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10 Graphic Design Rules You Should Never Break

In the world of fine art and graphic design, rules are often bent, or even broken.<p>It’s encouraged. Breaking the rules is considered to be edgy, …

Graphic Design

Why you need to write multiple headlines for every article

For content writers, that fact is alarming. But it also places extra importance on the headlines we choose for our content, as headlines have the power to influence readers even if they don’t read any more of the article.<p>I don’t believe the perfect headline exists, though. Not anymore, anyway.<p>The …

Faraday wants you to believe it’s not a front for the Apple Car, but probably is

Billion dollar car companies don’t pop up overnight.<p>Well, except<p>Apple Faraday.<p>It plans to release its first vehicle in 2017, and claims it’ll have 15 percent more range than the Tesla Model S. Bold.<p>It’s also spending some serious loot.<p>According to a recent blog post,<p>AppleFaraday plans to spend $1 …

Iterative prototyping and feedback for better UX design

Lean startup is a methodology that can help your company articulate hypotheses better, identify the fastest ways to test those hypotheses, figure out …

13+ Best Free Bootstrap HTML5 Templates 2015

You should feel really lucky to have Bootstrap framework available at this moment. If it wasn’t here, then you have to look for different front-end …

Web Design

Flash Will Soon Be Obsolete: It's Time for Agencies to Adapt

The days of desktop advertising powered by Adobe<p>Flash are coming to an end, and agencies that don't start adapting now will soon find themselves left …

Advertising

Why Apple Abandoned the World's Most Beloved Typeface

The world's most beloved typeface has been dumped.<p>After two rocky years as Apple's typographical identity, Helvetica Neue is being replaced by a …

Typography

Hermann Zapf, the font designer behind Palatino and Zapf Dingbats, has died at 96

Hermann Zapf, the designer of fonts such as Palatino, Optima, Zapfino, Melior, Aldus, and the bizarre but much beloved Zapf Dingbats, has died at age 96.<p>The revered German typographer and calligrapher passed away on June 4. In his long and prolific career, Zapf worked on many fonts, but his …

Typography

Warning: Don’t Download Software From SourceForge If You Can Help It

“SourceForge are (sic) abusing the trust that we and our users had put into their service in the past,” according to the GIMP project. Since 2013, …

Software

Responsive CV / Resume HTML5 Template (+3 skins)

InCV is a one-page CV / resume / portfolio template. Easily customizable, iPhone, iPad friendly, print-ready. Aimed at web developers, but suitable …

Material Design: Why the Floating Action Button is bad UX design

Material Design is a design language introduced by Google a year ago, and represents the company’s bold attempt at creating a unified user experience …

3 new image formats all designers must know

Some of the raster image formats in use today date as far back as 1987, when the GIF image was first presented by CompuServe, with JPEG and PNG …

Transparency

How good are Windows Phone apps in 2015?

It's a common refrain: Windows Phone just doesn't have the apps to challenge iOS and Android. But how true is the cliché?<p>Microsoft is overhauling its …

Apps

The 10 best new web design tools in May

No one enjoys debugging their work, so this month we've collected up a few tools that make it a bit easier. There's CSS Dig, a Chrome Extension that …

OS X

5 Material Design animations with CSS3 and jQuery

May 11th 2015May 19, 2015<p>There are core considerations of visual design, great UX, and functionality, but animation and the way things move is now a …

Monotype is introducing an HTML5-based Web font platform

Monotype, one of the world’s biggest typeface companies and owner of Helvetica, is looking to change the way we view fonts on the Web. The company is today announcing a Web font platform that runs on HTML5 to give designers access to its catalog of nearly 100,000 fonts.<p>With the slow but steady …

Free Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe products are synonymous with the design and illustration world. They can, however, be expensive for designers, whether professional or not. …

Photoshop

Using Times New Roman On Your Résumé Is Like “Putting On Sweatpants For A Job Interview”

Once upon a time, you actually had to type your résumé on real paper. If you wanted it to look special, you needed to find a letterpress shop to …

Employment

Responsive Background Images CSS Accordion

CSS Accordion (34 submissions)<p>Collections<p>CSS Accordion Slider With Transitions and Fle...<p>A neat looking image slider made in pure CSS, featuring …

Famo.us Joins jQuery To Widgetize The Evolution Of Web Development

2015 promises to be a breakthrough year for the web. The next version of JavaScript, ES6, is due to be published in June, the first full release in four years. Along the way, browsers have gotten a lot better, and most of the baggage of supporting older versions of Internet Explorer (IE) have …

Web Design

New Poster Makes Understanding Type As Easy As Learning The ABCs

Many of us learned our ABCs in elementary school from big alphabet posters tacked up by our kindergarten teachers on the walls. New from Pop Chart Lab, the Alphabet of Typography is like that poster, but for aspiring typographers instead of aspiring readers.<p>Printed on 100-pound archival stock, the …

Typography

10 Best Affiliate Marketing Tools and Plugins for WordPress

Are you an affiliate marketer? Looking for the best affiliate marketing tools for WordPress? In this article, we will share 10 best affiliate …

WordPress

6 Awesome jQuery and CCS3 Image Hover Effects Tutorials

Hey, all in today’s post we will have a look at a few awesome image hover effects and how you can achieve a similar effect using jQuery and CSS. The …

jQuery

The impossible has happened: Bing has become relevant

For a long time, it looked like Bing would just go down in history as a failed attempt by Microsoft to compete with Google. But recently something …

The Web Designer's Guide To Programming — SitePoint

Do web designers really need to know how to code? Do we really need “unicorns”?<p>The answer is probably <b>no</b>.<p>Today's world is heading towards super …

50 Responsive HTML & CSS Web Templates for 2018

If you want to take your design skills to the next level, save time when setting up sites, and simply look more professional right out of the box, …

15 Best Web Development Podcasts For Developers!

Since there are many resources out there for getting started in web development, having some truly inspiring web development podcasts in your …

Web Design