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11 Excellent Solutions for Creating Tooltips

By / Mar 10, 2009 / Resources

Tooltips in web design are becoming more and more commonplace. Even though I don’t think they are appropriate for every type of site, they can be a very useful addition when implemented correctly. If you are planning on using tooltips in your next project, the hardest part may be choosing the right solution.

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14 Most Useful Web Design Cheat Sheets

By / Mar 3, 2009 / Resources

A well rounded web designer’s day is spent immersed in multiple graphic design programs and writing front end code. All of this moving from one environment to another can make it hard to memorize such things as hot keys and shortcuts for each. This is where cheat sheets come into play. A cheat sheet is…

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12 CSS Tools and Tutorials for Beautiful Web Typography

By / Feb 25, 2009 / Resources

Achieving beautiful typography with CSS on the web is no easy feat, and there are many limitations to what can done with type on the web. However, there are generous people out there that have taken the time to build tools and write tutorials to help you overcome these limitations and create websites with beautiful…

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Turn Off Your Computer and Go Read a Book

By / Jan 12, 2009 / Resources

I know what you are saying. What do you want me to do? Turn off my computer? What? Yes! Turn it off and step away. Sometimes we need to disconnect from the internet and revert to a more basic technology: Books!

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12 Blogs To Help Designers Learn Web Development

By / Dec 23, 2008 / Resources

It is rare to find a talented web designer that is just as proficient at web development. Obviously, one can be successful at specializing in design only, but a web designer can only benefit from having a better understanding of what is going on behind the scenes.

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12 Blogs That Can Expand Your Web Design Repertoire

By / Dec 4, 2008 / Resources

Web design, much like any technology related field, requires those who make their living in it to stay on top of it’s ever evolving nature. To maintain a high level of work, a web designer must always be looking for ways to expand his or her repertoire.

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400+ Files, Tutorials, and Inspirations for Nature Themed Design

By / Nov 3, 2008 / Resources

There is a lot of focus being put on the environment today, and it is no surprise that the “going green” trend is spilling over into web design. There are so many beautiful things to be found in nature that make great design elements.