Web Typography Collection – Great Tools, Books, Resources and Articles

Web Typography Collection – Great Tools, Books, Resources and Articles

Choosing the right font and typography for your web projects is an important part of creating the desired aesthetic. There are many styles, trends and resources available to designers who are looking to create a cohesive, attractive and legible design through the use of high quality fonts, typography creation tools and tutorials pertaining to appropriate…

10 Story-Driven Websites That Will Blow Your Mind

10 Story-Driven Websites That Will Blow Your Mind

Ever since the fall of Flash and the rise of HTML5, we’ve seen a lot of developers experimenting with the possibilities of HTML5. One trend that has gained popularity is the creation of a story-driven website that takes viewers through a series of pages connected with story elements and creative navigation. Here, I have compiled…

A Look at What’s Coming Up: CSS3 Flexible Boxes

A Look at What’s Coming Up: CSS3 Flexible Boxes

Layout is probably the most important element when designing a website. When visitors understand your layout and feel like they can play with it, their experience becomes pleasant, they stay longer and will visit your site regularly. We’ve navigated through sites with high-quality content but darkened by very confusing design and a totally messed up…

Burned! Evil SEO Guest Writer Burned!

Burned! Evil SEO Guest Writer Burned!

Enough already. What is up with guest posting?  What used to be the stable, viable white-hat SEO tactic of 2012 has recently taken a backseat due to the massive outreach (spam) of offshore SEO companies and low quality, outsourced email marketing. If you are a blogger, editor or a guest writer simply new to the…

Freelancer Etiquette 101: A Guide to Connecting with Clients

Freelancer Etiquette 101: A Guide to Connecting with Clients

Freelancing is becoming increasingly commonplace in today’s web-based environment. More and more people are utilizing the advantages of the Internet to work from home, have flexible schedules, and carry out the work they most desire. However, many freelancers have difficulty establishing or branding themselves in the independent workforce. This can be due to many reasons,…

A Treasure Chest of Motivational and Inspirational Quotes on Design

A Treasure Chest of Motivational and Inspirational Quotes on Design

Sometimes, no matter what trade you are in, you can feel unappreciated and that nobody understands the stresses and strains of the job. To prove that you are valued as a designer, here is a round-up of more than 70 motivational and inspirational quotes about design and designers. Most designers go into their profession with…

Why Your Web Design Portfolio Isn’t Getting You Work

Why Your Web Design Portfolio Isn’t Getting You Work

Your design portfolio is one of the most important assets you have in marketing yourself. It is a part of your online identity as a designer. Believe it or not, there is a reason why some designers seem to get “all the work” and others are stressing to find their next project. We’ll go over…

60+ Engaging Examples of Website Design with a Grid-Style Featured Gallery

60+ Engaging Examples of Website Design with a Grid-Style Featured Gallery

There is no doubt that currently almost everything on the internet is becoming image-driven. If you think for a moment, it is only really catching up with print – magazines have been image-heavy for many years now. We seem to relate better to images than to text, even display headlines don’t engage us and draw…

30 Powerful Ajax, JavaScript and Lightbox Based Image Galleries

30 Powerful Ajax, JavaScript and Lightbox Based Image Galleries

Many designers before starting their web design projects scrounge around for simple as well as useful image galleries and slideshows. Some designers also prefer to have a huge collection of Ajax, JavaScript, Lightbox based image galleries and slideshows so that at the time of need, they do not have to search for them. Having such…