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Not Using CSS Preprocessors? You Should Be.

By / Jan 22, 2014 / Tips

CSS was both a wonderful innovation and a missed opportunity. Being able to separate the form and the content of a webpage massively improves the process of web design. But, CSS has a number of limitations. As anyone who has ever written CSS knows, for all but the most simple of sites, the CSS can…

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Should a Web Designer Know How to Code?

By / Jan 9, 2014 / Tips

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso. Absolutely – building websites with at least some knowledge of HTML is far more productive than simply drawing them with Photoshop. While web-designers who know how to code still often end up sending…

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How to Walk On the Road Towards Web Design Excellence

By / Dec 31, 2013 / Tips

You could be a newbie in web design or you could be a veteran. Either way, it’s an exciting time to be in the web design business. As the Internet reach spreads across the world, the wheels of entrepreneurship take traction on the web. The Internet, as a medium, has a lot to offer entrepreneurs…

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How to use Keywords for SEO and Web Sustainability

By / Dec 19, 2013 / Tips

Keyword optimization is a well-known strategy for helping people find your content, both through search engines and when searching within a website. But did you know that by following SEO best practices you could also be making your website greener? That’s because web servers and devices that consumers use to browse the internet both use…

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10 Resources To Help You Become More Active in the Web Design Community

By / Dec 12, 2013 / Resources, Tips

Designers as well as developers have always been a close-knit group (there always seems to be a problem you need help with, right?), but online interaction and presence amongst this industry has just recently started growing over the last few years. While social media and forums became a necessity quickly for many professions—marketers, writers, sales…

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Branding Faux Pas You Won’t Make Twice

By / Dec 3, 2013 / Tips

The importance of a brand cannot be over-stated, it is the face of a company and the only way to communicate to the wider world exactly who you are and what you do. From the colours used in your logo to the type face and your company name, all of it is representative of who…

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7 Best Practices of Responsive Web Design

By / Nov 19, 2013 / Tips

Considering the rate at which the mobile web is growing, it’s becoming crucial that your website be ready to accept visitors who are coming in from a widely assorted array of different devices and screen sizes.

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Designing Mobile Forms and Inputs

By / Nov 12, 2013 / Tips

As the number of smartphones continues to skyrocket, the importance of mobile web design grows alongside it. Web designers are now forced to take into account mobile users and mobile devices when designing websites. The smaller screen size of smartphones forces designers to take a new approach to user interface elements. Elements and styles that…

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How to Build a Website that Adds Value to Your Brand

By / Nov 5, 2013 / Tips

Brands are powerful. When a business is successful in creating a brand, it almost works as if the power of inbound marketing is at play (even without the actual digital equivalent of the entire inbound marketing process). Customers trust the brand enough to spend their hard-earned money on your products and services. They’d go out…

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Embracing Technology for Better Experiences

By / Oct 8, 2013 / Tips

In the beginning there was an idea. And the idea was formless and void, and it needed so much to be forged into a real project. And all the strategists, creatives, designers, project managers and techies were moving over the surface of it and spoke already different languages.