There are a lot of opinions out there as to why designers should or shouldn’t learn how to code. I beg to extend that question and argue that everyone should know at least the basics of programing.
Parallax scrolling is not a new trend, but it has been slowly gathering speed. When parallax effects are teamed with other current trends, you can end up with an amazing site full of eye-candy that will most certainly keep visitors on your page.
Over the summer I’ve launched a book in just 10 weeks; it was a small eBook about mobile design called, naturally, Mobile Design Book. It was by no means easy but from that process itself I’ve manage to take away a bunch of lessons that could serves as tips for others. It’s tricky to launch […]
Navigation has always been, and will always be one of the most important aspects of web design. Until fairly recently, the standard was to have a top, side or bottom navigation bar or a mixture of two or even all three.
There is no doubt about the importance of measuring and tracking user experience. Depending on the specifications of a digital product, different sets of performance metrics may be used to evaluate the user experience, such as time on task, success rate and error rate, conversion rate and issue-based metrics. These metrics are based on quantitative […]
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.
A few years ago pastel color schemes were seriously trending in web design, but the trend has fallen out of favor somewhat in recent years. The style of design that has retained pastel colors is illustrative, and illustrations are commonly used in infographic-style websites.