5 Essential Contract Templates for the Freelance Designer

Veronica Picciafuoco  •  Graphics, Resources  •  October 5, 2012
5 Essential Contract Templates for the Freelance Designer

You’ve heard this before: “Sign a written contract for every design job! And most importantly, sign it before starting to work!” What you don’t often hear is the answer to, “What do I have to sign, exactly?”. This is particularly important in those cases where your receive a contract from your client. You want to know if they are making reasonable requests, and not...

Designing the Proper Landing Page

Chaz  •  Resources  •  October 5, 2012
Designing the Proper Landing Page

The majority of websites have an intent, whether it’s to; showcase work, present & sell a product, for entertainment, or provide information, and at the end the way that the website is laid out showcases the main aspect of it, but there may be specific pages that can help funnel your target audience and increase the wanted action, those are commonly called Landing...

16 Examples of Great Responsive Web Design

Paula Borowska  •  Inspiration, Responsive Design, Websites Examples  •  October 4, 2012
16 Examples of Great Responsive Web Design

Every website’s audience expects to be able to access it via any device that connects to the Internet. Therefore: it is no longer an option to have a responsive website. If you wish not to upset your visitors, allow them to visit a site on their phone that is meant for their phone. That, right there, will make them feel cared for and appreciated. It is hard to create...

E-commerce UI – User Interface Kit

Adrian  •  Shop  •  October 1, 2012
E-commerce UI – User Interface Kit

E-commerce UI is a large UI pack for designers and web developers. The pack includes everything necessary for building e-commerce or shopping site projects. The pack includes pricing tables, shopping cart, checkout process page, sliders for products, price filters, rating reviews, dynamic price, big menus and cart elements, as well as many other components. E-commerce UI is...

30 Examples of Search Results Page Design

Adrian  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  September 30, 2012
30 Examples of Search Results Page Design

Search is considered to be the primary means to navigate a website. As it is widely used, it is really essential to allocate or give some time to get a user friendly search page. In the internet sites, a search results page is the primary factor to determine the conversion rate. Therefore, it becomes undoubtedly essential to bridge the gap between the content of the page and...

10 Great Places to Sell Your Web Design Work

Ahla Mahmood  •  Resources  •  September 28, 2012
10 Great Places to Sell Your Web Design Work

If someone is creating a new web design from initial step, it would be productive for him but at the same time it would also be time consuming. In order to make more money without spending a lot of time, selling of a web design as a theme or a template would be the easiest as well as the best option. Most of the web designers take the responsibility to sell the themes or...

Contrast and Meaning in Design

John Lewis  •  Design  •  September 27, 2012
Contrast and Meaning in Design

If you are a designer, your work should convey a meaning. Therefore it is important that you have familiar with the mechanisms by which points in addition to concepts attain this means; more than any other component. You have to grip these things to communicate efficiently. Without essentials, you may flounder when confronted with intricate design challenges as well as...

Typography Basics: Understand the Language of Letters

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  September 25, 2012
Typography Basics: Understand the Language of Letters

Sometimes the toughest part of getting started with a first design project can be understanding the language of design. Typographers, for example, have a whole language of their own that relates to type, fonts and design. To have an open and successful conversation in your next design meeting, it will help to fully understand the lingo when talking about type. Here’s your...

Elements UI – User Interface Kit

Adrian  •  Shop  •  September 24, 2012
Elements UI – User Interface Kit

Elements UI is a large user interface kit for designers and web developers. The pack contains a variety of interesting and useful components that can be used in almost any design project. The pack contains menus, social network elements, lists, image sliders, tags, paginators, breadcrumbs, checkout process, players, timeline, notification windows, calendar and dropdown...

20 Examples of Real Estate Websites Design

Adrian  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  September 21, 2012
20 Examples of Real Estate Websites Design

Real estate is no doubt expensive and a valuable purchase. A good amount of research is needed before taking any decision on investing on a particular real estate property. It is possible to gather a lot of information regarding real estate without actually visiting anywhere. All the information will be readily available on your computer with a few clicks of mouse. To do...