What Kind of Designers Do You Want to Strangle?

What Kind of Designers Do You Want to Strangle?

If you attended art school, I highly recommend a film called Art School Confidential. It follows a shy, but talented young man as he leaves high school and enters Strathmore College where he runs up against the usual collective of students who maintain “different” personality traits that aggravate him no end. A fellow student, played…

Creating the New Google Play’s Multi-Level Navigation from Scratch

Creating the New Google Play’s Multi-Level Navigation from Scratch

Google have recently released a new Google Play website complete with a new redesign and what caught my attention was the way they implemented their navigation bar. With the smooth animation and how they let users peek at the root-level menu by simply hovering a back button, I decided to build a similar navigation menu…

Golden Generation: Do They Stand a Chance as a Freelancer?

Golden Generation: Do They Stand a Chance as a Freelancer?

There are many aspects of the job market that can make it difficult for an older individual to find work, but some industries definitely display a more overt level of ageism than others. Freelance design and development is a field that is typically filled by younger individuals, but the main objective of any company that…

Smartimage: Management of Brand Files, Simplified

Smartimage: Management of Brand Files, Simplified

This is a sponsored post. I was in dire need of a good tool to handle my images, so I started scanning the internet for a solution that is both convenient and simple to use. Quite a few alternatives presented themselves, but one of them really stood out after I started using the free trial….

Giveaway: $400 worth of CodeMyConcept’s Services

Giveaway: $400 worth of CodeMyConcept’s Services

The summer season is in full swing, and we’re bringing another hot contest for all busy web designers and developers out there. We have partnered with CodeMyConcept again to give away $250 and $150 to two lucky winners for any of their services. Whether you are a designer, developer or even a client, you can…

Add Depth to Flat UI with Flat Shadow.js

Add Depth to Flat UI with Flat Shadow.js

A while ago, I stumbled upon a post called Flat design casts a long shadow by the fine folks at Web Designer Depot and I was amazed by how adding a simple shadow could create such a beautiful depth of design to the flat UI elements. What if we bring this effect to the web?…

10 Useful Hacks Still Needed For WordPress 3.6

10 Useful Hacks Still Needed For WordPress 3.6

WordPress 3.6 has rolled out and it has some much appreciated improvements. It just goes to show just how impressive WordPress as a platform is. Where a bunch of people can get together and create something wonderful and then just give it away for other people to use for free. Well, we all know and…

10 Useful Tips For Debugging and Troubleshooting in Programming

10 Useful Tips For Debugging and Troubleshooting in Programming

With a shiny new file open in the text editor and not a line of code written, every new project seems full of possibility and promise. Several thousands of lines of code later, that same project can seem weighed down by bugs that make adding new features a pain, and drain the enthusiasm of programmers….

Freebie: Long Shadow Mobile Icons Set

Freebie: Long Shadow Mobile Icons Set

Most of us are already familiar with flat design, as this trend has been largely discussed in recent months. Another trend that has been in the limelight recently, is Long Shadow design. Long Shadow design has emerged from the mainstream flat design trend though more often, they work together hand in hand. The long shadow…