk and sheer fabric which are not typically used in more functional, basic cotton undergarments. Websites are now becoming a very useful and important part of marketing. Sexuality is considered as one of the most power marketing tool. In designing lingerie websites, designer has to make sure to make websites attractive and appealing. The use of large photos of hot models wearing sexy lingeries, using image gallery, e-commerce compatibility and use of flash is one of the main ingredients of lingerie websites. The purpose is to make women imagine wearing them and men can’t wait to see them. Here is a sexy and exotic showcase of Lingerie Website Designs for your inspiration.
Another level of art in a photography made popular by Jamie Beck which bring the photograph to life using good old animated GIFs. Here I have listed a jaw dropping example of Animated Photographs. Are these images really moving? or it is because I am addicted to Harry Potter movies.
Awesome navigation menus are very popular in modern web designing. Not only navigation menus, but jQuery is also very popular nowadays because it is very fast and accurate JS library, which helps to simplify different difficult event handling and smooth animation. Developers are making extensive use of jQuery in every field of web design to make it versatile and sleek. Today I have collected 20 Useful jQuery Navigation Menu Tutorials. Most of them are free which will help you downloading the scripts files for free. Enjoy this handy collection.
We’ve noticed the vintage/retro style in logo design is becoming popular trend. Be it colors or design elements that remind you of a past era, retro logos are very charming. Muted colors and Swirly fonts are a dead giveaway of a retro style. Then there are actual objects used that you don’t see much anymore like the volkswagon vans and milk bottles. So we present here a showcase which pulls together a range of awesome looking logo designs based on the retro/vintage. Using a circular format, these logos use an intricate vector patterns or a mix of texture to produce overall super-cool creative design.