I love dogs. About a month ago we adopted a puppy, we named her Sol. Sol, as most puppies, has a bio-polar personality – Either she is asleep and is perfectly still or she is awake and is perfectly hyperactive. Between those two moods it is incredibly difficult to take a photo of here which is both interesting (i.e. [...]
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Transparency is seriously trending in web design right now, due to the popular use of large images, transparencies help to make the text pop on the busy image. This quick and simple tutorial will show you how to make a stylish transparent label with large type. We have done this in white, but it can...
Walking with your eyes closed is pretty tough, right? Designing without adequate information is fraught with danger, too, and this is why every designer should develop a branding questionnaire. So to help you create one that’s sure to improve your productivity and cut down on time wasted veering to a new course halfway through the design process, I’m sharing my branding questionnaire below. Feel free to incorporate the best elements into yours. Is a questionnaire reall
Sooner or later, every business needs to cross the online threshold. If that business is a start-up, then it needs extra panache to get ahead. How you construct the online identity and user experience of a business is instrumental to its success. In this article, I will describe what can be gained from creating business [...]
Having a profile picture also known as “avatar image” is pretty essential online. We upload our best profile picture on websites and social sites for legitimacy, credibility and for people to better recognize our online presence. WordPress has its own service to deliver user profile pictures, and it is called ... Continue reading »
All designers want to use Adobe Photoshop like pros and create perfectly perfect images. Photoshop is a most powerful tool to creating powerful works of art by Adobe; and it is the most commonly used and easily accessible software by all the professional designers out there. Mastering...
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Every copy of X Theme can be made into a completely unique website. Even within the same Stack. However, after you successfully complete a certain number of projects, patterns may form. You may want to use the exact same settings more than once. If that is your wish, then check underneath the Customizer sub-menu for the Import and Export sections. Find all the necessary information there (it?s no more difficult that with the WordPress Importer plugin), and replicate your settings across multiple
A brand is defined by the colors they use. It can say a lot about your business, products, or services. Understanding the way color works and how to properly express what your brand stands for will help you stand out amongst the competition. Using Color to Shape Mood Colors evoke various responses from different people. [...]
Working long hours is not a badge of honour. Instead we should be focusing on efficiency, by working smarter and not harder.
Perception is everything! Many famous creatives grew to fame because people knew about them, more than their work. Should you create a persona of yourself that’s bigger than life? Does it lead to higher fees or fear that you command higher fees? How do you deal with clients who have elevated you to heights higher […]
Over the years, I accumulated a bit of an assortment of batteries. It feels like far-far away from the times where a case of AA’s would do the trick for everything and anything. I am now a proud owner of several chargers, battery types and lots and lots of cables. Until lately they were occupying [...]
Photography is one of the art forms that are slowly taking on a more commercial avatar. What once used to be hobby for a few is now a competitive career choice for many across the globe. In such a situation, it is vital for you as a photographer to stand out in this crowd. Without […]
OK, OK, I am a sucker for ring lights, don’t hate me. This build by DIY Perks combines the benefits of LED lighting (i.e. bright, continuous, cool) with the awesomeness of a ring light (smooth light, no shadows, glamorous look). If you’ve been around the blog for a while, you know that we consider ring lights [...]