Beware of Orange: Active and Controversial

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  August 30, 2012
Beware of Orange: Active and Controversial

We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that choice alone? Orange could be called the most controversial color. People either love it or hate it. Here we take a look at orange – meanings, color pairings and sites that are doing it well. Orange...

Efficient Wireframing of a Web Form

Marcin Treder  •  Design, UX Design  •  August 28, 2012
Efficient Wireframing of a Web Form

Hello and welcome to the #6 part of our course on Design Documentation and Wireframing. We’ve spent the last 5 weeks delving deep into the philosophy and practice of User Experience Design. This week we continue our journey with yet another important topic: Web Form Design. How many times have you stared at a form in some shameful website and not known what to do? How many...

Responsive Email Newsletter Design: Increase Mobile Readership

Christian Vasile  •  Design, Responsive Design  •  August 27, 2012
Responsive Email Newsletter Design: Increase Mobile Readership

We’ve been talking about the concept of Responsive Web Design (RWD) quite a lot lately and we took it even further away with tools for responsive images and others. Soon we will also provide an article covering the subject of Responsive Typography, but until then let’s focus on email newsletters and how we can turn them into responsive layouts, so they can fit the screen...

Free Online Real-Time HTML Editors

Adrian  •  Resources, Scripts  •  August 25, 2012
Free Online Real-Time HTML Editors

A real time HTML editor is used to create websites and web pages for internet. It is possible to write HTML in almost all text editors. The benefit of having a fully featured editor of HTML is that it offers some basic features that are necessary to add functionality and convenience of web developers. These online editors offer different ways of editing and creating HTML code...

15 Examples of Stunning Hotel Web Design

Jody Moss  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  August 24, 2012
15 Examples of Stunning Hotel Web Design

As with pretty much all areas of business and consumer branding, hotels are increasingly becoming almost completely dependent on the internet for their bookings and subsequent sales. Therefore, it is absolutely crucial that the hotel’s website gives off the right impression to potential visitors. After all, first impressions always count. Therefore a bold, busy website...

Adobe Photoshop CC Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Christian Vasile  •  Adobe Photoshop, Tutorials  •  August 23, 2012
Adobe Photoshop CC Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Back when I started using Photoshop, the shortcuts available were still a new thing for me. I was using the mouse way too much and I can say this always slowed down the processes I was undergoing. I actually taught myself to use shortcuts in a brief period of two weeks when my long-serving IBM mouse broke down. While waiting for my new mouse to arrive, I had to use my trackpad...

Wireframing and Prototyping a Mobile App

Marcin Treder  •  App Design, Design, UX Design  •  August 21, 2012
Wireframing and Prototyping a Mobile App

Get Ready for a Mobile Boom We live in a mobile decade. No questions here. According to Business Insider already more smartphones than PCs are sold annually. By the end of 2015, most probably, there will be more smartphones in use than, so-called, feature phones (or dumb phones, as we might call the old lousy devices). That’s an exciting growth! And well…let’s just...

Going Green: Color Connects with Nature

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  August 20, 2012
Going Green: Color Connects with Nature

We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that choice alone? Green is strongly associated with nature – green grass, green (or eco) friendly. Here we take a look at green – meanings, color pairings and sites that are doing it well. While...

Free and Premium Shopping Cart/eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

Adrian  •  Plugins, WordPress  •  August 19, 2012
Free and Premium Shopping Cart/eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

With the advent of internet and newer technologies, the concept of shopping has completely changed. Now you don’t need to roam from one shop to another or run from one shopping mall to another to find out your required items or to enjoy the discounts. All of these are now on your computer screen; just few clicks away. Enjoy a completely new and virtual   shopping...

How to Choose a Responsive Design Images Tool

Christian Vasile  •  Design, Responsive Design  •  August 16, 2012
How to Choose a Responsive Design Images Tool

Responsive web design is not a fancy concept anymore – it is a necessity. There is no doubt about the fact that mobiles and portable devices are taking over and most websites out there need a scaled-down web page to better fit those new devices. I am sure you already you already know everything about this topic, but today we go a bit more into details and talk about one of...