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...

Tips for a Perfect Wedding Website

Carrie Cousins  •  Design, Inspiration  •  July 22, 2013
Tips for a Perfect Wedding Website

You’ve probably RSVP’d a few times already, or bought a gift. It’s wedding season. Summer and fall months are a popular time for nuptials. And couples are finding that a great wedding website is a great way to communicate with family and friends without a lot of added expense. What started as a small trend is becoming more and more popular. A website can...

Flat UI Pro Version 1.1.3 Available Now

Adrian  •  Coding, Design  •  July 18, 2013
Flat UI Pro Version 1.1.3 Available Now

Today, we have updated Flat UI Pro to version 1.1.3. We have fixed a few bugs, and we’ve taken into account your suggestions on how to improve the framework. A very important update relates to documentation. Now, Flat UI Pro contains detailed documentation on use of its components. The new version contains the following changes and additions: Added: Added component...

New Features of Adobe Edge Code CC

Iaroslav Lazunov  •  Coding  •  July 17, 2013
New Features of Adobe Edge Code CC

Edge Code is an editor developed for web developers and web designers who write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It is built on an open source project called Brackets which was released in May 2012. Edge Code CC is Brackets plus features that use Adobe services and such products as Edge Inspect CC, Edge Web Fonts and PhoneGap Build. Edge Code allows speed up development cycle by...

Using Flat Design in Web and Print Projects

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  July 16, 2013
Using Flat Design in Web and Print Projects

We’ve talked a lot here at Designmodo about flat design – so you probably know what the trend is all about at this point. The short version: Flat design is a style that does not use tricks or embellishments such as shadows, embossing or gradients to make elements look “real.” The design is characterized by a minimalistic style that uses color and typography in bold...

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...