Handwritten fonts are still on-trend these days, to the point where their use has become somewhat overwhelming. We’re smack in the middle of an aesthetic age focused on simplification: the removal of skeuomorphs, the simple use of color, and direct expressions of design ideas.
There’s a million free icons out there, but not all of them are useful for real jobs. Here are the best free icons that you might actually use in your next commercial project.
Clients usually want a full revamp of their websites during the holiday season. Winter and Christmas design elements all the way. Twinkling lights, green and red, reindeers, and Santas -EVERYWHERE. Clients would want new landing pages, Christmas inspired banners and even holiday-themed leaderboards. Many websites, especially online businesses, offer Christmas sales, special promotions, and holiday […]
It is the season of giving! Deciding what gifts to give your friends and loved ones isn’t the easiest one to make. Do you have a budget to follow? What do they like? What don’t they like? Here is a short Christmas gift guide to check out for your web designer/developer friends and loved ones:
Second only to spring, the fall is a super popular time of year. As everyone below the Mason Dixon line asks what this “autumn” thing is all about, the folks in the Northern parts of the world cozy up in flannel button-downs and drink tea. For about three weeks, that is, and the bone-chilling blast […]
What, did you think JPEG would live forever? It was introduced in 1992, more than twenty-five years ago! The modern generation of web developers uses WebP for images, not the archeological specimen that is JPEG. Here’s a quick introduction to WebP, SVG, and why they’re better. TL;DR: they’re way smaller and produces faster and more […]
About pages are the perfect place to set the tone for your website. What kind of company are you? Are you serious and responsible, quirky and avant-garde, or somewhere in the middle? Check out these about pages for design inspiration below!
Colorblind users are more common than you might realize. It’s not hard to design your website to make it easy for colorblind visitors to use. In fact, it will often make your designs more effective for all users, not just those with atypical sight conditions. Learn how to design your website around colorblind users to […]
It should be noted that slide-out panels are indeed less accessible than fixed navigation options. They’re harder to discover and understand. Screen elements appearing and disappearing can confuse users and frustrate visitors. However, they’ve maintained their position as a consistently popular design choice, especially when screen space is limited, like on mobile devices. Their modularity […]