Mobile Design Patterns: A Practical Look

Chris Bank  •  Design, UX Design  •  July 2, 2014
Mobile Design Patterns: A Practical Look

A quick overview of how to use design patterns every day In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App details what mobile design patterns are and how to think about them when designing your mobile app, and touches on the importance of animations and gestures – they’re covered in more detail with examples from over 50 hot mobile apps in UXPin’s free e-book,...

Free Advanced Photoshop Tutorials

Adrian  •  Resources  •  June 30, 2014
Free Advanced Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop is a fantastic soft for web designers who continually seek new ways of manifesting their design ideas. Photoshop allows them the space and tools to create or at least work in a creative way. Here are 20 free Photoshop tutorials. Checking them out may encourage someone to become an expert in this domain. Common practice always has advantages over theory, which seems...

Design Trend: Ghost Buttons in Website Design

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  June 30, 2014
Design Trend: Ghost Buttons in Website Design

The biggest trend of 2014 is something I’m not sure we saw coming. And it’s all based on one of the smallest design components of almost any website – the button. Ghost Buttons – those transparent, clickable items – are popping up everywhere. And taking the web design world by storm. Who ever thought something as simple as a button could change the way we look at web...

How to Improve Website UX with Doors Diagram

Kirill Shikhanov  •  Design, UX Design  •  June 27, 2014
How to Improve Website UX with Doors Diagram

Information visualization helps websites to increase retention, conversions and other metrics that may suffer from design flaws. Using the Doors Diagram to visualize a process of a user passing all the way from the starting point to the final goal could help us correct these user experience issues.  This diagram is much like a tool in service design, such as customer journey...

How to Start a Web Design Project [Infographic]

Adrian  •  Design  •  June 26, 2014
How to Start a Web Design Project [Infographic]

There’s a first time for everything — and it’s finally time for your very first web design project! While landing your first gig is a huge accomplishment in itself, keeping your first client happy requires a whole different set of skills. You’re not just a designer — you’re a project manager, and offering a great customer service experience is essential for...

Discount Coupon Code – 70% Off

Adrian  •  Resources  •  June 25, 2014
Discount Coupon Code – 70% Off

The summer is almost over and many of us are back in the work groove after vacations. It’s time to start new projects and work with new clients. Why not get going right now with Designmodo products, which have been created special just for web designer and developers. 70% Discount Right now you can get a 70% discount on our two most popular products – Startup Framework...

Startup Framework on Rails

Roney Banerjee  •  Coding  •  June 25, 2014
Startup Framework on Rails

Startup Framework is simply great to start building web sites and applications. Ruby on Rails is a great platform and framework on which a lot of web applications are built these days. Together, they can fit well and make really quick applications with a great UI/UX in a very short turnaround time. I felt the need to bring them together. Thus I built a ruby gem called...

Free Tumblr Themes for Your New Blog

Adrian  •  Resources  •  June 23, 2014
Free Tumblr Themes for Your New Blog

Tumblr is more like a social version of WordPress which is proven to be the quickest and easiest way to interact and share with a personal blog. It has a wide range of features that eradicates the complexity that was there earlier. It provides numerous Tumblr themes with unique features which could be very easily used to alter the looks of the Tumblr blog. In order to tailor...

How To Build a WordPress Contact Form

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  June 23, 2014
How To Build a WordPress Contact Form

One feature common to almost every website in the world is the contact form. It can be used to collect feedback, complaints or useful information from website clients and users. A typical contact form consists of the following fields – sender name, sender email address, email subject and the message. In this tutorial, you will learn to build a simple contact form with a...

Creating a Scalable SVG Infographic

Benedikte Vanderweeën  •  Tutorials  •  June 18, 2014
Creating a Scalable SVG Infographic

In this tutorial, I’m exploring how to make a scalable infographic in the browser using SVG as graphical format. I’m also using CSS3 animation techniques to animate most elements. The subject of the infographic is “Population growth on this planet”. Preview the finished, animated infographic here: The scalable infographic is divided into 11 parts, from...