Design

  • The Inspiration Behind Brutalism in Web Design

    The Inspiration Behind Brutalism in Web Design

    Ben Bate  •  September 25, 2017

    A stripped-down internet inspired by architecture of the 90s. Brutalism in web design, in its most basic form, incorporates stark colors, bold and unforgiving shapes and layouts,...

  • 6 Creative Ways to Use Repeat Grids in Adobe XD

    6 Creative Ways to Use Repeat Grids in Adobe XD

    Caleb Kingston  •  September 20, 2017

    AdobeXD recently made a big splash during their announcement because of a few unique features, including the “Repeat Grid.” This magical button that turns any group of...

  • Design Websites with a Goal in Mind

    Design Websites with a Goal in Mind

    Bogdan Sandu  •  September 19, 2017

    Designing an eye-catching website that looks good is great. However, it must do more than look good. Compare a business website to the first thirty seconds meeting someone in...

  • Exit Intent Modal Windows: Design Trends & Examples

    Exit Intent Modal Windows: Design Trends & Examples

    Jake Rocheleau  •  September 14, 2017

    It seems like exit intent modals are the norm with every major blog, SaaS product, and digital ecommerce shop. These exit intents are modal windows that appear on top of the...

  • How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic]

    How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic]

    Diana Valeanu  •  September 4, 2017

    Every designer wants to master the art of pairing typefaces. Good typography enhances design and can lead to better readability – two must-haves for your website design...

  • Gradients in Web Design: Trends, Examples & Resources

    Gradients in Web Design: Trends, Examples & Resources

    Jake Rocheleau  •  August 16, 2017

    The gradient trend started with web 2.0 and has advanced quite a ways since then. Modern gradients can be designed purely in CSS3 so it’s easier to build them into buttons,...

  • The Ultimate UX Design of: the Credit Card Payment Form

    The Ultimate UX Design of: the Credit Card Payment Form

    Marcin Treder  •  August 15, 2017

    The Peak Point of eCommerce and SaaS – the Credit Card Payment Form If you’re selling something online, you know it’s not the easiest thing to do. You need to find a...

  • Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

    Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

    Carrie Cousins  •  August 7, 2017

    A user’s first impression of your site can be a lasting one. In the first few seconds, a person decides to stick with your content or move on. They will also make decisions...

  • What Typography Means in Email & How to Choose the Best Fonts

    What Typography Means in Email & How to Choose the Best Fonts

    Kevin  •  August 3, 2017

    The thumb rule for marketing anything is to package it in a visually appealing way. Shapes, images, colors and appropriate typography come together to draw viewers’ attention to...

  • What to Expect When Designing for Startups

    What to Expect When Designing for Startups

    Jenna Scaglione  •  July 27, 2017

    Designing for startups can feel more like a whirlwind than an actual design project. The process can be a rough road to travel if you are not prepared for the full...