An About Us Page Design That Tells “THE” Story

Chaz  •  Inspiration  •  November 11, 2012
An About Us Page Design That Tells “THE” Story

Nowadays it has become a trend and a must to showcase the people behind your projects. Companies, creative collectives, organizations and associations  have seen how presenting the people behind their works gives users a feel of trustiness and professionalism and you can even showcase team members work to add weight to your company. In the example above the site uses a...

Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  November 9, 2012
Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

A user’s first impression of your site can be a lasting one. In the first few seconds, a person decides to stick with your content or move on. They will also make decisions about whether your site fits their needs. And that first impression has a lot to do with sex. Male and female users often look to the web for different experiences. The look of your site can instantly...

Modern UI Style Design by Microsoft

Christian Vasile  •  Design  •  November 8, 2012
Modern UI Style Design by Microsoft

What’s Modern UI? Modern UI is a new design language created and made popular by Microsoft with the introduction of Windows 8, however the interface was used for the first time with Windows 7 portable devices. Partially we’ve seen this interfaces style since MSN 2.0 or Encarta 95, but not entirely as they are today. The Modern UI design focuses on beautiful typography and...

Corked Screwer – Free Website PSD Template

Adrian  •  Freebies  •  November 7, 2012
Corked Screwer – Free Website PSD Template

Dear readers, today, we offer you a beautiful and refined template for your site. Today’s free template is dedicated to the wine topic. Of course, you can use it for any purpose, but it was originally designed as a wine site or blog. We offer you a possibility to download this PSD template absolutely for free and use it as you wish. Corked Screwer will provide you with...

The Bricks – Bundle Pack Addons

Adrian  •  Shop  •  November 5, 2012
The Bricks – Bundle Pack Addons

The Bricks is a set of user interface components and elements (PSD) united by four add-ons Forms, Elements, E-commerce and Words. Beautiful and clear elements can be easily combined using groupings of similar style elements. The pack contains hundreds of web elements which can be used in a variety of projects. How does it work? Start with the desired component and use The...

What your Web Design says about You

Ella-Raye Dickens  •  Design  •  November 4, 2012
What your Web Design says about You

When people ask me to describe the importance of web design – I often compare it to the front cover of a book. As with a book – you often judge the content inside on the front cover – whether you consciously intend to or not. The same applies to web design – whether someone intends to or not – they’ve already made judgment on your website without reading a single...

Black Friday & Cyber Monday for Designers and Web Developers! All Items 75% OFF!

Adrian  •  Resources  •  November 2, 2012
Black Friday & Cyber Monday for Designers and Web Developers! All Items 75% OFF!

It is our first-ever Black Friday & Cyber Monday here at DesignModo and we are celebrating with super savings. We are making it easier for you to check things off your gift list with an awesome week-long sale. All prices are reduced by 75 percent! Hurry now and to get the best deals on ALL our products at incredibly low prices. Black Friday comes only once a year and we...

20 Examples of Bright and Colorful Website Designs

Adrian  •  Inspiration  •  November 2, 2012
20 Examples of Bright and Colorful Website Designs

Website colors are always a huge issue and responsibility for any designer. Colors play a crucial role. They affect the mood and, as a result, the user’s behavior on the site. The use of quiet tones attracts users, at the same time, the use of bright and funky colors can make your web project individual or completely ruin it. Given the importance of site colors, it is...

Understanding and using $wpdb object in WordPress

Abbas Suterwala  •  WordPress  •  November 1, 2012
Understanding and using $wpdb object in WordPress

WordPress being a highly customizable platform one can create a large number of plugins on top of it. These plugins can range from simple functionality to a completely complex plugin which performs a large number of tasks. WordPress provides a large number of functions to perform different tasks which read or write data in the WordPress database like reading the contents of a...

Using the Rule of Thirds as a Grid Outline

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  October 31, 2012
Using the Rule of Thirds as a Grid Outline

Designers talk about grid structures all the time. It’s not surprising. Grids are the backbone of just about any design project. But what about the rule of thirds – a mathematically-based grid that can be traced to design projects that are hundreds of years old? Do designers think about it? The answer should be yes. The rule of thirds is an important grid concept that...