Free Download: Long Shadow Flat UI Kit

Free Download: Long Shadow Flat UI Kit

Flat design is a trend that may be closely follow right now, however as for all trends, they have a life span. No design trend lasts forever as we are on a constant evolution. Just as flat design is trending now, the emergence of long shadow design has been rapidly growing too. If you have…

10 Best Alternatives to Adobe After Effects

10 Best Alternatives to Adobe After Effects

If you’ve ever watched a YouTube video with someone magically throwing fireballs through the air, then you’ve likely seen the work of Adobe After Effects. Not just for filmmakers, this software and its hundreds of supported plug-ins, puts a whole toolbox in the hands of web designers, broadcasters, animators and post-production artists. Gathering files, adding…

Website Deconstruction: Myspace.com

Website Deconstruction: Myspace.com

If you’re a seasoned designer or developer you have probably created a dozen “standard layout” websites, with the most common layout containing a header, navigation, sidebar, main content, and footer. This is absolutely fine, because people are used to this flow of elements and will naturally find what they are looking for very quickly; but…

(1 day only) Low Volume Ingimage.com Trial (Ended)

(1 day only) Low Volume Ingimage.com Trial (Ended)

We’re sorry this special offer is no longer available. Follow this link to create a free account at Ingimage.com and be the first to receive invitations like this in the future. SPECIAL INVITATION: Trial a new option for budget conscious clients and get yearly access to PREMIUM stock images for a substantially discounted price. INVITATION…

Developing a WordPress Blog Post Scoring System

Developing a WordPress Blog Post Scoring System

WordPress blogs are certainly the best blogs out there, but wouldn’t it be great if you can create custom features for your WordPress blog posts? I was thinking about this for a long time, which led me to the creation of a new type of feature for my blog posts, a scoring system that automatically…

Surprising HeatData Patterns in Mobile Web Design

Surprising HeatData Patterns in Mobile Web Design

At HeatData we have explored mobile user behavior a lot. Patterns have emerged in various types of products that should inform how we design mobile web properties. Specifically, we have found that on mobile sites such as Pandora, Pinterest, and the NHL some user behaviors are holding back higher conversion rates and expected interactions. We…

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…