How to Implement HTML5 Full Screen API

How to Implement HTML5 Full Screen API

We all are used to viewing a whole web page in full screen mode. To experience it, simply hit the F11 key in Windows OS, if you are using OS X you can press Shift + Command + F.But what if you want to see a particular page element and not the whole page in…

Does Your “Brand” Help or Hurt You?

Does Your “Brand” Help or Hurt You?

Every company, every public personality and every freelancer has a brand. It’s who we are and how we want to be perceived. How far can you push your brand and will people believe it, trust it and love it, or end up hating it? The answer is life and death for your career. Good Branding…

Creating a Distinctly Vintage Feel in Modern Web Design

Creating a Distinctly Vintage Feel in Modern Web Design

What is the difference between vintage and retro? It is almost an unanswerable question, or it is often a matter of opinion. I would suggest that the difference between vintage and retro is simply age. Vintage could be classified as anything up to and including the 1940s, and retro would therefore be from the 1950s…

New Web Design and Development Resources: #1 November Edition

New Web Design and Development Resources: #1 November Edition

Welcome to our new monthly roundup of useful and curated tools for web and design ninjas including fresh and new plugins, freebies, fonts, themes and much more, Make sure you share what you like and enjoy! Hipster Mockups A set of trendy Macbook Air mockups where you can display your designs. It contains smart layers…

Freebie: Round Flat Icons with Noisy Effect in Retro Colors

Freebie: Round Flat Icons with Noisy Effect in Retro Colors

Today we are releasing a set of round, flat icons in retro colors. Flat design is a bang up to date trend that has brought with it a touch of retro in terms of color schemes, so we thought you might like some trendy flat icons with a little retro flair in the color. We…

Flat Design: A History, Past, Present and Future

Flat Design: A History, Past, Present and Future

Flat design has been a huge hit over the years. If you have not heard of the term, you would have certainly seen this style in the digital world. A leading trend in interface design, it is so popular that it is difficult not to see or hear about it on our screens today. There…

The Use of Filters and Transparency Layers in Website Design

The Use of Filters and Transparency Layers in Website Design

It seems that with one trend in website design, designers almost have another trend pushed upon them. This is the case with large background images – using a slide show with a variety of different photographs means that whatever color text you choose it will show up better on some than on others, so the…

The Missing Component of an Excellent User Experience

The Missing Component of an Excellent User Experience

When I first read these statistics, I didn’t believe it was real. Amazon could have lost $1.6 billion in annual sales if this issue had not been addressed. Likewise, Mozilla increased their conversion rate by 15.6% because they improved their user experience by focusing on this one specific area. Let me ask you, what comes…

Freebie: Vacation Vector Icons Set For The Holidays

Freebie: Vacation Vector Icons Set For The Holidays

Today, we are glad to partner with Vectorportal to release a set of vacation icons for the holidays. This set contains 12 elegant icons in vector eps and ai formats. About Vectorportal Vectorportal is a one of the largest depositories of free vector images. They create free vector graphics which designers can use for commercial…