We all know the importance of typography in just about all media. The style of typography used can say a lot about the market or target audience of the business or organisation. It is paramount in good web design to get the typography right, or at the very least, suitable.
Learning to write CSS is one thing, learning to adjust and tweak it to perfection is quite another.
We all know that rich user data is a holy grail for a successful product design, but how to find and use this holy grail is what very few UX designers struggle with.
Illustrator is the best software for creating vector images, and vector images are the best type of images for web design – so it follows that designers should have a very good grasp of Illustrator.
CSS layout mode is an algorithm that helps position and size elements based on their sibling and parent elements. There are actually six different layout modes.
There are a lot of sites for inspiration, resources and tools that designers would find very useful, so today we have rounded up some of the very best, and hopefully there will be some that you haven’t yet come across that you can bookmark for future reference.
Cheat sheets are amazingly handy quick reference resources that are time saving and educational, so we should probably all use them at one time or another.
CSS3 and HTML5 have been around a while now, and we are seeing more and more websites built on them without the need for Flash.
As a web designer, it is a major asset to be able to understand – and even orchestrate – what is going on “behind the scenes”.