I mentioned the “Swiss School” and “the grid” layout in another article and while most comments were positive about the article, there were a number of people who asked if the grid was even still alive. I assure you the grid layout is alive, well, and used all the time. Those who never learned it just […]
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I believe most of you guys have seen the Google News personal project that George Kvasnikov put together. In my opinion, it was a great exercise on how to apply the Material Design concepts to a real product. These kinds of projects always give us freedom to do what we think is right, however we don't have the constraints of the real world. But as a personal project the outcome is amazing and so is the presentation. It's a great example we should all follow in the presentation of our own UX proj
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Did you know that the way your body text wraps can affect how users read it? Orphans are short lines that appear at the end of a paragraph.
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Nowadays, when we want to learn new things about a photographer, we use a search engine as we are used to finding what we are looking for. According to statistics, an estimate of 1 billion names is currently searched with Google every single day. Around 75% of job recruiters will be asked by their employers to Google the potential employees while hiring. What needs to be instantly remembered is that there is a huge possibility that someone already Googled your name, even if you did not, and made
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Perhaps you've heard of data URIs. It's a really nice way of including a resource that would have otherwise been a separate HTTP request. The format that you use in a data URI can vary. Essentially you just tell it what content type it is (e.g. image/png), semicolon, then the data of that file.
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There is no denying, Responsive Web Design or RWD has quickly become a household name in web design. It pretty much went from being completely unknown to something every web designer can comment on. Today, if you are not using some sort of Responsive design on your site, then chances are you are going to […]
Assuming that your paragraphs’ font-size is 1 em and its line-height is 1.5, we just set a default margin of one line between all successive flow elements of all varieties occurring in any order. Neither we developers nor the folks building content for the project have to worry about any elements being forgotten and not adopting at least a standard margin when rendered one after the other. To achieve this the prescriptive way, we’d have to anticipate specific elements and give them i
I wasn’t satisfied with her initial surface-level responses, because they weren’t solvable problems. To find the deeper root causes of her reluctance, I busted out my friends the Five Ws (and that tagalong how). When she insisted something couldn’t be removed or changed, I breezed right past why, because it wasn’t getting me anywhere. Instead, I asked: when did you choose this image? Where did this image come from? If it’s so essential to the site, it must have a hi