Many articles are floating around that tell web professionals exactly how to build an online presence. Techniques, best practices and all the other “what to do’s” can be great motivation, but that is exactly what this post won’t do. Instead, we’ll go over...
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...
New York based Andy Gilmore describes himself as a draftsman, designer and musician. With clients such as Wired Magazine and The New York Times, he has established a solid reputation with his works being featured in countless publications, shows and exhibits around...
Media facades are relatively new concepts however, they have become increasingly popular in recent years. These uncannily innovative ways of combining modern design and architecture, have proven to be a successful way for businesses looking to attract consumers,...
A blog is a great tool with which to express your opinions, build a community, network with others and drive traffic to your website. However, a lot of designers are not sure how to get started or what to blog about. I’ve been blogging for a couple of years now, but...
CSS is the second-most-important thing you can master when it comes to web design, right after HTML. And the capabilities of CSS can be staggering (especially with the new CSS3 standard already making appearances in some browsers). If you can imagine it, it’s...
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...