Design

  • The Future of Magazine-Style Blog Layouts: Trends & Design Ideas

    The Future of Magazine-Style Blog Layouts: Trends & Design Ideas

    Jake Rocheleau  •  January 30, 2017

    All major trade & specialty magazines have built a web presence online. Many still release print editions but the Internet is a much cheaper medium to publish content. The...

  • 5 Tips on Hiring the Best Web Designer

    5 Tips on Hiring the Best Web Designer

    Paula Borowska  •  January 24, 2017

    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...

  • How Great Icons Can Affect The User Experience

    How Great Icons Can Affect The User Experience

    Jake Rocheleau  •  January 17, 2017

    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...

  • Design Trends For Modal Windows On The Web

    Design Trends For Modal Windows On The Web

    Jake Rocheleau  •  January 13, 2017

    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...

  • 6 Features That are Missing from Your Web Design

    6 Features That are Missing from Your Web Design

    Adrian  •  January 11, 2017

    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...

  • 10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

    10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

    Carrie Cousins  •  January 2, 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...

  • How 40 European E-commerce Websites Handle Forms on Mobile

    How 40 European E-commerce Websites Handle Forms on Mobile

    Adrian  •  December 6, 2016

    I won’t surprise if we tell you that European e-commerce market is hot and that a mobile-friendly website is a key to success in that field. Last year, approximately 296...

  • Designer’s Guide to Promoting Yourself and Your Work

    Designer’s Guide to Promoting Yourself and Your Work

    Jake Rocheleau  •  December 2, 2016

    You can be the most creative and productive designer in the world, but it doesn’t mean anything without paid work. Designers can rely on repeat clients but it’s important to...

  • Web Design Trends For “Start Here” Pages

    Web Design Trends For “Start Here” Pages

    Jake Rocheleau  •  November 22, 2016

    When visitors land on a new website they usually have no idea where to begin. They usually just look around for nav links that might provide the info they’re looking for. But...

  • 4 Ways to Improve Usability and User Experience by Decluttering Designs

    4 Ways to Improve Usability and User Experience by Decluttering Designs

    Paula Borowska  •  November 14, 2016

    We often speak about decluttering in the sense of physical stuff like closets or storage. But, we can also speak about decluttering designs too. Decluttering can help improve...