Melanie Charlton

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Top Web Design Trends To Watch In 2016

Web design industry is an ever-changing space and there are many trends that come and go. 2015 has been another amazing year for technological advancement and we’ve seen some incredible websites.<p>You shouldn’t expect radical changes in 2016. We’ll see some current trends growing bigger, some of them …

UI Design

Infographic: Life Inside The Kowloon Walled City

It has been twenty years since the demolition of the Kowloon Walled City. To mark this, the South China Morning Post has created an info-graphic that …

Hong Kong

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

“Why Does My Website Look Like Everyone Else’s?”

In case you haven’t noticed, websites on the Internet are all starting to look very similar to each other. If this is news to you, I’ll pause for a …

7 tips to help designers work better with coders

It's not always easy to see mockups from a developer's perspective — but it is always useful.<p>Your duty is not just to create usable interfaces, but …

10 Books Every Graphic Designer Would Love to Read

In this list you can find 10 book gift ideas for you or your graphic designer friends.<p>How to<p>The first monograph, design manual, and manifesto by …

Graphic Design

Must-Know Techniques for HTML5 Responsive Design

Learn the secrets of building HTML5 apps for any and all screen sizes. Discover this handy, introductory guide to the DNA of responsive web design.

Handy

5 Useful Tools for Interaction Designers

Today we’d like to take a quick look at 5 useful tools for interaction designers.<p>Page Layers<p><i>Author/Copyright holder: Page Layers. Copyright terms and</i> …

Ultimate Designer's Color Guide for 2016

This <b>Ultimate Designer’s Color Guide for 2016</b> has been lovingly created for your enjoyment, perusal, backlash and inevitable bookmarking. Link to it …

Home Decorating

Page Stack Navigation - Coding

November 20, 2015 Comments (0) Views: 1728 Coding<p>A template for a simple page stack navigation based on the Dribbble shot by Ilya Kostin, Stacked …

10 Things I Learned About UX By Being Drunk

Free Bonus Guide:<p>Are you a freelance web designer? This comprehensive guide will show you everything you need to start fuelling the growth of your …

9 Must Have Plugins for Faster Loading WordPress Blog

I have been blogging with WordPress since more than four years, and my hands-on experience with it leads me to believe that Wordpress is one of ideal …

Web Design

Is the Floating Action Button the new Hamburger Menu?

Google’s Material Design continues to be a popular approach to contemporary web design. An almost-flat style, the set of principles—originally …

Former Apple designers say the company has lost 'the fundamental principles of good design'

Bruce Tognazzini was Apple's first interface designer<p>Two early Apple designers have written a piece on <i>Co.Design</i> chastising Apple's new design direction, which they claim puts elegance and visual simplicity over understandability and ease of use. Bruce "Tog" Tognazzini, who was Apple's 66th employee …

UI Design

How to Create Circled Images with CSS

One of our members wanted to display circled images in his website.In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to use CSS to get the desired result.

Web Design

Loving Dad Starts a Movement Teaching Girls They Can Be Their Own Superheroes

A loving father named John Marcotte observed something interesting when he was shopping for his little girls' Halloween costumes. As he made his way through the store, he noticed a distinct difference between the costumes offered to boys and the costumes that were being marketed to girls. "Boys are …

Miike Snow: Heart is Full

Pop experimenters Andrew Wyatt, Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg (the latter two produce a ton of music as Bloodshy & Avant, from Britney Spears' "Toxic" to Hilary Duff's "Sparks") return for their third album as Miike Snow—the indie band that won the internet when they debuted from, what …

Hilary Duff

Polymer Flower Sculptures and Tiles by Angela Schwer | Colossal

<p>Working from a tiny table in the nook of her living room, California-based artist Angela Schwer crafts explosive dahlias, gardenias, poppies, fungi, …

City Quilt Throw

Articles about 10-warm-neutrals-your-autumn-table on Dwell.com - Dwell

From an island in Greece to the Bay Area, these homes feature many different design elements, including their warm and inviting...<p>Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.<p>Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the …

Interior Design

Essential Sneakers Under $60

Ask someone on the street to name the first sneaker brands that come to mind and they’ll start somewhere around Adidas and end near Nike. These …

The Floral Fragrance You Didn’t Know You Could Wear

Roses: aphorisms say to stop and smell them, to realize that by any other name they’d smell as sweet. And the practice of using their scent as a …

Where to Buy Your Next Rug

Rug-making is an art form with traditions that reach back to ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt and the nomads of Mongolia. These handwoven creations have …

The 23 Best Backpacks to Carry Everywhere, Every Day

<i>Last Updated December, 2017.</i><p>With a few notable exceptions (lawyers and actors playing lawyers, mainly), a 21st-century businessperson doesn’t have to …

Backpacking

The 10 Best Collarless Button-Up Shirts

Collarless button-downs have been worn for some time by clergy members, military cadets, chefs, hotel staff and Dr. Evil. Now, they’ve hit the …