25 Effective and Vintage Retro Web Designs Vintage and retro designs add a sense of nostalgia to your website. Effectively incorporated, a vintage look can create a connection between a visitorâ€™s memories of and longing for â€œthe good old daysâ€ and your business. Fortunately, the previous decadeâ€™s design and theme palette offers a variety of concepts that can be used in almost all businesses today. Yesterdayâ€™s themes coupled with todayâ€™s more sophisticated image enhancement capabilities make for a hard-hitting nostalgic interface. Just choosing the right picture can take your design years back and make all the difference in recreating a bygone era. Opting for a sepia toned image can be as captivatingly nostalgic as their more vividly colored counterparts, and sometimes even the simple use of the right fonts can give your design the retro feel you want for your site.
Web Design Blog, Tutorials and Inspiration 267 shares Connect With Creative Minds At Upcoming World Class Web Design Conferences 2014 Conferences are a great place to elevate your talent and creativity, and web design conferences are a great opportunity for developers, programmers, ecommerce experts and other businesses to meet each other and share their unique expertise. The snowball of web design conferences which was rolled out soon after the boom of internet has transformed into… Read More 469 shares
Web Design Category: Design This category features articles on general design principles, Web design, typography, user interface design and related topics. It also presents design showcases and practical pieces on the business side of design. Curated by Alma Hoffmann. Adham Dannaway » A systematic approach to logo design By Adham Dannaway on September 26, 2012 Designing a logo can be a very time consuming process as it is often quite difficult to come up with logo design ideas that match our clients requirements. There are so many different elements you need to consider when designing a logo including colours, typography, balance and symbolism to name a few. So where do you start? Powerful Workflow Tips, Tools And Tricks For Web Designers Advertisement Designing and developing can be time-consuming, especially when the project involves a new challenge, putting the team or freelancer into unknown territory. Moreover, time is a key factor in productivity. Working efficiently enables us to deliver better value at a competitive price. However, some steps can be repeated for every project.
Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.92) This is our weekly column were we share our favorites design related articles, resources and resources all from the previous week. If you would like to be kept up to date with loads of fresh design news and resources, you can follow us on Twitter, on Facebook, on Stumbleupon or by subscribing to our RSS feed. Stop obsessing over HTML5 and CSS3 Stop obsessing over HTML5 and CSS3 → Cats who Code Are you feeling lucky today? If yes, you came at the right place since I’m happy to introduce WPkitchen.com, a new WordPress-oriented service and partner with them to lauch a new giveaway. It’s been a long time that I haven’t published a list of fresh and super useful snippets and hacks to enhance your WordPress Theme or install. So today I’m happy to show you this nifty list of coding tips to make your WordPress blog even more powerful. CSS3 has introduced a handful of new pseudo-class selectors. In this article, let’s first have a look at the :target selector, then let’s see how useful it can be on a daily basis for a front-end developer.
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How to Create Video Infographics in Adobe After Effects Now Reading How to Create Video Infographics in Adobe After Effects Designing video infographics can be a difficult and research-intensive task.The growing popularity bubble of Instagram or Pinterest prove it; visual content and data visualization can be very entertaining. Some people find it boring to read long text, go through large amount of numbers, charts, survey results and percentages. Complete Beginner's Guide to Information Architecture - UX Booth Information architecture is a task often shared by designers, developers, and content strategists. But regardless of who takes on the task, IA is a field of its own, with influences, tools, and resources that are worth investigation. In this article we’ll discuss what information architecture really is, and why it’s a valuable aspect of the user experience process. Along the way we’ll share the history, contributors, and tools often used in creating an information architecture.