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Web designers have a wealth of tools available to them, for doing everything from organizing their thoughts about a particular design to debugging the final design. But with so many tools out there, how do you ever determine which ones are really...
A well developed and organized sign-up page has to relay a large quantity of data in a  small area and must be quick and easy to read and understand. Overly creative plan names are more likely to hurt your sign-up process instead of help, as they'll...
The use of typography in video allows us to reclaim the lost art of arranging typefaces in a way that would make an 18th century typesetter's head spin. This type of art is also known as Kinetic typography. The text is presented in a manner intended...
Cats and dogs. Cain and Abel. Designers and developers. These are just a few of the great historical face-offs. Designers and developers often seem to come from different planets and have completely different brains. Developers want a website...
Whenever a user is trying to reach a website's page that is non-existent or missing, they are usually directed to a page where they're informed that that specific page cannot be recalled by the HTTP server; this is what is called a 404 error page....
Adobe AIR is one of the most under-appreciated application platforms, but the number of applications available for AIR make it incredibly useful. There are apps for everything from business to shopping to image management to video editing....
Creating a wireframe is one of the first steps you should take before designing a website. A wireframe helps you organize and simplify the elements and content within a website and is an essential tool in the development process. A wireframe...
High Dynamic Range (HDR) images can really take your photography to the next level. But creating compelling HDR images, whether through fake HDR techniques in Photoshop or multiple exposures and tone-mapping, can be tricky. Creating portraits...
You often hear designers say, “Good designers copy. Great designers steal.” Well, anyone who says this is one of three types of designers: One who copies, one who steals or one who admits that not copying and stealing is hard but still tries...
Today we bring you a set of 50 free and exclusive Twitter icons that you can use for your websites. The icons are provided in both raster and vector formats: The transparent PNG versions are 256x256, and we have also included Illustrator files...
Testing the usability of your site is one of the smartest things you can do. Usability involves making a website's interface easier to use and simpler to understand, so that the user's experience is as enjoyable as possible. The more usable...
Cats and dogs. Cain and Abel. Designers and developers. These are just a few of the great historical face-offs. Designers and developers often seem to come from different planets and have completely different brains. Developers want a website...
Infographics can be a great way to quickly reference information. Instead of pouring over figures and long reports to decipher data, an infographic can immediately make apparent exactly what a dataset actually means. Below are more than...
As web design and design in general have evolved, rules have been established to ensure consistent and usable designs. Some of these rules were created simply because website creators abused certain principles without regard for their users....