Recently I’ve been hearing more about other creatives’ side projects. A side project is a small, usually personal, project one takes on in spare time. Among designers and developers this is becoming more and more popular.
By default, buttons are boring. There is not point in sugar coating it. But, if you add just a few lines of CC to animate the buttons a tad the button will breath new life.
Oftentimes we are trying to create a great user experience. Usually this means smoothing out frustrations where we are actually ensuring good usability and not necessarily a good user experience.
Typography is a big part of any design, especially web or app design. Vertical rhythm is the alignment of lines of text in terms of text size and the spacing between the lines. It is often used to organize text and make it more legible; in turn, this makes the reading experience much better and the design more appealing.
To be honest some properties out there are a little ridiculous, CSS filters are one of them. They have an amazing capacity to transform images and webpages as a whole. That’s intense when you come to think about it, as some web browsers still can’t get border radius or @font-face right.
CSS3 introduced a new concept, media queries, which revolutionized the web. Media queries allow the presentation of the content to be manipulated to a range of devices without actually changing the content itself.
Forms have never been that exciting if anything they have been tedious and difficult. But, with HTML5 in play for a while now we have been given amazing new input types and form attributes. Here is a quick post that will go over thirteen new input types, as well as fourteen new form, attributes that you should be very well familiarized with in a simple definition based format.
Style guides were originally created for printed publications to establish a consistent usage of layout and language by a variety of contributors. Today, branding style guides have a similar purpose to establish consistency but of a company’s brand instead.