A few old men working for Walt Disney back in the early 20th century came up with a dozen working properties for lifelike animation. These “12 principles of animation” have lasted for decades and continue to hold a major influence over the animation industry. It’s only in recent years that we’ve seen animation play a […]
As Windows 10 is being refined and scrubbed down in an effort to clean out the usual post-release flaws that often plague new operating systems, the same is being done to Windows 10’s Mail application.
As a social networking website, photos form the heart and soul of Facebook. As such, no matter what page you load while browsing Facebook, pictures cannot be ignored. In fact display pictures and cover photos are some of the very basic building blocks of Facebook’s layout model. And as the world’s largest social network Facebook […]
The seemingly endless amount of navigation styles can be overwhelming. Some websites only require 3-6 links and have much more flexibility than sites with 30+ links. How do you plan large detailed navigation menus without losing your hair? Mega navigation menus are the typical solution to high-capacity link websites. These come in all shapes & […]
Designers have long suffered from a perception problem. Far too often, people assume that a designer’s job is simply to “make things pretty”, whereas the true role of any designer is to find creative solutions to people’s problems. Yes, those solutions may indeed include attractive visuals, but a designer is much more than a decorator […]
The older methods of web design have fallen by the wayside to make room for HTML5/CSS3 design. Unfortunately when you’ve become ingrained with older design techniques it can be difficult to extricate yourself from the outdated workflow. But modern usability centers around responsive design and requires more attention to detail.
Hamburger icons are those little three-bar icons you see in the corner of many websites and mobile apps. These primarily trigger a sliding drawer navigation which contains links to pages all around the website. Sliding drawer nav menus are great for responsive design but they can also be tricky to implement. These tips will help […]