Black Friday Deal: 70% OFF Designmodo Shop and Market!

Andrian  •  Resources  •  November 23, 2017
Black Friday Deal: 70% OFF Designmodo Shop and Market!

The Black Friday sales on Designmodo are underway! Enjoy our 70% off sale, where you can get the most popular tools for website creation at discounted prices. We have dropped the price of all our popular products — Slides 3 (framework), Qards 1.5 (WordPress Plugin), Startup 2 (bootstrap framework) and others! And we’ve cut prices for all items on the Designmodo...

Imbalanced Layouts Offer Different Patterns to Adopt

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  November 22, 2017
Imbalanced Layouts Offer Different Patterns to Adopt

For a long time, web interfaces were the places where balance, proportion and symmetry were considered to be the signs of good taste and attributes of great design. Everyone was struggling to achieve complete harmony and equilibrium of details. But the situation has changed. There were many attempts to embrace chaos. These days we witness another attempt to turn chaos to its...

Google Maps Updated with New Design for the First Time in Years

Andrian  •  News  •  November 21, 2017
Google Maps Updated with New Design for the First Time in Years

Google released an update to their eponymous Maps service. Product Manager Liz Hunt revealed changes focusing on prioritizing the information presented, what is displayed according to the user situation, and how it is displayed in the UI in terms of icon and colors. Maps Will Present the User with the Most Relevant Information Google states that Maps will present differing...

The Future of the Web: Firefox Quantum

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 16, 2017
The Future of the Web: Firefox Quantum

After teasing us with months of nightly builds, Mozilla, the foundation behind Firefox, the first successful open source-browser, launches Firefox Quantum. With more than seventy-five percent of the code refactored (more than 5 000 000 lines of code), Firefox is, technically, worthy of the “new” tag. The new Firefox browser is the best we’ve put in the market since...

WordPress Themes, Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2017

Andrian  •  Resources  •  November 16, 2017
WordPress Themes, Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2017

November 2017 is here and it’s time for great deals and discounts in WordPress industry. This Black Friday 2017 WordPress theme and plugin offer presents a great opportunity to get the tools you need to build a new website and move forward your business. We have selected some well-designed WordPress themes and plugins which you can use right now or later for personal...

4 Tiny Trends in Applying Animations

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  November 15, 2017
4 Tiny Trends in Applying Animations

With interaction design showing up pretty much everywhere, animation is finally being perceived not only as a tool for entertaining visitors but as an instrument for improving the user experience. From tiny dynamic effects that enliven parts of the UI to huge animations that are used as means of communication, the internet is jam-packed with various solutions. Although we are...

Figma Updated with Support for Pages

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 10, 2017
Figma Updated with Support for Pages

The UI design tool ecosystem is quite agglomerated. The heavyweights, Sketch and Affinity Designer, are facing some stiff competition from challengers such as Adobe XD and Figma. The latter appeared on my radar when I was surfing Quora. In case if you didn’t get your hands on Figma yet, then you should know that it’s a platform agnostic UI tool designed with real-time...

Peristyle, a New Typeface from Hoefler & Co

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 8, 2017
Peristyle, a New Typeface from Hoefler & Co

Peristyle (perystilylum) in Hellenistic Greek and also in Roman architecture, is a row of columns surrounding the perimeter of a courtyard or of a building. Essential elements of the times, the peristyle was a defining element of ancient Roman society. The architectural value of the peristyle resides in the contrast that the element added to roman domus (houses) and villas of...

How to Improve the UX of Your e-Commerce Website Visitors

Bogdan Sandu  •  UX Design  •  November 6, 2017
How to Improve the UX of Your e-Commerce Website Visitors

One of the main parts of a high-level website is undoubtedly a great user experience. This will, ultimately, tell if you have an increase in your exit rate or an increase in your conversion rate. You will find that a lot of companies nowadays invest in the user experience of their website, in order to stay competitive. You must guide and help users navigate when they’re...

Best Websites to Find Design Freebies: The Ultimate Collection

Jake Rocheleau  •  Resources  •  November 2, 2017
Best Websites to Find Design Freebies: The Ultimate Collection

Design freebies can save you time recreating assets from scratch. If you search hard enough you can find everything from icon sets to UI kits and free stock photos too. Over the years freebie sites have come & gone. The best have risen to the top and that’s what I’m covering in this post. I’ve organized the best design freebie sites on the web for every design...