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.

How Font Choices can Make or Break your Design

How Font Choices can Make or Break your Design

Jul 21, 2015 / Tips

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.

Frontend to Backend: Tips & Tools for Learning Web Development

Frontend to Backend: Tips & Tools for Learning Web Development

Jul 20, 2015 / Tips

UI design is a relatively straightforward skillset compared to development. If you know how to make textures and style typography then you can do it for websites, mobile apps, even software. But development is a different subject broken down into many unique areas of study. Web development in particular is quite large but also rewarding…

How To Locate & Fix Usability Problems

How To Locate & Fix Usability Problems

Jul 19, 2015 / Tips

Website performance is measured via user-related metrics. Load times, access to information, page behavior, all these things affect the user experience. When it comes time to improve these features you’ll get the most benefit from drafting a strategic plan.

11 JavaScript Code Snippets for Dynamic Web Projects

Jul 18, 2015 / Tips

The practice of frontend web development has grown into an enormous topic of discussion. User interface designers have been working up to this point for years, and our modern era of web design has finally adopted a set of tools which are accepted universally. You can build very impressive websites using just plain HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript.