The inspirational kick off is back. It’s been a while (18 weeks to be precise), but we’re back with a selection of a few of our favourite things from the web this week. 


1) Ensure your browser is up to date –
A great resource providing browser stats, along with the most up-to-date downloads: http://outdatedbrowser.com/

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2) ‘Building with Gulp’ – A helpful post on using Gulp to increase efficiency when testing designs across different browsers:  http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2014/06/11/building-with-gulp/

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3) Flat web design – ‘An inspirational collection of creative flat web designs’:  http://theneodesign.com/creative-flat-web-designs-inspiration/

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4) Beautiful images –  Exhausted all the standard image stock sites? Albumarium is a great resource for finding and sharing stylish and beautiful images:  http://albumarium.com/

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5) Arrow navigation styles – A great post showcasing some of the different styles and effects that can be applied to arrow navigations:  http://tympanus.net/Development/ArrowNavigationStyles/

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6) Icon sets – One of our favourite resources for locating clean and stylish icons; UX Repo: http://uxrepo.com/icon-sets/

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7) Helium– ‘Connect smart devices to the web without Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or Cellular’:  http://helium.co/

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8) CodePen 
– Chris Coyier talks through the recent homepage refresh for CodePen:  http://blog.codepen.io/2014/07/01/homepage-refresh/

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Let us know your thoughts on this weeks finds and feel free to tell us about anything we may have missed.