From Design Resource Box –Great Examples Of Website Menu Designs:
I’ve been watching the new website releases to observe the trends and when it’s about menus, I’ve noticed that designers are more keen on insisting on typography, rather than creative buttons for the menu. This is happening mostly because now you can use easily a custom font for a menu with @font-face or Cufon. However, this doesn’t mean that menus with buttons are not used anymore. There are a few cases that I’ve presented here that look pretty good.