Category: Web

27
Sep

What web designers can learn from the fashion industry

Buying clothes online is a risky venture, since much of shopping is knowing how the apparel feels and fits your body. One of the best ways to persuade people to buy clothes online is by being very meticulous. That’s why fashion industry websites are on top of the game when it comes to reaching their target audience, as well as call-to-action responses.Continue Reading..

02
Aug

Unique GIFs distract users while page loads

These days everyone is in a rush. We’re so used to getting everything instantly at the click of a mouse that we’ve become impatient. Unless you’re over 30, you probably don’t remember the days of dial-up internet. We’d have to wait patiently for a few minutes for a web page to load up.Continue Reading..

19
Jul
04
Jul

Blind artist creates hypnotizing GIFs from famous images

George Redhawk was a professional radiology technician studying medicine who began losing his vision 12 years ago. After becoming legally blind, he began to explore the realm of photo manipulation. His desire was to show the world as he sees it from his damaged sight.Continue Reading..

23
Mar

How to write an About Me page to get hired

If you’re like me, trying to write about yourself is hard, and knowing that it’s for potential employers is even worse. You don’t want to sound cocky or like a snob. This one page on your website will summarize who you are, what you do, and how you’re different in a clear, concise, and confident way.

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22
Jan

Funny CSS puns that web designers can relate to

Cascading Style Sheets—better known as CSS—is a coding language that defines how content on a web page is to be displayed. That content includes colours, borders, fonts, backgrounds and more. And while the job of a web designer can be a frustrating pain in the ass, CSS puns can help you see the lighter side of it.Continue Reading..

04
Dec
02
Dec

Fading design trends from 2015

When society and technology are constantly evolving, change is the only constant. Design trends come and go. Some may only breeze by while others last longer. Graphic design, however, is still part of our day-to-day lives, taking over every small detail, from road signs and websites, to restaurant menus.Continue Reading..

22
Sep

The rise of silent storytellling

A lot of the time when you’re on the computer it’s either during work or later at night when everyone’s going to sleep–so getting blasted by a loud autoplaying video on a website is certainly an annoying experience. However, when the default volume setting is mute (and users are given a choice to activate the sound), videos become less of an annoyance and more of an eye catcher.Continue Reading..

16
Sep

Facebook is finally making a ‘Dislike’ button

People have been asking for it, and finally after years of refusing to build one, Facebook is finally going to give us a way to express something other than a “Like.” I know I’ve posted a funny video on what it would be like if Facebook removed everything that people complained about and how it would end up, but brace yourselves because the Facebook “Dislike” button is coming–although the exact form a “Dislike” button may take is still up in the air. Continue Reading..

15
Sep

Typography tips for better web design and sales

We’re a visual society. And with our fast-paced lives and the amount of information we’re constantly barraged with, it takes a striking visual to get our attention. But you also need smart copy presented with good typography to back it up.Continue Reading..

02
Sep

How to make your portfolio website stand out from the crowd

It the past decade, it’s become crucial for designers and artists to establish their online presence; both though a website and social media. A portfolio website is the quickest and easiest way to showcase what you can do. And it can attract the attention of potential clients and collaborators who will search you out online.Continue Reading..

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