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Responsive Design Best Practices

Responsive design is not a single technology but a set of techniques that allow web pages to serve the needs of both mobile and desktop users.<p>The …

IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …

Creative Layout Ideas From 50 Beautiful Print and Digital Photo Collages

<i>Collages uses diverse imagery and styles to produce a beautiful image layout.</i>They’re often related to scrapbooks but they also find a lot of purpose …

Defining Principles to Drive Design Decisions

There’s a standing joke here at Salesforce… Whenever someone in the product organization presents a list — and it could be a list of anything: …

How to Redesign a Website To Look Incredible on Mobile

Fifteen years ago, undergoing a website redesign was a much more straightforward endeavor — you simply decided how your desktop experience would …

UX Case Study: Designing Whitespace to Improve Conversions

Whitespace is the blank canvas from which every design begins. The design elements contained on any website stand out or blend in based largely on …

Tips for Designers Who Don’t Code

I hail from a design background and moved into front-end development some years ago. With responsive web design, the requirement of the designer is …

20 Awesome Examples of WordPress Sites

There’s a category of people who have no idea WordPress exists. Then we have the guys who have heard about...The post 20 Awesome Examples of …

20 Fantastic Flat Icons and Their Meaning In Logo Design

Icons tell stories. And when it comes to building visual identity for a brand, iconography plays a big part. Icons, incorporated into logos, not just make brand identities visually appealing but they also tend to deliver brand’s vision or underline message more effectively. Each icon ensues an …

Graphic Design

50 Inspirational Branding & Identity Design Projects

Print is definitely not dead! No matter how big the web becomes the tactile nature of printed material will always form a crucial part of a brand’s …

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Download thousands of free images from the New York Public Library

As a designer, you can never have too many assets. From the best free fonts to free WordPress themes and website templates, you never know when …

The 10 best logo changes of 2015

A great logo change can breathe new life into an old brand.<p>This year, several major companies changed their logos. To identify the best revamps, Business Insider looked through graphic-design publisher UnderConsideration's Brand New blog archives and picked our favorites. We only considered large, …

Graphic Design

Blog Footer Bringing Down Your Site? Get it Right With These 50 Examples

<i>Footers are normally the last element in a website’s structure to get a little design love.</i> They often are a forgotten block, filled with copyright …

20+ Free Elegant Logo PSD Mockups

Logo designing is itself very important focused area of designing. Mockups play a very significant role as they are the realistic preview of how the …

Fresh Resources for Web Developers - January 2016

Many of the tools and apps for developers found on the Web evolve according to trends while some evolve to be a more pragmatic solution.In this …

Designing the Perfect Table of Contents: 50 Examples to Show You How

<i>Anyone who’s ever read a book is familiar with the infamous Table of Contents.</i> Rumored to be one of the most boring design elements of all time, it’s …

30 High Quality Free Fonts You Should Definitely Own

Do you want the absolute best, high quality free fonts on the web? Of course you do! Then, take a look at these awesome, quality free fonts we have …

7 Ways to Design a Killer ‘First Screen’ for Your Website

It’s time to talk about first screen design. The first screen is that initial glimpse that a user gets into your website. It’s everything above the …

13 examples of websites with confident typography

1. ECC lightingStarting with ecommerce, ECC is a New Zealand site that sources European lighting and furniture.Product pages use a large Helvetica …

10 Reasons Why Web Projects Fail

Nowadays every project uses some sort of CMS. Instead of painting a canvas in the old days of HTML, the requirement is to build software applications …

6 Dreadful Design Mistakes That'll Ruin Your SEO

Artists hate constraints. It’s because their profession has crafted an image of being ‘free’. It’s believed that only without boundaries can an …

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

35 Stunning Logo Designs That Were Unfortunately Rejected

Just because you do awesome work does not mean that you’ll get one approval after another. Such is the reality of life, something that proves to be …

Did you notice that these 20 companies changed their logos this year?

When executed poorly, a new logo can be the cringe-worthy mark of a brand's decline.<p>There have been some significant brand overhauls this year, from Google to IHOP. Flat, sans-serif logos have been in vogue for the past few years and this year's no different, though for the most part there's …

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 …

Designing The Perfect Ecommerce Website: 45 Stunning Examples To Inspire You

<i>If you can’t blow them away, you won’t get them to stay.</i>With 2015 expected to blast past last year’s record setting mark of $1.4 trillion in global …

15 Free Gesture Icon Sets for Mobile Developers

With the rapid rise in popularity of touch devices, from mobile phones and tablets to the many laptops and monitors that support touch, developers …

50 Best Logos Of 2015

The best logo designs of 2015, amazing collection of <b>top logos of 2015</b> based on logo concept, story board, unique idea and design. We believe that …

How to Effectively Use Transparent Backgrounds in Graphic Design

<i>In graphic design, backgrounds are kind of like wall paint or wallpaper…</i> <br>Get it right, and you have a nice backdrop that blends into and sets off an …