How to Create a Horizontal Dropdown Menu with HTML, CSS and jQuery

How to Create a Horizontal Dropdown Menu with HTML, CSS and jQuery

Menus play an essential part on the web. They allow users to find their bearings and help them navigate your website. When designing menus, usability is the key. Beginners often struggle with the basics. In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a simple, usable and functional h...
Showcasing Photography Styles and Techniques

Showcasing Photography Styles and Techniques

Making the Best Out of Unwanted Offline Time

Making the Best Out of Unwanted Offline Time

I've recently discovered how extremely productive it is possible to be when you for some reason have to be offline for a while. This could be that your connection is down, you're on the bus on your way to the office. Some people even pull the plug to their connection occasionally to be abl...
WordPress Giveaway: Ultimate WordPress Administration Plugin

WordPress Giveaway: Ultimate WordPress Administration Plugin

How To Create Great Web Typography in 10 Minutes

How To Create Great Web Typography in 10 Minutes

Typography in web design can be a lot more complex than it seems. Being able to read content easily is a leading usability concern, but typography is also very much an aesthetic concern. For many designers, creating the perfect typography can be a mystery. Switching back and forth between ...
Instant Attention in Web Design

Instant Attention in Web Design

Humans are pretty judgemental creatures when you think about it. We often get impressions from people and make snappy judgements or draw stereotypes in all sorts of cases. This effect of human behaviour is just as prevalent on the web as it is in the real world (or on TV). As people visit ...
40 Distinguished and Unconventional Structures

40 Distinguished and Unconventional Structures

Architecture of the new age brings about some fantastic ideas. We can see brilliant new works and abstractions being applied into everyday life. New age cities and even suburban areas are showing signs of transition. However there are many structures out there today which stand as a little...
Pro Bono Designs for Non-Profits and Charities, Part 2

Pro Bono Designs for Non-Profits and Charities, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at some reasons why you might choose to do pro bono Web designs for non-profit or charitable organizations. In the second and final installment, we'll look at some of the essentials of pro bono designs, and some tips for creating great designs that serve...
Pro Bono Designs for Non-Profits and Charities, Part 1

Pro Bono Designs for Non-Profits and Charities, Part 1

Back in the late 1990s, when I was unemployed and desperate, I went to a series of seminars designed to help me figure out what I was best at and, resulting, get hired by someone. In large part, the seminars were a howling waste of money (it didn’t take me long to figure out what [&helli...