26 Free Animation Tutorials for Web Developers

26 Free Animation Tutorials for Web Developers

Jul 31, 2015 / Resources

The phrase “animation” extends far beyond the shenanigans of Bugs Bunny and Wile E. Coyote. Animation was originally used for cartoons and video production but over time has found its way onto the web.

30 Relevant Design Examples of Video Backgrounds

30 Relevant Design Examples of Video Backgrounds

Jul 30, 2015 / Business, Inspiration, Portfolio

It’s often the little details that really take a layout from good to amazing. Button styles and colors aren’t enough – you have to consider the value of icons, photos, and definitely videos. Background elements can add depth and layering to an otherwise simplistic design.

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Tips for Building Conference & Event Websites

Jul 29, 2015 / Business

It seems like every creative field has a slew of new conferences popping up every year. These are becoming more popular as both patrons and organizers are gaining valuable experience and meeting new people. Naturally the best way to organize a gathering is over the Internet so conference websites are rising in popularity.

Landing Page Design Trends for Apps & Desktop Programs

Landing Page Design Trends for Apps & Desktop Programs

Jul 28, 2015 / Trends

Websites for desktop programs and mobile apps serve one primary function: to increase downloads. These websites can also include information regarding program support and updates, but primarily developers want to increase retention rate among users.

The Benefits of SVG Images in Web Design

The Benefits of SVG Images in Web Design

Jul 27, 2015 / Tips

Retina screens and 1080p monitors are forcing the hand of modern web designers. Vector art has long been used for print work and logo design, but hasn’t always been accepted on the web. Now with so many tutorials and free tools like Inkscape it’s never been easier to learn vector design.

Custom Grid Design for Structured Website Mockups

Custom Grid Design for Structured Website Mockups

Jul 26, 2015 / Tips

The best print and digital designers are those who can master the use of grids. In many cases it’s possible to forego the grid, but you’ll generally create higher-quality work if you learn the rules of grid structure and composition.

Introduction to Style Tiles for Web Design

Introduction to Style Tiles for Web Design

Jul 25, 2015 / Tips

Every designer should be familiar with the inner workings of a style guide. These guides are little print booklets or digital PDFs that contain information about a company’s brand, identity, color scheme, and other similar features.

40 Free JS Libraries for Dynamic Content

40 Free JS Libraries for Dynamic Content

Jul 24, 2015 / Resources

Designers and developers can recognize the vast improvements in modern web design. From animated SVGs to customized web forms and movable typography, the list is practically endless. Dynamic content is the new norm and JavaScript libraries only make creation easier.

32 Real Estate Development Firm Websites

32 Real Estate Development Firm Websites

Jul 23, 2015 / Business

Tycoons and small-time businessmen alike can see the value of real estate development. Everyone needs a place to live and most companies need a place to work. Property is a valuable asset and it’s definitely big business.

Best Free Plugins for Adding Hints & Tooltips to Web Forms

Best Free Plugins for Adding Hints & Tooltips to Web Forms

Jul 22, 2015 / Tools

The process of gathering user input has become an expected part of web design. But trends have advanced further with the expectation of snappy interface features. Examples are the little JavaScript hints added onto forms. These are used to increase readability and create a more straightforward interaction.