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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...
Designers of e-commerce websites today face a number of challenges in attempting to build a user experience that increases the likelihood of visitors making online purchases. To battle fierce online competition and overcome the apprehension...
From Attack of the Killer Tomatoes to Zardoz, the 1970's were not only home to some of the craziest titles in film, but some of the most interesting movie posters. The 70's were also home to some of the more psychedelic and funky designs for movie...
Social media has become an integral part of modern society. There are general social networks with user bases larger than the population of most countries. There are niche sites for virtually every special interest out there. There are sites...
"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, design a building, conn a ship, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve...
In this article, we'll be focusing on web usability and more specifically, on the views of world renowned usability expert, Jakob Nielsen. He's been called "the guru of Web page usability" by the New York Times and "the king of usability" by...
Organic design is commonly applied to products such as chairs, electronic equipment, books and home décor. Following the same principles, organic web design has recently emerged as a trend. Professional designers and companies have taken...