Every website owner wonders how to catch as much attention as possible, transform occasional online visitors into regular ones, increase website traffic and simply make a good showing. In order to satisfy all these desires web designers make the most of landing pages or, in most cases, welcome areas since the power produced by the […]
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My brother is a fitness nut. He owns gyms, trains in gyms, and basically lives in them too. If you’ve seen “Pain & Gain” with Mark Wahlberg – he’s kind of like that (minus the psychopathic, hostage-taking shenanigans…). But he’s also a brilliant marketer. And a few years ago he created a system for fillingKeep reading
I only have two backgrounds in my (home)studio, a white seamless paper and a black wall. I use my seamless white paper for almost every shoot that I do, unless of course, I need to shoot on a black background (in that case I use the black wall). I always tell my students how important [...]
Take the comment, “Just put it up on a server somewhere.” How many times have we heard that? But taking a side project running locally and deploying it on real servers requires time, money, and hard work. Some tiny piece of software somewhere will probably be the wrong version, and will need to be addressed. The system built locally probably isn’t built to scale perfectly.
A user interface needs to be clear, comfortable to use, and to deliver the information a user needs in the most efficient way possible. The task of any interface designer is to ensure that the user interfaces they create meet these standards. This core mission must always be kept in mind, especially when experimenting with […]
Anna Marine is a professional illustrator and model born in Moscow, currently living in Prague, Czech Republic. She specializes in traditional and digital gothic / dark fantasy paintings. Below, you may check out several of her artworks … for more, follow the link at the very bottom. Enjoy! Visit Anna Marine
Smartphones have become a staple in the lives of many techies and non-techies alike. With this ever-growing audience mobile interface design trends have also grown to become cleaner, simpler, and easier to understand. Building a mobile app has never been easier – but that doesn’t mean it’s super easy work! This post outlines 6 interface […]
Established in 1976, Martin is a vocational education and training institution in Australia offering government-accredited diplomas in business, management, information technology, marketing, graphic design, events, and tourism. With campuses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Gold Coast, and Sydney, each with an average of 400 students, Martin offers...
As the stock photography market continues to expand at dizzying speeds, photo hosting conglomerate, Flickr, made an unexpected announcement this morning saying that they will be rolling out new opportunities for it’s users to jump onto the stock photography bandwagon. While the website already has some image licensing options already in place through Getty Images, [...]
Last time, we talked about identifying your niche and the right site for you to write for. The process involves checking out the guest-posting guidelines, and understanding what the site needs, and what their readers are looking for. This second part on our how to get published series will touch ... Continue reading »
A Vancouver based wedding photographer, Jourdan Tymkow, suffered a devastating blow this week. While photographing a wedding the photographer’s car was broken into and the thief made off with Tymkow’s bag which contained her laptop, the sole keeper of a heap of wedding photos. Of course the laptop is replaceable, but the 2,000 bridal photographs [...]
Email continues to be one of the most popular ways that companies interact with their customers. As with everything else in the design world, how you design an email will have a tremendous impact on things like the click rate and the retention of your subscribers. When you design for email, you should make the […]
Note: This feature here requires enabling from the chrome://flags page for it to work. If you have ever used a graphic or photo editor like Photoshop and Pixelmator, you should already be familiar with Blending Modes. Blending Modes is a collection of modes that enables an object to blend with ... Continue reading »
In a world that is so obsessed with selfies, it’s hard to stand out from the crowd, but the unusual technique adopted by American photographer, Brigette Bloom, may just steal the show. Bloom, an advocate for film photography, soaks rolls of film in her own urine before exposing it. Yes, you read that correctly, she pees on [...]