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Ultimate Guide to Flat Website Design

Ultimate Guide to Flat Website Design
The combination of bright colors and exotic typography has paved the way for unique flat interfaces. Minimalism is a big part of this design idea, and you can see how popular these trends have become in recent months. Flat website design is a brilliant concept because it focuses solely on the content. But many designers are unfamiliar with the latest trends and don’t know where to get started. In this guide I want to present the ultimate collection of articles, tutorials, free graphics, and website layouts based on flat design. Anybody who is still getting into this concept will certainly learn something new. And this comes with plenty of good reason! Shortcuts to: You should not expect to be using flat design in every project. Recommended Reading: Showcase of Beautiful Flat UI Design Popularity of Flat Websites As mentioned in this article on Forbes, flat website design is a growing maturity within the industry. Helpful Designer Guides Of course, flat design is not for every website. Inky

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10 Awesome Freebies for Designers As a designer, sometimes it’s difficult to get started on a new project. Maybe You will need to scour the web for inspiration, or doodle on a notepad to hopefully get some ideas. That’s when you need to look through collections of freebies. Fortunately, enhancing your web design doesn’t have to cost a small fortune or take a lot of time. Here are 10 Awesome Freebies for Designers that can help enhance your web presence today. 1. 130 Retro Color Palettes by COLOURlovers Here's some inspiration influenced from colors past. Selected from the COLOURlovers' group Retro (though I only made it about half way through the group's collection before I had more than enough great palettes to share). Let's go back in time for inspiration. A faded Polaroid photo from your childhood, a French movie, a vintage dress, architecture, music or whatever you can think of from the last century that you associate with the word. Give us your inspired palette! :-)

Infographic: Google demands Responsive websites for better site rankings! Responsive sites attract more links A single URL for each page attracts higher links than if the same page was at multiple URLs. Similarly, if your mobile website sits at a different subdomain then the power of those links would be weakened. Responsive sites are easily sharable Conceive of a scenario when your visitor wants to share your site and doesn’t move ahead seeing a different MDOT site as he isn’t sure devices other use for streaming sites. More visitors will love to share a site that’s flawless across the devices and adaptable to future bigger screens. 5 Web Files That Will Improve Your Website The amount of code that developers encounter regularly is staggering. At any one time, a single site can make use of over five different web languages (i.e. MySQL, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML). There are a number of lesser-known and underused ways to enhance your site with a few simple but powerful files. This article aims to highlight five of these unsung heroes that can assist your site. They’re pretty easy to use and understand, and thus, can be great additions to the websites you deploy or currently run.

Best Fonts For Flat UI Design "What is the best font to use with FLAT UI Design?" This seems to be a big question when it comes to Flat design. That FLAT UI Style focuses on colors, typography, simple shapes to feature usability and clarity works well with simple but unique fonts.While common typefaces work well in flat ui design, opt for something more unique and attractive appears. If you do want to make your website stand out, does an outstanding typeface will help create an identity for your project.It is very important, in Flat UI Design, to have sharp, flair and flat fonts in a manner that it is bold, simple and straight-forward. 100 pieces of advice for creatives 239 days ago, Gui Menga – a designer and calligrapher from São Paulo – started the Daily Advice for a Creative Life tumblr blog, where he’s using hand lettering to illustrate quotes, tips and pieces of advice from various sources around the web. Below you’ll find a selection of my favorite 100 out of his ever-growing collection that counts 239 entries today. One thing that fascinates me is that there are not that many pieces of conflicting advice as you would imagine, so I suspect Gui only picks the ones that resonate with him. Let me know what you think.

35 Best vCard WordPress Themes 2015 For Your Online Resume A hand picked list of the best WordPress vCard themes designed to showcase your resume/CV and portfolio. These are premium themes with premium design, quality and functionality. If it can’t be found on Google, it doesn’t exist.

25 Examples of Perfect Color Combinations in Web Design Today we will show you some examples of websites that are using beautiful and inspiring color combinations that match perfectly and create an eye candy result. From delicate and smooth colors to strong duos and super colorful pages, we have several styles to show you. Color is definitely a very important element of web design, and if you are familiar with the Color Theory used in visual arts, you may know that even with a lot of studies, the reaction to colors is pretty subjective and people react differently. Some reactions are based on background, others are based on personal taste and even psychological feelings. The color theory is actually a science that helps us design our projects, and it’s certainly something to consider when creating a website.

Best Photoshop Tutorials 2014: 10 inspiring step-by-step guides to creating amazing art, illustrations and graphics in Photoshop The 10 most popular Photoshop tutorials from 2014 by leading illustrators, designers and photographers. Over the past year, we've had the pleasure of publshing some amazing Photoshop tutorials created by some of the most talented visual creatives in the world. While easy to follow step-by-step, these aren't the usual 'how to remove red-eye' and 'how to turn a photo into a terrible painted artwork' tutorials that you'll find all over the Internet.

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