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23 Examples of Flat Web Design

By / May 6, 2013 / Inspiration

Flat design is a concept that was pretty popular a couple years ago and it’s back with full strength this year, causing some interesting buzz around the so called “flat design” trend. Flat design is not something new, something we created now as a response to other design movements. It is a concept that was…

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Modernizr & YepNope Tips

By / May 2, 2013 / Tips

Every day we have new and better browser versions. Real browsers (like Firefox and Chrome) have reached their 20th version a while ago, and the awesome features list is just increasing. On the other hand, we as developers must ensure that our products work fine in older browsers (but not IE6 kind of older), since…

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The Flat Design Era

By / May 1, 2013 / Tips

Flat design is a graphic style that aims to avoid any graphic element providing no significant value to the structure of a template. This type of visual design purely avoid any form of abstract “decorative” elements. Gradients, reliefs, volumes, realistic forms are erased to make room for simple solids.

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2013 Color Trends on the Web

By / Apr 30, 2013 / Tips

Just like every other element of web design, color palettes follow fads that are constantly evolving. This year’s color trends are as diverse as they are compelling; brights and neons combine with greyscale to add some zing to clean, modern styles, while pastel palettes lend a softness to playful, cartoony designs. And from one end…

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21 Examples of Pricing Pages in Web Design

By / Apr 29, 2013 / Inspiration

We are always talking about clean and minimal designs, designs that are simple and effective, and lately, we are also talking a lot about the new trendy flat designs. So why it is so difficult to find a “pricing page” that is well designed? If designers are taking websites to a next level where usability…

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Inspiring Examples of Negative Space in Logos

By / Apr 26, 2013 / Inspiration

When properly applied, the negative space effect can result in a clever and elegant logo. Negative space is the empty space between the main elements of a design and good designers know how to take advantage of this to create something that is memorable and captures the imagination. So, today we gathered some inspiring examples…

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Freelance vs. Agency – Which is Better at Selling Web Design?

By / Apr 24, 2013 / Tips

Prior to selling my web agency last year and starting uGurus, a new venture to help web professionals become more profitable, I pitched a lot of website projects. Unfortunately for a lot of freelancers, I was the “other company” that the customer decided to move forward with. Like Beatrix vs. Master Pai Mei, it wasn’t a…

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8 Beautiful and Free Flat Icon Sets

By / Apr 23, 2013 / Freebies

For the past few years in web design, we’ve noticed a trend in moving toward simplicity and minimalism. It seems that designers are realizing that you don’t have to over design something just because you can, or because you have the software to do it. It’s become more about the content and less about the…

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21 Inspiring Clean Website Designs

By / Apr 22, 2013 / Inspiration

It’s always nice to browse some nice and clean websites. It is a good way to get inspiration for future projects and also to see how designers are delivering clean designs. Today we gathered some inspiring examples to show you that clean layouts don’t need to be plain and boring, you can have colors, textures,…

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7 Design Related Books you Should Check Out

By / Apr 19, 2013 / Resources

Back in November we showcased here a list with 8 Books Every Designer Should Read, and to the present day, five months later we keep receiving emails from readers thanking us for the list and asking for a new round of recommendations. Based on that, I decided to gather a few more books for you…