Alex Sangeorge

23 Flips | 2 Magazines | 4 Likes | 4 Following | 5 Followers | @AlexSangeorge | Test

What to Do in Toronto

Take a tour of Canada's most diverse city, Toronto.

Cream Cheese

Survey: Which Design Jobs Pay The Most?

Some takeaways: Ditch graphic design and learn to code. Oh, and be a man. Ugh.<p>Designers earning top dollar work in UX, know how to code, and live in California. And–surprise–they’re men. Those are some of the main takeaways from O’Reilly Media’s 2016 Design Salary and Tools Survey.<p>Although it would …

Google's vision for the future of smartphone design

Google's Matias Duarte has a problem. In the next ten years he wants to replace the computer on your desk and the phone in your pocket with a smart, …

Simple Methods for Improving UX with Subtle Motion

Animation in apps has taken on a new and improved meaning. Unlike the flashy, confusing website animations of the old days, new animation is clean, …

18 Examples of SVG With Awesome Effects

SVG is much more powerful than other image formats we can use on the web as we can manipulate them with code (either in our text editor or with CSS / …

SVG

Flipboard goes after Facebook with targeted ad feature

With sharks like Apple and Facebook closing in on its news-curation market, Flipboard is clearly feeling some pressure to show that it is a superior …

50+ fresh resources for designers, October 2015

Hello there! Here we are again with this amazing bunch of resources for your web and graphic design projects. Come and have a scuba dive around this …

Web design is now completely boring

Once upon a time, when the internet was conceived, we dreamed up crazy websites. Everyone built their sites more or less from scratch, so there was huge diversity in layouts, colors, sound effects, transitions, animations and more.<p>In 2015, it feels like web design has become a lot more boring. The …

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks

So when he came up with an idea for a smartphone app that could send messages without Internet or cellular connections, he went back to California in 2011 to pursue his dream.<p>"I knew the only way to change the world was from here," says Benoliel, the CEO of Open Garden, the maker of the FireChat …

Why Experience Design is The Next Big Thing [Op-Ed]

A scary article about the death of web design swept through the internet this summer making the web design community ponder about the future of the …

Is adaptive better than responsive design?

If you have been remotely listening to the Web design conversation in the past five years, one phrase keeps coming up – responsive Web design. By now, you are probably designing every one of your site outlines with a responsive framework.<p>But some of the talk is shifting to adaptive Web design. The …

Goodbye, Android

I was once a fanboy, but I can’t take it anymore.<p>Last week, I was hanging out with some hackers and security experts at a conference in Brooklyn when I took out my Sony phone.<p>"Oh! The journalist uses Android. That's secure!" said one guy next to me, in a highly sarcastic tone.<p>I dismissed his …

Website Trends That Need to Die… NOW

The blog industry is a cut-throat business. With more than 150 million blogs vying for the top spots online, becoming the next big thing requires …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Get started with SVG for responsive web design

One of the nifty things about HTML5 is its integration with Scalable Vector Graphics, or SVG.<p>Like we mentioned in the free ebook Web UI Best …

The Ultimate UX Design of the Perfect CTA Button

You're reading The Ultimate UX Design of the Perfect CTA Button, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

The future of cards in Web design

According to The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design: “The best card design is simple. It also features a rich content experience. For a successful card-style project, both of these elements must be present. But there are plenty of other design techniques that can add to …

UI Design

The Characteristics of Minimalism in Web Design

<b>Summary:</b> Our analysis of 112 minimalist websites revealed the defining features of minimalism: flat design, limited color schemes, few UI elements, …

Trends & Examples of SVG Animation in Web Design

Animation on the web has transformed radically over the past 5 years. SVG animation is one of the newest techniques to manipulate graphics on a …

The hidden power of inconsistency in design

The website is externally inconsistent compared to similar sites and user expectations. After all, not many of us have encountered a site with only a forward or backward navigation option, where the narrative is told purely on a stove-top in black marker.<p>But the design works because the purpose is …

How cards are taking over Web design

As a design framework for organizing large amounts of content – image, headline, main text, call-to-action (such as a share button or link) – on an equal plane, cards have become the go-to structure for the container style of design.<p>Furthermore, this emphasis on organization and clarity extends …

Cao

5 dangerous UX myths debunked

However, it’s still important to craft content above the fold so that it tells the user that there’s more to be found below. This is obvious due to the presence of the scroll bar, but you can leave further clues and it’s always better not to assume anything about your users.<p>With this in mind, you …

Embracing emptiness in Web design

We can categorize white space into three different types based on how it’s used:<p><b>Compositional White Space –</b> Space for margins, padding, and general composition.<p><b>Visual White Space</b> — Space for graphics, icons, buttons, or form elements.<p><b>Textual White Space</b> — Space between headers/paragraphs and lines …