5 Tips on Hiring the Best Web Designer

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  January 24, 2017
5 Tips on Hiring the Best Web Designer

Hiring a web design can be an exciting process. When I talk about hiring a web design in this post, the advice can be applied in a variety of ways. First, it could mean hiring a single, usually freelance, designer for a job you need to be done. It could also refer to a web design agency. Additionally, it could be advice for hiring a web designer for your own team. The advice...

Inspiring Stock Photography Collections​

Adrian  •  Resources  •  January 23, 2017
Inspiring Stock Photography Collections​

Stock photography websites can be overwhelming. When you’re on the lookout for something particular, all you really want to do is punch in your keywords and get the perfect image. You also very well know that this isn’t how the process usually works. You can spend hours looking for images and sometimes don’t have anything to show for it. This is where Depositphotos can...

Moz://a, Mozilla’s New Logo

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 20, 2017
Moz://a, Mozilla’s New Logo

In June 2016, Mozilla, the Internet advocacy and software group, initiated its rebranding process. However, in an unusual move, instead of hiring an agency to do the work, Mozilla chose to conduct the process in the open, setting up a blog through which it shared ideas and invited feedback. The initiative was aimed at helping Mozilla to differentiate itself from Firefox, its...

A 2017 Trend Designed to Make Your Work Easier

Adrian  •  Tools  •  January 18, 2017
A 2017 Trend Designed to Make Your Work Easier

Web design trends take on different characteristics. Some focus on aesthetics, some on SEO techniques, and some on better ways of presenting content. Few address web design comprehensively i.e., attend to the designers’ needs, the clients’ needs, and the users’. This multipurpose, responsive WordPress theme with its 230+ pre-built websites takes everything into...

How Great Icons Can Affect The User Experience

Jake Rocheleau  •  UX Design  •  January 17, 2017
How Great Icons Can Affect The User Experience

Interfaces are all about communication and getting things done. A website’s UI is a means to an end, and the designer’s job is to create an interface that helps the user reach that end quickly. Icons are perfect for interfaces because they convey meaning without words. Users can learn how an interface works just by studying the visuals and interacting with the...

Reinventing the Browser Experience with Opera Neon

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 13, 2017
Reinventing the Browser Experience with Opera Neon

Opera Software, the company behind the Opera Browser for Desktop, Opera for mobile, the popular Opera Mini and the glamorous Coast browser for iOS launches a new browser: Opera Neon. It’s no secret that Opera Software has been working on an alternative browser for a while. In fact, all major browser vendors are tinkering with the idea of reinventing the browser. But, do we...

Design Trends For Modal Windows On The Web

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  January 13, 2017
Design Trends For Modal Windows On The Web

Modal windows are those popup windows that appear over the screen rather than opening a new tab/window. They usually darken the background to bring attention to the popup. Most websites running modal windows add some type of call to action whether it’s a button or a form or something. But it can also be a simple message about browser features like disabled JavaScript or...

14 Great WordPress Themes to Use in 2017

Adrian  •  Themes  •  January 12, 2017
14 Great WordPress Themes to Use in 2017

Purchasing a WordPress theme tends to be a time-consuming chore that at times can be overwhelming. To cut down time, you need to establish a series of criteria. Having done that, go down our list of 14 WordPress themes that we believe are the best on the market as we go into 2017. Core criteria to consider:  An Aesthetically Pleasing Design. You want a modern, pleasing...

6 Features That are Missing from Your Web Design

Adrian  •  Design  •  January 11, 2017
6 Features That are Missing from Your Web Design

As a business owner, have you ever been totally clueless as to why your website isn’t converting? Do you feel like you have everything in place, yet your audience isn’t following through on your call to actions buttons, and your bounce rate is sky high? There could be a few crucial web design features that are missing on your website, and adding and adjusting them might...

10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  January 2, 2017
10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

Ready to refresh your website? The start of the year is a great time to take a hard look at your existing design – or even new projects – and think about how to incorporate some of the latest trends into the framework. From functionality to color and typography, 2017 will be a year of new ideas and new visual concepts to explore. Some of those designs are already starting...