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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.

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6 Not-So-Obvious Mistakes Freelance Web Designers Make

By / Aug 27, 2013 / Tips

Okay, I’m all coffee-d up so I’m ready to talk about my most favorite thing in the whole wide world – mistakes. Actually, favorite is not the right word…despised sounds more like it.

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Color: Links, Books & Tools to Make your Life Easier

By / Jul 23, 2013 / Tips

Color is certainly a very important element of a design, and deciding on the best color palette for a project is something you really need to dedicate time to. From understanding color theory to having a glimpse of color psychology, you need to make sure your choice will not only look good but also have…

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Interactivity Is King

By / Jul 18, 2013 / Tips

There is no way to deny that fact static pages just don’t cut it anymore. With every company combining social media profiles with their standard websites, designers are discovering more and more that creating a successful site means embracing interactivity.

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The Web Designer’s Cheat Sheet

By / Jul 16, 2013 / Tips

When working on a new site, most web designers are no stranger to all-nighters, copious amounts of coffee and even repetitive strain injury (ouch!). No surprise then that the best coders are lazy coders that are always looking for anything that makes coding quicker, less tedious and more fun.

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8 Things Every WordPress Developer Should Know

By / Jun 4, 2013 / Tips

WordPress is certainly a great tool, and it’s quite easy to get started. You can count on a lot of good resources (like this humble blog) and you can even dig into WP’s source code if you know PHP quite well.