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.

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.

Why Mood Boards Matter in the Board Room

Why Mood Boards Matter in the Board Room

Jul 17, 2015 / Tips

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…

5 Ways to Cut Website Costs Without Sacrificing Quality

5 Ways to Cut Website Costs Without Sacrificing Quality

May 27, 2015 / Tips

By: Webydo If you are a new company that is just getting started, once of the investments you will need to make early on is a website. How much you should budget for that website is a tricky thing, however. Depending on your needs, a website can cost anywhere from free to millions of dollars….

The Importance of Case Studies in a Design Portfolio

The Importance of Case Studies in a Design Portfolio

May 11, 2015 / Tips

Modern case studies are built for design projects of all types. Studios and freelancers alike can put together case studies ranging from branding, web design, mobile UI design, or even After Effects compositing.