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7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015

7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015

By / Nov 11, 2014 / Sponsored

Looking back at 2014, we can see some spectacular trends emerging in the web design landscape: code-free design platforms, parallax effects, single-page websites, and many more. While many design trends are fleeting, a select few are natural evolutions of the industry. As the range of devices on which we view websites continues to grow, designers…

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Applying the Rule of Thirds to Web Design

Applying the Rule of Thirds to Web Design

By / Nov 10, 2014 / Tools

This is a fascinating subject that doesn’t always get discussed in the realm of web design. Photographers are probably familiar with the rule of thirds related to photo composition. But how can interface designers use the rule of thirds to create interesting digital designs?

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Your Website is an Ugly Baby, You Just Don’t Know it Yet

Your Website is an Ugly Baby, You Just Don’t Know it Yet

By / Nov 6, 2014 / Sponsored

If content is king, then design is the castle. Good web design for businesses not only has the content to peak audience interest for whatever product or service you’re selling, but also has an intuitive UI to encourage sales. Lots of designers think they have brilliant ideas for designing UI, but without real world user…

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20 Website Examples with Outstanding Sidebars for Inspiration

20 Website Examples with Outstanding Sidebars for Inspiration

By / Nov 4, 2014 / Inspiration

While browsing lots of modern sites, it’s easy to notice some web design trends, like horizontal navigation or video background. Although, many sites include various sidebars which are used for navigation purposes or for advertising. Using sidebar navigation is a great way to change the whole look and atmosphere of your website. It help the…

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Win a 20% Lifetime Discount From Visual Hierarchy

Win a 20% Lifetime Discount From Visual Hierarchy

By / Nov 3, 2014 / Giveaways

Every creative I know is on the lookout for digital resources to help them deliver client projects. Tell me, do you often come across high-quality assets that are also gift-wrapped with a persuading price? I noticed that it’s not a frequent event, on the present day market. November the 3rd marks the release of Visual…

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20 Portable Smartphone Chargers to Keep Your Device Powered

20 Portable Smartphone Chargers to Keep Your Device Powered

By / Oct 31, 2014 / Mobile

Often the phone battery is going low at the most inopportune moment, is not it? We depend on our phones and other handy devices which are always with us, even while a sleep time. They are useful, small, and beautiful, but the worst thing about all these devices is that they need to be charged…

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The Curved Desktop Display Has Arrived

The Curved Desktop Display Has Arrived

By / Oct 29, 2014 / Sponsored

In 2014 curved TVs have become all the rage. In fact one popular brand recently stated that their curved TVs were outselling the flagship flat screens by a ratio of 3:1. Some of the advantages are that people feel more immersed in what they are watching, they create a wider per say “view of the…

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Drafting Tips for Creative Wireframe Sketches

Drafting Tips for Creative Wireframe Sketches

By / Oct 28, 2014 / Tips

Much like other professional designers I’m a big fan of the wireframing process. Although it’s mostly associated with the field of web design, the concept of project planning is ubiquitous across all creative mediums. Logo designers sketch prototypes, animators sketch storyboards, and UI designers sketch wireframes.

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How To Balance Composition for Website Layouts

How To Balance Composition for Website Layouts

By / Oct 23, 2014 / Tips

Balance seems like a word directed at print designers and tightrope walkers. But the world of balanced web design is influenced just as much by print and circus folk! A sense of balance is achieved through repetition much like a pendulum swing – you add a little bit then take some away. You push content…

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Why It’s Always a Good Idea to Use Social Sharing Plugins Like Monarch

Why It’s Always a Good Idea to Use Social Sharing Plugins Like Monarch

By / Oct 22, 2014 / WordPress

It’s amazing how much time people have come to spend socializing online. Nowadays, the average person in the U.S. will engage one or several social networks throughout every single day. These statistics hardly come as a surprise, if you think about the setbacks that most of us must now contend with: being far away from…