Mobile Design Trends 2016: Magical Micro-interactions

Jerry Cao  •  App Design, UX Design  •  October 29, 2015
Mobile Design Trends 2016: Magical Micro-interactions

You understand and have created an app that looks amazing. It has a cool story and the visual design is impressive. But that’s not enough — it needs more, something that really connects with users and feels alive. That’s where micro-interactions come in. Photo credit: UXPin Micro-interactions are the secret ingredient when it comes to creating an addictive app. These...

Halloween Discount! Slides Framework 30% Off

Adrian  •  Resources  •  October 28, 2015
Halloween Discount! Slides Framework 30% Off

BOO!!! The Halloween sale is here! For only five days, you can get this new and popular website creation tool at a discounted price. We have dropped the price of Slides Framework! Use coupon code HALLOWEEN to save 30%! What is Slides and What Do You Get? Absolutely new designed websites creation Framework Fully documented and easy to use Framework Generator – easy to...

How to Set Up a MailChimp to Slides Subscription Form

Sam Norton  •  Coding  •  October 27, 2015
How to Set Up a MailChimp to Slides Subscription Form

The best way to let people sign up for your contact list is to create a subscription form. Using this form, it’s just a matter clicks to build a list for your website. Subscription forms are easy to create and place on your website. With plenty of auto responder services and email marketing tools available online this can be achieved with a few lines of embedded code. In...

Checklist for Designers: Things You Need To Do Before Presenting to a Client

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  October 22, 2015
Checklist for Designers: Things You Need To Do Before Presenting to a Client

You have a looming deadline for a client project. The minutes re ticking toward the face-to-face client meeting. Are you ready? Just grabbing a design and handing it to a client is not the way to nail your client project presentation. There are other things you should do as well to prepare for that meeting so that your project proposal or your design is more likely to come...

Slides Framework – Create Beautiful Animated Websites

Adrian  •  Shop  •  October 20, 2015
Slides Framework – Create Beautiful Animated Websites

Slides Framework is a new tool created by Designmodo for web professionals. Slides Framework will help you to create a beautiful promo site like this, with stunning animations and clean code. Slides contains 90+ beautiful slides and 15 quick-start templates that you can combine. It was born to help you to create a beautiful form for the story you want to...

Prototyping Your App (Before It’s Too Late)

Javier Cuello  •  App Design  •  October 19, 2015
Prototyping Your App (Before It’s Too Late)

Some time ago, a company approached me. They were looking to design their application for the second time. Now, they wanted to follow a design process step by step, learning from the mistakes that in the past had caused them to spend a lot of time – and money – on a product that didn’t work. In the beginning, before reaching out to me, they were so blinded by and...

Embrace Minimalism – 3-Tone Icon Examples

Nataly Birch  •  Icons Examples  •  October 16, 2015
Embrace Minimalism – 3-Tone Icon Examples

Some say that with three-tone coloring it is quite difficult to go wrong. This number of colors is considered to be the golden mean creates beautiful and eye-pleasing aesthetics while staying vibrant and vivid. This rule can be safely applied to the smallest parts of UI such as icons. Although lavish material design focuses on creating something huge, loud and lavish; there is...

20 Gift Ideas for Web Designers

Carrie Cousins  •  Resources  •  October 15, 2015
20 Gift Ideas for Web Designers

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me … a MacBook Pro with Creative Suite. Well, that’s not exactly how the holiday jingle goes, but if you are a web designer this list of gift suggestions is for you. From expensive toys to books and fun tools, we have compiled 20 great gift ideas for designers that will fit in a variety of budgets. (So make sure to copy...

The New Rules for Scrolling in Web Design

Jerry Cao  •  Website Design  •  October 14, 2015
The New Rules for Scrolling in Web Design

What was once taboo in website design has made a complete resurgence as one of the most popular techniques in recent years as users are finding a new love and appreciation for sites where scrolling is a necessity. Shedding its old stigmas, scrolling is reinventing itself as a core interaction design element – that also means designers need to learn the new rules. Photo...

What Designers Need to Know About Bootstrap 4

Sam Norton  •  Coding  •  October 12, 2015
What Designers Need to Know About Bootstrap 4

Since August 2011, when Bootstrap was first launched, it has gained popularity in the web design and development world. From entirely CSS-driven style sheets to a powerful, mobile-first, responsive, front-end framework with lots of new features added including host of JavaScript plugins, tools and icons that go hand in hand with forms and some more components, it’s safe to...