CSS wasn’t always as flexible as it is today. By using CSS pseudo-elements and pseudo-classes, designers can target elements based on their dynamic states or positioning in relation to other elements.
Designing effective navigation menus should be a core competency of any decent web designer. A good navigation menu will be short, well-organized, sufficiently descriptive and effective at corralling user intent. There no secret recipe involved: it comes down to empathy for the user and understanding of their intentions.
Luxury brands are all about projecting the right image. It’s a combination of taste and style that makes the brand appealing to people. Designing a website that successful captures the luxurious sense of a brand is a fine art, and one that must be practiced. Here are some tips on how to design a luxury […]
Google Material Design is a major part of the modern web’s design language. This is especially true for mobile websites and apps. It’s a clean, legible design with visually distinct elements to draw the eye and make user interaction simple. Material design apps, by and large, use flat, paper-based designs that rely on graphic color […]
Buying gifts for the technologically inclined can be challenging. Here’s fifteen great ideas for gifts for web designers. Responsive Sketch Pad This unique sketch pad is created to help developers design websites for both desktop and mobile platforms. If you don’t like this pad, UI Stencils has an awesome collection of similar gifts for web […]
In a perfect world, content would be judged solely on the information it provides. The strength of a piece would depend exclusively on its subject matter, and how that subject is articulated through words and images. But in the online world, great information isn’t enough—you also need to present that information efficiently, and in an […]
The colors you use in your website’s design have the potential to captivate and influence a sale. They also have the potential to distract and disrupt your visitors’ attention and make them bounce. Don’t underestimate the power of color when it comes to influencing your visitors. A beautiful color scheme isn’t necessarily an effective one. […]
Have you ever wanted to create a website for your brand or agency, but didn’t know how to get started? For most people, WordPress might seem like the best solution around. After all, it’s free to use and powers a great majority of sites on the internet today. However, if you just want to create […]
Gradients are on-trend for 2017, and they’are a good way to make your design look a little more up to date. They also provide a pleasing illusion of depth and distance, which can add some volume to one-dimensional layouts. Check out these tips for using gradients in web design to get acquainted. Put Gradients in […]