25 Christmas Inspired Free Fonts Resources November 30, 2012 Hello creatives! December is officially on so the most celebrated time of the year in most countries is just a few days to go. For designers and creatives, Christmas is not just a season for giving and a moment to spend time with loved ones but also a nice opportunity for possible design projects for the holidays. So today in You The Designer, we give you a nice collection of 25 free fonts just perfect for those Christmas themed designs you might be working on.
Discover the 10 hottest trends in website design Website layout, meaning the positioning of its different components, is one of the earliest challenges a team faces in a project. It can be one of the hardest or one of the easiest decisions the team will make. How you lay out your site is directly dictated by the purpose of the content, the needs of the user around that content, and of course the needs of the client who commission the work. These three factors don’t always move in the same direction - so it’s the UX designer and the visual designer’s job to find the harmony between them. Follow the trends In addition to the theoretical aspect of it, the web design industry like any other creative field goes through phases, and these phases are defined by trends.
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Web Design Trends in 2013 The past few years have seen a tremendous shift in the way developers are building websites. More users have switched onto mobile platforms, along with newer browsers which support HTML5/CSS3 web standards. There are so many unique ideas flowing out of the design community – it seems like new thresholds are being replaced every few months! In this article I would like to go over some of the most recent trends we have seen evolving. Many of these design ideas have been around for a long time.
80 Awesome Twitter Bootstrap Templates To Get You Started Twitter Bootstrap is a powerful and easy to use framework enabling front-end developers to craft professional and high quality Bootstrap templates with flexible responsive layouts that look great on tablets, mobiles and desktops. Since its release back in august 2011 the development community has been growing fast, providing developers with the tools and knowledge to create ready-to-use, native Bootstrap html/CSS templates or themes that work on popular publishing platforms like WordPress and Joomla. One of the main reasons why Bootstrap is so popular is the ability to develop web apps and websites fast and its support for responsive design. When compared to other responsive CSS frameworks available it is also one the most mature frameworks with the largest user base at the moment, which certainly will have a positive effect on how mobile friendly websites are build. To help you get started, I have collected a list of my favorite Twitter Bootstrap templates. Article Index
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How much does logo design cost? Clients need to know. Designers, too. One client might think a designer is stalling by not sending an immediate quote, as if the designer wants to figure out how much is available. But the designer is by no means guaranteed the business, so it makes more sense to offer a quote as soon as possible. Thing is, no project is the same and every client differs.