This is part of our series on popular web design trends 2011.
Hand-drawn design is not only used by illustrators, artists, writers, designers,
photographers, advertising agencies,
film-makers and others in creative fields, but is also being used for fashion and tourism sites, scientific, medical and corporate sites to convey a feel of
innovation, flexibility and distinctiveness. Hand-drawn design is being used effectively for portfolio sites, to make
a personal statement and set a website apart.
Hand-drawn elements in web design range from:
The footer is designed on the lines of the site’s artistic header and both work well for this designer’s portfolio site. The penciled circles, handwritten text and casual highlighting in the site give emphasis to specific points or sections. Note how the footer calls attention to the contact information in an artistic way.
uses hand-drawn fonts, illustrations, textures, photo-art, menus and
single-page web design to create a complete user experience while providing a
lot of information neatly and artistically
Hello Studios uses hand drawn design elements in their icons, tag lines and images.
This page is a part of our series on Popular Web Design Trends 2011 which include hand-drawn design, mega design elements, parallax 3-D effects, mobile-friendly websites, use of CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery, social networking integration, minimalism, magazine-style layouts.