Design

  • Make the Most of Your Design with a Hero Header

    Make the Most of Your Design with a Hero Header

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 21, 2014

    One of the biggest trends in web design right now is the use of big images. And not just large, but completely oversized images that seem to come to life on screen. When used at...

  • Lessons Learned From Analyzing Material Design Components

    Lessons Learned From Analyzing Material Design Components

    Paula Borowska  •  October 20, 2014

    If you read through Google’s material design documentation you know how detail oriented and extensive it is. When you look through the document you can learn many things....

  • Mobile Devices and Responsive Design Patterns for a Successful Experience

    Mobile Devices and Responsive Design Patterns for a Successful Experience

    Stelian Subotin  •  October 17, 2014

    Responsive web design is no longer a subject for discussion when it comes to any kind of website development because it is a crucial step. As designers and developers, we have...

  • How to Conduct a Usability Heuristic Evaluation

    How to Conduct a Usability Heuristic Evaluation

    Armen Ghazarian  •  October 16, 2014

    User experience works best when it’s incorporated into every stage of product development, starting from idea to development and testing. But usually things don’t happen that...

  • Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 2)

    Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 2)

    Chris Bank  •  October 14, 2014

    In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App details the sketches, prototypes, and design specifications you’ll create as your product starts to take form. For...

  • Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 1)

    Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 1)

    Chris Bank  •  October 10, 2014

    In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App details the sketches, prototypes, and design specifications you’ll create as your product starts to take form. For...

  • Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

    Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

    Paula Borowska  •  October 6, 2014

    Believe it or not but the checkout process starts much earlier than when someone is literally making a purchase from their online cart. In order to improve checkout conversions,...

  • How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

    How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

    Tomas Laurinavicius  •  October 2, 2014

    Creating websites is getting more and more complex and is usually not a one person job. It is important to ensure that design is consistent and optimized to meet business...

  • Primer on Web-Based Grid Systems

    Primer on Web-Based Grid Systems

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 23, 2014

    What’s in a grid? A grid-style framework is the backbone to almost any web design project, providing the structure for your site as well as a way to organize content, elements...

  • New iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Will Impact Designers

    New iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Will Impact Designers

    Paula Borowska  •  September 18, 2014

    Apple announced a few new and great products on Sept. 9. But what does it mean for designers? Whether you were impressed with the keynote or not, we can all learn some lessons...