The new Mobile Design trend – Colour

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  March 26, 2013
The new Mobile Design trend – Colour

Mobile design is growing in quality for sure. I must say that the one big thing that is taking over the mobile design scene is colour. Colour hasn’t been popular in mobile design as people were playing it safe and therefore underutilizing colour. However, that is changing – thankfully – as colour is becoming a big component of mobile design and deserves to be called a...

Create an E-Commerce Web Element with CSS3

Tiberiu Butnaru  •  CSS3, Tutorials  •  March 25, 2013
Create an E-Commerce Web Element with CSS3

Topic: CSS3 Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated completion time: 1 hour In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a web element very popular among E-Commerce websites. The design of this element can be found in The Bricks UI. Let’s get started: Step 1: HTML Markup First, include this line inside the head of your HTML file, because we’re going to use the...

Effective 404 Error Pages: Best Practice and Examples

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  March 23, 2013
Effective 404 Error Pages: Best Practice and Examples

Every year the Internet is replenished by more and more sites with sophisticated designs that amaze us with its vibrant and extraordinary realization. A lot of advanced elements such as high-detailed illustrations, full screen HD photo backgrounds, animations, parallax, etc. can be found in a modern website designs. All these become possible thanks to new specifications of...

Jony Ive (Apple) Working Closer with iOS Designers, Pushing for Flat Design

Christian Vasile  •  App Design, Design  •  March 22, 2013
Jony Ive (Apple) Working Closer with iOS Designers, Pushing for Flat Design

In the past couple of months we here at Desigmodo did a lot of improvements to our flat user interface package, which you can find here, but it seems we are not the only ones focusing on it. Very hot news come from Apple, where it seems Head of Design and Human Interface Manager Jony Ive, Steve Jobs’ right hand when he was still alive, worked in the past months on the new...

Crafty Multilayerness – Scrapbook Style in Web Design

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  March 22, 2013
Crafty Multilayerness – Scrapbook Style in Web Design

There are different ways to attract users making website design memorable and sophisticated. Bringing alive such a complex and crafting style as scrapbooking is one of the well-tried and reliable methods to make something extraordinary that will definitely grab viewers’ attention. Although, in order to succeed you have to overcome a lot of difficulties that occur during its...

Buy Landing Page Templates: Sell your Products

Adrian  •  Resources, Templates  •  March 22, 2013
Buy Landing Page Templates: Sell your Products

Landing pages are the new norm when it comes to online marketing. Clicking on an ad or a link that takes you to a landing page is one of the best ways to advertise and know that your advertisements are working. In general, e-mail campaigns, website advertisements, and certain search engine options are going to give you a landing page that is a logical extension of whatever...

The Ultimate UX Design of Form Validation

Marcin Treder  •  Design, UX Design  •  March 20, 2013
The Ultimate UX Design of Form Validation

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. Introduction A couple of years ago I saw Twitter’s form validation for the first time...

Celebrating 2 Years of Designmodo! Birthday Discounts!

Adrian  •  Resources  •  March 18, 2013
Celebrating 2 Years of Designmodo! Birthday Discounts!

Today, Designmodo turns 2 years old! To celebrate we are giving you a birthday gift! (Read on for discount codes). This year was very productive – from Premium UI Kits sales to helping more designers and web developers learn about us and web design. Some statistics Over the last year, we were visited by 7,630,000 people. Our social figures increased as well. Twitter:...

10 Angled iPhone App Shots for your Inspiration

Paula Borowska  •  Apps Examples, Inspiration  •  March 18, 2013
10 Angled iPhone App Shots for your Inspiration

There are many articles out there that are filled with amazing inspirational pieces but this one has a twist: it is about shots that are at an angle. These are included in some collections but they are never secluded on their own; this is my take on a new kind of inspiration. There isn’t much to it, it is only the way the shots are presented – the shots themselves are...

3D Modeling in Adobe Illustrator

Iaroslav Lazunov  •  Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials  •  March 17, 2013
3D Modeling in Adobe Illustrator

Topic: Adobe Illustrator Difficulty: beginner Estimated completion time: 30 minutes In this tutorial we will learn how to model vector objects in Adobe Illustrator with the help of Revolve, Extrude & Bevel and Rotate effects. Then we will apply a symbol to 3D model and make it ready for our further work. In my practice I often use 3D effects for icons creation. The figures...