Seven Creative Benefits of Working on Side Projects

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.

Importance of Emotional Design in Web Design

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.

How to Use Vertical Rhythm to Your Advantage?

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.

What are CSS filters and How do They Work?

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.

What are Media Queries and How Do They Work

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.

What New and Helpful Things Have HTML5 Forms Brought Us?

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.

The Basic Anatomy of a Brand Style Guide

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.