Our Favorite Japanese Design Blogs Although we’ve traveled and lived all over the world, in exciting and exotic locations, Tokyo holds a special place in our hearts. The hustle and bustle of Tokyo is intoxicating. It’s a fast-moving city with millions of inhabitants and yet there are moments throughout the day when it feels completely still and quiet. How to Create a Standardized Web Site Development Workflow 0Google + As far as possible, we try to use a standard process for our web projects. Although it can seem like overkill for smaller projects, one thing I've discovered is that when it comes to building web sites for large organizations, there really are no shortcuts. If you cut corners, it will always come back to bite you in the end, whether it is in the form of last minute design or content changes or a site that just doesn't meet users' needs. Consequently, we've worked pretty hard to come up with a standardized web site development workflow (GIF 91KB). Download the Visio version (ZIP 143KB).
Hover.css - A collection of CSS3 powered hover effects All Hover.css effects make use of a single element (with the help of some pseudo-elements where necessary), are self contained so you can easily copy and paste them, and come in CSS, Sass, and LESS flavours. Many effects use CSS3 features such as transitions, transforms and animations. Old browsers that don't support these features may need some extra attention to be certain a fallback hover effect is still in place. Licenses
30 Essential Web Developer Cheat Sheets The list of skills a given web developer must possess is growing everyday. With the massive growth of web technologies, comes the demand for developers with a wide skill set. A useful tool in any developers tool box can be the well known 'cheat sheet'. 30 Best Websites to Learn Design and Development Some of the benefits of online education are really focused on money, personal time management, pace and real fun projects and active communities. Recently I have published an interview with Matt Loszak who learnt iOS development himself and quit his day job to pursue entrepreneurial success. Affordability While most of the courses, studies and special workshops cost hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars online education is the way to get demandable knowledge and skills and start working for any tech company or starting your own service-based business or creating products yourself. Immersive communities
7 elements of a website redesign process Shopify Plus, the enterprise version of our hosted ecommerce platform, launched in February 2014 and was still in its first iteration when I asked if it was time for a redesign. It’d been just over a year, but we had a better understanding of our customers and who we were. The old brand just didn’t fit anymore. We didn’t follow any particular process, but doing the following 7 things in tandem helped us get where we wanted to be. 1. Planning a Dynamic Site with Macromedia Studio MX 2004 This chapter is from the book When one introduces complexity into the web design process, one also creates a management problem. The problem is retaining the consistency of design throughout the project. If the site is composed of images, text, artwork, video, sound, and other media, it is absolutely critical they all have the same "look and feel." This way, the site visitor is not left wondering whether he or she has left the web site. A good example would be Nike.com.
How to Write a Great Creative Brief by Jay Musselwhite, Jaymus LLC As many of you know, I partner with a variety of talented vendors to deliver what my clients need. Jay is one such vendor. So when I saw his article on writing a creative brief, I wanted to share it with you. While we hope you pick BBR Marketing for your creative and Web projects, providing this level of detail and type of information will make the process move forward more smoothly, and typically deliver more quickly, no matter who you use.