Design

  • Using Space to Create a Simple and Effective Design

    Using Space to Create a Simple and Effective Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  December 23, 2013

    Sometimes the most effective design technique involves nothing at all. And it is quite intentional. Space can be one of the greatest tools in your design kit. It can make text...

  • Flat UI Pro 1.2.3 Released

    Flat UI Pro 1.2.3 Released

    Adrian  •  December 20, 2013

    Today, we have updated Flat UI Pro to version 1.2.3. We have fixed a few bugs, and we’ve taken into account your suggestions on how to improve the framework. All those who have...

  • 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...

  • Pantone Color of the Year 2014 – Radiant Orchid: Perfect Accent Color

    Pantone Color of the Year 2014 – Radiant Orchid: Perfect Accent Color

    Paula Borowska  •  December 10, 2013

    In the daily world we live in, and especially so in design, color influences us greatly. When it comes to design, color is a very meticulous thing that can make or break your...

  • Holiday Themed Websites: How to Avoid Cliche Design

    Holiday Themed Websites: How to Avoid Cliche Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  December 9, 2013

    You may be feeling the pressure to turn you website into a sea of Santas and red and green. But don’t do it. There are plenty of ways to create subtle changes on your site...

  • Misalignment and Asymmetry in Web Design

    Misalignment and Asymmetry in Web Design

    Paula Borowska  •  December 2, 2013

    I have here a collection of interesting looking websites. The various elements, whether it is text, links, images or dictation they are misaligned, one on top of the other with...

  • A Simple Guide to Creating iOS7 Style Icons

    A Simple Guide to Creating iOS7 Style Icons

    Paula Borowska  •  November 18, 2013

    With the recently launched iOS7 many websites and apps have been busy redesigning to match the newly set flat and thin iOS7 design style. Icons can be a tricky thing to get done...

  • The Next Big Thing: Responsive Icons

    The Next Big Thing: Responsive Icons

    Paula Borowska  •  November 8, 2013

    Honestly, this topic sounded a little bit strange to me when I first learned about responsive iconography, as we have recently adapted icon fonts in order to make sure they scale...

  • Everyday Design: 10 Sources of Web Design Inspiration

    Everyday Design: 10 Sources of Web Design Inspiration

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 28, 2013

    It’s not just web design that should inspire us to create great websites. You can also be inspired by almost anything in the world around you. You never know when something...

  • Interview with Designer: Marc O’Brien

    Interview with Designer: Marc O’Brien

    Paula Borowska  •  October 24, 2013

    I took the liberty of interviewing an amazing designer, Marc O’Brien who calls himself a social designer and creative facilitator. He prides himself on leading workshops which...