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As designers, we all know that a minimalist design can achieve beautiful results. Still, many designers have trouble creating one; either they have a hard time making a page with so few elements look good or the final result just doesn't look...
Most people have probably heard of Digg by now. It's one of the unofficial poster children of Web 2.0, and was one of the first social news sites to come out. It gets millions of visitors every month (Compete says about 43 million in October 2009),...
The concept of the left and right brain only lately popped up in the late 1960's, but since has become a well-known part of human psychology. While we all use both sides of the brain, each of us has a dominant side, and this dominant side makes up...
Email newsletters are hotter than ever. They’re a great extension to your business’ communication toolkit and offer you and your clients an excellent channel by which you can reach potential and existing customers. In this article,...
Today we're featuring the awesome talent of Niark, a wondrous 34 year old French freelance graphic designer and witty illustrator living in Paris. Niark takes his inspiration from street art, music and graphics. He works in a broad scope of...
The appearance and usability of certain interface elements and functionality are crucial to the success any websites in today's market. Studies have demonstrated that even a split-second delay in thinking on the user's part will weaken...
On Monday, October 26, CNN.com introduced a new website design, making a number of major changes to their information-heavy layout. The new design is beautiful, clean, organized and well-structured. It invites the eye to scan and find something...
The header is likely the first thing a new visitor sees on a blog, so it is the first impression — but why is a blog header so much more important, or at least different, than the header of a basic website? Blog headers need more functionality....
Education undeniably changes us. Learning new things completely alters our perception of life and the world around us. But formal academic training is a touchy subject for some people. Going to school to learn a discipline is still not an option...
Today we bring you a set of over 200 free and exclusive RSS icons called “Supra”. The icons are provided in both raster and vector formats: The transparent PNG versions are 32x32, 64x64 and 128×128, and we have also included source files...
Unlike other forms of art, graphic design is not just about taking paper and pen and letting the work flow. Graphic designers have to help viewers get the message and help sell a service or product. Creating a design for a client with little or...
As you search the web you'll come across a wide range of interactive and graphical maps. Deciding when, where and how to integrate or display a map on your site is the first step, the second should be what technology and illustrations to use. If...
A photograph of a stunning model is sitting before you that has serious potential but several flaws. The shade of the female model's hair is dull, her eye color just isn't doing it for you, and she has several pimples across her otherwise flawless...
So many businesses out there set up a website and then think, "There, that's done with" and never bother to re-evaluate their website's design or position in the marketplace. But looking at a website as a static, unchanging bit of advertising...