Using Bootstrap 4 Flexbox

Sam Norton  •  Bootstrap, Coding  •  January 15, 2016
Using Bootstrap 4 Flexbox

The CSS3 Flexible Box, or Flexbox, is a new layout mode to improve arrangement of items on a page that can also manage directions and order within a container to accommodate different screen sizes and different display devices. It works like a box model which modifies the width or the height of its child items filling up the space available without the use of floats. A lot of...

Splendid Websites that Greet Users with Hello

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  January 13, 2016
Splendid Websites that Greet Users with Hello

Taglines, slogans and other welcome messages are one of the most common instruments of verbal communication with users in website design. They untiringly mark front pages and set the tone of the project. Although we are accustomed to images and videos are loud, a well-chosen phrase sometimes may “sound” more deafening and be more visually appealing. From catchy...

Internet of Things (IoT): The UX Challenges

Armen Ghazarian  •  UX Design  •  January 11, 2016
Internet of Things (IoT): The UX Challenges

Do you like fantasy movies? If you don’t, it’s about time to start watching them, because what we have seen in sci-fi and fantasy films in the last decade is getting real with every new technology advancement. Everyday things around us are becoming smarter, sometimes even smarter than ourselves. And when you think about it in perspective it is actually more...

Design Talks to Sparks Your Creativity

Paula Borowska  •  Inspiration  •  January 8, 2016
Design Talks to Sparks Your Creativity

Over the last few years, we’ve all had our share of conferences we attended or design talks we’ve watched online. Personally I’ve always had a few favorites myself. Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe you didn’t but I’ve gathered 6 talks and 2 podcasts that stuck out to me the most. Overall, I think you’ll notice a theme among them; they are all geared towards how...

List of Bootstrap Button Generators

Nataly Birch  •  Scripts  •  January 6, 2016
List of Bootstrap Button Generators

Everyone knows the point of using bootstrap generators, though maybe not everyone uses this help in their workflows. Some prefer to design/develop everything from a scratch, and others opt in favor of saving time for other important things, deriving benefits from tools provided by a community. When it comes to race against the time, generators are irreplaceable —...

11 Web Design Trends for 2016

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  January 4, 2016
11 Web Design Trends for 2016

Are you ready for 2016? Let’s bring on the web design trends. The new year will come with plenty of new techniques and trends, but the dominant theme is likely to be a continuation of things we have started to see at the end of 2015. More video, vertical patterns, Material Design-inspired interfaces and slide-style sites will grow in popularity. And it’s not hard for you...

Incredible Space-Themed Website Designs

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  December 23, 2015
Incredible Space-Themed Website Designs

Planets, asteroids, stars, galaxies, black holes, satellites, aliens, rockets, astronauts, moons: We begin our incredible space odyssey. Let’s take off the ground and explore uncharted regions of the universe brought to life by gifted web designers and developers. The cosmic theme always awakens insatiable curiosity, though it does not occur very often. This specific...

How to Conduct a Card Sorting Study?

Armen Ghazarian  •  UX Design  •  December 21, 2015
How to Conduct a Card Sorting Study?

Opinions differ just like tastes. That is why when making important design decisions we need to consider what users think. We may argue whether contact information should go in the “about us” section or in the footer or elsewhere and each team member may be right in a sense, but the only opinion that matters is that of the user. But how can you incorporate users’...

Free Fonts: Ultimate Collection for 2016

Adrian  •  Fonts, Resources  •  December 20, 2015
Free Fonts: Ultimate Collection for 2016

Here it is the long-awaited panel of free fonts for the year 2016! We have tried to gather a large collection of fonts for all occasions. You can download them for free, and some can even be used for commercial purposes. This year was very rich in new fonts and the choice is very large, since the topic of typography has been rapidly developing this year and free fonts have...

Seasonal Icons: Winter Inspiration and Free Packages

Nataly Birch  •  Icons Examples  •  December 18, 2015
Seasonal Icons: Winter Inspiration and Free Packages

It is hard to argue that winter is a marvelous and magical season. Being a closer and an opener at the same time, it is associated with summarizing, making resolutions and starting from scratch. Although we are accustomed to spending our time indoors while Jack Frost rages and nature falls asleep; however, it does not mean that creative folks sink into apathy. On the contrary,...