The Next Big Thing: Responsive Icons Honestly, this topic sounded a little bit strange to me when I first learned about responsive iconography, as we have recently adapted icon fonts in order to make sure they scale well for various device. However, the idea of responsive icons it takes both responsive design and iconography a step further, much further. What are these said responsive icons? About I'm a web designer and developer who is currently a product manager at Shopify. Before Shopify, I worked at Yahoo! as part of the team that redesigned and rebuilt the communication suite of products: Mail, Messenger, Calendar, and more. Before that, I freelanced for almost 5 years working with fantastic clients on fun projects doing design, front-end development, and back-end development.
130 Ways to Get Traffic The #1 question we get over, and over, and over again, is “how do I get more traffic to my site?” Well Noah, Sarah, and I put our heads together, and we came up with every single way we could think of to grow your site. We went so deep on it, that I’d go so far as to say that you never need to look at another list of ideas for “getting more traffic” ever again. But as you can imagine, this is a MASSIVE list. There are over 120 ways, and every single way has a short description to help get your ideas flowing. Designing Iconic Across Different Sizes SVG is great because (as its name suggests), it’s scalable. This means that SVG images, including icons, will be super-crisp at any size, right? Nope.
Cameron Moll & Tantek Çelik – Design and Coding at the Cutting Edge A presentation given at at Web Directions North, Vancouver, February 7, 2007. This session was originally meant to feature Cameron Moll and Douglas Bowman, but due to a last-minute change instead featured Cameron Moll and Tantek Çelik. Session description Hear microformats founder and custodian Tantek Çelik paint on the broad canvas, talking about motivations, use cases, examples, and benefits. Cameron Moll says the web is a volatile medium that changes endlessly, but one thing remains constant: a demand for designers who are disciplined in graphic design theory, human computing principles, and communication techniques.
Photoshop brushes – Corel ParticleShop Why should you try ParticleShop? Explore an array of 11 imaginative brushes, including Debris, Fabric, Fine Art, Fur, Hair, Light, Space, Smoke and Storm that will produce awe-inspiring results in no time. No experience, customization or time-consuming learning is required. Plus, the plugin is only the beginning! Enjoy infinite inspiration with our extra brush packs available for purchase.
Slimming Legs Chair Workout Here we are! The final day of my 21 days ’till Summer Workout Challenge! It’s been a killer challenge, but more on that to come tomorrow – today, I’m here to share another chair workout. The last time I posted a chair workout was a loooong time ago, so why not do another? eh? Playful UX Design: Building A Better Game Advertisement I sincerely believe that the user experience community should add game design to its toolbox of competencies. If we’re truly committed to creating satisfying user experiences, then there’s no reason why games, which can satisfy people so richly, should be excluded.
This category covers the topic of the Mobile Web. We’ve placed it into its own special category because of the demand and the popularity of browsing the internet on mobile devices In this ten minute interview with Ryan Matzner, Lead Strategist at Fueled, an iPhone & Android app development agency based in New York, NY we learn his perspective regarding a recent article he wrote entitled, “Why Web Apps Will Crush Native Apps” for Mashable.com. Specifically we learn Ryan’s thoughts on: * Should you build a Native app or a Web App with HTML? * A side by side comparison * Pros and Cons of Native vs.
A Community Where Developers & Designers Improve Their Craft CSS Query (I've been out of practice) James Robert Gardiner Hi guys, I've been majorly out of practice with website development, and I'm currently developing a website for a friend of mine. Designing Websites for Kids: Trends and Best Practices Advertisement How would you like to design a beautiful, colorful, stimulating website that is captivating, memorable and allows you to let your creative juices flow without the need to worry too much about conventional usability and best practices? In today’s Web design market, it’s rare that such a project would present itself — unless you were asked to design a website for children! Websites designed for children have been largely overlooked in Web design articles and roundups, but there are many beautiful and interesting design elements and layouts presented on children’s websites that are worthy of discussion and analysis. There are also a number of best practices that are exclusive to Web design for children’s sites — practices that should usually not be attempted on a typical website.
What does the web platform need next? The web platform has advanced out of all recognition, and continues to evolve at a frankly bewildering pace (I’m paid to keep track of all this stuff, and if I take a fortnight’s holiday I scramble to get back on top of it). Four years ago, if you wanted to access your device’s GPS information, you pretty much had to use a native app; now, the W3C Geolocation API is available in all browsers, on most classes of devices. The advancement of what marketing and the press like to call “HTML5″ (but mostly isn’t just HTML5) is closing the gap between the capabilities of native and web. But it isn’t there yet. In 2011, Joe Hewitt (original Firebug developer and Facebook person) wrote a great blog post called Web Technologies Need an Owner, which I quote here but is worth reading in its entirety: The arrogance of Web evangelists is staggering.
haoshi design Swallow X CLOCK 100mm(W) × 650mm(D) × 650mm(H) Featuring the Swallow clock: Even though time waits for no one, flying like a swallow, the swallow will stop to enjoy the moment, capturing every valuable second and seizing the day before the swallow continues to fly toward a better tomorrow. Marrying the two aesthetics of movement and silence to create ourinspiration of the Swallow clock, which features twelve delicate flying swallows to replace the numbers you find in an ordinary clock. Swallows also symbolize luck and hope, so may this clock give you the wings of good fortune and the ability to fly up high in life. Each swallow has its own number on the back.