50 Shades of Wireframes

50 Shades of Wireframes

In this series, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App summarizes the different tools and medium that can be used for wireframing, the various levels of detail you can cover, and how to tie all aspects of the product together in wireframes. In UXPin’s first article in this series, A P...
DESIGN IS A PARTY – Three Steps to Get In

DESIGN IS A PARTY – Three Steps to Get In

What is design? I am no guru and all, but over the years in the design industry I shaped my view on it. For me, design is a problem solving mechanism. Its primary function is to provide solutions in order to meet specific goals set in mind. By observing, exploring and then exploiting that ...
Getting Started With WordPress Customization

Getting Started With WordPress Customization

What are you doing to make your WordPress site stand out? As of July 2013, WordPress accounted for 18.9 percent of sites on the internet, or more than 70 million sites. If you haven't customized and enhanced your WordPress site, the time is now. Simple tweaks to add advanced coding will he...
jQuery.Parallax-Scroller.js: Add a Parallax Effect to Lists

jQuery.Parallax-Scroller.js: Add a Parallax Effect to Lists

I recently discovered ActiveTheory.net website and fell in love with its design instantly. The design is new, unique and futuristic. What caught my attention most is the beautiful parallax effect when you scroll through a list of items creating a continuous flow. I think this is a pretty n...
Breaking with Tradition: Inspiring Educational Institution Website Design

Breaking with Tradition: Inspiring Educational Institution Website Design

Just like sports' sites, traditionally educational sites have been the same or similar, using an off-the-shelf template created for the industry. In their day, these templates did their job in bringing educational sites to home users, but these days, educational institutions are realizing,...
Top Mistakes When Redesigning a Website

Top Mistakes When Redesigning a Website

In the past year, over 68% of marketers redesigned their website, and about a third of those marketers weren't happy with the results. It's no surprise why. Any significant redesign of your website can be a lengthy process. Hundreds of color palettes, wire frames, and data spreadsheets end...
How a Great Designer Can Add Uniqueness to a Tech Startup

How a Great Designer Can Add Uniqueness to a Tech Startup

Designers think visually. This might be completely different from the rest of your startup team, so it will give your team a greater perspective and round out your thinking. A great designer will have the innate ability to know what people will respond to. They can take your product and cr...
“Mobile First” Online Marketing: Keeping Up with the Growing Dominance of Mobile

“Mobile First” Online Marketing: Keeping Up with the Growing Dominance of Mobile

In the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) held in March this year, one thing was very clear: mobile is the hottest topic among brands and advertisers. They emphasized the importance of taking a “mobile first” approach to marketing and advertising, and they consider mobile to be the dom...
Choosing a Wireframing Tool – A Practical Approach

Choosing a Wireframing Tool – A Practical Approach

This is a sponsored post. Being a web developer or a web designer is awesome because it gives you the chance to create great things by yourself. You might devise something that comes across as commonplace at first and after a while turns into a fully-fledged international success, thus cha...
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