Design

  • Blogs vs. Online Magazines: Differences in Design and User Experience

    Blogs vs. Online Magazines: Differences in Design and User Experience

    Jake Rocheleau  •  July 19, 2017

    The design world is abuzz with the rise of online magazines. But the vast majority of these sites run on blogging platforms like WordPress, and they operate almost exactly like...

  • How To Apply Consistency in Web Design

    How To Apply Consistency in Web Design

    Jake Rocheleau  •  July 13, 2017

    There’s tremendous value in consistency of digital interfaces. People browsing the web encounter dozens of websites that all have different styles, yet most feature very similar...

  • Best Practices of Hotel Website UX Design

    Best Practices of Hotel Website UX Design

    Armen Ghazarian  •  July 7, 2017

    User experience is an integral part of any website design and there is no doubt about that. However if there’s a single industry where user experience matters more than anything...

  • Advice for Developers and Designers: Stop Chasing After Innovation – Now!

    Advice for Developers and Designers: Stop Chasing After Innovation – Now!

    Andrian  •  July 4, 2017

    If you’re a web designer or developer, it’s always smart to keep up with the latest website building trends. That doesn’t mean that you have to be caught up in the...

  • Tips to Design Engaging Newsletter Layouts

    Tips to Design Engaging Newsletter Layouts

    Jake Rocheleau  •  June 28, 2017

    Newsletters still offer the best way to reach your audience directly and increase sales. But if you’ve never managed an email list before this can be an intimidating...

  • Designing Content Upgrade Signup Forms that Grab Attention

    Designing Content Upgrade Signup Forms that Grab Attention

    Jake Rocheleau  •  June 22, 2017

    The best email opt-in forms use a lead magnet to draw attention and gather emails. You can spend weeks tweaking a signup form but the biggest factor is usually the content...

  • Web Design Usability Tips For Billing Forms

    Web Design Usability Tips For Billing Forms

    Jake Rocheleau  •  June 13, 2017

    Each ecommerce site has its own checkout flow moving the user from a shopping cart to the final purchase. This differs based on what the user is buying and their intentions, but...

  • How To Manage White Space in Mobile Responsive Layouts

    How To Manage White Space in Mobile Responsive Layouts

    Jake Rocheleau  •  May 29, 2017

    White space is a crucial design tool whether you realize it or not. Many designers adjust page elements until they “look good”. Most often this leads to a natural balance of...

  • Desktop-First Design Tips for Responsive Websites

    Desktop-First Design Tips for Responsive Websites

    Jake Rocheleau  •  May 22, 2017

    Most web designers know about mobile-first design and how it has dramatically affected responsive design. But there is another technique that may be less popular but can solve...

  • The Ultimate UX Design of: the Sign-Up Form

    The Ultimate UX Design of: the Sign-Up Form

    Marcin Treder  •  May 18, 2017

    A typical sign-up form contains a couple of form fields (it seems like the most popular number nowadays is 3: e-mail, password and a peculiar “repeat password”) and a button....