Designers Are A Flaky Bunch

Designers Are A Flaky Bunch

It pains me to say this but designers are often seen as a flaky bunch. Yep, it's unfortunate, but a few bad apples have spoiled the whole damn bunch. How do I know, straight from the horses mouth, that's how. I was chatting with a client who started reeling off horror stories about previou...
Website Design with Beautiful, Flat Landing Pages

Website Design with Beautiful, Flat Landing Pages

When promoting something using a landing page – whether it’s a product, software, or a service – there are a wide range of benefits to making sure the design is thought through properly. This is something that Apple know all too well – careful design runs through every landing page...
What Clients Say Vs. What They Mean

What Clients Say Vs. What They Mean

When you see entries on sites like Clients From Hell, you wonder why anyone would enter, or stay in the creative field, or question if humankind has devolved to the point of not being able to reason out the ability to walk properly. They certainly don't seem to have the ability to speak pr...
All the Design Inspiration You Could Need in One Place: DesignFaves

All the Design Inspiration You Could Need in One Place: DesignFaves

Inspiration is an crucial part of the design process. You can never be faced with too much inspiration, so today we would like to introduce you to an interesting site. DesignFaves is a new site that is dedicated to bringing attention to some of the best new designs around, with categories ...
ElegantThemes Giveaway: 3 Developer Accounts with a New Theme – Divi

ElegantThemes Giveaway: 3 Developer Accounts with a New Theme – Divi

Themes have become part and parcel of WordPress powered sites especially with the ease of changing a theme. There are hundreds of quality themes created specifically for WordPress for all types of niches, such as photography, business, blog, portfolio and more. Where better to get a qualit...
Recreating the Awesome AirBnb iOS7 Menu Animation for the Web

Recreating the Awesome AirBnb iOS7 Menu Animation for the Web

Have you seen AirBnb’s new iPhone app they redesigned for the iOS7? If you are using an iPhone, I suggest you download the app and play around with their side menu. The awe-inspiring animation had me stunned when I first saw it and so I decided that I would try my best to recreate a [&he...
30 Beautifully Designed Sites Using Horizontal or Vertical Infinite Scrolling

30 Beautifully Designed Sites Using Horizontal or Vertical Infinite Scrolling

Infinite scrolling is the means to prevent users having to click on 'next page' buttons. In this round-up we are also featuring those sites where the scrolling loops infinitely whether it's horizontally or vertically. In some instances 'infinite' is not strictly correct, as the scrolling w...
Stunning Examples of Trompe l’Oeil Murals

Stunning Examples of Trompe l’Oeil Murals

Trompe-l'oeil is a French expression that translates into English as deceive the eye. It is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions – in other words, life-like art that tricks the eye. We previously l...
Effective Use of Blurred Images in Web Design

Effective Use of Blurred Images in Web Design

Large background images have been in use for some time now in website design, however, using sharp, in-focus images can bring complications, and doesn't always have the desired effect. The use of blurred images has a few advantages. A major advantage is that the image resolution does not h...