7 Best Practices of Responsive Web Design

Nov 19, 2013 / Tips

Considering the rate at which the mobile web is growing, it’s becoming crucial that your website be ready to accept visitors who are coming in from a widely assorted array of different devices and screen sizes.

Designing Mobile Forms and Inputs

Nov 12, 2013 / Tips

As the number of smartphones continues to skyrocket, the importance of mobile web design grows alongside it. Web designers are now forced to take into account mobile users and mobile devices when designing websites. The smaller screen size of smartphones forces designers to take a new approach to user interface elements. Elements and styles that…

How to Build a Website that Adds Value to Your Brand

Nov 5, 2013 / Tips

Brands are powerful. When a business is successful in creating a brand, it almost works as if the power of inbound marketing is at play (even without the actual digital equivalent of the entire inbound marketing process). Customers trust the brand enough to spend their hard-earned money on your products and services. They’d go out…

The Smartphone Face Lift: Is Apple’s Design Too Trendy?

Oct 16, 2013 / Trends

A quick glance between the iPhone’s new iOS 7 and its predecessor will show you two troubling trends in graphic design:

Embracing Technology for Better Experiences

Oct 8, 2013 / Tips

In the beginning there was an idea. And the idea was formless and void, and it needed so much to be forged into a real project. And all the strategists, creatives, designers, project managers and techies were moving over the surface of it and spoke already different languages.

20 Resources for Beginner Designers & Developers

Sep 25, 2013 / Resources

Getting started in the world of design can be both thrilling and intimidating. Sometimes, you feel like you just don’t have the tools or skills you need to complete even the most basic projects. At other times, your mind is just buzzing with a multitude of ideas, but you may not have the best way…

6 Not-So-Obvious Mistakes Freelance Web Designers Make

Aug 27, 2013 / Tips

Okay, I’m all coffee-d up so I’m ready to talk about my most favorite thing in the whole wide world – mistakes. Actually, favorite is not the right word…despised sounds more like it.

Color: Links, Books & Tools to Make your Life Easier

Jul 23, 2013 / Tips

Color is certainly a very important element of a design, and deciding on the best color palette for a project is something you really need to dedicate time to. From understanding color theory to having a glimpse of color psychology, you need to make sure your choice will not only look good but also have…

Interactivity Is King

Jul 18, 2013 / Tips

There is no way to deny that fact static pages just don’t cut it anymore. With every company combining social media profiles with their standard websites, designers are discovering more and more that creating a successful site means embracing interactivity.

The Web Designer’s Cheat Sheet

Jul 16, 2013 / Tips

When working on a new site, most web designers are no stranger to all-nighters, copious amounts of coffee and even repetitive strain injury (ouch!). No surprise then that the best coders are lazy coders that are always looking for anything that makes coding quicker, less tedious and more fun.