Composition and balance are two major properties of great design work. Contrast often accompanies these two visual properties where the designer creates certain areas that draw more attention than others.
Everyone wants a site that will make visitors stick around and maybe come back for more. You actually want them to come even when they are not ready to purchase anything, because if they have fun, learn something new, or if they get to participate in something, they’ll come to know you.
When designers first start wireframing and prototyping it often feels weird and out-of-place. I remember my first wireframing session felt like I was faking the whole thing – because in many ways I was. Yet rapidly going through ideas is the best way to achieve success in any creative field. It’s for this reason that […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. […]
There are many fundamental principles of art & design which are crucial for every web designer to understand. One such principle is negative space, also known as white space. The use of white space can be difficult to explain but it’s much more obvious via example.
Web development is certainly a growing field with more and more people getting interested in the topic every year. Frontend development is specifically an excellent place to start, especially for designers who only have knowledge of programs like Illustrator or Photoshop. Improving your skillset beyond just design into HTML/CSS is one of the best decisions […]