User Stories and Scenarios in UX Design

Armen Ghazarian  •  UX Design  •  October 5, 2015
User Stories and Scenarios in UX Design

There was a time when the best website design was the one packed up with some cool new features, a weird navigation and anything else that the designer thought looked good. We trusted the designer’s taste and opinion often even more than our logic. Sometimes it worked out amazing, but sometimes usability suffered. Thankfully things have significantly changed in favor of the...

Bootstrap 4 Tutorial: Create a One-Page Template

Sam Norton  •  Bootstrap, Coding  •  October 1, 2015
Bootstrap 4 Tutorial: Create a One-Page Template

Bootstrap 4 is here and there are plenty of changes and new features. Today you will learn how easy it is to create a one-page HTML responsive template using Bootstrap 4 Alpha. At the end of this Bootstrap 4 tutorial, you will understand how to set it up as well as how to use some of the new features in Bootstrap 4 Alpha. Also, you can watch the video version of this tutorial...

Coming Soon Page Design Examples and Templates

Adrian  •  Resources, Templates  •  September 29, 2015
Coming Soon Page Design Examples and Templates

As you know, a coming soon page is created for informing the target audience or visitors about a new service or application that is going to be online soon and if they want to obtain all the latest updates on the same, they can sign up here. This way you actually create a buzz and keep them hooked onto the new application. Therefore, it’s important to be very careful while...

Ripped in Half: Websites with 2-Column Layouts

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  September 28, 2015
Ripped in Half: Websites with 2-Column Layouts

It is quite difficult to break away from a standard grid structure, with a system of well-organized columns and rows placed at regular intervals to provide a stable and responsive framework for multimedia and content. Sometimes the foundation is entirely invisible; sometimes it is shown in all its glory, without cuts. However, some situations can benefit from a grid’s...

10 Pro Tips to a Smarter Design Process

Jerry Cao  •  UX Design  •  September 24, 2015
10 Pro Tips to a Smarter Design Process

Being a UX designer myself, it’s important that we fall back in love with the art of design. Especially when you hit a creative wall. The reasons vary. Maybe you’ve been working too fast and too hard and burnt out. Maybe you work in a non-creative environment and contend with a lot of resistance each day. Maybe you’ve unknowingly become a repeat performer, putting out...

25+ Free and Sought-After jQuery Plugins

Nataly Birch  •  Scripts  •  September 22, 2015
25+ Free and Sought-After jQuery Plugins

With a quite promising slogan “Write Less, Do More,” jQuery has become the first choice among web developers, and is probably one of the most popular JavaScript libraries. It is not surprising since it fully justifies the motto and has an enormous potential that can be easily unlocked by any tech-savvy person. Here are a few free jQuery plugins that are considered to be...

Create an Apple TV Poster Parallax Effect in CSS3 & jQuery

Marius Balaj  •  CSS3, jQuery  •  September 17, 2015
Create an Apple TV Poster Parallax Effect in CSS3 & jQuery

Have you seen the new Apple TV parallax effect? It is awesome! We have decided to reproduce this effect using CSS and jQuery, and it looks very close to Apple’s parallax effect. This tutorial has been created Marius Balaj, and the images have been provided by Konstantine Trundayev and Taras Shypka. In this tutorial, I will guide you in building something similar to...

How to Create Animals Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Marta Berzina  •  Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials  •  September 16, 2015
How to Create Animals Icons in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial I will show you how to create an animal icon in Adobe Illustrator. Plus, you will also find a freebie – six animal icons for any use. Enjoy! Step 1 – Make a Sketch The process of making these kind of icons is easy, but as you all probably know the hardest part is creating an IDEA. For me, it’s all about minimalism. So if you want to make a...

Interfusion – Best Australian Website Designs

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  September 14, 2015
Interfusion – Best Australian Website Designs

Creatives of world’s smallest continent have never suffered from a lack of stimulation, just take a glance at the best Australian website designs to see it yourself. Being inspired by mind-blowing indigenous aboriginal masterpieces, and at the same time, having fallen under the influence of Western Europe art direction, they receive a powerful spur from this skillful and...

5 User Onboarding Techniques for Mobile Apps

Armen Ghazarian  •  App Design, UX Design  •  September 10, 2015
5 User Onboarding Techniques for Mobile Apps

There was a time when UX was all about delicate and intuitive design. But as we dive deeper into it, we discover more and more factors affecting the user’s experience with a product. It’s far more than beautiful interface now. The scope of UX gradually expands covering such aspects as web content and formatting, marketing messages and CTAs, customer service, as...