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  • The Power of Microcopy in Web Design

    The Power of Microcopy in Web Design

    Paula Borowska  •  April 17, 2014

    “Copy” has turned into a buzzword. Have you noticed it? People are putting more and more importance onto the words you use on your website. They are trying to put...

  • What Can CSS Filters Do for You?

    What Can CSS Filters Do for You?

    Paula Borowska  •  April 9, 2014

    CSS filters have been around for a while. They originated thanks to SVGs – Scalable Vector Graphics – in order to apply different image effects to vectors. Today, CSS...

  • Coming and Going Web Design Trends for 2014

    Coming and Going Web Design Trends for 2014

    Paula Borowska  •  February 17, 2014

    Over the last couple of years we saw such a change in web design that it is unbelievable to anticipate what could possibly the next hot things. However, I have a few hunches of my...

  • Interview with Designer: Justin Mezzell

    Interview with Designer: Justin Mezzell

    Paula Borowska  •  February 6, 2014

    I have taken the liberty of asking the awesome Justin Mezzell for an interview to get inside his creative head. Who is he? A designer and illustrator currently living in Orlando,...

  • Creating Home Screen Icons for iOS and Android Devices

    Creating Home Screen Icons for iOS and Android Devices

    Paula Borowska  •  February 3, 2014

    Many websites out there use favicons for bookmarkes in a browser. What about when they are bookmarked on an iPhone’s home screen? Favicons can be used to set the icons for when...

  • Interview with Designer: Sacha Greif

    Interview with Designer: Sacha Greif

    Paula Borowska  •  January 28, 2014

    A little while ago I met Sacha at a bar in San Francisco where I got to chat with him and a bunch of other awesome people about design and other things like life outside of it,...

  • A Collection of 23 Amazing and Free Fonts from Behance

    A Collection of 23 Amazing and Free Fonts from Behance

    Paula Borowska  •  January 20, 2014

    I wanted to welcome the New Year by bringing about a collection of amazing fonts from fellow designers. I personally love browsing Behance and finding freebies, so I figured I...

  • Making for a Delightful User Flow: Checkout Process

    Making for a Delightful User Flow: Checkout Process

    Paula Borowska  •  January 14, 2014

    There is a lot of talk out there on the interwebz about great user experience. But what does it all mean? What makes an experience great? In the recent, the new buzzword is...

  • Photoshop Plugins you Won’t be Able to Live Without

    Photoshop Plugins you Won’t be Able to Live Without

    Paula Borowska  •  January 9, 2014

    To help make 2014 the most awesome year for you yet, here is a collection of amazing Photoshop plugins for you. I’m not saying you should download them all as they do a variety...

  • Using Square Blocks in Web Design

    Using Square Blocks in Web Design

    Paula Borowska  •  December 12, 2013

    There are so many different things that come to mind when you take a look at the examples below in terms of how or why they use square – or rectangular – elements. To just...