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Creative Techniques for Single-Page Websites

By / Jan 24, 2013 / Tips

Over the past few years there has been an emergence of new custom trends in website design. A very popular idea is placing all your major content onto a single page and using dynamic scrolling animations to locate bits of content. These single-page layouts are popular among landing pages and mobile apps which only need…

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Creating an Effective Coming Soon Page

By / Jan 3, 2013 / Tips

Coming soon pages are a rather young concept on the internet. Back in the day, when a new business was planning to launch a website, one day there was no website, and the next day the thing was live … just like that with no warning.

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Supporting the Design Community

By / Dec 28, 2012 / Tips

It has been a while since I entered the design community and I’m very glad I did that. As a lot of you may know I’m not a designer, but I do write about web design and design related subjects. As a writer I really like to research/browse several different websites to deliver you nice…

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8 Books Every Designer Should Read

By / Nov 29, 2012 / Tips

It is pretty interesting to realize that at the same time that design tools and techniques are always evolving, some principles remain the same. And usually these principles are the most important ones. Today we gathered a list with eight books we believe every designer should read. Some of them are old, others new, but…

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Setting Up Readable Online Web Copy using CSS

By / Nov 21, 2012 / Tips

Working as a web designer requires knowledge in a slew of different areas. You need to consider user experience design, color schemes, and especially typography. This is one subject which is discussed often yet can still become an issue in website layouts.

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Building Solid Credibility

By / Oct 30, 2012 / Tips

When getting started as a freelancer the most important task initially is to build a portfolio. Whatever your select talents are from graphics design to writing or web development, clients will want to see good examples of past work. But how can you know which projects are worthy? How do you know which skills are…

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8 Code Snippets for New Website Projects

By / Oct 24, 2012 / Tips

Working as a web developer often requires compromise and trying out new systems. Some of your code will turn out to be a flunk, and other codes will become staples in your development process. I have learned a lot about useful code snippets and how greatly these can affect your development process.

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Design Recognizable Illustrations for your Digital Brand

By / Oct 17, 2012 / Tips

Branding design is one of the toughest fields to understand. It requires knowledge of marketing and what people like to see. When branding any website or mobile app you will want to draw attention towards your logo in some form. Illustrations are a really creative solution to build instant recognition for your company.

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Tips for Coding a Solid Frontend Interface in HTML5/CSS3

By / Oct 2, 2012 / Tips

Website interfaces often require a large starting point to get going. You’ll need to spend some time planning out a design style or simple prototype in advance. But how do you go about starting the HTML5/CSS3 development cycle?

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How & When to Build Website Content using Tables

By / Sep 18, 2012 / Tips

Back in time over a decade ago, web development was still living through its infancy. Developers would commonly build website layouts constructed with HTML4 tables, and this was standard practice most of the time. When CSS finally grew into popularity precedents began to change. It was now easier for developers to use div elements and…