Micah Johnston

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10 YouTube Channels For Learning Basic Frontend Development

Learning to code is easier now than ever before.You can find tons of free tutorials covering the basics of frontend development. And really that …

Web Design

10 Code Snippets For Creating Animated Headers & Video Backgrounds

Every great website needs a beautiful header to grab attention. It’s the first thing visitors see, and it’s the only thing encouraging visitors to …

Web Design

Massive modern home seen on ‘Grand Designs’ yours for $5M

The Pavello house is located in Horsham, West Sussex<p>A contemporary home featured on an episode of the popular British television show <i>Grand Designs</i> is back on the market in Horsham, West Sussex. Known as Pavello, it’s a massive work of contemporary architecture inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s …

Architecture

Cozy minimalist home in Norway is crafted as the “epitome of hygge"

An hour north of Oslo, Danish studio Norm Architects have designed a family home they describe as the “epitome of hygge,” a Scandinavian term for a …

Typefaces Used In Some Of The World’s Most Recognized Logo Designs

Image by Emanuele Abrate and featured with permission<p><b>It’s inherent for</b> designers to look at a logo and take in more than what’s shown at face value. …

Jackson House

Copper, concrete, glass, and timber form this contemporary retreat in Big Sur. Situated at the base of a canyon, the Jackson House sits on a …

Wildcoast / FGR Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> FGR Architects has brought the best of simple, minimalist design to Wildcoast Road, Portsea, by creating …

What Designing Over 10,000 UI Screens Taught This Veteran Creative

Image via Shutterstock<br>Design isn’t something you can pick up from reading a textbook. It takes more than one try to build a masterpiece that you’ll …

McDonald's

10 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Beautiful Syntax Highlighting

We’re all familiar with desktop coding software and web IDEs. These feature syntax highlighting to make writing code & debugging easier.But did you …

Web Development

10 Pure CSS Responsive Navigation Code Snippets

Designing a responsive layout doesn’t need to be difficult. Especially if you initially wireframe to plan ahead and figure out exactly what you’re …

Web Design

How to interpret and follow brand guidelines

The idea of following brand guidelines is something that doesn’t get a lot of attention on most design courses. “I’ve never come across an intern or …

Graphic Design

A Useful List of 25 Pre-Built Websites For Small Businesses Of Different Niches

First impressions often become lasting impressions. The same principle applies for when you’re building a website. The significance of a visitor’s …

Web Design

10 Examples of Effective Website Header and Footer Design

Both a website’s header and footer play an important role in the overall user experience. Each one provides an opportunity to establish branding and …

Visual Design

A Comprehensive Guide To Wireframing And Prototyping

(<i>This is a sponsored article</i>.) With the big picture established and your user interface considered, it’s time to start building some prototypes. My …

Prototypes

Owning the Role of the Front-End Developer

When I started working as a web developer in 2009, I spent most of my time crafting HTML/CSS layouts from design comps. My work was the final step of …

Web Development

How Paul Rand presented logos to clients

Mason began, “The trade mark, which in the spacious days before the invention of the corporate image could afford to live in a measure of ornamental …

Graphic Design

20 Technical Architecture Drawing Tips

The black sheep of all architectural drawing has got to be technical drawing. Everybody loves drawing perspectives, sketches —you know the creative, …

Drawing

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

Graphic Design

Universal Principles Of User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) As designers working in an ever-changing field, it’s important that we develop an understanding of the timeless design …

UI Design

4 Key Web Navigation Principles

Here’s how to make the foundation of your digital experience run smoothly so you can help more users get to where they need to go. <br>1. Keep Navigation …

Web Design

The 10 Most Popular Open Source Front-End Web UI Kits

You can save loads of development time by working with frontend UI kits. The most popular is Bootstrap although far too many homogeneous sites rely …

Web Design

The comprehensive guide to CSS flexboxes

Yup, that's right. Another punny cover image for today 😜<p>By following along, you will end up grasping this topic much better (and can also …

Getting Started with UX Design in Sketch

A primer for new UX designers and design students<p>We’ve written a lot about Sketch tips at UX Power Tools over the last two years and I wanted to …

The Top Web Design Trends of 2017 (And One for 2018)

In the world of web design, it’s never too early to start looking ahead. However, it’s also important to analyze the past.As 2017 closes, take a look …

UI Design

A Nobel prize winner says tech companies are misusing creativity in their quest to change the world

The more we advance in technology, improve our infrastructure, spread globalization, and bring efficiency to the economic system, the more intensely global corporations focus their strategies on competing to serve the wealthiest and the middle class.<p>If you work for a conventional business, you …

Innovation

5 Awesome (& Big!) Rugs You Can Get on Amazon Under $100

A good area rug can be a total game changer for your home. Not only can they instantly warm up a bare (or chilly) room, they're a great way to …

Living Rooms

Five Ways To Market Your Startup With Little Or Zero Budget

So you’ve finally launched your startup. It’s a dream come true, and you are undoubtedly excited. You may even have a customer or two already. But here comes the tough part: How do you go from having a few customers, to enough customers to sustain your business and fuel its growth? Your sales team …

Marketing

6 Video Games Released In The year 2007 That Changed Gaming Industry Forever

Check out the best games released in the year 2006. In this series, I compile some of the greatest games released in last 17 years. We have started …