Category: colour

Free Texture Series 14

 

Part of the texture series. Each of these images highlights a texture to inspire your web design. Try to think beyond the obvious when using them. You can download all the free high resolution texture images here and use them in your next project.

 
Taxi 3

Thanks ISO Republic for the photo

In this series we're using the same image but using different methods to get inspiration from it... This time we could just use the colours in the image as a starting point. I find blurring a photo in Photoshop can be helpful. Here I like the way the orange sticks out and could be used for buttons or key information.

 
Colour Inspiration 10

 

Part of our colour inspiration series. All images are intentionally out of focus photos.

 
Spot Colours

 

When I visited a printers I took this picture of a collection of Pantone spot colours. What if you limited the number of colours you could use in a design like print designers have to when using spot colours?

 
Colour Inspiration 9

 

Part of our colour inspiration series. All images are intentionally out of focus photos.

 
Picking Raspberries

 

We grow raspberries in our garden. To see the ripe ones it helps to get really low and look up at the plant so that the leaves don't obscure your view. How online can we encourage users to move around to look at something from a different angle to find what they're looking forward?

 
Colour Inspiration 8

 

Part of our colour inspiration series. All images are intentionally out of focus photos.

 
Sand Dunes

 

This photo is simply for visual inspiration rather than conceptual. I just love the texture of the grass. The colours are fab too.

 
Low res PNG

 

I've intentionally saved this image as a low-res PNG. It creates a completely different feel to a hi-res JPG. It feels a little like film with the grain and a bit like a painting because of the limited colours. What would a site look like if all the images were pushed to the limit of compression for style reasons rather than function reasons?

 
Lightbulb

 

There are a couple of elements I like in this image. Firstly, the way adjusting the exposure makes you look at something in a new way. And I love the space. If you were to take a website design and adjust the exposure, how would that look? What if the user could adjust the exposure to highlight different elements?

 
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