Tips for Captivating Photography in Web Design

Web designers are considered artists just as much as photographers and painters. It takes a lot of hard work and creative ingenuity to organize websites that pop and function properly. When I approbate a certain website layouts it’s often for the little details. Although I am a big proponent of simple user experience, the little […]

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Sep 26, 2016 BY admin

Landing Page Design Trends for Apps & Desktop Programs

Websites for desktop programs and mobile apps serve one primary function: to increase downloads. These websites can also include information regarding program support and updates, but primarily developers want to increase retention rate among users. The sole purpose of a landing page is to drive visitors toward one particular interaction. When studying landing page design […]

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Sep 25, 2016 BY admin

Out-of-the-Box with Outbrain’s Erika Schneider

“As design becomes a more integrated component on everyone’s lives and technology pushes it’s ever-stretching boundaries, there are amazing opportunities for hybrid and niche design fields.” Outbrain Lead Designer, Erica Schneider   It’s hard to wonder where we will be in ten years. It’s curious to think if a young woman living in Montreal, Quebec, […]

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Sep 20, 2016 BY admin

Using Contrast to Design Crisp Website Layouts

Composition and balance are two major properties of great design work. Contrast often accompanies these two visual properties where the designer creates certain areas that draw more attention than others. Crisp contrasting areas should be used sparingly but appropriately. I’d like to cover a few uses of contrast in relation to web design and how […]

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Sep 15, 2016 BY admin

Top 20 Blogging WordPress Themes That Bloggers Should not Overlook

Blogs, just like business or eCommerce web pages, should be functional and a pleasure to read. Responsivity is of the highest importance when it comes to building such a web resource. More and more web users prefer browsing sites and reading the latest news on mobile phones or tablets when on the go. That’s why […]

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Sep 09, 2016 BY admin

5 Ways to Cut Website Costs Without Sacrificing Quality

By: Webydo If you are a new company that is just getting started, once of the investments you will need to make early on is a website. How much you should budget for that website is a tricky thing, however. Depending on your needs, a website can cost anywhere from free to millions of dollars. […]

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Sep 06, 2016 BY admin

Tools & Resources for Creating Seamless Patterns

It takes real skill to create a usable design from nothing but imagination. However the creative part is only the first half of the puzzle – the rest is figuring out how to technically create your idea. Programs like Photoshop and Sketch are industry standards and once you learn how to use them you’ll command […]

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Sep 06, 2016 BY admin

How to Blur Backgrounds in Adobe XD

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to quickly blur backgrounds in Adobe Experience Design CC (Adobe XD). The Steps (1-8) 1. Create a New Artboard. For this tutorial, we’ll be using the iPad artboard, with the orientation being adjusted to Landscape in the Property Inspector. 2. Select the Rectangle Tool, Left-click and Drag […]

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Aug 22, 2016 BY admin

Google’s Brynn Evans Weighs In on Current Trends

“If you’re looking for a first project, start with a problem that you’re facing — turn inward and identify a few pain points in your life.” Brynn Evans, UX Lead of Google’s Communications   Brynn Evans is the type of person who everyone instantly likes. She’s personable, articulate, and has a mission-driven ethos about her work […]

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Aug 21, 2016 BY admin

Save $726 on this Incredible Font Bundle (Plus Freebies)

Who wants a new amazingly refreshing and seriously reduced font bundle? It’s a New Year and what better way to celebrate than by saving a ridiculous amount of money on some fabulous fonts. In fact there are 50 reasons to celebrate with 50 fantastic, well designed and elaborate fonts included for a fraction of the […]

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Aug 18, 2016 BY admin