Useful Web Vector Icons Sets, Best of Premium

Andrian  •  Icons, Resources  •  February 11, 2013
Useful Web Vector Icons Sets, Best of Premium

In our modern, technology-driven world, icons are everywhere. Most people are familiar with icons via their computer or their smartphone. Other individuals might be bewildered as to how these vector icons are created in the first place. It can seem a little strange, but web designers are fully equipped to manage all kinds of different uses for icons. You can also find a great...

Use of Pricing Tables in Web Design – Starkly Comparison

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  February 11, 2013
Use of Pricing Tables in Web Design – Starkly Comparison

Pricing table is one of the few components that in their structure and purpose remain unchanged since the time of its occurrence. It is usually used as a tool that aimed to pull together data and show obvious difference between pricing plans. Those who offer different services, proper implementation of a pricing table is a vital part of website creation since well-organized...

Modern Fonts: Most Popular Typefaces, Best for Webfonts

Andrian  •  Fonts, Resources  •  February 11, 2013
Modern Fonts: Most Popular Typefaces, Best for Webfonts

The Modern fonts or Didones tend to carry even sharper contrasts compared to transitional types such as the influential Baskerville. If experts believe that the Baskerville was trying to blind readers, Didones even took the contrast even further. The first true Modern type was created in France by Firmin Didot and was first introduced on a published text on 1784. The font of...

Web Typography Trends in 2013

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  February 10, 2013
Web Typography Trends in 2013

“TYPOGRAPHY is the balance and interplay of letterforms on the page, a verbal and visual equation that helps the reader understand the form and absorb the substance of the page content. Typography plays a dual role as both verbal and visual communication. As readers scan a page they are subconsciously aware of both functions: first they survey the overall graphic patterns of...

10 Useful WordPress Email Newsletter Plugins

Andrian  •  Plugins, WordPress  •  February 9, 2013
10 Useful WordPress Email Newsletter Plugins

One of the best plugins you can include on your website is a newsletter widget. Many websites have these widgets as a way to connect with a particular consumer base on a consistent level. Being able to maintain contact with clients via the ease of bulk e-mails is always a plus. There are many different options when it comes to newsletter plugins, but each one works in...

Rapid Prototyping with the Pages Panel in Fireworks CS6

Matthew Pizzi  •  Tutorials  •  February 9, 2013
Rapid Prototyping with the Pages Panel in Fireworks CS6

Adobe Fireworks CS6 is an ideal tool for creating prototypes. There are several advantages of using Fireworks over its sibling Photoshop, but the one I want to share with you in this article is the Pages panel. This panel gives you the ability to quickly mimic functionality found in fully-coded web sites and applications, with a minimal amount of effort and zero coding....

Responsive WordPress WooCommerce Themes, Best of Premium

Andrian  •  Themes, WordPress  •  February 8, 2013
Responsive WordPress WooCommerce Themes, Best of Premium

Themes come with a wide range of compatibility options as well. There are many different styles and functionalities to choose from. WooCommerce has begun to come to the fore when it comes to optimized e-commerce themes. In fact, these responsive themes are uniquely tailored to improving the strength, flexibility, and usability of your website. WooCommerce themes are...

Year of the Snake Begins Feb. 10: How You Can Use it in Projects

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  February 8, 2013
Year of the Snake Begins Feb. 10: How You Can Use it in Projects

Are we about so see more snakes and s-curves trending in design? According to the Chinese calendar, the year of the snake begins on Feb. 10, and in many years the animal represented gets more attention. So what should designers expect in this year of the snake? First think about what it represents. The year of the snake relates to steady progress, attention to detail and...

Headline Fonts: Most Popular Typefaces, Best for Webfonts

Andrian  •  Fonts, Resources  •  February 7, 2013
Headline Fonts: Most Popular Typefaces, Best for Webfonts

Headline fonts have to set the tone of the entire document. Magazines, spreadsheets, tabloids, and even blogs use headlines to create intrigue and to appeal to the reader about the content. The use of proper headline fonts can make the content looking more urgent, relevant, essential and worth reading. While fonts only are canisters for fonts, they must be able to create the...

Polygonal Art in Web Design

Nataly Birch  •  Inspiration, Websites Examples  •  February 7, 2013
Polygonal Art in Web Design

Polygonal art along with the Metro style began to agitate the minds of designers in the past year. Whereas style of Windows 8 immediately found itself in web design, Poly thoroughly settled in print industry representing as different illustrations that has been used for posters, wallpapers, designs for t-shirts, skins for mobiles etc. And only after a while designers began to...