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.

Showcase of Twitter Backgrounds Featuring Illustrations

Showcase of Twitter Backgrounds Featuring Illustrations

Twitter being the most popular micro blogging network has become one of the most potent ways to get your messages across the board quickly and easily. Many people, who create account on Twitter, usually customize their profile with appealing and creative backgrounds that match with their company theme or services that they provide.

6 Outstanding Wireframe Resources to Inspire Your Next Design

6 Outstanding Wireframe Resources to Inspire Your Next Design

Let’s face it. One of the toughest jobs of being a web designer is coming up with the right blend of navigation, content and images to create a look that’s not only attractive, but also easy to navigate. Wireframes are a huge help in making the creative process come alive. Some simple boxes and lines…

10 Tips to Improve Your Workflow and Work Faster in Illustrator

10 Tips to Improve Your Workflow and Work Faster in Illustrator

As a webdesigner, I’m at the moment specialized in interface design for application website but also for iOS, android and BlackBerry, so I tend to use a lot Illustrator. I use it for mockups, but also for the design of entire websites. Some designers might call me crazy, but after a while, I found that…

47 Websites with Unusual Navigation

47 Websites with Unusual Navigation

A navigation bar (also known as a links bar) is a sub region of a web page that contains hypertext links in order to navigate between the pages of a website. Usually navigation bars on websites are one of the least interesting things someone can find on a website. Usually, it’s plain text naming the…

5 Tips to Manage Social Engagement on Your Site

5 Tips to Manage Social Engagement on Your Site

When it comes to a successful social media campaign, the key is to make sure fans, followers and connections aren’t just reading, but engaging in what you have to say. Often, engagement is thought of as being pro-active, but it’s equally as important to use tools that help organize and disseminate information to give you…

Beautiful Christmas Cards, Digital Arts and Wallpapers for Christmas

Beautiful Christmas Cards, Digital Arts and Wallpapers for Christmas

Christmas is the most magical time of the year – even if only in our imaginations! There are many things that are associated with Christmas, such as reindeer, snow, pine trees, gingerbread men and of course, Santa Claus. Popular Christmas design trends have changed over the years, and lately we tend towards more modern, minimalist…

10 Most Popular Games in the Mac App Store Right Now

10 Most Popular Games in the Mac App Store Right Now

As Mac OS updated to X Lion, the number of Mac developers has grown in the recent years. This change is also reflected in the games world. It looks as if more and more developers have started to realize the importance of Mac games in the market, especially for mobile platforms such as iPhone and…

20 Beautifully Designed Online Stores Built on Shopify

20 Beautifully Designed Online Stores Built on Shopify

Have you ever walked into a boutique store with bad lighting, crappy music, and a weird smell? Feel like buying anything? Well the same goes with online stores – and that’s why web design and UX is so important in the world of ecommerce. In addition to killer products and awesome copywriting, an ecommerce site…