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Design Tips for a Cleaner User Interface

By / Jul 3, 2012 / Tips

Minimalism is the design concept where you build interfaces using only the most important elements. These websites often come out looking very clean and intuitive for users. The style has been adopted in many different fashions and today influences much of the modern web.

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Building and Marketing a Lean Startup

By / Jun 26, 2012 / Tips

The current tech industry is going through a major boom cycle. We are seeing more startups launched in the past 4 years than ever before in the history of the Internet. Families and friends can quickly share information on many different networks with ease! And it’s such an exciting time to be working on new…

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Dealing with User Feedback: The Good and The Bad

By / Jun 19, 2012 / Tips

Working as a web designer you need to handle constructive criticism frequently. It comes with the territory and the sooner you learn this lesson the easier it’ll be to move forward. Nobody is perfect, and even some of these critiques may be plain wrong!

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The Benefits of Collaborative Web Design

By / Jun 12, 2012 / Tips

Networking online has become easier and more beneficial with so much open communication. Internet users love to share ideas which you can find all throughout blogs and web forums. But aside from hanging out and having fun online there is real business to be done.

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UI Design for Blogs and Online Magazines

By / May 23, 2012 / Tips

Designing a website user interface can be a struggle match. If you’re building a small portfolio or simple blog layout there isn’t as much to worry about. However an entire magazine requires featured stories and sidebar widgets and author profiles. There is a lot to consider!

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Setting the Bottom Line for your Web Projects

By / May 15, 2012 / Tips

Working as a freelance web designer you’ll find yourself naturally jumping from project-to-project. This quick pace comes with the lifestyle and requires some serious dedication. You cannot get lost in the royalties of extra touch-ups and recoloring textures.

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Efficient Communication in a Freelance Design Team

By / Apr 27, 2012 / Tips

Working as a digital professional in any field is tough. You have to constantly push towards gratifying clients and rushing through deadlines. Managing tasks in a team allows you to divide up the work much more evenly. However this also means it can be difficult getting everybody on the same page.

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Migrating Side Projects into your Work Schedule

By / Apr 24, 2012 / Tips

To work as a freelance web designer requires a lot of patience and perseverance. You need to wake up every day and tackle problems one after another until you can successfully complete your projects. There is a lot of stress and turmoil which goes into this process, but also a lot of compassion and learning.

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40 New Dribbble Freebies Published in 2012

By / Apr 18, 2012 / Freebies

The community of designers over at Dribbble are always happy to release new freebies to the public. It’s such a populated network that it can be frustrating to browse through all the newest shots looking for hidden gems. Thankfully I keep up with all the latest submissions and have put together a wonderful showcase of…

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Focus On: Social Media Badges and Viral Marketing

By / Apr 10, 2012 / Tips

There is a lot of talk about Internet marketing and the new era of social media. It is now easier than ever before to create accounts on many infamous social websites to build up your own brand. But this technique requires strategy and a bit of insight into the WWW community.