Best Practices for Line Icons in Website Design

Nataly Birch  •  Icons Examples, Inspiration  •  August 28, 2015
Best Practices for Line Icons in Website Design

With highly popular flat and solid icons, line style glyphs rule the roost this year. They have found their place not only in traditional control centers, navigation bars, social media widgets or pagination but also in an inner structure such as service sections or feature lists. From tiny intuitive vigilantly crafted variants to enormous and bold responsive versions, from...

What is Invisible Design?

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  August 26, 2015
What is Invisible Design?

Design is not always an in-your-face art. It is subtle, usable and often undefinable. Quite simply, good design is often invisible. And just to be clear – invisible design is not about adding layers or transparencies or hidden meanings to projects. It is about creating great user-oriented projects that work functionally and visually. It’s something I heard over and over...

How to Create CSS3 Animated Checkboxes

Sam Norton  •  CSS3, Tutorials  •  August 24, 2015
How to Create CSS3 Animated Checkboxes

HTML forms have a lot of elements which function differently. Some of them provide options while others need input from the user. HTML checkboxes are a good example of this. Checkboxes give the user an option to select one or more items from a set of alternatives simply by ticking or marking the box with a check. Typically, an ordinary textbox has only one traditional and...

The Second and Final Sneak Peek of Slides Framework

Adrian  •  Resources  •  August 21, 2015
The Second and Final Sneak Peek of Slides Framework

It’s time for our second sneak peak of Slides and have even more details about this stunning project. Slides Framework consists of 60 beautifully designed slides in Sketch, Photoshop and HTML/CSS/JS. Yes, we know it’s a huge number of slides. Choose the slides that look good for your projects and use them in a various combinations to create a presentation. Every slide is...

5 Most Common Interaction Design Mistakes on the Web

Anna Lisnyak  •  Design, Website Design  •  August 19, 2015
5 Most Common Interaction Design Mistakes on the Web

Designing an interaction has never been easy. It involves deep analysis of user behavior and meticulous planning. With new technologies and interaction design patterns emerging, things are not getting easier. Users are harder to impress with glossy images, smooth hover effects and unexpected animations, but the dilemma remains the same — how can you create a delightful user...

How to Animate a Flat Design Bicycle in After Effects (Part 2)

Marta Berzina  •  Tutorials  •  August 17, 2015
How to Animate a Flat Design Bicycle in After Effects (Part 2)

In this tutorial we will learn how to animate the flat design bicycle from the previous tutorial. Step 1: Set Up the File 1.1 Open After Effects and click on composition – new composition. Make your composition 1920×1080 px. And choose a background color #44B5A0 and click OK. 1.2 On the left side you can see the project panel, click with the mouse two times to open...

How to Combine Traveling and Web Design Career

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design  •  August 14, 2015
How to Combine Traveling and Web Design Career

Traveling is an exciting experience, it opens your eyes, widens your mindset and certainly inspires you for more. I’ve been traveling since I left high school in 2011, I went to study Multimedia Design & Communication in Denmark, I did an internship in a design agency in London, UK and after a quick trip around the Europe, I’ve left for a journey of my life – a...

How to Create a Flat Design Bicycle (Part 1)

Marta Berzina  •  Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials  •  August 12, 2015
How to Create a Flat Design Bicycle (Part 1)

In our last tutorial, you learned how to make a GIF image; in this tutorial we will create a flat-style bicycle in Adobe Illustrator using simple shapes. In Part 2, we will animate the bicycle. Step 1: Set Up a New Document Width: 1920 px Height: 1080 px Step 2: Layer the Design When importing files in After Effects we need to make sure our design is layered, otherwise we...

First Sneak Peek of Slides Framework

Adrian  •  Resources  •  August 10, 2015
First Sneak Peek of Slides Framework

This summer we’re engaged in an interesting project and today have a sneak peek for you. It’s probably the most beautiful product we’ve ever made. We spent a lot of time finding the right balance of beautiful design, easy code and seamless animation. Here’s a sneak peek video so you can start to imagine what is possible for you to do with...

Top 10 Mistakes that Make your Website Look Unprofessional

Heidi Pungartnik  •  Design, Website Design  •  August 10, 2015
Top 10 Mistakes that Make your Website Look Unprofessional

Building your own website can seem like a good idea for money-strapped entrepreneurs. You can just get a designer on board later on, when your startup gains some ground, then you’ll worry about insignificant things like that. Right? Actually, design can prove to be much more important for your fledgling business than you may imagine. When you run an online business,...