Infographic: The Web Design Trends Of 2013 Click image to view entire infographic Click image to view entire infographic Put together by the team at Enfuzed, this is an infographic that entails some of this year’s web design trends. However, this infographic is not merely a list but also explains the rationale for certain design choices. For example, taking a minimalist approach is all about keeping things simple, while a fixed header enables people to navigate through websites easily. What do you think—are some of these trends here to stay?
Transitional Interfaces — Design/UX Designers love to sweat the details. Much time is spent pixel-fucking buttons, form styles, setting type, & getting those icons as sharp as a tack. A+, great job, don't stop you guys. ...but there's little consideration about how it all fits together outside of a static comp. Tour Affiliate Program If you enjoy using Readymag, you can spread the word about our publishing tool and make up to $43 per new customer. Share a specialreferral link with youraudience. Earn a 30%commission on everynew purchase.
Understand the Favicon When Alec Rust asked the HTML5 Boilerplate project to switch to a HiDPI favicon, I realized how little I knew about favorite icons, touch icons, and tile icons. When I decided to dive in a little deeper, things got interesting. The classic favicon.ico is a 16×16 ICO file, often served in either 16-color or 24bit alpha-transparency format. More recently, favicons have been served as 32×32, which is appropriately scaled down in all major and popular-legacy browsers. Review: iOS 7 Gives Us Insight Into the Future of Mobility As team lead in user experience for SAP’s Mobile Design Center, I recently spent time familiarizing myself with Apple’s latest release of iOS 7 in order to gain better insight into how this new mobile operating system will affect users. iOS 7 is being touted as the first major update to the look and feel of Apple products since the passing of Steve Jobs, who was known for his love of “skeuemorphic” design, in which user interface elements are designed to mimic real life. Think of the cheap pine bookcase background in the iBooks library, the stitching on the edge of the calendar app, the notes app that looks like an old-fashioned legal pad, or the green felt background of the Game Center app. All of these design elements speak to the user in a language distinctly Apple, telling them that this is not only a genuine Apple experience but a reflection of the imagination, care, and meticulous attention to detail in design that the company is so famous for.
20 Websites Using Big and Bold Typography Typography plays major role in communication and visual design is no exception. Typography can make or break your website design, so you should definitely dig deeper into the art of typography. Today I am looking at some websites using big and bold typography in their designs. Large typography communicates with a website viewer with a strong message and instant impact.
favico.js - Make a use of your favicon Badges Animate your favicon with animated badges. You can customize type of animation, position, background color and text color. Slide animation A Look at Flat Design and Why It's Significant There has been a growing tidal wave of flat designs on the web, and recent trend reports have confirmed that they're only increasing in popularity. Of course it's easy to dismiss flat design as yet another fleeting aesthetic trend. But further investigation into this new philosophy reveals that flat design is a lot more than "just for looks." What is Flat Design?