Creating Micro Content in Web Design

Headlines, titles, taglines as well as a small group of words, intriguing images or a short captivating video can be attributed to micro content. Although nowadays this notion has a new meaning: micro content is considered to be something that is optimized for sharing via social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and…

How to Create Stylish Transparent Labels for your Web Images in Photoshop

Transparency is seriously trending in web design right now, due to the popular use of large images, transparencies help to make the text pop on the busy image. This quick and simple tutorial will show you how to make a stylish transparent label with large type. We have done this in white, but it can…

When Did Professional Manners Get Flushed Down the Toilet?

My former co-workers, other victims of corporate cuts, have complained bitterly about the lack of simple, respectful answers to employment applications. It’s true that business manners have joined ethics in a shallow grave, on the edge of town, but have manners totally disappeared? There is a reason business manners have waned, and with a few…

You Are Not Alone – Customer Relations Difficulties of Another Trade

There are many articles written about how difficult clients can make a developer and/or designer freelancer’s working life – so I thought I would take a look at a comparison with another trade – just to point out that as a developer or designer, you don’t feel that you are the only trade that gets…

Touch of Technomagic – Literally Fantastic Website Designs

Today we are going to review tech style website designs that are inspired by sci-fi movies, neurobotic artworks, artificial and intelligent worlds of tomorrow, space arcades, cosmic landscapes and other fantastic stuff. Unfortunately such prodigious designs quite rarely occur in our time. There are a couple of reasons: first of all, professionals prefer to follow…

Where Agencies Speak: Creative and Emotive Designs of Web Agencies

More than any other profession, designers and developers both freelance and agencies, need to make an immediate impression on prospective clients. Many agencies and freelancers do this through introducing themselves on their landing page: ‘Hello, my name is…/ we are….’, and this is a tried and tested friendly approach that interests people. However, there are…

Lavish Post-Modern, Past Retro, Vintage and Hipster Styles in Website Design

The past always remains past, but not in website design, where the flair of days of yore can compete with current web trends on an equal footing. Each bygone era whether it is the mid-20th century that is full of post-war artwork and civilian posters, 80s with its bright disco style masterpieces or even modern…

Freebie: 38 Flat Web Icons Pack

With the increasing creation of web applications and websites, there is an inevitable need for web icons. Today, we have worked with Brusheezy to release a set of beautiful web icons in the flat style for our readers. The icons pack is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. This collection of icons…

Mobile+Web DevCon: Master Mobile and Web Development and Build Your Network

This year the Mobile+Web DevCon will be happening on 3-5 February, 2015 in San Francisco, USA. The three day event is dedicated to helping developers and software engineers master the development tools and trends as well as best practices in mobile, design and UX. Program Schedule The Mobile+Web DevCon will be held at the Holiday…

Suggestion or Obtrusion: Beautiful Modal Window Pop Ups

It may seem that website design and policy of imposition has nothing in common, yet it is not so. Of course, not in its original understanding, but presented in another angle: various call-to-action pop-up modules/windows are the spotlights of our article. We are going to consider various types of such notifications. They can be conditionally…

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