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How ‘Sustainable’ Web Design Can Help Fight Climate Change

Van Kooten is the author of a popular WordPress plug-in that helps website owners use the mailing-list service Mailchimp. Install van Kooten's plug-in and...

Editor X: The New Website Creation Platform For All Business Needs

Nowadays, managing an online business requires many steps and actions that often involve several third-party technologies. But here’s the good news: Professionals now have...

20 Freshest Web Designs, August 2020

In this month’s collection of the freshest web designs from the last four weeks the dominant trend is attention to detail...

How To Target Your Design Portfolio To Get The Client You...

We all have that dream client we really want to work with. Maybe it’s a particular company, or maybe it’s a more general industry....

How To Generate Extra Income As A Designer

One of the most rewarding situations in life is when you are appreciated and paid for the work you have a passion for. Being...

How Freelance Designers Can Work Safely

Even as many countries start to emerge from pandemic-induced lockdown, it’s unlikely that the business world as a whole will ever return in full...

Qualities Of A Well-Designed Website

Whether you are a freelance writer, photographer, or small business owner, a well-designed website is essential to building your portfolio and attracting potential clients....

10 CSS & JavaScript Snippets For Beautiful Syntax Highlighting

We’re all familiar with desktop coding applications and web IDEs. They all feature syntax highlighting to make writing code & debugging easier. But did...

To Be Creative & To Re-Create – Artists Moving Into The...

Many businesses and individuals have had to recreate themselves online to fit in with the current changing market. For creative artists it can be...

Building A Facial Recognition Web Application With React

In this article, Adeneye David Abiodun explains how to build a facial recognition web app with React by using the Face Recognition API, as...

Developing On WordPress? Avoid These 5 Common Pitfalls

As developers, we make different types of mistakes at different points in our career. In WordPress development, in particular, we make different types of...

Good News! It Just Got Easier For You To Suggest New...

IF YOU WANTED to send a tweet using Mayan hieroglyphics, or call upon the Phaistos disc symbols to craft the perfect email reply, you...

Grow Your Business On A Budget With This DIY Landing Page...

To grow your business, you need a strong online presence. Whether your business serves individual consumers or entire enterprises, it’s vital that potential customers...

Building Brand Trust With Transparency: What Web Designers Can Do

The web has made it all too easy for consumers to look up anything and everything they’re interested in or have questions about. “Pet...

How To Design An App Icon When The Logo’s Not Enough

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a particular app? Chances are, it’s the icon. And it’s certainly the...

The New Landing Page Is To Have No Landing Page At...

I want you to take a hard look at your product and ask yourself if you really need that landing page, all that text, or...

Understanding The “Initial”, “Inherit” And “Unset” CSS Keywords

CSS has default keywords for various values. In this article I’m going to talk about three of them: initial, inherit, and the relatively new...

My Personal Website – From Zero To Hero In 5 Years

Personal websites are useful, offer complete creative freedom and they are a cool way of showcasing your work and testing your current skills. There...

10 Tips For Outstanding Ecommerce Website Design In 2020

Before you go and say how the design of your eCommerce website isn’t as important as the actual products you’re trying to sell, be...

The Split Personality Of Brutalist Web Development

No frills, or flashing neon frills with sprinklers attached? ‘Brutalist’ websites have flourished in recent years, but their guiding philosophy remains unclear...

Redesign: Picking Typefaces

Last time, we talked about how the design of letters accumulate into the feel of a typeface. With all that in mind, let’s take a...

7 UI Patterns From Designing A Habit-Tracking App — A Case...

Micro Habits is a habit tracker app (iOS) inspired by a book called “Tiny Habits” — BJ Fogg. It helps users to develop any...

Instagram’s Decision To Hide Photoshopped Images Is A Disservice To Art

In a controversial turn of events, Instagram has begun hiding photoshopped images on its platform — even in the case of creative uses. San...

The Latest Research For Web Designers, January 2020

One of the most powerful tools we have in web design is consumer and industry data. It’s like a gauge that tells us whether we’re...

5 Reasons Designers Need To Understand Their Client’s Industry

If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ve probably designed websites for a variety of clients. Maybe you’ve built sites for doctors, lawyers,...

7 Ui Trends You Should Be Watching In 2020

New year resolutions are everyone’s favorite thing I’m sure. But researching and knowing where to take a product’s creative direction should be on a...

Industry Review 2020: Changes In Design, Products, & Consume Behaviour

I use near years as an arbitrary check-point to reconcile thoughts, notes, and ideas gathered over the last year, and the year before that....

The Comprehensive 8pt Grid Guide

Start your UI project right with this extended framework for the 8pt grid: Typography, Icons and Layout. In this article I will try and...

Why Doesn’t Your Website Stand Out?

The reason why a website doesn’t stand out because it’s not unique. The reason why a website isn’t unique because it doesn’t have a personality. A...

Design Challenges In The Age Of AI, And How To Overcome...

Design is an ever-evolving field. So much so that it’s hard to keep track of design job titles. Originally, product designers designed industrial products...
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