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Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Web Design

11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear

Reclaim your counter space.<p>Reclaim your counter space.

10 Things You Need to Know About Logo Design

Logos are more than just a stamp on a page, they embody the whole meaning behind your product. The 10 Things You Need to Know About Logo Design …

Why creativity should not be measured

<i>Every day professional “creatives” spend their waking hours sketching, writing, doodling, brainstorming, drawing, and scribbling on paper—hoping that their next amazing idea will eventually appear. This process fuels a unique angst in the modern-day artist; they spend most of their time merely</i> …

Creativity

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

Why Every Design Needs Three Levels Of Typographic Hierarchy

<i>Hierarchy — it’s a big word, but an easy-to-implement (albeit important) concept when it comes to typography.</i>And this guide will show you how to use …

Typography

How cards are taking over Web design

As a design framework for organizing large amounts of content – image, headline, main text, call-to-action (such as a share button or link) – on an equal plane, cards have become the go-to structure for the container style of design.<p>Furthermore, this emphasis on organization and clarity extends …

Cake Batter Pancakes

1<p>Heat griddle or skillet over medium-high heat or electric griddle to 375°F; grease with cooking spray, vegetable oil or shortening. (Surface is …

5 things every designer needs to know about UX

UX stands for User Experience. But what does that actually mean in practice? Here Irene Pereyra explains its meaning, its origin, and more …

Create your own typeface with this new online tool

Creating new typefaces for any project can sometimes get a little tedious. There's a bunch of online tools and helpful tips to get you on your way, …

The Knowledge That Will Double Your Hourly Rate As A Web Designer

Clients will pay you for the results you deliver.How Can I Possibly Increase My Freelance Design Rates?Let me tell you a story of a $100 nail, which …

Web Design

3 cool CSS3 image hover effects

On the modern web there are numerous techniques that can be used to create interesting interactions, but the simplest and most elegant is usually …

Type Classification

Type Classification<p>There are thousands of different typefaces and fonts available to designers, printers, publishers, artists and writers (as well as …

Typography

50 incredible freebies for web designers, February 2015

Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed.<p>Today we’re …

Web Design

21 Hot And Delicious Casserole Recipes To Try In 2015

Stop making the same old casserole recipes for your family and try something new!

Cooking

Simple Vector Logo Design | Graphic Design

In this tutorial we will explore the idea of creating custom (vector) logos in Photoshop. We will explore the idea of font manipulation as well as …

January 1963 comic strips

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OS X Yosemite: Handy Tips and Tweaks to Customize Your Experience

Apple’s latest desktop operating system, OS X Yosemite, won’t officially come out until sometime this fall. But now that its public beta is open, …

Report Claims Apple Launching New 27-Inch 5K Display Later This Year

Apple may launch a new ultra-high definition 27-inch monitor later this year, according to LCD market research firm WitsView (via <i>Digitimes</i>). The firm claims that the display will boast a 5120 x 2880 resolution, which would be significantly higher than the 2560 x 1440 resolution found on the current …

New Best Peanut Butter Cookies

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: It's hard to say no to peanut butter and toffee.</i><p>Kids of all ages will go nuts for super-peanutty peanut butter cookies encrusted with crunchy sweet coconut toffee- or plain …

Dessert

Peppers & Egg Sandwich - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 812

How a new HTML element will make the Web faster

Today, the average size of a webpage is 1.7MB—1MB from images—but change is afoot.<p>The Web is going to get faster in the very near future. And sadly, …

Web Design Trends for 2014

New ideas for web design are emerging every day. Discover some of the most popular trends we see emerging in 2014.

8 Best Practices for Small Business Web Design- Business.com Guide

Good website design can influence customers to stick around and make a purchase, whereas poor design can drive them away from your brand permanently. No matter the size of your budget, you can level the playing field with larger enterprises by utilizing the eight web design best practices featured …

The Benefits of Flat Design

This story appears in the October 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>While a digital user interface can be beautifully shaded with gradients and rounded corners, there's something a little more honest about flat design, an aesthetic that eliminates drop shadows and other attempts to create a …

Typography and User Experience in Web Design

Typography - the most often neglected part of the internet sometimes, but arguably one of the most important.<p>Oliver Reichenstein of information Architects once said that "Web Design is 95% Typography." This holds true. Not only is type use to convey information, but it is also used to navigate and …

Why You Shouldn't Implement This New, Trendy Design on Your Website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Co-authored by Udi Zisquit</i><p>It’s natural for companies to experiment with new website designs that promise to boost the effectiveness of their online presence. But one popular new trend is having the opposite effect for many of the …