Method Design Lab – simple design elements

The folks at Method Design Lab designed their site with a unique feature – the innovation feed. Being the site for a “design-centric, user experience driven” accelerator, their own innovation is reflected in this dynamic presentation of innovation news from around the web. Posts drop in from the top of the page as strong graphic….

Hoefler & Frere-Jones – premium typography

There are many good quality free fonts floating around on the net, but for all-round typographic cleanness, consistency, and attractiveness, it’s difficult to beat premium fonts by typography professionals. Hoefler & Frere-Jones have been designing fonts for over 20 years, and have developed a reputation as masters of premium typography. These are fonts designed for….

Namechk – username availability checker

Ever thought of a brilliant username, used it for one of your social networking properties, only to find out someone beat you to it on virtually everything else? Name consistency, particularly for brand promotion, is key to a complete social networking or bookmarking campaign. That’s why it’s important to check if your desired username (and….

Burt’s Bees – fully interactive Facebook page

Personal care products company Burt’s Bees have a good example of using an extensive and interactive Facebook page to generate interest in a product. Using a Facebook page primarily as a launch platform for new products is a great way for businesses to jumpstart interest and get their products out there, especially for pages with….

Global Humanitarian Assistance – three tiered navigation

Handling complex, multi-faceted topics, such as humanitarian assistance, in a clear and concise way is always a healthy challenge for UX designers, and designers Hype & Slippers have done a great job on the website for Global Humanitarian Assistance. Built in WordPress, the home page organises the large amount of information available on the site….