Design

  • 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...

  • The Future of User Experience Design

    The Future of User Experience Design

    Marcin Treder  •  September 12, 2012

    Welcome to the last part of our course on wireframing and documenting design. Hope you’ve enjoyed the course – I’m looking forward to hearing your feedback. Today, to sum up...

  • Aspects of SVG Image Format for Web Designing

    Aspects of SVG Image Format for Web Designing

    Jay Yadav  •  September 9, 2012

    Colors are important and play a vital role; everyone wants to have colors in one’s life. If you agree, please proceed to read further as I am going to discuss aspects of images...

  • Purple Haze: Regal, Sophisticated and Contradictory

    Purple Haze: Regal, Sophisticated and Contradictory

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 6, 2012

    We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that...

  • How to Wireframe a Well-Converting Landing Page

    How to Wireframe a Well-Converting Landing Page

    Marcin Treder  •  September 5, 2012

    We’re getting near to the end of our course (the last part will be published next week). Thanks a lot for supporting us with tweets, likes, +1 and comments. All of us here hope...

  • Pros and Cons of Website Redesign

    Pros and Cons of Website Redesign

    Ahla Mahmood  •  September 5, 2012

    Redesigning a website is as valuable as designing a new website. The world of this design field is ever growing and consequently with the legislation of time, the bold approach...

  • Features of the Perfect Responsive Web Design

    Features of the Perfect Responsive Web Design

    Ahla Mahmood  •  September 3, 2012

    The world has become so much advanced and at the same time things have become very easy and convenient. New technologies have been invented to provide people every type of comfort...