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8 Analog Tools to Help You Design

Design doesn’t just happen in software, editors, or the browser—it often starts offline with the simplest of tools: pen and paper. With that in mind, let’s do a round up of helpful analog tools that can aid you in the process of brainstorming, doodling, sketching, wireframing, or prototyping by hand.

4 Web Design Principles That Will Make or Break Your Design Today

Web design, like everything else, doesn’t stay the same for centuries. It is constantly evolving to match the needs of today’s online browsers. As more technology emerges, we learn new things about web design and how to keep it functioning smoothly. Today, the fundamentals of web design are largely about understanding your user and catering […]

Having WordPress Sickness? is the Cure

WordPress is such a great CMS platform by allowing people to build fully functional websites right off the bat. By choosing the right theme and plugins, they can create a blog, an ecommerce site, or business site. It doesn’t hurt that WordPress is easy to use and manage compared to other platforms. As of February of 2014, over […]

Top 6 Online Resources for Designers and Creative Freelancers

Becoming a creative freelancer is an exciting, yet challenging career decision. It allows you to do the work you want for who you want, but also comes with the risk of not knowing who your next client is and when you’ll find new work. Once you have a list of clients and money is pouring […]

Do Web Designers Still Matter in Today’s Online World?

Web designers arguably bear the sole responsibility of connecting small businesses and start-ups to the online world. It doesn’t matter if the owner has a sound online plan in place for his business if their site design is unappealing and takes time to load. In order to ensure that their plans will come into fruition, therefore, business […]

12+ Tips for Beginner Web Designers

The world of web designing is a complicated one and you can never know too much about its secrets and tricks. If you are curious to learn more about web design, then this post is for you! We’ve gathered a neat collection of tips for beginner web designers which should help every novice understand what […]

Cool Tools for Creative Blog Content

Creating a blog is fast and easy today. Even with little or no background graphic designing or web developing, one can still be able to make an attractive blog with a great potential to drive traffic moving forward. With the numerous free design tools available online these days, there’s every opportunity to build a blog […]

30 Outstanding Progress Illustrations for Icon & Logo Designs

In the past I’ve seen hundreds of progress illustrations related to logos and icons posted onto Dribbble. These are often shared by designers who wish to give some insight towards their creative process. These shots allow us to peek behind the curtain and see how a typical icon is designed from pencil and paper into […]

33 Spectacular Package Designs for Product Branding

We don’t often consider package design as a difficult creative job. I mean, how difficult would it be to design a bag of chips? Well you might be surprised to learn that it does take quite a bit of effort! Blending colors, icons, illustrations, and text on the bag to draw people’s attention is the […]

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Being a designer and/or developer entails using a lot of tools to help you create the best results for your projects. Whether your projects are for paid clients or for personal pleasure, the goal is the same: to make something you’re proud of. With some sweat (and sometimes, blood) plus the right resources, you can […]

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Web Development Goes Smoothly

Web development can be one of the most stressful types of projects to manage, and if you’re not careful, such projects can lead to some of the costliest mistakes of your career. Recently, a massive failure to launch a government-sponsored healthcare site in America demonstrated the folly that can follow when you spend hundreds of […]

Content Management Systems for a Fast Backend

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 […]