Finding a Balance Between Personal and Paid Work

Finding a Balance Between Personal and Paid Work

When you’re the creative type, personal projects can really be beneficial. It allows one to grow within their skill set, and also helps to constantly be rekindling the creative side of our work. Beyond that, some personal projects can turn into some side income, or entire businesses. Image credit: Busy Building Things

Integrating Insane Google Services with WordPress for Healthy Blogging

Integrating Insane Google Services with WordPress for Healthy Blogging

Google has captured the virtual world like no other brand and their services have engraved their presence into the depths of the internet. A touch of arrogance gives humans the much required adrenaline rush and Google has it for them. Either you are with Google or you (almost) don’t exist. Although webmasters are aware of…

Showcase of Awesome Catalog Designs for Your Inspiration

Showcase of Awesome Catalog Designs for Your Inspiration

Here we are presenting an exciting and awe inspiring collection of some of the best catalog designs that speak volumes about their creativity and innovation. A catalog design is more than just creating a compilation of some colorful pages for flicking through it to get a general idea of the product or service.

Oh, Idioms: Overused, Amusing and Often Confusing

Oh, Idioms: Overused, Amusing and Often Confusing

In order to truly appreciate how irritating some of these overused idioms can be, you must first know what an idiom is. An idiom is a phrase that is used to mean something in context that is usually totally different to what it sounds like if taken in a literal sense. Idioms are cultural and…

30 Gorgeous and Stunning Ski Resort Websites

30 Gorgeous and Stunning Ski Resort Websites

This the season for fluffy white snow, waxed up skis and boards, and an all-day lift ticket. And there’s no better time than now to analyze some of the best ski resort websites on the web. What makes a great website for a ski resort? For starters, you’ll notice that many of the sites have…

23 Interesting HTML5 and CSS3 Websites

23 Interesting HTML5 and CSS3 Websites

HTML5 is a language for structuring and presenting content for the web, a core technology of the Internet. It is the fifth revision of the HTML standard (originally created in 1990) and most recently standardized as HTML4 in 1997. HTML5 and CSS3 were introduced not so long ago, but they have already been incorporated in…

60+ More Extreme and Controversial Ads to Stun You Again

60+ More Extreme and Controversial Ads to Stun You Again

Controversy in advertising is really nothing new, and if the controversy is intentional, the purpose is to be hard-hitting and get a point across in a harsh and direct manner. Some advertisers use images to hit hard, some use words, which is a more subtle way as the image is usually not in the least…

Interactive: The New Wave of Infographics

Interactive: The New Wave of Infographics

Infographics (or information graphics) are everywhere these days. Intended to deliver large amounts of information in a visual format, the key to a ‘good’ infographic is the story it tells. From a user’s perspective, the value from an infographic comes from the information it contains and the way in which it’s presented. People should feel…

Design Best Practices for the Mobile Web

Design Best Practices for the Mobile Web

Mobile web interfaces take a different sort of design practice, whether they are for mobile websites or native mobile applications. With a different sort of device, and a more noticeably different screen size, we as designers must consider a new set of best practices for design.