4 Non-Digital Wireframing Weapons

4 Non-Digital Wireframing Weapons

In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App details the various analog tools and medium that can be used to create wireframes, their strengths and weaknesses, and how they relate to wireframing & prototyping software like UXPin. In UXPin’s first article in this series, A Practical Look At Using Wireframes, we…

5 People Who Changed Careers to Web Design – It’s Never Too Late

5 People Who Changed Careers to Web Design – It’s Never Too Late

Web designers and web developers are more needed now than ever. A lot of people are changing careers just to hop on this trend. And no, it doesn’t involve going to three or four years of college. Most companies hire web designers and developers based not on the school they went to, but on their…

What Makes an Excellent eCommerce Website?

What Makes an Excellent eCommerce Website?

When it comes to making an ecommerce website, you might face some challenges regarding the design and usability of the site. Sites that sell products online need a website that promotes their products and is friendly for everyone to use. There are a number of attributes that successful ecommerce websites have; therefore, if you are…

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 Practical Look At…

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 gathered…

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 help create a unique…

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 neat idea and so I decided to…

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, just like everyone else, that to get the applicants that fit their…

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 up strewn around the office. With so…

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