Free Sport Icons and New Examples

Nataly Birch  •  Icons Examples  •  February 17, 2016
Free Sport Icons and New Examples

Sports is a huge industry. It is an integral part of our existence. Whether you are a world-class athlete or just an ardent fan of soccer, you can’t imagine life without it. The number of websites and applications dedicated to this sphere are convincing proof of that. From simple blogs to mobile fantasy programs, there are many ways to get closer to your favorite...

Calculating Measurements in LESS (Video Tutorial)

David East  •  Coding, CSS3  •  February 15, 2016
Calculating Measurements in LESS (Video Tutorial)

No one ever claimed that CSS was the right place to perform mathematical calculations; in fact, it’s near impossible even for simple functions. (Even with the CSS3 calc function, it can be difficult.) That’s where LESS comes in. The ability to perform functions is one of its strong points. In this video tutorial, you will learn how to complete calculations using...

Make a Statement Using White Space in Design

Paula Borowska  •  Websites Examples  •  February 11, 2016
Make a Statement Using White Space in Design

We all know white space is a good design element to use within websites or apps. The use of space is one of the tenets of design theory and helps you create visual focus, contrast and organization. When used well, white space — places without other elements in the design, though not always white in color — is the key to pulling everything together with a seamless...

How to Create a Full Page Animated Transition

Sam Norton  •  CSS3, HTML, jQuery  •  February 9, 2016
How to Create a Full Page Animated Transition

In the past, adding page transitions on web pages has been a simple process. As you click on the link it redirects you to the next page as the browser loads the next page or element. The web has started to feel outdated if you will think about and there is plenty of room to improve. Wouldn’t it be great to add some smooth transitions to create a more proficient user...

Personal Branding Guide for Designers

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design  •  February 5, 2016
Personal Branding Guide for Designers

Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands. Being good at your craft is not enough these days, being unique and authentic will make the cut, but only if enough people know about you. As Michael Simmons writes, authenticity is key in the digital age. Having a strong personal brand and following can lead to enormous opportunities...

A Beginner’s Guide To Grunt: Build Tool for JavaScript

DataArt  •  Coding  •  February 3, 2016
A Beginner’s Guide To Grunt: Build Tool for JavaScript

Modern Web development is rapidly moving toward more complicated client-side applications. The ability to build more advanced applications requires more sophisticated tools that allow developers to manage complexity and prevent the program they write from collapsing under the weight of a technical dept. A developer needs to carry out a set of steps in order to prepare a web...

Design Trend: Parallax With a Twist

Carrie Cousins  •  Design, Website Design  •  February 1, 2016
Design Trend: Parallax With a Twist

The newest trend in web design has inklings of parallax, but it’s not quite parallax. It involves moving elements, but it’s not really animation. It includes plenty of great color and physical elements, but it’s not material. This background trend includes elements of plenty of other trends for truly engaging moving elements that draw users in and keep them on the site...

Gesture Icons Inspiration and Free Packages

Nataly Birch  •  Icons Examples  •  January 27, 2016
Gesture Icons Inspiration and Free Packages

With the growth of mobile app designs, symbols that visualize various standard commands have become one of the sought-after kinds of graphical tools. They are used to enrich presentations of products and serve as accompanying material for multi-touch devices. There are more than 50 different commands that need to be clearly illustrated, from well-known and widely-used tap,...

Great Tools Becoming a Great Freelance Designers

Paula Borowska  •  Tools  •  January 25, 2016
Great Tools Becoming a Great Freelance Designers

It doesn’t matter if you’re just getting yourself set up for your first client or if you’re a veteran who wants to check out a new service or app, this list will definitely come in handy in helping you stay sane while freelancing. Now, there will never be a one size fits all list of goodies that will help every single freelancer towards their glory. That’s why I formed...

Codepad: A New Way of Saving and Sharing Code Snippets

Sam Norton  •  Tools  •  January 21, 2016
Codepad: A New Way of Saving and Sharing Code Snippets

You’ve got plenty of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and PHP code that you want to roll out and you use your hard drive to try to remember each time you start a project with your development team, outsource developers or even clients. This has been a problem with some developers in past years. Sharing and saving code online while getting feedback at the same time can be one of the...