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Twitter finally tossed a bigger hat into the advertising realm on February 20, 2013 by announcing the new Twitter Ad API and the five initial partners who will power this new vehicle. Yes, Twitter already has the capability to run ads — we've...
/ / Apr 17, 2013
If you're asking me to share with you some of the best web designs in the world, chances are I'm going to point you in the direction of something that's pretty minimal. In fact, if you ask most designers, they'll point you to sites that are equally...
How do we live without food? It's our sustenance. It's the reason why we live and can be the reason for the opposite. Many events, conferences and groups surround themselves around the idea of being a 'foodie' and submerge themselves in the culture...
A design founder is a founder of a company who happens to be a designer or makes sure to create a large role for design in their business. Design is extremely powerful — it influences what we see, what we feel and even what we do. As old, salesy techniques...
In the journey from fledgling startup to full-blown success, any burgeoning business will undoubtedly face its fair share of obstacles along the way. But those who traverse the bumpy road to emerge victorious typically have one thing in common: ...
HTML will only take the web designer so far and if you want to create dynamic, attractive, reactive web design then you need to learn and implement CSS. Not only can you create improved design elements for your pages but you can expect to enjoy...
Talent, discipline, and creativity just might constitute a triple threat in the world of design; and if it does, 21-year-old Peter Tarka easily meets the definition. Each month, the ambitious Poland-based creative produces a collection...
Since the very earliest illuminated manuscripts, dating back to the 5th century AD, we’ve associated flora with enlarged type. Perhaps it’s something to do with the way plants repeat the same shapes, echoed by type. Or perhaps it’s...
If you have a smartphone, a tablet or a regular computer, chances are you have used an app at some point. We can't get enough of them. They make life easier and quicker. Apps help you remember things, help you find and see things and just all around...
Patterns can make a website design more interesting and appealing. Often mildly skeuomorphic in nature, they bring an element of real-world texture to a site. The variation in tone that they create mimics the multi-tonal nature of real surfaces....
There are two main reasons people utilize the web: to share things and to be informed. Sure, we could pick up a newspaper or switch on the television, but I'd argue that it's much easier to whip out your phone or laptop to find info. The wonderful...
/ / Mar 21, 2013
In the web-era, major news sources aren’t restricted to local readership. Whilst a city paper may feature some local news, its sports, national and international news coverage is just as likely to be read by someone on a different continent....
First it was the Capulets versus the Montagues; then it was Coke versus Pepsi; and the latest epic battle? Serif versus sans-serif, of course. Lucky for us, the crew at UrbanFonts has produced a nifty infographic to help clarify the age-old...
The popularity of shopping for items online is greatly increasing. If you ask me why I like to shop online, it's because I have pretty solid control over my purchase. I get to have time to open up another tab and read up on reviews from other folks....