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Interview: Jennifer Mehigan: The fine artist goes in depth about the internet, cybersensuality and her remarkable work

Interview: Jennifer Mehigan


There’s twofold brilliance within the large-scale works of Sydney-educated, Singapore-based artist Jennifer Mehigan. From a purely visual standpoint, her swirls and slashes, blobs and explosive use of color please an…

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Cool Hunting Video: Flex: Remarkable skills, creativity and self-expression combine to define Flex dancing

Cool Hunting Video: Flex


Not long ago, we were honored to meet some of Brooklyn, NY’s premiere competitive dancers and experts in the Flex style. We spent a few hours with the crew—learning about the style and watching some fantastic moves—and their remarkable talents were mesmerizing….

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12 Remarkable WordPress Sites That Leap Out of the WordPress Character

Riding on undiluted fuel of ingenuity, WordPress has successfully transcended the pulp and the fluff of the web verse. While it continues to provide you a platform that lays foundation to create the most imposing and inspiring websites, WordPress also kicks in a few extras (actually, a lot of extras) to inject the website with more colors and vibrancy.

12 Remarkable WordPress Sites That Leap Out of the WordPress Character

There isn’t a need to hold back when you are building your website on WordPress, since any attempt to keep strains of sophistication and effervescence is met with a nod that you can dictate the design of your website they way you wish to. That said, however, there are too many WordPress-powered websites on the Internet that irrespective of how many plugins and extensions they use for their appearance, end up looking like a rehashed version of the most academic WordPress site.

Blame the developers or designers or simply the owner of the website who isn’t bothered that his/her site fails to look distinguished and doesn’t conceal the fact that every last thread of it is made using WordPress, but the cynicism around creating a website using this hotly pursued CMS is growing at an unbridled rate.

But, behind all the creaking doors, lies the fact that if you make a serious attempt to make sure that all the patchiness is removed and your website soaks in savory uniqueness, you will be created a revered product. If you are still under the shade that WordPress site can go as far as looking like a blog, it’s time to let the myth leak out of your technology wisdom and pay attention to the following websites that are purely WordPress, yet keeps you blissfully unaware of the fact.

WordPress Sites that Don’t Look Like One

1. Trevor Hoehne

WordPress Site - Trevor Hoehne

You might go nitpicking for finding some shred to establish that Trevor Hoehne is indeed a WordPress site, but you are likely not to meet with any luck. This is a beguilingly beautiful site for portfolios that braches out to make sure there is no WordPress-ian element to it (despite the fact that it is complete powered by WordPress). While the home page is bathing in colors, but those colors come from images, rather than being from the fancy designs and forced hues. It simply contains thumbnails of several projects on the homepage and you won’t find a widget anywhere.

2. UpperCup

WordPress Site - UpperCup

While the website is dedicated to the unique reusable coffee cup, the developers and designers haven’t left any avenue unmarked to sure the uniqueness slips onto the overall design of the website. This mobile ready site boasts of an innovative WordPress theme that doesn’t look like a WordPress theme at all. The grid layout displays a list of recent posts and as soon as you click on it, the content of the post simply glides down to appear below the menu. It also serves as an eCommerce site for the fact that you can buy the UpperCup through the shopping cart made available to you on the site.

3. Wolverine Worldwide

WordPress Site - Wolverine Worldwide

It isn’t what you might be tempted to believe, it isn’t the official website of Wolverine series. It rather is the website of the shoe retailer that sells shoes of several top-notch brands like Cat, Harley-Davidson, etc. it looks like a custom-made non WordPress site with four categories at the top and a menu at the footer. The website looks incredible and combines great responsiveness with fast loading times.

4. Hey Papa Legend

WordPress Site - Hey Papa Legend

This website is everything that a doctor ordered. Out of WordPress’ character, this one leaves you revered by its montage and vintage aura. Yet, there is a craziness that underlines the jazzy, funky aura it weaves around. It happens to be one of those websites that can make WordPress proud of what it does with what WordPress provides. The rollicking disco-era visuals take you along in a journey to days of yore.

5. Ghosthorses

WordPress Site - Ghosthorses

Ghosthorses keeps it subtle with colors and still makes sure you sure it makes you turn around (rather navigate back to it after you switch to the other windows) just to catch the glimpse one more time. While the backend uses WordPress, the typical WordPress widgets do not make it to the front. the website isn’t unique per se, but keeps things interesting nevertheless. While there are the trademark sliders, it still isn’t easy to figure out for everyone if it is made on WordPress.

6. Profoundly Disconnected

WordPress Site - Mike Rowe Works

The developers and designs of this website have totally gone unbridled with their creativity and madness for the site that is tailor made to bring forth the personality of Mike Rowe.

7. Liechtenecker

WordPress Site - Liechtenecker

Playfulness is abound on the site that is about a rather serious business. A beguiling mix of colors and an ingenuine design help this website stand out, not only from the typical WordPress sites, but also from the standard herd on the web-verse.

8. Think Space Gallery

WordPress Site - Think Space Gallery

There is nothing slack to this headstrong website that craftily displays the Culver City’s Thinkspace art gallery with strains of art and longing. This one is a relatively new site that remains atypical of a WordPress site and still proves to be wholly dimensional. It is again a responsive site that doesn’t make use of any fluff.

9. Voile Blanche

WordPress Site - Voile Blanche

Another one for the keeps, VoileBlanche.com is a website for the Italian brand of the same name. It is a fashion brand that is quite revered in the country and on their website, they have made sure the brand voice is heard loud and clear through the ensemble of pictures and an infectious blast of sleek responsiveness. The jaw-dropping virtuosity is more than apparent.

10. Travelogic

WordPress Site - Travelogic

With travel websites, it is easy to fall into the trap of bathing your site with stunning images, and WordPress offers all kinds of plugins and widgets to let you go bonkers. And in that ambition, you include things that scream loud enough that your site is a WordPress child. Travelogic however defies the norms to an extent and uses large images in the background to circle containing content that gives you information about a particular place.

11. Yeti Spotter

WordPress Site - Yeti Spotter

Another website that hardly offers a hint that its owner used WordPress while building it. The whole layout is atypical of a WordPress site and the way it displays the content and other information doesn’t bear any resemblance to the other WordPress sites.

12. Protest

WordPress Site - Protest

It’s important for an eCommerce website built on WordPress not look like a WordPress enabled portal. Not only the home page, but when you navigate more, you realize that the website contains no pages or posts that give any WordPress-like appearance. While there are widgets on the footer, there are a lot of improvisations too.

Conclusion

There is much to choose, and much to reject in WordPress. While some tools are priceless, there is no dearth of stuff that’s purely fluff. The above sites will become the forebears of un-WordPress-ian WordPress sites; and if are vying for something similar, you have quite an act to follow.

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Remarkable sculptures made from bicycle chains

Artist Young-Deok Seo from Korean created these amazing sculptures assembled by using the links from bicycle chains. Miles of bicycle chain were used to create the sculptures and  spend a lot of time, patience to craft each sculpture from the ground up. There have other types of chain are also used to create the pieces….
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How to Enhance Online Customer Experience for Remarkable Sales Improvement

Fate of any business, either online or offline, is decided by customers. Engaging and nurturing customers is the ideal way to improve sales. Even a powerfully built website with impeccableRead More

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Remarkable and Unique Examples of Symmetry in Web Design

Perfect symmetry means having two sides of an item that when folded together will form half of a single object or shape, meeting perfectly together in the centre. In web design, perfect symmentry is rare. Most websites will have their logo in the top left of the screen, navigation bar at the top, sidebar to the right and the main content area to the left of the page. However, when you do use symmetry you can create a balance and harmony between the elements on the page which, in the correct designers hands, can create a truly remarkable and unique layout.

Of course, symmetrical design can at times be seen as dull, even boring, but this gallery aims to show you that whatever your objectives, symmetry can be used to great effect and produce some fantastic designs.

Avioc

Avioc - Example of symmetry in web design

Bamb Bamb

Bamb Bamb - Example of symmetry in web design

City Dog

City Dog - Example of symmetry in web design

Criography

Criography - Example of symmetry in web design

Oatiful

Oatiful - Example of symmetry in web design

Adham Dannaway

Adham Dannaway - Example of symmetry in web design

Quazar Web Design

Quazar Web Design - Example of symmetry in web design

Duo Tones

Duo Tones - Example of symmetry in web design

Vitamin Talent

Vitamin Talent - Example of symmetry in web design

1 Minus 1

1 Minus 1 - Example of symmetry in web design

Mario Kart Wii

Mario Kart Wii - Example of symmetry in web design

Chrome Web Lab

Chrome Web Lab - Example of symmetry in web design

Built by Buffalo

Built by Buffalo - Example of symmetry in web design

Barleys

Barleys - Example of symmetry in web design

The Mealings

The Mealings - Example of symmetry in web design

Grange

Grange - Example of symmetry in web design

Cheesemonger

Cheesemonger - Example of symmetry in web design

Graz Secrets

Graz Secrets - Example of symmetry in web design

Ballantyne

Ballantyne - Example of symmetry in web design

Lotta Nieminen

Lotta Nieminen - Example of symmetry in web design

matteozanga.it

matteozanga.it - Example of symmetry in web design

Servis

Servis - Example of symmetry in web design

Square Factor

Square Factor - Example of symmetry in web design

Versace Collection

Versace Collection - Example of symmetry in web design

Big Top

Big Top - Example of symmetry in web design

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