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7 Psychology Secrets for Impactful Web Design

Using psychology in web design can give a site a substantial competitive advantage and help increase its user engagements. In brief, psychology in …

UI Design

16 Web & Graphic Design Trends To Watch In 2016

<i>This just in! Check the</i> <i>all-new Web & Graphic Design Trends post for 2017</i><i>!</i><p>As a web & graphic design agency with an accent in visual storytelling, my …

UI Design

Free PSD Files: Download 25 UI Design Photoshop PSD Resources

Free user interface design <b>free PSD download,</b> all psd graphic resources are available for commercial use. Free design resources like iOS App, PSD …

Graphic Design

Quick Take: The Ocean is a Global Climate Solution

Changing Planet<p>Table corals, dominate a shallow reef near the island of Misool. Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean. © Ethan Daniels<p><i>By Maria Damanaki, Global Managing Director for Oceans at The Nature Conservancy</i><p>As many people around the world know, the United Nations climate change …

Conservation

3 Ways to Prevent Your Web Design from Becoming "Generic" — SitePoint

From time to time, we might find ourselves overworked. Perhaps there’s one month (or several) in the year where clients are snowballing left, right …

Australian Photographer Captures the Most Beautiful Images of Waves You’ll Ever See

Australian photographer Ray Collins stumbled into his career as an ocean photographer almost by accident. Eight years ago, while working as a coal …

Color Blindness

Detox Your Design: 8 UI Elements to Eliminate

Is your design starting to look old? Old and out-of-date user interface elements can make a site feel much more dated than it actually is.Here, we …

UI Design

Every website looks the same, and that's ok

Surely you’ve noticed by now that most websites for design agencies, designers, startups, or even products, and personal blogs all look a bit… …

Web Design

Great Use Of Colors In Web Design

Research has it that a majority of all the product assessments made by customers are primarily based on color and of that percentage, most of the …

UI Design

U.S. Web Design System: A design system for the federal government

Assessment<p>We work with you to assess your current system and determine the most cost-efficient and effective path forward.<p>Why should you work with us?<p>…

Web Design

How To Do Nothing In Web Design

Best Practices for Minimalism<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba, and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s a rookie mistake to confuse minimalism with merely “getting rid of things.” Minimalism was an …

Mesmerizing Environmental Sculptures in Nature by Martin Hill

I imagine it is difficult to make environmental art of this type without being compared to Andy Goldsworthy. However, I believe Martin Hill’s work is …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Healthy Eating

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Scott Jurek Breaks Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Record | Runner's World

At 2:03 p.m. ET on Sunday, ultramarathoner Scott Jurek crested the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine, becoming the fastest person to finish a supported thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. He completed the 2,189-mile journey in 46 days, 8 hours, and 7 minutes, breaking the previous record by just …

10 Tips for Designing with Type on a Photo

One of the best techniques to have in your toolkit is designing with type on and around images. But it can also be one of the toughest concepts to …

Tutorials