Going Green: Color Connects with Nature

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  August 20, 2012
Going Green: Color Connects with Nature

We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that choice alone? Green is strongly associated with nature – green grass, green (or eco) friendly. Here we take a look at green – meanings, color pairings and sites that are doing it well. While...

Free and Premium Shopping Cart/eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

Adrian  •  Plugins, WordPress  •  August 19, 2012
Free and Premium Shopping Cart/eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

With the advent of internet and newer technologies, the concept of shopping has completely changed. Now you don’t need to roam from one shop to another or run from one shopping mall to another to find out your required items or to enjoy the discounts. All of these are now on your computer screen; just few clicks away. Enjoy a completely new and virtual   shopping...

How to Choose a Responsive Design Images Tool

Christian Vasile  •  Design, Responsive Design  •  August 16, 2012
How to Choose a Responsive Design Images Tool

Responsive web design is not a fancy concept anymore – it is a necessity. There is no doubt about the fact that mobiles and portable devices are taking over and most websites out there need a scaled-down web page to better fit those new devices. I am sure you already you already know everything about this topic, but today we go a bit more into details and talk about one of...

ioDeck – Create & Manage All Your Forms (PHP Form Generator)

Christian Vasile  •  Resources, Tools  •  August 15, 2012
ioDeck – Create & Manage All Your Forms (PHP Form Generator)

Forms are today an important part of a website nowadays and it is quite unlikely they will disappear very soon. You need them for sign-ups, contact forms, validations and in many other places; forms are simply everywhere. As much as we need them however, creating forms is not an easy task unless you know some basic PHP. But what if you don’t? There are some online...

The First Design Hardly Ever Wins. The Iterative Approach to UX Design

Marcin Treder  •  App Design, Design, UX Design  •  August 14, 2012
The First Design Hardly Ever Wins. The Iterative Approach to UX Design

Welcome to the fourth part of our UXPin and DesignModo course on wireframing and creating design documentation. This course is meant to be an introduction to User Experience Design documenting techniques for new and aspiring designers, product managers and developers; and a solid refreshment of knowledge for experienced specialists. In the first part you learnt what the...

CAPTCHA: Is it a Panacea For All Spamming Problems?

Hazel Raoult  •  Resources  •  August 12, 2012
CAPTCHA: Is it a Panacea For All Spamming Problems?

CAPTCHAs (Completely Automated Public Turing Tests to Tell Computers and Humans Apart) need no introduction. All of us who have used the internet, have come across some or the other CAPTCHA while creating a new account, filling online forms or downloading software. The main aim of CAPTCHAs is to prevent spam, so when a CAPTCHA is developed, it is with the assumption that...

Top 10 Overused Fonts in Design

Marty Reardon  •  Fonts, Resources  •  August 11, 2012
Top 10 Overused Fonts in Design

You’ve seen them thousands of times – on blog posts and emails, in logos, in print advertising. They may even begin to haunt your dreams at night. They serve as a constant reminder of how difficult it is to design truly distinctive pieces today in a market inundated with written and visual media. They are the most overused fonts in design. So what’s the...

Easiest Possible Way to Web Design Guest Posting

Jaykrishna Yadav  •  Resources  •  August 10, 2012
Easiest Possible Way to Web Design Guest Posting

This world is now completely surrounded by millions and millions of web designers. Whenever a new kid adds up in this profession, the competition rises to a higher level. Yes what you are thinking is absolutely correct, a freelance web designer faces a harsh and competitive world with no time for relaxing. Believe or not guest posting is a brilliant way to increase your...

Web Appification: The effect of mobile and app design on website layout

Saya Behnam  •  App Design, Design  •  August 9, 2012
Web Appification: The effect of mobile and app design on website layout

The arrival of smartphones, iPads and touch screens has had a significant influence on web design in the last couple of years. We see a proliferation of new designs and technics that originated from mobile app design. This phenomenon has been referred to as the “Appification” of web. In the US alone, people spend more time on apps than on a website. In the last decade we...

How to Use UI Kit’s, Beginners Video Tips

Adrian  •  Adobe Photoshop, Tutorials  •  August 8, 2012
How to Use UI Kit’s, Beginners Video Tips

Hello dear readers! We have lately gotten a bunch of e-mails containing questions on how to use our UI Kits and inquiries on the best methods on using them in Adobe Photoshop. Most of these questions are for beginner Photoshop learners. This is why we have decided to make a video containing the most frequently asked questions. This way you will have the possibility to see how...