Ethics and design should be looked at in context. Despite many claims to do so, this actually happens rarely.
Monthly Archive: August 2017
Search engine optimization is a tricky thing. There’s a lot to keep in mind, and a bunch of screws to turn for adjustments. That’s the reason why there are so many services ...
Responsive layouts are indispensable in web design. On the one hand, there are ever-shrinking displays on smartphones, and on the other hand, there’s the size increase of desktop ...
“Real” designers will throw their hands up in horror as soon as someone mentions the word “template” or “theme.” Let’s take a more objective ...
Dribbble and Behance are the top self-adulation platforms of the craft. And this serves a very natural purpose.
Thorsten Frommen frees your WordPress backend from the notification chaos. His new plugin called Dobby is a must-have for any operator of a self-hosted WordPress.
In the ideal case, the story is first, then comes the design. You could do it the other way around, but then it would suck. Storytelling is the way to design.
Video on websites has become a common element that is often used purely for design purposes. It’s a factor that you should definitely optimize for performance reasons.
Freelancers are very susceptible to a trend that has been a thing since the eighties but has been gaining momentum for the last couple years. It’s called self-improvement.
The thought experiment that CSS Tricks’ Chris Coyier came up with is an interesting one. How do you create a timeless web design for a site that is meant to last forever?
Your website is a core part of your business, although you might not feel that it is. It sure is at the fore front of your battle for attention. Keep it shiny, performant and on top of ...
On one hand, the web is becoming more and more visual, and even the shortest of texts are supported by images. On the other hand, we have to pay lots of attention to loading times, in ...
Do you miss the nineties and the early days of visual interfaces for the mass market? If you do, I have a functional version of Windows 95 that doesn’t need to be installed for you.
Subscription models are on the rise. There’s no doubting that. Could a subscription model be a good choice for designers?
It’s a clear statement: UX design is boring. Thus, it kills any brand, always leaving the same stale aftertaste.
The rise of the smartphones was the rise of the emojis as well. You’ll rarely find a short message without the tiny symbols.