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…

Kick up Your Heels with WordPress Music Sites Collection

Kick up Your Heels with WordPress Music Sites Collection

Music affects each and every one of us. It’s always present in our lives, right from the start. Of course you don’t remember yourself laying in a small cradle sucking a pacifier and listening to the quiet lullabies your mom sang to you. But she surely did, and she will remember the moments when you…

Winter Holiday Presents from TemplateMonster: Win A Pebble Steel Watch Today!

Winter Holiday Presents from TemplateMonster: Win A Pebble Steel Watch Today!

Thanksgiving is on the doorstep and it’s just the start of the holiday season. That’s why TemplateMonster has decided to make some “festive moves”! The end-of-the-year lottery is a major giveaway of real-deal prizes like Pebble Steel Watch, Nexus 5, Nvidia Shield and iPhone 6! They are to be given to customers only, so make…

How to Implement HTML5 Full Screen API

How to Implement HTML5 Full Screen API

We all are used to viewing a whole web page in full screen mode. To experience it, simply hit the F11 key in Windows OS, if you are using OS X you can press Shift + Command + F.But what if you want to see a particular page element and not the whole page in…

Does Your “Brand” Help or Hurt You?

Does Your “Brand” Help or Hurt You?

Every company, every public personality and every freelancer has a brand. It’s who we are and how we want to be perceived. How far can you push your brand and will people believe it, trust it and love it, or end up hating it? The answer is life and death for your career. Good Branding…

Creating a Distinctly Vintage Feel in Modern Web Design

Creating a Distinctly Vintage Feel in Modern Web Design

What is the difference between vintage and retro? It is almost an unanswerable question, or it is often a matter of opinion. I would suggest that the difference between vintage and retro is simply age. Vintage could be classified as anything up to and including the 1940s, and retro would therefore be from the 1950s…

New Web Design and Development Resources: #1 November Edition

New Web Design and Development Resources: #1 November Edition

Welcome to our new monthly roundup of useful and curated tools for web and design ninjas including fresh and new plugins, freebies, fonts, themes and much more, Make sure you share what you like and enjoy! Hipster Mockups A set of trendy Macbook Air mockups where you can display your designs. It contains smart layers…