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Top 5 Design Tools for Wireframing

Top 5 Design Tools for Wireframing

By / Mar 27, 2014 / Tools

There are hundreds of wire-framing tools in the market, some online, some desktop-based, some free, and some paid. How do you sort the best from the rest? Below are my top picks:

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Webydo: A Sophisticated Online Software to Create and Manage Websites

Webydo: A Sophisticated Online Software to Create and Manage Websites

By / Feb 27, 2014 / Tools

Back in January we showcased Webydo‘s website in a list of inspiring examples of whitespace in web design.  Their idea – and beautiful design – really got our attention. Since we also had a  good response from our readers regarding Webydo, we decided to dig deeper and show you what the service is all about.

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Not Using CSS Preprocessors? You Should Be.

By / Jan 22, 2014 / Tips

CSS was both a wonderful innovation and a missed opportunity. Being able to separate the form and the content of a webpage massively improves the process of web design. But, CSS has a number of limitations. As anyone who has ever written CSS knows, for all but the most simple of sites, the CSS can…

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Best jQuery Plugins of 2013

By / Dec 26, 2013 / Tools

So far in our “Best of 2013″ series, we’ve looked at free fonts and free PSDs. And now it’s time to highlight what we feel like are the best jQuery plugins of this year. There are always lots of jQuery plugins being released, but we think that these standout from the rest in what they…

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10 Super Useful Tools for Better Web Typography

By / Oct 17, 2013 / Tools

It’s been said that web design is 95% typography. So as a web designer, getting the typography right is a must. Today with the growing popularity of web fonts and modern CSS techniques, this task has become easier, but it never hurts to have all the help you can get with something so critical. That’s…

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8 jQuery Plugins Worth Checking Out

By / Sep 12, 2013 / Tools

jQuery plugins certainly exist to make our life easier, and it’s always great to discover new ones that make it easy to add cool functionality to our projects. So for today, we have some fresh jQuery plugins to share with you. From progress bar animations to flat shadows, and HTML restructure in a responsive way,…

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9 jQuery Plugins for Improving Website Navigation

By / Aug 15, 2013 / Tools

Navigation is arguably the most important part of website. Without it, visitors would not be able to move from page to page and view the content. Thinking about the best approach to your website navigation is a very important part of the creative process. So, as designers and developers, it’s good to know that we…

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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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10 Free UI Wireframe Kits

By / Jun 25, 2013 / Tools

When starting a new web design project, it’s always a good idea to begin with a wireframe. The purpose of a wireframe is to communicate the layout of a page without getting caught up in color and design elements. Wireframes can be a big time saver as they help all parties involved come to an…

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6 jQuery Plugins for Scrolling Effects

By / May 29, 2013 / Tools

Last week we showcased a collection of websites that take scrolling to the next level. The designers of these sites used the need to scroll as an opportunity to engage the user with various effects based on the pages scroll position. So for this post, we’ve gathered some jQuery plugins that will help you incorporate…