Vertical Navigation Implementation of Side Menu in Mobile Apps

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  July 15, 2013
Vertical Navigation Implementation of Side Menu in Mobile Apps

Side menu is nothing new: various website designs and desktop applications include sidebar menus in order to make users’ experience more convenient, and interface more comprehensive and user-friendly. Although, mobile apps are more accustomed to conventional horizontal navigation (since small size of a screen dictates its own rules), there are good examples of app designs...

Good A/B Testing Practices

Christian Vasile  •  Resources  •  July 13, 2013
Good A/B Testing Practices

You might have heard of A/B testing until now and although it sounds like a fancy term, trust me, it is much more than just that. A/B testing is a great practice that can give marketers, corporations, advertisers and start-ups an insight into their visitor’s behavior and how to increase conversion rates. However, A/B testing practices are still not so popular out there and...

Vibrant Status Indicators – Mobile App Interfaces with Loading and Progress Bars

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  July 12, 2013
Vibrant Status Indicators – Mobile App Interfaces with Loading and Progress Bars

According to surveys, people want progress indicators, especially when it comes to various digital applications. Full understanding of current situation or running process is truly vital for us. In addition, they are really powerful tools when we need to be patient; vibrant joyful aesthetically pleasing completeness bars will definitely brighten up our seconds of waiting. Into...

New Features of Adobe Photoshop CC

Iaroslav Lazunov  •  Design  •  July 11, 2013
New Features of Adobe Photoshop CC

Current release of Photoshop has more than a dozen new features that significantly widen our choices in working with images. Sharpening tools, Camera Raw Tools, improved tools for working with vector objects, copying of CSS attributes, improved toolbar for working with 3D objects and texture painting, and much more are now available in Creative Cloud. All-new Smart Sharpen New...

New Features of Edge Reflow CC

Iaroslav Lazunov  •  Coding  •  July 9, 2013
New Features of Edge Reflow CC

Edge Reflow application is used by web designers to create a native web surface with CSS design and layout features in a familiar and intuitive way. Edge Reflow helps designers to create resizable layouts that simulate the look and feel of both desktop and mobile devices; control media query breakpoints in design for custom device sizes, add typography to their projects using...

Design Trend: Long Shadows

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  July 8, 2013
Design Trend: Long Shadows

A new trend is making its way through cyberspace – long shadow design. The concept, which borrows themes from flat design, is popping up in a big way in recent weeks. The trend is impacting user interface elements and icons the strongest, but is starting to creep into other parts of website design. What is Long Shadow Design? Long shadows extend far past the object in...

Website Designs Inspired by Landscapes

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  July 7, 2013
Website Designs Inspired by Landscapes

Full screen intricate backgrounds, that are enormously popular with modern designers, don’t get tired to boost up our inspiration. Taking advantage of visually stunning and truly attractive wide photos or illustrations, designers use them as excellent foundations that give website specific and required flair. You can stumble upon various photos that perfectly complement the...

UI Principles for Great Interaction Design

Christian Vasile  •  Design  •  July 6, 2013
UI Principles for Great Interaction Design

Interaction design is a very common term today, but many designers and developers still don’t know what exactly it means. Today we are going over some different aspects than the ones you are used to: we will jump into user interface and principles for designing great interaction on your website. First off, what’s IxD Interaction Design (or IxD) is a quite new area, only...

Summer Giveaway! Win Premium Products from Designmodo and WPZOOM

Adrian  •  Resources  •  July 5, 2013
Summer Giveaway! Win Premium Products from Designmodo and WPZOOM

Summer is in full swing, and we’ve decided to hold a hot giveaway for our readers. There will be lots of winners with 10 UI Kits from Designmodo and 10 Premium WordPress Themes from WPZOOM to give away. How to participate: Choose any of product offered in the Designmodo shop or the WPZOOM shop. Share the giveaway post with your friends on Twitter with the following...

New Features of Adobe After Effects CC

Iaroslav Lazunov  •  Resources  •  July 4, 2013
New Features of Adobe After Effects CC

Adobe After Effects application is used by video professionals for creating motion graphics and cinematic visual effects. Video pros use After Effects for 2D and 3D animation purposes, creating dynamic text animation using typography tools, applying nondestructive effects to video using various tinting and adjustment methods, isolating objects from their background using...