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Turning Design Ideas into Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

Turning Design Ideas into Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

By / Dec 12, 2014 / Resources

Starting a new project is in a lot of ways the hardest part. It’s the only stage of development that you’re turning nothing into something. Luckily, there are proven methods to reduce the “empty canvas” syndrome. We’ll talk about the best ways to handle the early stages of brainstorming and concepting and how it translates…

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8 Cool Twitter Plugins That Will Look Good On Your Website

8 Cool Twitter Plugins That Will Look Good On Your Website

By / Dec 10, 2014 / WordPress

Twitter can drive tons of visitors towards your website, everyone knows that. But that is something that doesn’t just happen by itself. You should carefully integrate some Twitter magic into your website design to make sure people are still interacting with this social network while browsing your website. There are many different things you can…

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Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

By / Dec 8, 2014 / Tips

We all know about the importance of great copy on the web. It’s often easy to capture attention with visuals but strenuous to capture attention with verbiage. So if the word “copy” refers to the overall page text, then what’s microcopy? Well much like finding a great parking spot in a crowded plaza, microcopy refers…

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20 Geeky Christmas Gifts For Office Workers

20 Geeky Christmas Gifts For Office Workers

By / Dec 5, 2014 / Inspiration

Christmas is right around the corner. If you’re having hard times choosing the best gifts for your friends office workers, seek no more. In this roundup I have added 20 creative Christmas gift ideas which will be ideal for geeks and workaholics. In the post you’ll find desktop organizer to keep everything in order, coffee…

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Best Practices for Creating Fullscreen Website Backgrounds

Best Practices for Creating Fullscreen Website Backgrounds

By / Dec 2, 2014 / Trends

The artistic use of fullscreen backgrounds has become a large part of the web design lexicon. Many different layouts from landing pages to agencies and social networks have used this feature with great success. It’s a fantastic way to draw attention while simultaneously branding a company or project.

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Mandrill: An email infrastructure service from MailChimp

Mandrill: An email infrastructure service from MailChimp

By / Nov 28, 2014 / Sponsored

Mandrill is an email infrastructure service that started as an idea in 2010. That idea became reality in 2012, when Mandrill cannibalized a crew of MailChimp’s best engineers. Isolated from the rest of the team, they turned the idea from a skunkworks project into a product that outperforms competitor services. Growing fast and innovating faster, Mandrill is…

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15 Top Solutions that Support the Collaborative Work of Designers and Developers

15 Top Solutions that Support the Collaborative Work of Designers and Developers

By / Nov 25, 2014 / Inspiration

Do you cringe when project management comes up in a conversation? Do you avoid taking formal measures to control your ongoing work? Then, reading the following article may be of tremendous help. You may think that a small company like your web design/development practice has no need for external resources to help you command it,…

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25 More Impressive Video Background Websites to Amaze You

25 More Impressive Video Background Websites to Amaze You

By / Nov 24, 2014 / Inspiration

Everyone loves a gooв story. Knowing that fact, why not to use it for promotion your own brand online? Designing a site does not mean you have to create static experience only, websites are not printed products. You may do almost what you want. With HTML5 it became easier to add animations and videos to…

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25 Free & Beautiful Photography Mockup Templates For Designers

25 Free & Beautiful Photography Mockup Templates For Designers

By / Nov 20, 2014 / Freebies

Great presentation is a key when it comes to showing off your design work. Whether you’re showing your designs to a client or presenting your latest work in your portfolio, mocking up the artwork to simulate its real use can add finishing touches and help to imagine how this product can be used in real…

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How Would You Like to Win a Copy of the Powerful Be Theme?

How Would You Like to Win a Copy of the Powerful Be Theme?

By / Nov 19, 2014 / Sponsored

There are two kinds of WordPress themes. On the one hand, you have classic themes, and on the other hand, universal super-themes. Speaking of the latter category, Be Theme is a compelling multi-purpose solution. You could now win one free copy, so here’s what you stand to gain. Great Features Be Theme proposes more than…