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.

Design Patterns for Mega-Navigation Dropdown Menus

Design Patterns for Mega-Navigation Dropdown Menus

Jul 16, 2015 / Trends

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?

Tips for Captivating Photography in Web Design

Tips for Captivating Photography in Web Design

Jun 1, 2015 / Uncategorized

Web designers are considered artists just as much as photographers and painters. It takes a lot of hard work and creative ingenuity to organize websites that pop and function properly. When I approbate a certain website layouts it’s often for the little details. Although I am a big proponent of simple user experience, the little…

Top Web Design Trends for 2015

Top Web Design Trends for 2015

Mar 19, 2015 / Trends

There’s no clear-cut scientific formula to great design because it’s undoubtedly considered more of an art than a science. Strangely there are many recognizable patterns which seem to reappear time and again. These might be called popular design techniques but from an industry perspective many people refer to them as design trends.

How To Design a Mesmerizing Studio or Agency Website

How To Design a Mesmerizing Studio or Agency Website

Mar 3, 2015 / Uncategorized

Creative studios are becoming much more popular with such an interconnected world of digital design. Large-to-medium sized companies are found all over the world, coupled with freelancers and small teams who launch their own personal studio. Thus competition is fierce and understanding how to design a captivating website is pivotal to success.

Icons in Web Design: Tips, Resources, and Examples

Icons in Web Design: Tips, Resources, and Examples

Dec 30, 2014 / Trends

Modern icons have become a staple for every digital interface. They can help organize content, they’re generally lightweight and even play mp3’s. No wait that’s iPods… well even iPods have a use for icons because they’re a quick visual method to convey information.

Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

Dec 8, 2014 / Tips

We all know about the importance of great copy on the web. It’s often easy to capture attention with visuals but strenuous to capture attention with verbiage. So if the word “copy” refers to the overall page text, then what’s microcopy? Well much like finding a great parking spot in a crowded plaza, microcopy refers…

Drafting Tips for Creative Wireframe Sketches

Drafting Tips for Creative Wireframe Sketches

Oct 28, 2014 / Tips

Much like other professional designers I’m a big fan of the wireframing process. Although it’s mostly associated with the field of web design, the concept of project planning is ubiquitous across all creative mediums. Logo designers sketch prototypes, animators sketch storyboards, and UI designers sketch wireframes.

5 Tips to Make Your Website Convert More Visitors

5 Tips to Make Your Website Convert More Visitors

Apr 11, 2014 / Tips

A site that simply looks good and draws an audience isn’t enough. If you’re missing even one vital element for an effective website, you’re missing out on conversions. The good news is that even small changes to your site can pay off in big numbers—and quickly. Here are 5 tips to make your website convert…

How to Make Your Website Stand Out Amongst all the Latest Trends

How to Make Your Website Stand Out Amongst all the Latest Trends

Apr 8, 2014 / Tips

You’ve worked hard to create a topnotch website that reflects the latest and greatest in technology, engaging content and design. You might be happy with it, but does it look any better than your competition? More importantly, does it hit all the right marks with your audience? You need to make your website stand out,…