IxDA Interaction Awards
Past years: http://awards.ixda.org/past-years/
Design for Experience Awards
2013 Winner: http://awards.designforexperience.com/gallery
Design specific: http://www.psfk.com/category/ideas/design-architecture or
Broad topics (many IxD project mixed in): http://www.psfk.com/
Hover States (digital ix)
Here are a couple good places to find web fonts. They each have slightly different implementation code but they are all pretty good about making it easy to set up.
Here's a nice site that shows good pairing options for Google's fonts: http://femmebot.github.io/google-type/
Pay (but cheap)
Fonts.com (free option with ads; $5/month)
At the link below you can find examples of posters created by the first IxD section. Your poster should address: the problem, the persona, and the solution (via a combination of storyboard and interfaces elements). The poster should be 18x24 (portrait).
All the documentation you'll need for Foundation can be found here: http://foundation.zurb.com/docs/index.html
You will need to download this folder in order to get started. This folder will act as your root. foundation.zip.
They also have an extensive code library where you can pull advanced pre-made elements into your page: http://patterntap.com/code.
The sites listed below will give you a good start on inspiration and information on UI (User Interface) Design. If you find any others, add it to the comments section.
Material Design (Android style guide)
iOS Human Interface Guideline (aka "the HIG")
If you are interested in Interaction Design or technology, you should watch this talk by Mark Rolston from Midwest UX 2014.
Here are a few examples of the visual specs that I have created. Again, there is no "right" way to create these. The goal is just to embed the most information possible about the visuals. The more information you give a developer, the more likely the finished design is to match your mock.
Those of you that are working on grocery interactions might find this interesting...
You can find any and all Bootstrap documentation at their site: http://getbootstrap.com/.
You will need this zip folder to get started. I contains a starting-point HTML file and all the necessary linked CSS/JS files. Download zip.
Please read these short articles about sketching and wireframing prior the Monday 22 September class session.
Below, you can find several recommendations on resources, tools, or services you might need if you are going to do freelance web design work.
Collective legal guid for designers - with contract samples (Smashing Magazine)
10 Free Contract Templates for Web Designers (Mashable)
Calculating your hourly rate
Consider forming a business
Wordpress (.org - not .com)
Get a domain
Find a web host (server space)
Roll in money
If you need IT support for your server space or your computer, here is the link. I use tech support all the time (with any tech/web product, not necessarily with IU) and find it extremely helpful.