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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...
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....
Human beings are masters at strategically building walls to hide our innermost selves. But what would happen if those metaphorical barriers were suddenly see-through, effectually forcing us to bare our souls for the world to see? In her series...
All work and no play, allegedly, makes Jack a dull boy. And advertisers seem to agree; globally, major brands seem more interested in making us laugh than selling a product; and for good reason: humor is one of the best ice-breakers. If a brand...
If world leaders were more like-minded, perhaps the elusive goal of world peace might be more attainable. But while international harmony remains a utopian dream for now, French photographer Philippe Petremant is doing his part to inch us...
When I was in middle school, I took a sign language class. At the time, it struck me as interesting that some words and letters looked exactly like the thing being described, while others seemingly had no relation. That’s why I’m intrigued...
Not every designer gets the chance to work on a high-profile redesign. In fact, the vast majority will never have that chance. At least not officially. But that doesn't mean they don't have some amazing ideas about how sites like Facebook, Twitter,...