Summer Discounts for Bestselling Products on Designmodo: 40% OFF!

Adrian  •  Resources  •  August 13, 2013
Summer Discounts for Bestselling Products on Designmodo: 40% OFF!

We have decided to run an unprecedented end-of-summer promotional – a discount coupon for 20%-40% off Designmodo’s bestselling products. We would like everyone to try our products, and help you create new projects. For one week, you will be able to buy a developer’s license for our three flagship products: Flat UI Pro, Square UI and The Bricks UI, at the reduced...

The Ultimate UX Design of: Responsive Web Design Navigation

Marcin Treder  •  Design, UX Design  •  August 12, 2013
The Ultimate UX Design of: Responsive Web Design Navigation

In this series Marcin Treder of UXPin – The UX Design App explains how to design the User Experience of the most important ingredients of web and mobile apps. Step-by-step tutorials and examples from the most important services in the world will help you in your own, everyday practice. Responsive Web Design – Current state of affairs Three years have passed since Ethan...

Ornamental Nature – Websites featuring Handwritten Fonts

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  August 9, 2013
Ornamental Nature – Websites featuring Handwritten Fonts

Hand drawn typography is no longer associated with doodles in average school workbook; it has firmly entrenched in print, graphic and web designs. Among all variety of adorned fonts that give opportunity not only represent content in the best light, but also play as a decorative tool – it is definitely undisputed leader. Unlike most of types, hand-style lettering looks...

Create an Awesome Single-Page Website

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  August 8, 2013
Create an Awesome Single-Page Website

Not every website needs to be complex or include multiple pages of content and information. Sometimes one page is enough. But just because you are creating a website with only one page, does not mean that it will be easy. Developing a single-page layout can require just as much thought and planning as some more complex sites. It needs to have all the same basic parts as a...

New Features of Edge Animate CC

Iaroslav Lazunov  •  Coding  •  August 7, 2013
New Features of Edge Animate CC

Edge Animate is a new tool developed by Adobe in September 2012 which is designed to create animated, interactive content for the Web. Edge Animate is based on modern browser standards using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. With its help you can create precision animations using the Timeline Editor that is familiar to Adobe Flash users, build compositions using the drawing and...

Knobs and Dials in Mobile App Interfaces

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  August 6, 2013
Knobs and Dials in Mobile App Interfaces

Initially belonging to the world of electronic devices, knobs and dials slowly but surely have transitioned into modern application UI. Such an outcome is not accidental; knobs and dials are intended to suit the needs both of simple users and programs for many years. Not taking too much space – vital for mobile devices – they easily provide customers with full set...

LESS – The Dynamic Stylesheet

Christian Vasile  •  Coding  •  August 5, 2013
LESS – The Dynamic Stylesheet

You might have heard until now of LESS and you might know it has something to do with CSS and styling websites, but I am quite sure that not many people really know what LESS actually is and why is it so special that it got its own name. Unlike CSS, LESS is an open-source dynamic stylesheet language, with its first version being written in Ruby, but replaced by JavaScript...

Interview with Designers: Higher

Adrian  •  Design, Interviews  •  August 2, 2013
Interview with Designers: Higher

We introduced Higher – a Slovakian design studio, international brand consultancy, Behance rock star and just a nice team of creative minds – when presented our new identity and website. Their corporate identity, packaging and web design projects are published on hundreds design blogs and inspire thousands of designers in a day. We recently chatted with founder...

Modern Take on Minimalist Landing Page only Type and Photo

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  July 24, 2013
Modern Take on Minimalist Landing Page only Type and Photo

Typography and photo backgrounds are fundamentals that every modern website has in common. Those two ideas, first and foremost, greet users on website, familiarizing them with slogan, brief description and navigation as well as establishing due ambience through properly chosen photo or illustration. They are responsible both for visual and contextual aspects; and their...

Using Style Guides as Your First Step in Web Design

Luke Clum  •  Coding  •  July 23, 2013
Using Style Guides as Your First Step in Web Design

Time is a valuable part of a designer’s life, and there never seems to be enough of it for a web project. That’s why it’s so important to use design time optimally in order to produce the most work possible in limited time. In an effort to become more efficient with their time, many designers are embracing agile practices employed by developers. One...