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Landing on a website that prominently features a stunning image carousel fills me with satisfaction & delectation. Well that may be somewhat exaggerated, but it’s a good feeling to know that designers and developers work hard to create such amazing content carousels. The problem is that not every website uses a well-functioning carousel – and […]

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Editor’s note: This post was written by Jonny Rowntree, a freelance writer working with digital printing company Elanders UK. Jonny has a background working in technological media, writing articles for The Next Web, Creative Bloq and Buffer. You can find him on Twitter: @shoutjonny and Google+ Jonny Rowntree. In order to entice customers during busy shopping periods, for instance […]

How To use Large Hero Images in Web Design

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With the increasing size of bandwidth caps there is an ability for designers to utilize much larger assets for website layouts. The SVG image format is one such example that has also pushed for browser support. But another common feature is the use of large background images for website headers & landing pages. Often referred […]

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When you think of creativity it can be expressed in many ways. Ideally a creative idea should exist in some capacity before the creator visits reality town and starts break dancing into his concept in the middle of Main Street. Ideas seem to come sporadically and while they are often created out of nothing, you […]

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Whether you design on paper, in graphics software, or in a web browser, typography is something that you’ll have to consider. No website or poster would be complete without some bits of text on the page. But text alone is not good enough – the symmetrical design and structure of text on a page is […]

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Almost every website design should include some link out to social media account(s). Nowadays almost everyone has an account on a social network, often many networks, and it is crucial to a website’s success that people can find you on such networks. One of the simplest methods would be linking to individual profiles with a […]

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