Design

  • Common Dilemmas Designers and Start-ups Face

    Common Dilemmas Designers and Start-ups Face

    Stelian Subotin  •  January 6, 2013

    Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a designer with a little bit of experience, it is very likely that you have run into troubles with the designer/start-up you decided to work...

  • Six Great Alternatives to Helvetica

    Six Great Alternatives to Helvetica

    Zolani Stewart  •  January 4, 2013

    You’re probably aware that Helvetica is one of the most popular typefaces being used today. We live in an era of sans-serif in flat design and grotesque revivals, and the font...

  • Working with Color: Create a Monotone Design Scheme

    Working with Color: Create a Monotone Design Scheme

    Carrie Cousins  •  December 18, 2012

    Creating a dark color scheme can result in a beautiful, elegant design. There are a variety of ways to do it, from creating pop with sharp contrast or working with a more monotone...

  • Get in on Gamification: Tips for Building Easy Site Badges

    Get in on Gamification: Tips for Building Easy Site Badges

    Carrie Cousins  •  December 4, 2012

    It seems like almost every website is adding a game to its interface these days. Are these play-along gimmicks just a fad? Or is the game add-on something that your site needs?...

  • Responsive Typography in Web Design: Understanding and Using

    Responsive Typography in Web Design: Understanding and Using

    Christian Vasile  •  November 30, 2012

    Responsive web design, also abbreviated as RWD, is a well-known concept on the internet nowadays. It is very popular and was introduced about 4-5 years ago to the masses. Since...

  • The Elegance & Authority of Black in Web Design

    The Elegance & Authority of Black in Web Design

    Alex Bulat  •  November 26, 2012

    “It is difficult to look for a black cat in a dark room, especially when it’s not there” Confucius. Actually, perfect black – it’s not even the...

  • Tools for Identifying Fonts and Creating a Palette

    Tools for Identifying Fonts and Creating a Palette

    Carrie Cousins  •  November 22, 2012

    Typography is a big part of web (or any) design project. It can be a fun, but also challenging process for those who are uncomfortable with the basics of typography. But it is...

  • Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

    Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

    Carrie Cousins  •  November 9, 2012

    A user’s first impression of your site can be a lasting one. In the first few seconds, a person decides to stick with your content or move on. They will also make decisions...

  • Modern UI Style Design by Microsoft

    Modern UI Style Design by Microsoft

    Christian Vasile  •  November 8, 2012

    What’s Modern UI? Modern UI is a new design language created and made popular by Microsoft with the introduction of Windows 8, however the interface was used for the first time...

  • 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...