We often see portfolio and product shots that are boxed in to preserve a sense of uniformity and rhythm in the layout, but these days we’re also seeing objects presented as you see them in real life.
Most developers have spent a bit of time using WordPress as it is one of the more stable platforms available. Plugins and themes are the cornerstone to easy design changes. Customizing your own website can be tough, however a CMS is always a better solution to save yourself the manual labor. This current deal is [...]
This week we’re featuring designs that use buildings to represent parts of their site’s navigation. Does this interaction design technique make browsing around more effective? Let’s find out.
Web designers are not often concerned with the performance of their website. This is often left up to the developer(s) who need to cater both frontend and backend codes. Considering how popular the open source movement has become I wanted to delve a bit deeper into which solutions may provide the quickest user access. I [...]
A short list of websites where the & symbol is the star. Grab some inspiration from everyone’s favorite typographic mark.
The field of web design has been growing by leaps and bounds. Over the past 2 years we have seen tremendous strides in the realm of CSS3, jQuery, browser support, and HTML5 webpage elements. Most developers are willing to move towards these trends and build a semantic community based around similar goals and ideologies. The [...]
The ability for teams to communicate with each other has grown rapidly in the past decade. We can find examples all over the Internet which provide companies a method of teleconferencing meetings and tutorials. You can even locate fun examples online related to technology and educational speakers from around the world. I think a good [...]
There’s a bit of rivalry going on between native apps and web apps but the best ones of the former will still go out of their way to build a site to promote them. And more often than not, there’s a design pattern they usually follow: a prominently featured photo of a hand holding a phone (usually the iPhone) with the app loaded.
It is important to ensure that your data is safe. Possibly the best method is to keep local data backups on external HDDs. But not everybody has this ability, and even keeping a local copy is not always enough. Sometimes you will need access to files from the office or other computers which you use [...]
Our featured designs for the week put typography first, using very little imagery until absolutely necessary.
There is a lot of prominent advice on the Internet regarding your own privacy. Users do not always consider how easy it can be to snoop into a public wi-fi or even into a weak(but protected) network. Your Internet history is something you may wish to keep to yourself, and it can be annoying if [...]
We’re still looking at color schemes this week, but instead of a single hue it’s several, and actually the foundations at that.
Developers know better than anybody about the struggles of creating a usable interface. This can pertain towards desktop software, mobile apps, or website layouts. There are so many areas of development that you have to consider what interfaces are most commonly accepted by users. This is not an easy task and it does take a [...]