Best Website Examples that Use Startup Design Framework

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  March 5, 2015
Best Website Examples that Use Startup Design Framework

This article is a case study in websites built using Startup Design Framework. We have compiled an assorted collection of outstanding examples in order to show its range of possibilities and scope of use. No one can argue that the number of websites created using unique online software is increasing every day. The rise of website builders is evident. Numerous developer teams...

The What, Why, and How of Mockups

Jerry Cao  •  Design, UX Design, Website Design  •  March 4, 2015
The What, Why, and How of Mockups

Before we get into how to make the most of your mockups, it helps to know what exactly they are — and what they’re not. As discussed in The Guide to Wireframing, mockups, wireframes, and prototypes can be confused with each other, making it difficult to find accurate information on each. However, all are integral parts of the UX design process, and so each should be given...

How to Create a Moto 360 Smart Watch in Adobe Illustrator

Andrei Ștefan  •  Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials  •  March 2, 2015
How to Create a Moto 360 Smart Watch in Adobe Illustrator

If you’re into smartwatches, now this is the tutorial for you. With the use of some basic shapes and some tricks here and there I will guide you step by step so that in the end you will have created a stunning moto360 smartch with a little added Soundcloud flavor to make it whole. So let’s get starting! Step 1: setting up our document As always, the first thing we need to...

Introducing New Qards: More Features, Better & Faster

Adrian  •  Resources  •  February 25, 2015
Introducing New Qards: More Features, Better & Faster

Developing Qards we started thinking about the essence of creating a website, when you want to tell about your product in a beautiful way, while not digging in complex editors with a large amount of functions. But less is more. We know that you want to do simple things in a simple way. Today we are a step closer to our goal. We are making Qards better, easier and more...

How to Choose the Right Monitor for Web Design

Carrie Cousins  •  Design, Website Design  •  February 23, 2015
How to Choose the Right Monitor for Web Design

Having the right equipment can make working on a web design project delightful or downright miserable. This is especially true when it comes to choosing the right computer monitor. (You are going to be looking at that screen for hours on end, after all.) So how do you find and purchase the best monitor for your design project? The answer might not be as simple as you think....

Best Website Designs from the United Kingdom: Keep Calm and Design

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  February 20, 2015
Best Website Designs from the United Kingdom: Keep Calm and Design

“Keep Calm and … Design” is one of many variations of the original slogan “Keep Calm and Carry On,” a motto dating to 1939. Recent it has become quite popular around the globe again but also stimulates the creative crowd of Albion to come up with some of the best United Kingdom website designs. The catchphrase is a perfect example of a close...

Designing a Great Photography Website

Carrie Cousins  •  Design, Website Design  •  February 18, 2015
Designing a Great Photography Website

You’ve got a pile of great images. Now what can you do with them? Designing a website to showcase all that great photography is not as simple as just dumping all your images into a package made with CSS and HTML. It needs to be planned and designed to support those images. Here we’ll look at 10 ways to design and make the most of a website that features a lot of...

Effective Web Typography: Rules, Techniques and Responsive Design

Sam Norton  •  Coding, Design, Responsive Design  •  February 16, 2015
Effective Web Typography: Rules, Techniques and Responsive Design

Responsive Web Design isn’t just about columns, grids, images and icons. All of this will not make sense without text for content. As Bill Gates once said “Content is King.” When it comes to content, we need to talk about web typography. Looking at modern web design trends, having responsive typography is a big factor every web designer and web developer...

How to Set Clear Terms That Will Get You Paid

Patrick Dodd  •  Resources  •  February 13, 2015
How to Set Clear Terms That Will Get You Paid

You can be the best designer or developer in the world, but if you don’t know how to invoice, you’re going to have problems getting paid on time — or at all. The best way to get paid on time is to be extremely clear with clients about payment terms. When is payment due? How are they going to pay you? What is the penalty if they are late? Setting clear payment terms will...

How to Create a Coding Page Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

Andrei Ștefan  •  Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials  •  February 11, 2015
How to Create a Coding Page Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

With all the flat style madness going on in the design community, we can quickly see how this is the direction of the future. Whether it’s icon design, mobile design, or web design, beautiful playful colors, lines and shapes are creating a new world for us to play in. Having said that, the current tutorial will focus on helping you create a simple and attractive illustration...