Fun CSS Loading Animations

Fun CSS Loading Animations

Today, I’d like to share a little experiment I did playing around with the cutting edge CSS animation to create a gif-like AJAX loading icon purely from CSS. The idea here is to try to manipulate HTML objects using only CSS and minimal HTML markup so we do not have to rely on gif images…

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term street-art, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually conveys a message about socially relevant themes. In some countries even graffiti is considered art, and on the other hand, some countries consider street-art to be vandalism. Nowadays organizations, businesses and even town/city councils commission…

50 Illustrator Tutorials That Will Leave You Looking Like A Pro

50 Illustrator Tutorials That Will Leave You Looking Like A Pro

Adobe Illustrator is the foremost vector creation software around these days, but it is not an easy program to master. It is, however, well worth the time and effort to get to know Illustrator as it is far more useful for producing and working with vector art than Photoshop is. Some tools in both programs…

Drop Your Ego, Mr. Perfect Designer!

Drop Your Ego, Mr. Perfect Designer!

You’re embarking on your dream career: web or graphic design. So what might be your biggest obstacle along the way? Programming snafus? Difficulty finding clients? Well, perhaps you could take a look in a mirror right now. You see that attractive person staring back at you? That person could actually become your greatest stumbling block….

Ten Best Alternatives to Google Analytics

Ten Best Alternatives to Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a free, convenient and powerful resource for tracking highly important details of one’s website. Whether the site owner is a blogger or CEO of a top-rated company, he/she can thoroughly benefit from the tools within this software. Google Analytics focuses on gathering and tracking various bits of information about a website, from…

10 Free Premium Quality Freebies for Designers

10 Free Premium Quality Freebies for Designers

All designers are constantly on the look-out for high quality design elements to add to their libraries, and even better if they can find them at no charge! Particularly for designers starting out in the industry, possibly keeping their prices down to acquire work, free, premium quality resources are a necessity. So today we are…

I Got 99 Problems But Bootstrap Ain’t One!

I Got 99 Problems But Bootstrap Ain’t One!

Hey guys, guess what? It’s that time of the year again! You get to learn something new about Bootstrap. In my last article – How to use Twitter Bootstrap to Create a Responsive Website Design, we covered some of the Bootstrap basics and talked about responsive design in general. Well, as you would expect we…

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

Street painting, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that more than 500 artists were making a full-time living from pavement art in London alone. The origins of 3d pavement art is attributed to Kurt Wenner who started to…

How to Use Visual Hierarchy and Website Layout to Emphasize Your Message

How to Use Visual Hierarchy and Website Layout to Emphasize Your Message

When creating a website, you can use layout and design to help ensure that your message gets across and leads your visitors to your goal action. In order to use design to convey your message, you need to first understand factors such as how the human eye moves across the screen and how the human…