40 Useful Online Generators For Web Designers - Noupe Design Blog Oct 11 2010 Generators can be a great way to save time in your web design projects. High-quality generators can create graphics or code or even layouts in a matter of seconds or minutes, things that might take an hour or more if done by hand. Below are some useful generators to help you speed up your web design process. There’s everything from color scheme tools to complete layout generators included. If you know of other useful generators out there, please share in the comments! Design trends for 2012 Around the end of the year you’ll find in all web design theme oriented blogs and sites countdowns on what trends you should look out for in 2012, you may be thinking that this is just one more of those repetitive listings but you’re wrong! This is not your usual countdown …….it’s THE COUNTDOWN for web design trends 2012, complete with all the information, inquire, showcase, video tutorials and controversy points of view that the other trends listings don’t show you. Yeah, yeah, so our categories in the trend listing can be alike to others seen in the web now days.
Best of Yanko Design 2011 & Yanko Design Best of Yanko Design 2011 Steve Jobs hired designer Hartmut Esslinger as the modern-day Snow White for his projects code-named after the seven dwarfs. The vision was to infuse Apple products with “born-in-America gene” and DNA inspired by “Hollywood and music, a bit of rebellion and natural sex appeal.” Hartmut’s mantra was simple, “Form follows emotion,” a twist on the maxim that form follows function. Yanko Design respects both these aphorisms but believes that we should not limit creativity within the realms of form, function and emotions; thus we follow Form Beyond Function. 2011 has been a significant year in terms of historical uprisings, financial stability, nature’s rebuke and the loss of visionaries.
Web Design Comment to Win a Template Posted by admin in Freebies Today we’re pleased to announce a giveaway from TemplateMonster, a US based template selling company. The TemplateMonster team is known for their website templates, WordPress themes, Joomla templates, Magento themes, PrestaShop themes other designs you may need to make a website. There are more than 30,000 templates at templatemonster.com and Continue Reading » Design trends for 2011 Everything inside the design world is permanently changing, evolving and adapting into new ways of expression and communication looking to satisfy the new consuming needs and set innovative exchanging channels. 2010 made a huge closure for the final year of the first XXI century decade, we witnessed the rising of tablets (iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tablet among others), the demise of Internet Explorer 6 and the absurd fanaticism towards Flash (though it’s losing a lot of fans), which is going to be slowly replaced by HTML5 (we’re not saying that Flash is dead, only that HTML5 will begin to cover many of its current uses). Editorial disclaimer Of course that the common design elements such as typography, navigability, color and more have also changed and as you will see on this article, these changes must be apprehended by every designer that wants to set his mark during 2011.
Designinterviews Eva-Lotta is a freelance User Experience Designer. She previously led the Business design team at Skype, worked as interaction designer for Yahoo! in London and as lead designer for Kahn + Associates in Paris. Besides her daytime mission of making the web a more understandable, usable and hopefully more delightful place, she loves sketching, doodling and playing around with various little side projects. In her interview to DI she shared her feelings about her in-house work experience as well as her new freelance status. Jeremiah Shoaf is a freelance Interactive Art Director & Flash Developer working out of the Washington, DC area.
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