Free Shopping Cart, Payment and Other E-commerce Icons

Adrian  •  Icons  •  May 10, 2016
Free Shopping Cart, Payment and Other E-commerce Icons

The friendlier the interface to targeted audiences, the better chance you will have to increase conversion rates and generate greater profit. Icons play a vital role in creating a comfortable environment for potential customers. They indicate function and unambiguously communicate meaning. Not only do they look coherent across various devices providing consistency in style,...

How do you Create a Cool Portfolio?

Adrian  •  Templates  •  May 9, 2016
How do you Create a Cool Portfolio?

As a web or UX designer, you should definitely have a strong portfolio to showcase your work. You not only need to show prospective clients what you can do, but how good you are at doing it as well. While there are various ways you can advertise your services, an online portfolio is almost always the most effective. It may seem simple, but it’s not. There are a number of...

Force Tap Power: Excellent Examples of 3D Touch

Nataly Birch  •  Apps Examples  •  April 29, 2016
Force Tap Power: Excellent Examples of 3D Touch

The pressure-sensitive screen of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus comes with plenty of potential; and brand-new cutting-edge feature, 3D Touch, is here to unlock it and turn to your advantage. The gadgets are able to measure the degree of pressure that brings about two different types of taps. The first is quick, gentle and light, that is a standard habitual tap; and the second one is...

Move to HTTP/2: On the Wire for High Speed Connection Performance

Sam Norton  •  Resources  •  April 27, 2016
Move to HTTP/2: On the Wire for High Speed Connection Performance

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is the systematic rules for managing the transfer of different kinds of files such as text, images, music, videos and other multimedia files used by the world wide web. It explains how files are formatted and transmitted between the server and the browser. Internet protocols like HTTP are a collection of protocols which serves as an...

How to Create Perfect Color Combinations

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  April 20, 2016
How to Create Perfect Color Combinations

One of the most challenging and tricky parts of the design process can be choosing a color palette that represents your brand or message, while creating an amazing base for the design. Creating perfect color combinations is more than just picking two colors and running with it. There’s actually quite a bit of science and design color theory behind it. Today, we’ll look at...

Save the Date: NYC Awwwards Conference 2016

Carrie Cousins  •  Resources  •  April 19, 2016
Save the Date: NYC Awwwards Conference 2016

You probably browse through their great collections of website design. Now you can go to the Awwwards NYC conference and immerse yourself in web design and rub elbows with some pretty awesome designers for two days. But you need to mark your calendars now. Tickets for the event – June 16 and 17 in New York City – are likely to sell out. Why Awwwards NYC? This is the top...

20 Small, Yet Viable Solutions Based on Flexbox

Nataly Birch  •  Scripts  •  April 13, 2016
20 Small, Yet Viable Solutions Based on Flexbox

Flexbox layout is perhaps one of the most long-awaited features in CSS. It is the “talk of the town.” It is suitable for tablet and mobile applications and small-scale layouts, however, its enormous potential allows it to deal with all sorts of projects, including large-scale ones. Its primary task is to efficiently use all the available space by manipulating...

Duotone – Fresh Trend in Website Design

Nataly Birch  •  Website Design  •  April 11, 2016
Duotone – Fresh Trend in Website Design

As Wiki states, a Duotone is a halftone reproduction of an image that brings out its middle tones and highlights. Blue, brown, red and yellow are considered to be the everyday choices. However when it comes to enthusiastic web designers, there is no such thing as common or dominant. As the past several months show, numerous vibrant shades from purple to green are implemented...

20 Amazing ‘Year in Review’ Projects

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  April 4, 2016
20 Amazing ‘Year in Review’ Projects

Digital review is a place where infographic style meets the current trends. While traditionally formal assessments are considered to be boring and insipid; however, when it comes to website design sphere, everything takes a whole new look. With different dynamic effects and a bunch of instruments for prettifying interfaces, the statistics-related projects are just destined to...

10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

Carrie Cousins  •  UX Design  •  March 31, 2016
10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

When it comes to websites and apps, good typography is more than just a pretty typeface. Letting has to be highly readable – and scannable – while providing a solid visual connection to the content. It’s a pretty tall order, but something most designers can do with a little practice. Today, we’re going to look at 10 “rules” you can follow to help create an awesome...