Seeing everything you need all in one place is great. With a minimalist theme, you’ll be able to have a clean look that can help you achieve a more organized style. Sure, you can explain things using words, but having an easily recognizable image to associate an action with, particularly when you’re designing an app or other digital products, can help make everything look so much simpler. Enter line icons. Line icons are great to use when aiming for a minimalist look. They are small
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Roll Your Own Static Pages in a Rails App Have you ever wanted to create static pages in a Rails application? These are pages which don’t necessarily contain any dynamic info or pull from the database, and don’t require an …Continue reading →
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The Algonquin is a luxury hotel in New York near Times Square, designed by Goldwin Starrett and his brothers who later went on to build other famous landmarks including The Empire State Building. Having opened in 1902 and hosting some of the top creative people of the 1920s on a weekly basis, it is rich […]
Learning about CSS specificity will give you a deeper understanding of how CSS property values are resolved.
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Gradients, welcome back. Although it seemed that they had gone forever and without a trace, as practice shows, history always repeats itself, and material design, flat style and iOS8 inspired patterns have prepared the fertile ground for it. As a result, one cannot but agree that there is a rise in popularity in this direction....
Tumblr is a very popular blogging platform, ideal to be used as a portfolio or photo gallery. Because it is very flexible and very easy to use, it is used by millions of people worldwide! There are so many Tumblr themes on the web, but if you’re looking for some really populr Tumblr themes, you should check out these all-time best Tumblr templates for ...
Mark was a technician at an Apple retail store with a fascination for the creative and technical aspects of computer related industries. Looking for a career change, Mark aspired to work somewhere he could be creative and use problem-solving technical …Continue reading →
The business card is the first thing that is exchanged when meeting a new potential client or business contact. Even in new world of digital media, the business card is still an important piece of initial exchange in the world of commerce. Lately, I have noticed that many business cards are being designed with a […]
Having the ability to set legible body copy is an absolute must, and we’ve come a long way with web typography since the dawn of web design. However, I feel like we have allowed the lack of variety prior to the rise of web fonts to dampen our creativity now that thousands of web fonts are at our disposal. Have usability conventions and the web’s universality steered us away from proper art direction? Have we forgotten about art direction altogether? I believe so.
Last month Hotjar exited its beta-phase and finally became available for anyone to check out. Hotjar is an advanced analytics suite that enables designers to examine user behavior and amend our designs accordingly. Hotjar has been in beta since August last year, and during that time 20,000 beta testers have put the suite through its […]
PowerMockup is a smart add-on that will enable you to transform PowerPoint into a wireframe tool and easily create screen prototypes for mobile, web and desktop applications. You will get over 650 interface elements and icons made entirely from the PowerPoint shapes everyone is familiar with, which is why PowerMockup is such a highly praised add-on. Users only have to select the desired shape they want to use and then drop it in the PowerPoint slide ? it?s as easy as that! PowerMockup?s instant