Sanctum Sanctorum: Website Designs Featuring Workspaces

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  March 11, 2014
Sanctum Sanctorum: Website Designs Featuring Workspaces

Showcasing a workflow in website design has begun with creative agencies that tried to make their online portfolios look ingenious and unique through supplying them with extra process sections that break the monotony of regular text-style pages with its fantastic and creative solutions. This trend has smoothly flowed into the other one – incorporating an image or video...

Post-Launch: What After Finishing that Website?

Sven Lenaerts  •  Resources  •  March 10, 2014
Post-Launch: What After Finishing that Website?

Sadly enough, as soon as you hand over a project to a client, it rarely lives up to the expectations. Bad management, not enough knowledge of the web or too much focus on immediate return on investment are examples of why it can go wrong. How much do clients really know about monitoring a website? When someone gets in touch with you to build one, they have a specific goal in...

Responsive Web Design: 50 Examples and Best Practices

Adrian  •  Inspiration  •  March 8, 2014
Responsive Web Design: 50 Examples and Best Practices

Responsive web design term is related to the concept of developing a website design in a manner that helps the lay out to get changed according to the user’s computer screen resolution. More precisely, the concept allows for an advanced 4 column layout 1292 pixels wide, on a 1025 pixel  width screen, that auto-simplifies into 2 columns. Also, it suitably fixes on the...

Transfer CSS to LESS when Building a Website with Startup Framework

David East  •  Coding, Tutorials  •  March 7, 2014
Transfer CSS to LESS when Building a Website with Startup Framework

What you will learn in this tutorial: How to code a website (Startup Framework) using LESS for simpler, leaner CSS. Video run time: 4 minutes David East takes you step-by-step through changing a website built using CSS to LESS, for simpler code in your website design. In this video tutorial, we will show you how to use the free LESS app to compile code for a website. We...

Infinite Scrolling: Is It Good or Bad for Your Website?

Armen Ghazarian  •  Design, UX Design  •  March 6, 2014
Infinite Scrolling: Is It Good or Bad for Your Website?

Like any other design trend infinite scrolling is becoming increasingly popular and you will frequently come across one page websites where you scroll down as much as you can but never reach the bottom. So is this is a good trend to follow for your website or you would rather avoid it? Well, the answer is simple. It depends on the type and goals of your website. As Nielsen...

Delve into Sea Depths – Seascapes and Underwater World in Website Design

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration  •  March 3, 2014
Delve into Sea Depths – Seascapes and Underwater World in Website Design

Natural motifs are quite common in website design. The designers generally prefer to employ various landscape images, scenery illustrations and country-style videos in order to add naturalness and purity to its projects. However, there are those who truly appreciate the nautical theme that also is not devoid of powerful emotions that easily arouse a range of positive feelings....

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...