Personal Branding Guide for Designers

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design  •  February 5, 2017
Personal Branding Guide for Designers

Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands. Being good at your craft is not enough these days, being unique and authentic will make the cut, but only if enough people know about you. As Michael Simmons writes, authenticity is key in the digital age. Having a strong personal brand and following can lead to enormous opportunities...

Meet Lottie, an Animation Library by Airbnb

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  February 3, 2017
Meet Lottie, an Animation Library by Airbnb

In a surprising announcement, Airbnb, the travel industry giant, released Lottie, an iOS, Android, and React Native library which renders After Effects animations in real-time. The tool is based on Hernan Toririsi open-source BodyMovin extension. We ♥ Animations! We all love animations. The human mind is set to favor motion. Our minds are easily stimulated by animations and...

Build a Successful AdSense Optimized Website with Truemag

Doru Ciobanu  •  Themes  •  February 2, 2017
Build a Successful AdSense Optimized Website with Truemag

Truemag is a premium WordPress theme by StrictThemes that looks great and packs a lot of functionality, including support for responsive Google AdSense and plenty of places for monetization. If you want to build a site that sells, then Truemag is a worthy contender. To Ad” or Not to “Ad?” One of the key elements of a successful site is a monetization...

Create a Full-Screen Slider Using HTML, CSS3 and jQuery

Raul Dronca  •  CSS3, HTML, jQuery  •  January 31, 2017
Create a Full-Screen Slider Using HTML, CSS3 and jQuery

Topic: HTML / CSS3 / jQuery Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes In this tutorial, we are going to create a full-screen slider using HTML, CSS3 and jQuery. You can us it for product presentations on your shop website. In this tutorial, we use Google Fonts, specifically Montserrat and Oswald. Make sure to include them before you start. HTML The first...

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

Jake Rocheleau  •  Website Design  •  January 30, 2017
The Future of Magazine-Style Blog Layouts: Trends & Design Ideas

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 future of online blogging seems to be moving towards a magazine trend. But what does this mean? How do you differentiate between a blog and an online magazine? In this post I’ll cover some basic design...

Squarespace: Not Just Another Site-Builder Tool

Doru Ciobanu  •  Tools  •  January 30, 2017
Squarespace: Not Just Another Site-Builder Tool

Squarespace is a well-known brand in the website building ecosystem. Established thirteen years ago, Squarespace was ahead of its time. But, unlike other futuristic projects, Squarespace succeeded in becoming a top-tier Saas-based content management system. Its success can be traced back to Squarespace’s motto: “Build it Beautiful.” In 2004, the web was radically...

Winter Sale on Designmodo Products, 50% OFF!

Andrian  •  Resources  •  January 26, 2017
Winter Sale on Designmodo Products, 50% OFF!

Got the winter blues? Let’s think forward to the end of winter with a 50% discount on all our products, including everything in the Designmodo Market! Use coupon code WINTER to save 50%. Add any (or all) of the goodies from the Designmodo Shop and Designmodo Market to your cart, use coupon code WINTER during checkout and watch the savings pile up. In 2017, you should...

Building a Better World with Dropbox

Doru Ciobanu  •  Tools  •  January 26, 2017
Building a Better World with Dropbox

Dropbox is a cloud storage solution that features extensive file sharing capabilities. With clients for both desktop and mobile devices, Dropbox supports file synchronization between virtually unlimited devices. Back in 2007, Dropbox revolutionized the way we use, store and use our data.  Nine years ago, the concept of cloud storage was vague and flawed. Existing services...

Firefox 51 Gets Support for WebGL 2.0, FLAC and More

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 25, 2017
Firefox 51 Gets Support for WebGL 2.0, FLAC and More

It’s been a busy month at Mozilla. After launching a new logo and releasing its first Internet Health Report, Mozilla is upgrading Firefox to version 51. The release log includes WebGL 2 support, FLAC playback and a new warning for insecure websites that collect passwords. Firefox Browser logo with new Mozilla Branding WebGL 2 Support in Firefox 51 Mozilla is the first...

Introducing FullStory Free Edition

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 25, 2017
Introducing FullStory Free Edition

FullStory is proud to announce the launch of FullStory Free Edition. FullStory Free Edition empowers those small-but-mighty teams — from SaaS startups to Sole Proprietors — to make usability experience research an integral part of their design strategies. The best part: it’s free forever! If you need more, carefully designed tiers will allow you to upscale your efforts...