Typography in Website Design: Handwritten Fonts

Typography in Website Design: Handwritten Fonts

We have recently published an article on Effective Typography in Web Design, where we chose some beautifully designed typographic effects and designs being a large feature of the website. Today we are looking at handwritten fonts as a large design element. Handwritten typography has traditionally been used for sites aimed at or about children, comic…

How to Create a Portfolio from Scratch with Sproute

How to Create a Portfolio from Scratch with Sproute

Sproute is a hosted framework for rapid development of web applications. It allows you to easily define dynamic data and comes with lots of useful features out of the box such as user accounts and security. This tutorial will show you how to build your very own online portfolio using Sproute: a hosted environment for…

The Use of Emotion in Web Design

The Use of Emotion in Web Design

Putting emotion into web design may seem a strange concept, but many sites have been doing it for years, and we are only now beginning to recognize it and talk about it. Sites that promote travel, eating out, entertainment, etc., have been using emotion in their design for a long time to attract visitors and…

Examples of the Effective Use of Typography in Web Design

Examples of the Effective Use of Typography in Web Design

Typography is one of the oldest disciplines of website design – it’s roots can be traced back to the 2nd millennium BC, when Mesopotamian cities used stamps to make impressions on bricks. Any form of text can be labelled typography – it is simply the art of arranging type either evenly or unevenly to make…

30 Vivid Dashboard UI Designs for Your Inspiration

30 Vivid Dashboard UI Designs for Your Inspiration

We live in a world of data of different types. While mining the data a person might face with lots of troubles. The biggest one is poorly designed, overloaded with information dashboards that make it impossible to find needed data out there. That’s why a well-made clearly designed dashboard can save lots of time and…

Giveaway: Future of Web Design London 2014 Ticket

Giveaway: Future of Web Design London 2014 Ticket

It’s about a month before the exciting The Future of Web Design conference begins in London. If you haven’t booked your ticket, here’s a chance for you to attend for FREE! The Future of Web Design (FOWD) conference returns to the Brewery in London from 7-9 April to bring you the very best in the…

10 Reasons Why It’s Great to Date a Web Designer

10 Reasons Why It’s Great to Date a Web Designer

Web designers…aren’t they just loveable? I won’t be bamboozled by their meticulous attention to detail and techy jargon. While some may think they’re boring or geeky, there’s something cool about someone who gets creative, regularly uses logic and can make life a little easier with the click of a mouse. Have you ever been been…

A Collection of Stylish Landing Pages

A Collection of Stylish Landing Pages

Landing pages can come in all shapes and sizes, from brash, in-your-face colorful designs to simple, modest and understated. Creating a stylish, stunning landing page takes a tremendous amount of work and can test the limits of your creative skills as a designer. You’ll need to carefully craft the typography, refine the imagery and adjust…

Effective, Eye Catching Black on White Logos

Effective, Eye Catching Black on White Logos

Logo design is an art on it’s own, and restricting yourself to one color makes it even more creative. Using black on white has one obvious advantage: it works on all media – internet, print and everything else. Black on white seems to also be where we find the most use of negative space in…

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