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Color is one of the most powerful tools in a web designer’s toolbox. It can be used to attract attention, create desire, drive conversions, and even earn a customer’s loyalty. This is especially important in ecommerce website design where information needs to be communicated quickly and expressively in order to convert casual browsers into committed buyers.
But how can color accomplish all of this and still maintain a consistent brand identity? The answer is to develop an effective color scheme.
In this article, you will learn:
- Why every ecommerce site should begin with a color palette.
- What a well-developed ecommerce website color scheme will help you accomplish.
- Examples of effective website color schemes to inspire your next design project.
To help satisfy your cravings for mouthwatering ecommerce design, we've put together a round-up of our favourite Shopify stores selling food and drink. Here are 10 ecommerce website designs sure to satisfy your taste buds. Dig in!
Over the past few months, we’ve been sharing our favourite ecommerce website designs over Twitter using the hashtag #partnerpicks. From playful and fresh, to spine-tinglingly splendid, these websites are great examples of excellence in ecommerce website design.
Today, we’re gathering together our favourites to bring you some scintillating visual inspiration. We hope these sites inspire you to take your next ecommerce website designs to the next level. Feast your eyes!
Today's collection of ecommerce websites features eleven stunning online stores selling art and photography. To refer to these websites simply as "online stores," however, is an understatement. They are art galleries that have been carefully and conscientiously arranged to display each work of art in the best light.
In no particular order then, here are our favourite ecommerce website designs showcasing fine art and photography.
Finding the perfect gift for the web designer in your life isn’t always easy.
To help you with your holiday shopping, we’ve scoured the internet for the best budget-friendly Christmas gift ideas for the web designer in your life. Here are our 12 favourite Christmas gifts to give to your web designer pals this holiday season.
Video landing pages are everywhere these days. From humongous background videos iconicized by websites like Airbnb to more subtle cinemagraphs like the ones popularized by Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck, motion animation is definitely one of the hottest trends in web design these days.
And why wouldn’t it be? With video, the storytelling possibilities are virtually endless. A simple background animation can communicate an overwhelming amount of information about brand, products, or services in a few short seconds. Furthermore, the seduction of motion is able to capture a visitor’s attention much more effectively than a static photograph or illustration. It explains why video works wonders for customer retention, reduces bounce rates, and can even boost conversions.
The only problem with video is that high quality footage can be incredibly technically challenging and costly to produce — especially when the closest you’ve come to filming something is with the camera function on your smartphone. Thankfully, there are a slew of amateur filmmakers and video curators that have created and shared hundreds of thousands of minutes of free video footage. Here are 7 useful websites for free stock video to have on hand for your next web design project.
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Although most of ClipCanvas footage can only be accessed after you’ve paid a one-time subscription fee, they still have a substantial library of free footage for download. Not all of the free clips are the highest of quality, but if you’re willing to do some digging, there are quite a few gems to be found amongst the rabble.
A sharing community for amateur photographers and videographers, Videezy is a great place to find HD videos, background animations, and b-rolls created by talented filmmakers from around the world. All the videos are free to download, but there are some restrictions on using certain videos in your projects. Just make sure to check the license on your clip before you upload it to your site!
Beachfront B-roll is a video blog. In addition to a wide array of aesthetically considered footage that is free to download and free to use, the site owners have grouped series of clips thematically by blog post — which are a joy to read. There are no costs to use any of B-roll’s footage, but the filmmakers do that ask visitors for a small donation so they can improve the quality of the clips he produces.
Another footage collection created and curated by a single filmmaker, Mitch Martinez has a great assortment of high quality videos shot using RED Epic equipment. All videos are free to download and use, but if you are using a video for commercial use, you will need to complete a Release Form.
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Life of Vids
With new videos added every week, Life of Vids is a great place to get your hands on unique stock video footage before anyone else does. There are clips and loops of landscapes, food and dining, urban scenes, and animals, all of which can be downloaded and used for free with no copyright restrictions. The site creators —Leeroy Creative Agency— just ask for a backlink to their site, where possible.
As their website proudly boasts, there are 3 reasons why Videvo is the perfect solution for all your stock video needs. It’s all completely free, the licensing process is simple, and they are constantly updating their site with new footage. Videvo is also a conglomerate of stock footage shot by independent and amateur filmmakers from around, so it’s hard to beat them when it comes to diversity and range of subject matter.
Check out our full design resource list for more great assets you can use in your next design project.
One of the key differentiators for merchants in our digital age is the way they represent themselves online, and the experience their customers have when buying. Ecommerce web designers have a huge role to play in the success of online retailers.
Today, we’re proud to bring you the ultimate list of stunning ecommerce website designs. Did we feature your design? Read on to find out!
In February, we sent an email to a handful of partners and asked them to share a short video explaining their experience working as a Shopify Partner. We received several amazing submissions, but one stood out from all the rest.
Meet Johnny Helleland, a freelance web designer and Shopify Expert from Norway.
In his video, Johnny gives us a glimpse into his life as a freelance web designer and explains how Shopify has played a part in his success. Check it out!
When we launched our playoff with Dribbble last month, we asked designers to share the most important lesson design had taught them over the years. From the zany and weird to downright inspirational, we received many amazing submissions from members of the Dribbble community. Each design was carefully considered for its creativity and originality, demonstration of technical skill, and popular vote. After much back and forth, we settled on the finalists.
Without further ado, here are the winners of the 2015 Shopify and Dribbble Design Contest!