Every week we take a look at a new website and analyze the design. We’ll point out both the areas that are done well in addition to those that could use some work. Finally, we’ll finish by asking you to provide your own feedback.May 21st, 2011 Posted in Critique
I adore a good read. In a time where 90% of my life is spent staring at a digital screen, reading a physical book with real pages gives me an ephemeral illusion that life is simple again. To defy the age old adage, I will freely admit that I choose books to read based on their covers. I’m a designer, I simply can’t help it.
The question I’m exploring today is whether or not the rest of the world thinks like we designers do. Does everyone judge books by the quality of the cover design? If we take a look at the bestseller list, what will we find?May 20th, 2011 Posted in Graphics
You’ve seen it done before, you click a link in the navigation and it takes you not to another page but a specific point within the current page. How is this accomplished? With some extremely basic HTML that you can pick up in a few seconds!
To take it further, we’re also going to see how to animate the transition using a little jQuery.May 19th, 2011 Posted in HTML
Ultimately, this debate isn’t settled in design blog posts but in the real world where businesses are hiring freelancers and employees with very specific qualifications in mind. Today we’re going to explore what employers are looking for in a new hire and how you can prepare yourself to land the job.May 18th, 2011 Posted in Business
In today’s collection of freebies we’ve compiled a list of crazy decorative fonts. Some of them are so wacky that you would probably pass them right by on a free font site but we’ve built custom previews that just show you how amazing they can be with some attention and creativity.May 17th, 2011 Posted in Freebies
Today We’ve got some useful tips for freelance project work. WordPress will help to advance not only your client’s websites but to save loads of time and patience during the process. The administration panel is easy as pie and even includes the possibility for new updates.May 17th, 2011 Posted in Web Standards
Congratulations to Chris Domurad (@chrisdomurad), the winner of our competition! You’ll be receiving an email from the publisher shortly with instructions for how to claim your prize.
A huge thanks to everyone who entered. Be sure to subscribe and follow us on Twitter, we’ve got a lot of great content coming up, including some more giveaways!May 16th, 2011 Posted in Competitions
Think that design is a man’s world? Think again. Today we’ve got over 50 stunning portfolios from extremely talented female designers hailing from all over the planet.May 16th, 2011 Posted in Inspiration
Welcome to our 50th Web Design Critique! Every week we take a look at a new website and analyze the design. We’ll point out both the areas that are done well in addition to those that could use some work. Finally, we’ll finish by asking you to provide your own feedback.
Today’s site is Vert Studios.May 14th, 2011 Posted in Critique