12 Laws and Principles to Aid You in Your Design

12 Laws and Principles to Aid You in Your Design

Centuries of observation by men and women from all walks of life have revealed important principles of design and orderliness that tend to naturally create a positive, common human reaction. David Hume described these as “the constant and universal principles of human nature.” While these universal design principles may not always be absolutes, understanding them…

Outsourcing and Your Design Business

Outsourcing and Your Design Business

Outsourcing is one of the oldest tricks in the book when it comes to running a design business. Although larger design houses or designing studios often outsource too (especially when there is a lack of human resources in the office), however, outsourcing is mainly associated with freelance business. With rapid advancement in media technology, outsourcing…

The CSS Awards Giveaway: Win a Digital Copy of The Awwwards Book

The CSS Awards Giveaway: Win a Digital Copy of The Awwwards Book

Inspiration is as life-giving as water to a designer – it fuels the creative mind. One way to draw inspiration is to examine the work of others. In order to provide as many inspirational examples as possible, we are happy to team up with the The CSS Awards to give away 20 digital copies of…

How to Integrate BuddyPress with WordPress Multi-site Seamlessly

How to Integrate BuddyPress with WordPress Multi-site Seamlessly

WordPress multi-site transforms a regular WordPress blog into a network of blogs, easily integrated into one main admin back-end, and with shared essential features. It started out as an independent project, but is now a core feature of WordPress that can be activated easily and at any time. Doing so gives a standard WordPress install…

How to Create a Horizontal Dropdown Menu with HTML, CSS and jQuery

How to Create a Horizontal Dropdown Menu with HTML, CSS and jQuery

Menus play an essential part on the web. They allow users to find their bearings and help them navigate your website. When designing menus, usability is the key. Beginners often struggle with the basics. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a simple, usable and functional horizontal menu with HTML and…

Showcasing Photography Styles and Techniques

Showcasing Photography Styles and Techniques

In this article we will be taking a closer look at some different, popular photography styles and techniques. We will also be presenting some great hand-picked examples of pictures in the respective photography styles.

Making the Best Out of Unwanted Offline Time

Making the Best Out of Unwanted Offline Time

I’ve recently discovered how extremely productive it is possible to be when you for some reason have to be offline for a while. This could be that your connection is down, you’re on the bus on your way to the office. Some people even pull the plug to their connection occasionally to be able to…

WordPress Giveaway: Ultimate WordPress Administration Plugin

WordPress Giveaway: Ultimate WordPress Administration Plugin

We are pleased to have Dev4Press provide us with 3 lifetime standard plugin licenses to their plugin bundles. They offer premium and free plugins, xScape Themes Framework with premium themes developed exclusively for the WordPress CMS Platform.

How To Create Great Web Typography in 10 Minutes

How To Create Great Web Typography in 10 Minutes

Typography in web design can be a lot more complex than it seems. Being able to read content easily is a leading usability concern, but typography is also very much an aesthetic concern. For many designers, creating the perfect typography can be a mystery. Switching back and forth between type sizes, heading proportions, font styles,…