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Atomic Design - An Event Apart San Diego

Design systems, not pages. This is an introduction to atomic design (http://bradfrostweb.com/blog/post/atomic-web-design/), a methodology for crafting an effective interface design system. It also introduces Pattern Lab (http://patternlab.io/), a tool for implementing atomic design systems and …

San Diego

Panda Reveals A Web Dashboard For Developer And Designer News And Inspiration

A new website (or Chrome extension, if you prefer) called Panda is offering entrepreneurs, developers and designers an easy way to keep up with industry news and inspiration from a variety of sources in one interface. Currently, the site features sources like Hacker News, Dribbble, Behance and …

Design Criticism and the Creative Process

At a project’s start, the possibilities are endless. That clean slate is both lovely and terrifying. As designers, we begin by filling space with …

A Primer on A/B Testing

Data is an invaluable tool for web designers who are making decisions about the user experience. A/B tests, or split tests, are one of the easiest …

Responsive: A Harrowing Meditation on the Brutal Realities of Web Content Organization, in 5 Acts

Act I. The Imprisoned Angel: Fluid Grid Stage<p>It comes suddenly and without warning.<p>You’re in one of your 500 daily meetings, twiddling your thumbs …

Fresh Breath of Polygonal Style in Website Design

Polygonal style has definitely found renewed interest.<p>Amid extensive use of flat style graphics, visual storytelling solutions, rich content media …

The web designer's guide to presenting legal stuff

With the recent developments in online privacy it is just about the right time to suggest small tweaks to improve your terms & conditions and privacy …

20 Ultra Light and Elegant Fonts for Web Designers

Along with color and layout selections, choosing the right font is essential for producing pretty much any good design work. However, looking for the …

Typography

25 Web Design Tips To Honor 25 Years Of The Web

When the internet emerged more than 25 years ago, the first websites were akin to a magical land of unicorns and casinos, resplendent with scrolling marquee text, flashing lights and bright sparkles. It felt like a visit to the Red Light district every time a user connected to the brave new …

25 Design and Development Tools, Analytics Solutions and More

In the following article – Marcin Treder, CEO and Co-founder of UXPin – the UX Design Platform shares the story of company’s early days and the list …

4 logo design nightmares and how to deal with them

A new logo or branding commission always seems like an exciting prospect. Until the seventeenth round of amends, that is. Some clients simply can't …

Graphic Design

QuickFire: Common Questions Asked by Working Creatives, Answered in Short

My awesome Red Lemon Club subscribers have been sending me career pains, struggles and gripes in large numbers over the past four years. There are …

From Zero to Thriving Career: Getting Clients as a New Designer

Success as a freelance designer depends on the designer’s ability to build up a reputation for quality work and a long stream of loyal clients. A …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

Ceros Originals

Planning user experience (UX) projects is a balancing act of getting the right amount of user input within the constraints of your project. The trick …

30 Free Bootstrap Code Examples for Web Developers

Twitter Bootstrap has become a powerful asset to frontend web developers. It comes with a library of JavaScript widgets and quintessential CSS resets …

Top 5 Reasons to Adopt Responsive Web Design in 2014

Is responsive web design your top priority this year? If not, you must get in touch with the upcoming design trends in 2014 by adopting this popular …

How to Build an Awesome Website Footer

Let me be the one to say it – building a website footer is one of those “by the way” kind of tasks for many designers. It seems easy. It seems …

Web Design

The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Ugly of Parallax Web Design

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>You might not know what it's called, but you, reader of the Internet, have most likely encountered …

17 Sites for Web Design Inspiration

Now that anyone can learn to code, and probably <i>should</i>, web design and development are becoming more and more personal in both approach and learning …

Top Web Design Trends In 2014

This week, we have taken it upon ourselves to outline and explain the most important trends in web design for 2014. The consensus among website design pros, regarding industry trends for 2014, is fairly cut and dry and most agree the significant styles for the year will likely fall under the …

How to create sites that are optimised for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

We asked dozens of mobile and web design development experts about how to create sites that are optimised for mobile devices such as smartphones and …