How to Create User-Centric Apps for Kids

Armen Ghazarian  •  Design, UX Design  •  February 28, 2014
How to Create User-Centric Apps for Kids

A good UX is all about making the digital environment as intuitive as possible, not making the user think as Steve Krug would say. The same principle is applied even in greater force to digital products designed for kids, and there are several reasons why. First of all, kids are a completely different audience than adults and they require a different approach to both graphic...

The Art of Mixing Fonts in Web Design

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  February 27, 2014
The Art of Mixing Fonts in Web Design

Mastering the art of mixing fonts, especially in website design, is quite crucial. There are, literally, thousands of various types that can be easily incorporated into web project, so it is really important to not get excited over such wide diversity and plenty of hidden opportunities, and address the issue with a sober mind. Moreover, using even only one font in a project...

Startup Framework is Finally Updated to Bootstrap 3

Adrian  •  Resources  •  February 26, 2014
Startup Framework is Finally Updated to Bootstrap 3

Hey guys! We have been working hard to make this happen as soon as possible. And now we are happy to announce today’s update of Startup Framework. Finally we’ve upgraded to Bootstrap 3 and we will continue to develop this thread of updates. Our clients can download the new update from their...

How to Improve Your Website and Increase Conversions with Crazy Egg

Carrie Cousins  •  Resources  •  February 25, 2014
How to Improve Your Website and Increase Conversions with Crazy Egg

We are all looking for ways to get more users to visit our sites and click around, right? Of course we are. But how can you make it happen? Tools like Google Analytics are a great starting point but there are some other tools out there that can show us an even deeper level of data and offer suggestions for UX tweaks that can actually help increase conversions. Today, we are...

How to Sell Your Design Project?

Marcin Treder  •  Design  •  February 24, 2014
How to Sell Your Design Project?

Present Your Wireframe Like a Champ Before I co-founded UXPin – The User Experience Design Platform I spent years working as a full time UX Designer and UX Manager. Excitement of the creative process was mixed with the stress of getting through the infamous buy-in procedure and, often, the harsh feeling of rejection. Showing your first design for a new project can...

Scroll Activated Animations – New Trend in Web Design

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  February 21, 2014
Scroll Activated Animations – New Trend in Web Design

Each year animation is gaining more influential and domination position; web developers carry out diverse experiments with it, starting from creating basic effects and ending up with pioneering ones. Without doubts, such an avalanche of projects that are driven by animations is caused by advances in web technologies and insatiable desire of web developers to take a website to...

Build a Website using Blocks of Startup Design Framework

David East  •  Tutorials  •  February 20, 2014
Build a Website using Blocks of Startup Design Framework

What you will learn in this tutorial: How to use blocks and create a web page from scratch using the Startup Design Framework. Video run time: 5 minutes Here is step-by-step tutorial through the process of using Designmodo’s new Startup Framework (demo) to create a web page. In this video tutorial, David will show you how to set up folders properly and insert CSS and...

10 Tips for Designing with Type on a Photo

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  February 19, 2014
10 Tips for Designing with Type on a Photo

One of the best techniques to have in your toolkit is designing with type on and around images. But it can also be one of the toughest concepts to pull off successfully. You have to have the right photo, a good eye for typography and know what you want to accomplish to make the most of adding type to an image. If you feel like you are ready to take on the challenge, here are...

Coming and Going Web Design Trends for 2014

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  February 17, 2014
Coming and Going Web Design Trends for 2014

Over the last couple of years we saw such a change in web design that it is unbelievable to anticipate what could possibly the next hot things. However, I have a few hunches of my own as to what trends will flourish this year and which ones will fade off. Let’s see if you would agree with me! (Here are Reflections on Web Design Trends in 2013). Trends that are coming There...

Great Typography in Mobile Apps – 8 Best Examples

Marcin Treder  •  Inspiration  •  February 14, 2014
Great Typography in Mobile Apps – 8 Best Examples

Following article is a chapter of a free ebook by UXPin – The UX Design Platform and Movade (media partner – Designmodo) – Mobile Design Trends 2014. I have a small theory that I’d like to share with you – great typography equals design maturity. Web designers, until a couple of years ago, weren’t paying nearly enough attention to typography. When...