Life in Motion Road and Travel Theme in Website Design

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  March 21, 2014
Life in Motion Road and Travel Theme in Website Design

Images of roads, videos featuring highways and a keen sense of spiritual journeys and voyages – today we are going to take a look at diverse well-crafted website designs that bear imprint of a travel theme. Though it seems that such factors are inherent only to specific websites, those that deal with expeditions, logistics or some kind of adventure, in fact all these...

Responsive CSS Keyframe Animations

Joni Trythall  •  Coding, CSS3  •  March 20, 2014
Responsive CSS Keyframe Animations

I know I am not alone in the pure love and happiness I feel towards CSS animations. I also know I am not alone in the love and happiness I feel towards my mobile phone. Yet, the joyful experience of using a site with animations is often absent on mobile. If our goal is to create the best user experience possible, and we acknowledge that animations enrich this experience, we...

CAPTCHAs’ Effect on UX and How to Fix It

Armen Ghazarian  •  Design, UX Design  •  March 19, 2014
CAPTCHAs’ Effect on UX and How to Fix It

As the role of website user experience rapidly emerges, more and more traditional web development techniques are being questioned and among those CAPTCHAs are on the first place. CAPTCHA, which stands for Completely Automated Public Turing Tests to Tell Computers and Humans Apart, is a type of computer test used to determine whether the user is a human or a robot. Initially...

How to Create an App Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Benedikte Vanderweeën  •  Tutorials  •  March 17, 2014
How to Create an App Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, I’m creating an icon for a message/chat application, I’m using a “postman” bird as starting point. This tutorial gives you a insight in the steps to take from a initial sketch to a vectorized icon that is ready to be used. Resources and articles that are useful are listed at the end in References. Start sketching While sketching an...

5 Adobe Photoshop Common Mistakes

Simone  •  Design  •  March 14, 2014
5 Adobe Photoshop Common Mistakes

Adobe Photoshop, one of the most popular computer-based software, has fans and users spread all over the world. Many of them think to be able to use the program in the best way possible but, they may be committing some common and easy-avoidable mistakes. In this article I have listed some errors that are generally made by the new designers as well as by some more skilled...

An Easy Way to Use the Powerful Startup Framework with Generator

Adrian  •  Resources  •  March 12, 2014
An Easy Way to Use the Powerful Startup Framework with Generator

Today we want to present you a cool new tool that will help you visually create a prototype of your future website using the blocks in the framework. Now, creating your site with Startup Framework will be even more fun. What is most valuable in the Generator is the ability to export the created prototype to HTML / CSS / LESS. Now all of this in more...

Sanctum Sanctorum: Website Designs Featuring Workspaces

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  March 11, 2014
Sanctum Sanctorum: Website Designs Featuring Workspaces

Showcasing a workflow in website design has begun with creative agencies that tried to make their online portfolios look ingenious and unique through supplying them with extra process sections that break the monotony of regular text-style pages with its fantastic and creative solutions. This trend has smoothly flowed into the other one – incorporating an image or video...

Free and Premium Restaurants/Cafes Website Templates

Adrian  •  Resources  •  March 11, 2014
Free and Premium Restaurants/Cafes Website Templates

Using the restaurants and cafes HTML website templates is a brilliant idea, especially for those who have limited budget in their hand. Even a novice can create a website out of these HTML templates and layouts with the basic knowledge in HTML coding. These templates can be edited with the help of webpage editing tools like Macromedia Dreamweaver and many other web page...

Post-Launch: What After Finishing that Website?

Sven Lenaerts  •  Resources  •  March 10, 2014
Post-Launch: What After Finishing that Website?

Sadly enough, as soon as you hand over a project to a client, it rarely lives up to the expectations. Bad management, not enough knowledge of the web or too much focus on immediate return on investment are examples of why it can go wrong. How much do clients really know about monitoring a website? When someone gets in touch with you to build one, they have a specific goal in...

Responsive Web Design: 50 Examples and Best Practices

Adrian  •  Inspiration  •  March 8, 2014
Responsive Web Design: 50 Examples and Best Practices

Responsive web design term is related to the concept of developing a website design in a manner that helps the lay out to get changed according to the user’s computer screen resolution. More precisely, the concept allows for an advanced 4 column layout 1292 pixels wide, on a 1025 pixel  width screen, that auto-simplifies into 2 columns. Also, it suitably fixes on the...