Those who follow the rapidly growing(or decaying?) culture of dating in the western world should know about Tinder. It’s a “dating” app that allows you to pair up with people in your area. After entering some info Tinder will do its best to pair you up with other nearby people on Tinder. You swipe left […]
Web UI design is built upon many common repeatable patterns and best practices, but not many “carved in stone” rules. Design is an art form, and as such, “good” or “bad” design is often subjective to users. However, there are certainly guidelines derived from design fundamentals that can help designers train their eye to build […]
When you get down to brass tacks every website is really about content. And while video is a huge market, nothing can ever replace text. Books have made it this far and I don’t think books are fading out anytime soon.
When you get to the nitty-gritty, things can get chaotic, and at times unfriendly. But in an area like UI design, “going it alone” is rarely an option. No designer is an island. Like them or hate them, you’re going to need to rely on your teammates at some point in the development process. A lot […]
There are many fundamental principles of art & design which are crucial for every web designer to understand. One such principle is negative space, also known as white space. The use of white space can be difficult to explain but it’s much more obvious via example.
Our friends at the newly launched 1001FreeDownloads have tons of exclusive free vector files as well as loads of other fantastic graphics and fonts for designers. As you know vectors are great for designers as you can easily scale them and modify them without any loss of quality. You just need a program like Adobe Illustrator […]
Designing a font library for a new website is no picnic in Central Park. The process can feel like a chore when you have so much to choose from and no clear direction. But when you have the ability to test out font choices the whole process becomes much smoother and simpler. Understanding the nitty-gritty […]