Design

  • What your Web Design says about You

    What your Web Design says about You

    Ella-Raye Dickens  •  November 4, 2012

    When people ask me to describe the importance of web design – I often compare it to the front cover of a book. As with a book – you often judge the content inside on the front...

  • Using the Rule of Thirds as a Grid Outline

    Using the Rule of Thirds as a Grid Outline

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 31, 2012

    Designers talk about grid structures all the time. It’s not surprising. Grids are the backbone of just about any design project. But what about the rule of thirds – a...

  • Metro User Interface: Description and Web Design Examples

    Metro User Interface: Description and Web Design Examples

    Adrian  •  October 29, 2012

    The new Metro style interface is a key feature of Windows Phone 7 mobile OS. But no the only one: it is already clear that this user interface arrangement will be used by...

  • Feeling Comfortable with Wireframing

    Feeling Comfortable with Wireframing

    Chaz  •  October 25, 2012

    Wireframes can be shaped in different types of fidelity and there are not always specific guidelines on what to do and follow in order to achieve the purpose of your wireframe. In...

  • Interview with Designmodo Designers and First Milestone

    Interview with Designmodo Designers and First Milestone

    Adrian  •  October 22, 2012

    This week DesignModo passed the milestone of 1 000 000 Downloads and 10 000 Sales! We were able to reach these numbers in just six months (our first collective release was made in...

  • Create Interest with a Novelty Typeface

    Create Interest with a Novelty Typeface

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 19, 2012

    Novelty typefaces are everywhere. They are some of the most commonly found free font available for download and can be fun and interesting. But will a novelty font work for your...

  • A (Background) Picture is Worth 1,000 Words: Using Photo Backgrounds in Web Design

    A (Background) Picture is Worth 1,000 Words: Using Photo Backgrounds in Web Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 11, 2012

    Using a photo as the background image for a website is becoming more and more popular. Great images are hard to beat. They sell your site, draw in visitors and can be a great way...

  • Typographic Style: Identifying Type Categories

    Typographic Style: Identifying Type Categories

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 9, 2012

    Typography is about so much more than just picking a couple of fonts and working them into a design. A designer must understand some of the basic characteristics of type in order...

  • Contrast and Meaning in Design

    Contrast and Meaning in Design

    John Lewis  •  September 27, 2012

    If you are a designer, your work should convey a meaning. Therefore it is important that you have familiar with the mechanisms by which points in addition to concepts attain this...

  • Typography Basics: Understand the Language of Letters

    Typography Basics: Understand the Language of Letters

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 25, 2012

    Sometimes the toughest part of getting started with a first design project can be understanding the language of design. Typographers, for example, have a whole language of their...