App design can be challenging and time-consuming. Best practices claim that design takes 30% of total development time. Due to design complexity, UI/UX designers follow specific approaches focused on wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.
One of the hardest things about becoming a freelancer is setting your own rates. Freelancers need to decide on a rate that’s not too low for their value, but not too high as well. There are a lot of things freelancers base their rates from (and it usually depends on what jobs you take), but […]
Using images is essential in web design. This is why knowledge about different image formats is important for web designers. Not only this, but it is also necessary to learn about the functions of each type of image. Knowledge on how to create and edit such images are also considered as essential skills for web […]
Videos have become a primary tool of communication in the modern world. Before, the only videos we would see were films, TV shows, and home videos. However today, videos come in all kinds from professionally-shot videos to six-second ones taken on our phones. We have YouTube videos, Facebook videos, TikTok videos, Instagram stories, Snapchat, and […]
When you’re in dire need of Instagram followers for your new design portfolio, there’s nothing you wouldn’t try. But of all the strategies one can use to attract new followers, only a few are as effective as hashtagging. Hashtagging works like a two-edged sword. On the one hand, it pierces the deepest corners of the […]
If you’ve had something designed, you’ve probably encountered a mood board. So what is a mood board, exactly? Mood boards are an important tool for creatives. It is a visual tool that not only helps designers create an “outline” for their designs, but it also helps them communicate their ideas to their clients. Sometimes, communicating […]
Have you ever heard of the hash function, elliptic curve cryptography, P2P? Many people think that these terms are difficult to understand unless you are an engineer. However, there are now readily available web tools that actually help in understanding Bitcoin and its technology. The point is that these are mostly happening in real-time. Even […]
A website mockup is also known as a wireframe. Oxford defines a wireframe as “an image or set of images which displays the functional elements of a website or page, typically used for planning a site’s structure and functionality.” For UX designer Chris Newnham, a wireframe is “a crucial phase when designing a website, app, […]
The option of cryptocurrencies or electronic currencies for websites is increasingly stronger as a mechanism for the purchase of products and services, not only on the Internet but also in some businesses that have begun to accept this means of payment. If you’re working on a crypto-related project or a client who accepts cryptocurrency payments, […]
Wireframes are like the blueprints for the website, a landing page, or an app. They are quite important for creating the perfect UX/UI for the app or website. It’s a visual representation outlining the basic structure of any website or app.