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4 research techniques for website redesigns

When redesigning a website, it can be quite a challenge to figure out how to structure the new site navigation and reorganize content.<p>But no matter …

UX Design

Material Design Icons, Goodies And Starter Kits

The visual language is based on strong color schemes, clarity and space. Shadows play a central role in creating a three-dimensional feeling on 2-D …

The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism

How tech became a civil rights battleground.<p>For Hank Williams, an entrepreneur based in New York, building a more diverse Silicon Valley isn't just an economic or moral issue. There are more pressing reasons, ones that no one in the industry or anywhere else likes to talk about.<p>"The problem is, the …

Silicon Valley

23 steps to the perfect website layout

When designing a website layout there are some common mistakes that often pop up, especially with interns and new designers. In this list of steps to …

ElegantThemes Review - Preview 75+ Elegant Premium WordPress Themes on One Page

A few weeks ago, I wrote about what premium themes people chose to buy after reading my comparison post on Thesis vs. Genesis. I mentioned …

Web Design

PowerPoint Karaoke Brings Stress Relief to Silicon Valley’s Embattled Office Workers

‘PowerPoint karaoke’ pits players in improv slideshows, whales, chest hair<p>SAN FRANCISCO—On a sunny Friday afternoon earlier this month, about 100 employees of Adobe Systems Inc. filed expectantly into an auditorium to watch PowerPoint presentations.<p>“I am really thrilled to be here today,” began …

Silicon Valley

Will animation be the big UI trend of 2015?

Animation has become an increasingly important part of the UI design experience across many different applications.<p>There are core considerations of …

UI Design

10 Best Website Builders Platforms for Beginners

A simple page bearing information can do such wonders that it’s become so important for businesses to develop their own web presence. Prior to going …

Web Design

6 Web Design Tips That Drive Brand Engagement

The web trends constantly changes, and so does the ways that are followed to establish a brand online. Most significantly, the web design trends …

UI Design

10 Awesome Responsive HTML5 One Page Website Templates | HTML5 & CSS3

Best responsive design <b>HTML5 & CSS3</b> website templates come up with cross browser compatibility, <b>responsive design</b> and SEO optimized page layouts. All</b> …

Web Design

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10 Useful Libraries and Resources for Responsive Web Design

Libraries and Resources for Responsive Web Design – People are increasingly dependent on their smart mobile devices, and chances are that a large …

Web Design

44 Responsive Web Design Resources: The Ultimate List

GIFs<p>Froont created my favorite article of 2014. Check out their “9 basic principles of responsive web design” in GIF form!<p>Don’t like reading long …

Web Design

10 new web tools to add to your armoury

New year, new tools. That's what they say. Isn't it? Anyway, regardless of who says what, we've rounded up some of the niftiest web design tools that …

Kano – the DIY computer that teaches you to code

I love DIY project kits! I love them even more when they encourage kids to learn more about electronics than just how to turn them on. The Kano …

Kids

Best Photography Tutorials for Beginners in 2014

Just getting started in photography? Or maybe you get a brand new camera or some photography toys for Christmas and want to get up to speed on how to …

The Brooklyn Bands to Watch

The freshest beats from across the bridge.<p>In music as in fashion, it's all about what's new and hot now. Under the radar is the acme of cool and up-and-coming is the rep to have. Brooklyn has always been a mecca for emerging bands and artists, and with added hype from HBO's <i>Girls</i> plus Alexander …

Lomography Konstruktor review: the $35 camera you build yourself

As camera-makers trim their point-and-shoot lines in the face of encroaching smartphones, one company is keeping the faith and doing what it's done for the past three decades. Lomography's wide range of film cameras dates back to the early ‘90s, when some students in Vienna discovered the potential …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Free Resources for Photographers

Right now there are many new photographers who are struggling as they try to get their businesses off the ground and photographers who have been in …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Cheetyr is the Searchable Photoshop Cheat Sheet You’ve Been Waiting For

Photoshop is a wonderful resource, full of creative potential; to help streamline that creative potential, Adobe has included an insane amount of …

The Best Music of 2014 So Far

Now that we’ve spent a weekend with hotel-grade Prosecco and consumer-grade explosives, it’s time to look at spreadsheets and dance.<p>Below is a Spotify playlist of fifty songs from 2014 that I love. It is missing Lil Wayne’s “D’usse” and a dozen other songs only available on YouTube. Take note: …

New Albums

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.<p>It’s 10:44 am on a Tuesday, and I’m lounging at home in my pajamas, sipping chamomile tea. I am, at the same time, taking a class at Harvard. Professor …

Dating Advice From A Single 20-Something

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>If you’ve only ever been in happy, healthy relationships — congratulations. You've won the jackpot. Unfortunately, that is …

Relationships

A Quick and Easy Way to Make Money with your Photography

en_US<p>article<p>A Quick and Easy Way to Make Money with your Photography While Having Some …

5 Easy Photoshop Tips for Beginners - Digital Photography School

en_US<p>article<p>5 Easy Photoshop Tips for Beginners - Digital Photography …