How To Design Interfaces from a User Experience Perspective

How To Design Interfaces from a User Experience Perspective

Oct 3, 2014 / Trends

Both web design and mobile app design share many similar features. One of the most important features is that they’re both created for an audience, whether young kids or teens or adults or some kind of mix. The end user should be your most important priority when it comes to brainstorming new ideas.

Clean UI Trends for Large Recognizable Website Headers

Clean UI Trends for Large Recognizable Website Headers

Sep 30, 2014 / Trends

Once a visitor lands on your website the first thing they notice is your header. Whether it’s only a small navigation bar or a large fullscreen photo slideshow, the header section is an important part to any layout. Larger headers tend to be more memorable and help to promote a website’s branding. When built correctly…

Patent Diagrams Converted into Decorative Posters

Patent Diagrams Converted into Decorative Posters

Sep 29, 2014 / Resources

If you’ve never looked at some fascinating avant garde work then here’s a way to get your feet wet. Artists have been known for creating great ideas that seem to balance right on the fringe of mainstream concepts. This post is no different which introduces an obscure method of hanging conceptual patent diagrams in the…

Open Source Tools and Scripts for WordPress Developers

Apr 16, 2013 / Tools

There have been a number of cool inventions and tools released over the past few years. Frontend web developers are enjoying the control granted with open source plugins, scripts, libraries, and other similar release packs. WordPress is a great CMS because it provides a large collection of free themes and plugins to build around. And…

The Benefits of Working on Freelance Projects

Mar 20, 2013 / Tips

I often read about designers who cannot stand freelancing yet continue to use this path for solid income. I suppose there is nothing wrong with hating your job, but some designers actually enjoy freelancing. It is not a career choice that many people would keep for decades. But it does offer a unique lifestyle of…

Web Design Trends in 2013

Jan 30, 2013 / Tips

The past few years have seen a tremendous shift in the way developers are building websites. More users have switched onto mobile platforms, along with newer browsers which support HTML5/CSS3 web standards. There are so many unique ideas flowing out of the design community – it seems like new thresholds are being replaced every few…

Creative Techniques for Single-Page Websites

Jan 24, 2013 / Tips

Over the past few years there has been an emergence of new custom trends in website design. A very popular idea is placing all your major content onto a single page and using dynamic scrolling animations to locate bits of content. These single-page layouts are popular among landing pages and mobile apps which only need…

Dark Footers in Web Design

Jan 18, 2013 / Inspiration

There are loads of great footer examples in web design. These are some of the most common interface features which you will find on practically every website. Modern designers know which types of content surface well in the footer. You can now design influential areas for page links, credits, website info, and other crucial details.

40 Brilliant iPhone & iPad Application Icons

Dec 13, 2012 / Inspiration

In previous articles we have written about how to design iPhone and iPad icons. For inspiration, lets take a look at some brand new ideas for iOS app icons. I have put together this showcase of 40 stunning icons for your inspiration. Check out some of the artist profiles if you are looking for similar…

Best Free Software for Web Designers & Developers

Nov 27, 2012 / Tools

Lots of freeware is available on the Internet for download. You can find programs for both OSX and Windows for designing and coding websites. Unfortunately not everybody has the money for premium software or the time to learn the interfaces.