One of the most adaptable web development languages has to be PHP. An enormous number of open source projects are built on the PHP/MySQL database stack. Spending a bit of time learning these languages will help tremendously when customizing a WordPress or Pligg CMS project. But it’s difficult to pinpoint where you should start.
If there’s one area of web design that could use a few exemplary models, it would be worldwide government websites. Most countries and cities around the world launch websites that are difficult to use or just plain ugly (or both!). These projects do not always garner necessary attention because of budget constraints and micro-managing creative […]
Digital entertainment is a vast industry that has flourished over the past century. Movie and television studies have proliferated and grown into numerous media conglomerates. Nowadays, it’s common that most great movies will get their own custom website. However, there are also websites created for major network television stations.
Modern education has become much more advanced with a larger Internet presence than ever before. Colleges and universities basically need a website to promote tuition fees, academics, campus life, and plenty of similar resources. But unfortunately, not every college website has been designed with elegance or grace.
Autumn might be the most photogenic season, but summer is everyone’s favorite. It’s a time of year for friends, sunburn, and parties. Stay chill during these dog days of summer with these summer stock photos featuring carnivals, seascapes, cocktails, and kayaks.
Emoticons have a long history on the world wide web. They got started back in the day of chatrooms and AOL Instant Messenger but have since grown to all chat programs. Even smartphones have them in the form of emojis. The purpose of an emoticon is to display an emotion or facial expression using a […]
Summer is one of the most refreshing and relaxing seasons of the year. It gives off a happy and playful vibe that could be difficult to reflect in web design. But this does not mean that it cannot be done! In these dog days of summer, designers are pulling out all the stops to grab […]
Studying the cultural trends in other countries helps to bridge the gap between common notions of UI/UX in web design. A great example would be this piece showcasing beautiful Japanese websites. It can be useful to draw inspiration specifically from non-English speaking countries, which often have different means of publishing content online.
Agency websites have become much more commonplace relative to the growth of online businesses. Different styles will benefit different agencies and this is especially true of architecture firms. As the old saying goes: measure twice, cut once. If you’re designing an agency website, these examples should help you measure ideas before cutting right into the […]