10 Writing Commandments: Making Your Landing Page Work

10 Writing Commandments: Making Your Landing Page Work

Back in the day, an effective landing page required a skilled designer and coder. These days, the task could technically be completed by a savvy content writer. However, to create a truly effective landing page, there needs to be a delicate blend of design and writing skills. Why Do Landing Pages Deserve All This Attention?!…

Create a Cool 3D Tilted Layout with Tilted Page Scroll

Create a Cool 3D Tilted Layout with Tilted Page Scroll

Creating an eye-catching and simple layout is not easy because both features contradict each other. Having an eye catching design with advanced technology usually sacrifices the simplicity of the process. Today, I’ve decided to create a plugin that will let you retain the simplicity while adding a cool scrolling effect to your website. Let me…

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…