Collection of Modern eCommerce Websites

Paula Borowska  •  Inspiration  •  October 1, 2013
Collection of Modern eCommerce Websites

Today it is tougher and tougher for eCommerce website to stand out from one another as there are simply so many of them. However, some find a way to do any anyhow by implementing modern and cutting edge designs that fit their brand and their target audience. Below I have gathered a short list of amazing eCommerce websites out there today which demonstrate superb high end...

Touch of Perfect Shape Website Designs Featuring Circular Navigation

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  September 30, 2013
Touch of Perfect Shape Website Designs Featuring Circular Navigation

A perfect, some say ‘divine’, shape of a circle always captured the attention of designers that got used to sharp, hard-edged rectangular forms of buttons, frames of images, and columns that are quite often can be found in website layouts. Generally, the round shape is used as an ornament that assists to provide a contrast or vice versa merges elements with the whole...

The Battle of the Product: Communication in the Design Process

Marcin Treder  •  Design  •  September 29, 2013
The Battle of the Product: Communication in the Design Process

In this article Marcin Treder of UXPin – The UX Design App explains the principles of optimizing design process and spreading a design-centered culture across the organization. If you want to learn more on theory and practice of delivering remarkable experience with any product, download free UXPin’s ebook “The User Experience Guide Book for Product...

Interview with Jeffrey Zeldman of Happy Cog (Podcast)

Adrian  •  Design  •  September 27, 2013
Interview with Jeffrey Zeldman of Happy Cog (Podcast)

Words are an integral part of the design experience. In this podcast interview, Jeffrey Zeldman of Happy Cog and publisher of A List Apart explains his writing process and why it is important. Zeldman is an authority in the design community, known for his work with websites and branding and as a designer and writer. According to Zeldman, good writing creates interest,...

Design Inspiration: 25 Designers to Follow on Twitter

Carrie Cousins  •  Inspiration  •  September 26, 2013
Design Inspiration: 25 Designers to Follow on Twitter

The inspiration for your next design project can be anywhere around you – in nature, conversations with friends, as the label of a new product or online. Twitter is a great resource for designers when it comes to sharing information and connecting with other great design professionals from all over the globe. Today, we round up a list of 25 great designers to follow and...

Modern Lock, Home, Start and Login Screens used in Mobile Apps

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  September 25, 2013
Modern Lock, Home, Start and Login Screens used in Mobile Apps

Today we are going to take a gander at various basic and fundamental functional screens that are intrinsic to majority of mobile applications as well as mobile operating system. Our discussion is particularly centered on the home screen, login screen and lock screen. Let’s briefly get to know them. Home screen is like a front page of a website; it briefly familiarizes users...

How to Make a Single Page Responsive Website with Flat UI Pro

David East  •  Tutorials  •  September 23, 2013
How to Make a Single Page Responsive Website with Flat UI Pro

David East takes you step-by-step through the process of creating a simple website using Designmodo’s Flat UI Pro framework. In this video tutorial, you will learn to create a simple, single-page responsive website using components from Flat UI Pro. East takes you through the process of using the kit and customization to create a website from start to finish, from...

Glossy and Transparent Elements in Mobile App Interfaces

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  September 22, 2013
Glossy and Transparent Elements in Mobile App Interfaces

Transparency – is an effect that works well both on a large and small screens. It is skilled in creating contrast and firm foundation for navigations, control centers and content, providing them with solid layouts. It is also able to preserve all the beauty of background embellishments and spectacular images that generally has a slight blurred touch. In addition, you can...

How to Control Gradient Mesh in Illustrator

Iaroslav Lazunov  •  Tutorials  •  September 21, 2013
How to Control Gradient Mesh in Illustrator

I met a lot of graphic designers who avoid working with a gradient mesh by a reason of the complexity of controlling the object. I also met real fans of gradient meshes that create real photorealistic artworks with their help. Even though they accept that this process is very time consuming, which is unsuitable for commercial projects. Despite this, gradient mesh can become an...

Tricky Balance: Great Examples of Content Heavy Website Designs

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  September 20, 2013
Tricky Balance: Great Examples of Content Heavy Website Designs

In the world of information overload content heavy website designs are slowly but surely becoming the usual thing. And this feature is not only typical for eCommerce and news-related websites, but also for a great deal of other regular websites such as online portfolios of creative agencies that frankly abuse the use of extensive data. Even despite the fact that content...