12 Best Color Scheme Generator Web Apps for Designers

Jake Rocheleau  •  Tools  •  September 11, 2017
12 Best Color Scheme Generator Web Apps for Designers

Smart designers know it’s a waste of time to reinvent the wheel. And with so many free resources online it’s easier than ever to find tools that’ll save you time. Color selection is a big process and often requires a lot of tweaking to get just right. You can save time by using color webapps that generate relevant color schemes from scratch, all 100% free! And I’ve...

Winners and Trends from the Apple Design Awards 2017

Carrie Cousins  •  Apps Examples  •  September 8, 2017
Winners and Trends from the Apple Design Awards 2017

Apple recently released it’s winners of the 2017 Design Awards. The annual event showcases some of the most outstanding design and innovation in the digital space. The awards are in their 20th year and “recognize excellence in design, innovation and technology in apps and games across iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV.” The 2017 slate of represent eight...

Top Cheap WordPress Hosting Providers

Andrian  •  WordPress  •  September 8, 2017
Top Cheap WordPress Hosting Providers

One of the most important aspects of website success is having a solid hosting/server provider because a slow or non-functional website is inefficient for every business. If you use WordPress, it is important to understand that not all companies are ready to host your website. That’s why we recommend specialized hosting for WordPress websites. In this article, we’ll...

Stockio, the Free Stock Website for Creatives

Doru Ciobanu  •  Tools  •  September 6, 2017
Stockio, the Free Stock Website for Creatives

Stockio.com is a new contender in the already overcrowded “free stock resources” ecosystem. But, I won’t complain about that. More free resources mean a boost of creativity. While there are quite a few sites where you can find photos, various kinds of icons, lots of music and even videos for both personal endeavors or commercial projects, Stockio comes with...

Why Developers Use (and Love) Slides Framework (Survey)

Andrian  •  Tools  •  September 5, 2017
Why Developers Use (and Love) Slides Framework (Survey)

Designmodo created a 10-question survey for users to gather feedback about Slides Framework. Everyone connected with Designmodo fell in love with Slides Framework pretty much at first sight. But the real question was if other developers would love it too. The natural answer was to ask...

How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic]

Diana Valeanu  •  Design  •  September 4, 2017
How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic]

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 projects. But how do you become a master of typography? Read Also: Typography Cheat Sheet [Infographic] Great Font Combinations You Need to Try It starts with a basic understanding of typography principles...

Startup Design Framework 2

Andrian  •  Shop  •  August 22, 2017
Startup Design Framework 2

Looking to create a beautiful, responsive website for your startup or clients? Startup Framework saves you time and energy with an effortless platform to build a fully designed website. Build your site quickly with an intuitive and easy-to-use drag and drop interface. Select from various pre-designed components for each section of your...

Crazy Sliders – 10 Ways of Taking Sliders to the Next Level

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  August 21, 2017
Crazy Sliders – 10 Ways of Taking Sliders to the Next Level

Every other website seems to include a full-screen slider. It is a tested way to quickly and unobtrusively interest users with important stuff such as featured products or portfolio pieces. Its realization is pretty banal. In a nutshell, it is just a container with two controls where the content is circling in the loop. Nothing fancy at all. But as a presentation tool, it...

Gradients in Web Design: Trends, Examples & Resources

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  August 16, 2017
Gradients in Web Design: Trends, Examples & Resources

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, backgrounds, and even typography. Let’s delve into this trend of gradients in modern web design to see how they’re advancing and where they might go in the coming years. I’ll also share free...

The Ultimate UX Design of: the Credit Card Payment Form

Marcin Treder  •  UX Design  •  August 15, 2017
The Ultimate UX Design of: the Credit Card Payment Form

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 prospective customer, present your product in a good light, drive her through a process full of forms and finally… collect her money. At every step you’re risking a sudden loss of your client....