We designers tend to get frustrated with developers when they take liberties with our work. But we have to understand they’re not entirely at fault. Put yourself in their shoes: imagine what it’s like opening a Photoshop file (PSD), only to find a jumble...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful...
Photographers and artists alike are always looking at light as the key element in any composition, which is certainly extremely important for dark advertisements. Dark ads are usually used to portray a scary situation, or a serious issue, creating a dramatic impact....
When a business decides to outsource, it is looking for a solution. It has a pressing project but lacks the internal resources to do it itself. Chances are, some poor marketing director has walked out of a boardroom meeting, faced with a recurring problem: the deadline...
Many great designers derive their inspiration from nature, and we can find tons of examples showcasing this type of inspiration online. Looking at the world we live in and finding a way to integrate it into a design requires seeing nature from a new and very different...
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is the language of Web design, and the next generation of CSS design properties are just chomping at the bit to be released. Are you eager to start using them, but don’t know where to start? Although many of the new properties are not yet...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful...
Grunge photography goes far beyond what the naked eye perceives and brings with it a dimension of frightening and powerful emotions. These images are usually heavily edited and enhanced in order to create the grunge effect. This effect can be described as dark, dirty,...
There are really only a few tricks to writing properly for the web. If you know how to write, you are already 95% of the way there. These are some of the more common mistakes that I’ve seen in web copy and some tricks that I use every day to write effectively, from e-mails...
Chairs have evolved tremendously for thousands of years, as they shifted from being a symbol of state and dignity, to an item of ordinary use. Chair design considers intended usage, ergonomics (how comfortable it is for the occupant), as well as non-ergonomic functional...
Dark web designs are very popular and can have an elegant and creative appeal. They are also perfect for many types of client work however, they are not suitable for every website and should be used only when appropriate. In spite of the striking visual impact that these...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful...