Website Logos: Is Your Logo a Major Failure?


Today we have a guest post from our friend Richard Eaves, digital specialist for Smart Traffic in the UK. Enjoy!

Your logo is a key component in defining your business. Since it serves as the visual representation of your brand, it needs to stand out and be memorable.

However, some companies tend to overdo or underwhelm when it comes to their logos. Even some well-known businesses have gone through major blunders when redesigning their logos. Take a look at the following ‘before and after’ images to see why some people perceived these as failures.


20+ Creative Automotive & Car Websites

creative automotive car websites

It’s no surprise that automotive businesses have some of the nicest looking websites. With well known and luxurious brand names hailing from this industry, I’m sure the dollar figures spent to design and develop these visual masterpieces are quite high. The hotel industry might be similar, but we’ve already got a popular post on inspirational hotel websites – be sure to check it out.

Most car related websites are “driven” by their stunning product images, but there’s still plenty of inspiration from the content layout, navigation, clever use and manipulation of that awesome imagery.

This is NOT a generic list of top automotive brand domains at all. Enjoy our selection of creative automotive & car websites!


Responsive Web Design Sucks: Boilerplates & Frameworks


In some ways responsive web design has regressed web design trends back to simplicity, flat designs, grid and box layouts. Some may argue that this limits creativity and innovation, which is partially true. Given some time though I’m sure us web design/development geeks will find ways around constraints.

There are already plenty of tools to support responsive web design, you can find my last three posts in this responsive web design tools series here: Part 1Part 2 and Part 3. Boilerplates and frameworks are another awesome resource to cut down the time it takes to get a responsive website up and running. I’ll mention some of my favourites below.