How to Test the HTML/CSS Skills of a Potential Web Developer

How to Test the HTML/CSS Skills of a Potential Web Developer

It’s become the one decision that can make or break an online or retail business: hiring a web developer or programmer capable of creating a website that is functional, adopting the current best web practices and scalable. You could ask a friend for a web developer recommendation. You could also approach your search with optimism,…

12 Skills You Need to Develop a Website

12 Skills You Need to Develop a Website

Have you ever wished to consider yourself as a self taught web developer without going to college to learn CSS, PHP, Javascript and avoiding this long-term self-learning of programming languages via books and online courses? At the end of this article we will suggest some ideas to accomplish this, but first we need to look…

12 Examples of Awesome Websites With Video Backgrounds

12 Examples of Awesome Websites With Video Backgrounds

We all know video is a great storyteller. We also know that stories are great fuel for marketing campaigns that go beyond “marketing” well into the realms of mesmerizing story telling. In fact, if you narrate stories the right way, you can actually change the way brains work (that’s what we all secretly crave to…

Giveaway: Two Awwwards Tickets for February 2015 Conference in Barcelona!

Giveaway: Two Awwwards Tickets for February 2015 Conference in Barcelona!

After Awwwards #LoveDays in Paris, an inspiring two-­day conference for passionate web designers and developers, Awwwards are organizing a bigger, better, lovelier event in Barcelona on 24th and 25th February. With a speaker lineup bursting with web visionaries, a program tailored to give you an inspiration boost like no other and a grand, prize giving…

Freebie: Thanksgiving Line Icons with Mascots Pack

Freebie: Thanksgiving Line Icons with Mascots Pack

Thanksgiving is around the corner and today we are happy to release a free icons and mascots pack related to Thanksgiving. You will find one PSD file containing 10 thanksgiving line icons, 2 mascots (male and female – pilgrims), one text effect. They are all made with vector shapes and layer styles in Photoshop. This…

Creative and Amazing Websites with Artistic Designs

Creative and Amazing Websites with Artistic Designs

An artistic approach has never let website owners down. Whether you are getting the most out of illustrations or sticking to one well-crafted style, you will always have an ace in the hole. Thanks to modern techniques that allow the creation of original symbiosis from styles and non-static solutions, designers have an opportunity to impress…

The Hows and Whys of Using Large Type in Web Design & Examples

The Hows and Whys of Using Large Type in Web Design & Examples

Large type in web design is certainly trending at the moment. It is a trend that has, in some cases, almost been forced upon designers through the trend of large background images. Big type is needed to stand out against a busy background image and be noticed. As we know, designers are problem solvers by…

Use of Vertically-Oriented Slide-Out Menus in Website Design

Use of Vertically-Oriented Slide-Out Menus in Website Design

We should all agree that the primary navigation must always be visible and be a salient feature in a website, however, the last couple of years this fundamental rule has undergone some changes that are mainly caused by current tendencies. Today main menus can have a more inconspicuous appearance. Numerous designers prefer to hide the…

Tempting Websites from the Beauty and Fashion Industry

Tempting Websites from the Beauty and Fashion Industry

Fashion industry adopts new trends, and it doesn’t concern clothing alone. Fashion websites usually absorb all the best web design features and demonstrate perfect themes to users. Unique visual style, unbelievable imagery, elegant color scheme – this is all about beauty and fashion websites. Do you want to know more and look at the most…