Food Packaging – 10 of The Tastiest Designs

Food Packaging – 10 of The Tastiest Designs

Good packaging design is a formula; traffic stopping, relevant design + innovative and intuitive forms + language that speaks to the consumer’s values. When it comes to food packaging, getting consumers to fantasize about what this food might taste like is paramount. Effective food packaging curates insatiable cues that lead consumers to act irrationally and…

QuickValidate: Building a jQuery Validation Plugin

QuickValidate: Building a jQuery Validation Plugin

Oh forms! For the most part, forms look ugly, old and inconsistent across browsers, but they play one of the most important roles on the web; user input. User input is everywhere, from contact forms to sign-up forms and from surveys to complex user interfaces. Forms come in many shapes and sizes, colors and styles,…

Giveaway: 3 Premium WordPress Themes from ThemeFuse

Giveaway: 3 Premium WordPress Themes from ThemeFuse

Today, our pals from ThemeFuse would like to share 3 premium WordPress themes licenses with us. How about some free stuff to start the day off on a high note? When you’re working with WordPress to run your site then you’re in luck. The fortunate winners of today’s giveaway will be given access to download…

Using Your Inner Child To Consistently Better Your Career

Using Your Inner Child To Consistently Better Your Career

To some degree, everyone never fully grows up. No matter how hard anyone wants to fight it, there will always be some part of your childhood self lingering around. Some people might not view this as being a good quality for themselves to have. Let’s face it, children aren’t widely known for being the most…

How Freelancers Can Maintain and Grow their Client Relationships

How Freelancers Can Maintain and Grow their Client Relationships

The mistake a lot of freelancers make when trying to expand their business is to focus on the acquisition of new clients. But (you’re probably wondering) isn’t that how you increase sales? Sure, it’s one avenue – and an important one – but you can’t do it at the expense of your current clients. Did…

CSS Tricks: How to Speed Up CSS Rendering

CSS Tricks: How to Speed Up CSS Rendering

When coding CSS, one of the best ways to ensure your code runs smoothly on older browsers and slow computers is to write your CSS efficiently for browser rendering, this way your site takes less resource and memory from the user’s computer and therefore runs smoother. Browser vendors constantly trying to make rendering faster, the…

50 More Humorous Print Advertisements to Make You Smile

50 More Humorous Print Advertisements to Make You Smile

As long ago as December 2009, we brought you a selection of humorous advertisements in our article 60 Humorous Print Advertisements to Tickle Your Bones Advertising Agencies are, of course, still creating humorous adverts to capture the public’s attention – both for print and video, so we thought we would compile another collection of print…

ProtoShare: Effective and Efficient Website Wireframing and Application Prototyping

ProtoShare: Effective and Efficient Website Wireframing and Application Prototyping

Wireframing and prototyping are the backbone of any preliminary design process and a vital point for a successful website or application. Designers now have a handful of arsenals and weaponry at their disposal when it comes to wire framing. Today we are excited to introduce a powerful and easy-to-use prototyping tool – ProtoShare.

Inspiring Digital Art Featuring Hands

Inspiring Digital Art Featuring Hands

Today we’re going to have a look at some inspiring pieces of digital art that all feature hands in some form. All of these great pieces are made by users over at deviantart.com, and we hope you’ll find these as inspiring as we do! They represent different styles and moods and show a great range…