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Nine Nasty UX Truths

<i>There’s much to learn on the internet about UX theory, but the tips below are 100% the result of hard-earned experience… a.k.a. painful moments. I’ve</i> …

Usability

7 Best CRM Plugins to Interact Better with Customers

If you’re just using WordPress to blog as a hobby… you can probably skip this post.<p>But if you deal with any type of customers or leads and want to …

WordPress

American Jazz Album Covers in the 1950s and 1960s

<i>Will you be at HOW Design Live 2016 in Atlanta? Join us.</i><p><i>The beginning</i><p>During the 1950s and 1960s modern jazz became a widely recognized part of …

Drawing

10 Best Food Packaging Designs—HOWdesign.com

When you’re a foodie like me, you shop for ingredients and products that are tasty, healthful and high-quality. And when you’re a design geek like …

Food

Centered Logos Hurt Website Navigation

Traditionally, websites display a <b>logo in the top left corner</b> of every page (for sites that use left-to-right languages). This design pattern fulfills …

Logos

20 Fresh Resources for Web Developers June 2016

Web developers have a lot of things to consider while creating a website. There is so much to do and take care of. They have to worry about various …

Web development

10 best new agency websites of 2016 so far

Whether you're designing a website for a client or yourself, it's very easy to create something that looks like every other site. And sometimes …

Web Design

Welcome free WordPress CSS animation plugin

Animations bring life to otherwise static web pages. They create a mood – playful, mysterious, or welcoming. They form a connection between the user …

CSS

89 Essential Quotes About Design

Though quotes may often be contradictory, presented out of context and preserved over the years like a bad game of telephone, I’ve long been obsessed …

Design

Delightful Bits Of Vintage Graphic Design Inspiration

Vintage design is an endless source of inspiration. Seeing how fellow designers tackled their job decades ago, with a limited set of tools, and how …

Design

25 Useful Tools and Resources for Web Designers

By<p>Whether you are a professional web designer, or in charge of a web or digital design agency, you are always looking for ways to improve; both in …

Mockups

Top 10 Packaging Projects & Articles

Top 10

Top 25 Free WordPress Plugins and Why They’re So Damn Popular

This plugin lets you create multiple detailed forms on your site. It has a simple user interface and it’s also easy to setup. You can forget about …

WordPress

9 Best PDF Plugins for WordPress

Do you want to add PDF files to your WordPress site? By default, WordPress cannot generate or embed PDF files in posts or pages. In this article, we …

WordPress

101 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

There are some people who seem to have a never-ending stream of good ideas. Whether they’re at work, talking with their friends, or immersed in a …

Creativity

7 Reasons You Should Redesign Your Small Business Website in WordPress

Your website serves as the digital storefront for your business. If it doesn’t look appealing, load quickly or even have a mobile version, customers are going to keep walking. Many small business owners rely on their website to bring in a steady stream of leads and educate potential customers on …

WordPress

Type Terms

Type Terms is the perfect tool for designers to learn the basics of typographic terminology. If you are new to typography or here to refresh your …

Typography

4 WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Website Design

Give Your Website a Professional Look with These WordPress Plugins<p>Today I have some plugins to help you improve your WordPress website. Here are four …

WordPress

An Ultimate Guide To CSS Pseudo-Classes And Pseudo-Elements

<b>We use ad-blockers as well, you know.</b> We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly …

A Look At The Modern WordPress Server Stack

<b>We use ad-blockers as well, you know.</b> We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly …

Grunge Typography by David Carson

The last couple of years there’s been a lot of talk whether if going to design school is worth the investment or not.<p>Some say that you can learn …

Graphic Design

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Caching

June 4, 2016<p>As a savvy website owner, I’m certain you understand how important it is for your website to load quickly. And if you run your website on …

Web development

Should You Use a CDN for Your WordPress Site? Your Questions Answered

What is a CDN?<p>In the simplest of terms, content delivery networks help close the distance and bulk between you and your website’s visitors. So …

WordPress

Add Interactive Maps to WordPress with MapSVG

By<p>Looking for an incredibly useful tool to add to your WordPress website? Interactive maps are a great asset for sharing information in a graphical …

Maps

Master of the Czech Golden Age of Posters

Some of the finest contemporary poster designs ever were done by the Czech designer Zdeněk Ziegler (b. 1932). If you have not heard of him before, it …

Design

20 Crucial WordPress Plugins

Better user experience is a goal that has jumped to the top of most businesses’ priorities list in recent years. Making sites easy to use, responsive and user friendly are qualities that can make or break a brand’s success.<p>Over the past six months I've been working hard to make my site Hostt a much …

Innovative Logo Designs For Design Inspiration

A <b>Logo</b> is a graphical element that, together with its logotype (a uniquely set and arranged typeface) form a trademark or commercial brand. Typically, …

Design