Incredible Space-Themed Website Designs

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  December 23, 2015
Incredible Space-Themed Website Designs

Planets, asteroids, stars, galaxies, black holes, satellites, aliens, rockets, astronauts, moons: We begin our incredible space odyssey. Let’s take off the ground and explore uncharted regions of the universe brought to life by gifted web designers and developers. The cosmic theme always awakens insatiable curiosity, though it does not occur very often. This specific...

How to Conduct a Card Sorting Study?

Armen Ghazarian  •  UX Design  •  December 21, 2015
How to Conduct a Card Sorting Study?

Opinions differ just like tastes. That is why when making important design decisions we need to consider what users think. We may argue whether contact information should go in the “about us” section or in the footer or elsewhere and each team member may be right in a sense, but the only opinion that matters is that of the user. But how can you incorporate users’...

Free Fonts: Ultimate Collection for 2016

Adrian  •  Fonts, Resources  •  December 20, 2015
Free Fonts: Ultimate Collection for 2016

Here it is the long-awaited panel of free fonts for the year 2016! We have tried to gather a large collection of fonts for all occasions. You can download them for free, and some can even be used for commercial purposes. This year was very rich in new fonts and the choice is very large, since the topic of typography has been rapidly developing this year and free fonts have...

Seasonal Icons: Winter Inspiration and Free Packages

Nataly Birch  •  Icons Examples  •  December 18, 2015
Seasonal Icons: Winter Inspiration and Free Packages

It is hard to argue that winter is a marvelous and magical season. Being a closer and an opener at the same time, it is associated with summarizing, making resolutions and starting from scratch. Although we are accustomed to spending our time indoors while Jack Frost rages and nature falls asleep; however, it does not mean that creative folks sink into apathy. On the contrary,...

UIcons – Free Line Icons (AI, EPS, SVG, PNG)

Adrian  •  Icons  •  December 16, 2015
UIcons – Free Line Icons (AI, EPS, SVG, PNG)

There’s nothing bigger in design right now than the use of great icon sets throughout a project. Thankfully for you, there’s UIcons. This huge collection of crisp and diverse web line icons will give you everything you need to get through your next design project. The set of premium – and free icons includes every element drawn using vector shapes in different formats...

Best Website Designs of 2015

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  December 14, 2015
Best Website Designs of 2015

As we wave goodbye to 2015, it’s a good time to look back on some of the great design this year has had to offer. Many of the trends of 2015 showed up in the best website designs (and redesigns) out there. Also, you can review the best website designs from 2014. Are you ready to make New Year’s resolutions, welcoming the year and taking a look back at the outgoing one...

Bootstrap 4 CSS Tutorial (Part 2)

Sam Norton  •  Bootstrap, Coding  •  December 10, 2015
Bootstrap 4 CSS Tutorial (Part 2)

In the last article, we talked about Bootstrap 4 CSS. In today’s article we’re going to continue with some more CSS and the JavaScript options that are essential for every Bootstrap-based website. We’re going to discuss the following topics: Navbar Navs Forms Media Objects Progress bar Carousel Tooltips and Popovers Modals Video Tutorial Getting Started Navbar The...

Web Design Trends of the Future: High Definition Design

Jerry Cao  •  Website Design  •  December 8, 2015
Web Design Trends of the Future: High Definition Design

One of the hottest techniques in web design is the HD background, enabled by the growing commonality of HD displays. But it’s not going to be easy when you’re creating a pattern whose trademark is visual complexity. In this article, we’ll take a look into the future of web design. It’s not a question of if HD web design will dominate the web, but rather when high-res...

Black Website Examples: The Dark Side of Web Design

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  December 7, 2015
Black Website Examples: The Dark Side of Web Design

In terms of color psychology, black is associated with mystery, aggression, evil, authority, elegance and strength. It can convey a broad range of feelings and emotions, covering both bad and good, and producing a high effect. It is widely used in various spheres. However, what kind of impact does black color have on black website design? Today, we try to look into the matter...

How to Create a Sleek iOS App Icon in Photoshop

Paula Borowska  •  Adobe Photoshop  •  December 4, 2015
How to Create a Sleek iOS App Icon in Photoshop

This is something you need in your design toolkit — the ability to create a great iOS App icon. And this tutorial will help you learn to do just that. To start, you’ll need the iOS App Icon template. You can get one from iOS Icon Template or App Icon Template; I’m using the latter. As you can see my screen only includes the big 1024px icon. That’s because I...