Web Design Showcase of Travel Websites

Web Design Showcase of Travel Websites

Since the beginning of time the human race has been very curious and has wanted to explore the world. Nowadays we have a lot of modern methods to travel all around the world. Modern web technologies allow us to book a flight, hotel or a ticket very easily using the internet. Travel websites save us…

The Concept of Balance in Web Design

The Concept of Balance in Web Design

In design, balance is the notion that elements are symmetrical, which in turn creates harmony, order, and cohesion. Often found in nature, the concept often yields aesthetically pleasing results that are complete in our minds. On the other end of the spectrum, asymmetry is a break in balance and can lead to visually interesting results…

23 Creative Uses of CSS3 Text Effects to Enhance Your Web Presence

23 Creative Uses of CSS3 Text Effects to Enhance Your Web Presence

Is your text blurred with Photoshop? If yes, CSS3 offers some great text effects. To give a website a visually impressive look, designers put emphasis on neat and stylish typography. For years designers have depended on Photoshop, but CSS3 is a revolution with easy-to-create text effects. Mastering CSS3 properties not only helps designers to create…

Adopting The Art of Feng Shui in Web Design

Adopting The Art of Feng Shui in Web Design

Feng Shui, pronounced fung-SHWAY, is an ancient Chinese practice of aesthetically placing things in a specific way in order to allow positive Qi to flow through the environment. Qi, also referred to as chi or ch’i and pronounced in English as CHEE, is the Chinese word for that active principle within all living things. The…

Adding Weather to Your Site with jQuery and YQL

Adding Weather to Your Site with jQuery and YQL

If you’re working on a travel, news or other locally-oriented site, adding a display of the current weather conditions in the local area is the perfect touch. In the past, this was a relatively difficult task, involving server-side integration with weather APIs and more. Today, however, jQuery and YQL (a free web service offered by…

Applying Visual Storytelling to Website Designs

Applying Visual Storytelling to Website Designs

Throughout history, storytelling has been an important communication tool – it’s how people connect with one another through means of entertainment, education, and even to instill moral values in one another. While the earliest forms of storytelling were parlayed through oral communications with gestures and expressions, the landscape for storytelling has shifted with the advent…

A Guide to Networking With Bloggers

A Guide to Networking With Bloggers

Have you ever hooked up with a blogger? For designers, the benefits of networking with bloggers can be pretty big. For bloggers, their network of designers is usually pretty small. To become friends with a blogger means you could become their main point of reference for any person that asks them about design services.

The Anatomy of an Effective Homepage

The Anatomy of an Effective Homepage

At one time the homepage would be the primary landing page of a website; the first page a user would see before continuing on through a website to find the page that allowed them to perform the task they wished to complete. Yet as time passed, and services like Google appeared, the user now more…

Tokokoo Giveaway: 5 x Parquet Premium WordPress eCommerce Themes

Tokokoo Giveaway: 5 x Parquet Premium WordPress eCommerce Themes

WordPress premium ecommerce themes giveaway? Yes, you read it right. Today, we are pleased to share this very happy news from Tokokoo with our readers. We are collaborating with Tokokoo to give away these 5 developer licensed Parquet Premium Themes that will suit your online store perfectly, for free!