Inspiration

  • 30 popular Pinterest accounts every designer should follow

    June 21, 2017 by Britt Pollock

    As designers and creatives, it’s hard to always stay inspired, but luckily there’s a social media hub that’s always full of new ideas: Pinterest. This wonderful platform helps people find inspiration and share ideas, making it the perfect platform for designers, developers, marketers, and creatives. To help you find some fresh new ideas, we’ve made a…

  • The best email newsletters every web designer should follow in 2017

    June 14, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    A savvy web designer like yourself probably enjoys keeping up with the latest news in the industry, right? But let’s face it – when you’re stuck on a tight deadline or you’re onboarding lots of new clients, it’s difficult to find the time to go read your favorite blogs and find the articles you really…

  • 7 tips for staying inspired and learning new design trends

    May 31, 2017 by Lisa Tanner

    Is your design knowledge up to date? Changes occur frequently in the wonderful world of web design, and it’s essential that you remain knowledgeable about current trends to stay inspired and relevant. When you’re buried in client projects and trying to have a life besides work, finding time to ensure you’re both up to date…

  • 20 awesome agency websites

    May 16, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    When you’re searching for a little inspiration for your next site design, there’s nothing quite like looking at some of the best agency websites around. From marketing firms to advertising agencies to full-service design studios, these creative websites are in a class all their own. Not only must they showcase all the wonderful work an agency…

  • How to successfully design for a target audience

    April 14, 2017 by Joanne Amos

    For many people, planning a new online home is an exciting endeavor. It’s an opportunity to create something so impressive it will blow the competition away. But this is where things can start to go wrong. It’s all too easy to get carried away with the latest new web design trends and forget one of…

  • 7 web design trends to know for 2017

    March 30, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    The web design trends of 2017 are really less about trends and more about ways to delight and surprise your site visitors. In a world where so many sites “look the same” and “follow the same patterns,” designers and developers are trying to find ways to break the mold and create something new. Whether it’s…

  • 7 ways to break out of a creative rut and generate new ideas

    March 20, 2017 by Ashley Gainer

    So…how’s your creativity flowing these days? You might be feeling awesome! But maybe you aren’t. This is for those of you who could use a little creativity boost today. Whether you’re bogged down, bored, or just plain stuck, there’s no getting around the fact that creative ruts exist and are real…and they aren’t always easy…

  • The dangers of lorem ipsum (and what to use instead)

    March 14, 2017 by Ashley Gainer

    Do you love the lorem? Or do you loathe the ipsum? I’m asking, of course, about dummy text. A long-used form of placeholder text in design mockups and more, the standard use of dummy text has come under fire in recent years as web design grows (and the internet makes the spread of opinions much…

  • 8 freelance designers share the secrets behind their websites

    March 8, 2017 by Sophia Dagnon

    As a freelance designer, your website is an indispensable marketing tool. It’s your own piece of digital land where you can send prospects, show off your work, and list your services. It’s a virtual office where people can stop by, flick through the pages, and decide if they want what you are offering. But, how…

  • 4 ways to personalize web push notifications for greater UX

    February 27, 2017 by Pravya Pravin

    88% of consumers say they’re more likely to make a transaction when they receive personalized and connected cross-channel experiences. 74% of online consumers get annoyed with content that has nothing to do with their interests. 75% of marketers say “dynamic, personalized content” across all channels is very important, but most of them are still stuck…

Build WordPress sites faster. Try Flywheel free today! Try Flywheel