Serendipity by design Ideas for applying serendipity principles in the digital world (I) An (un)expected discovery I love flea markets. Whenever I go there, I usually don’t look for anything specifically; I am just opening myself to chance, to discovery by luck. I suppose most of the people coming to this place do the same: they expect… Continue reading Can technology generate serendipity?
Are you in love with that iconic Tiffany blue and the equally unforgettable brand font? Today we’re taking a dive into the world of Tiffany questions, like “What font is the Tiffany and Co logo?” We will also look at the story behind the brand and showcase a few luxury fonts similar to the Tiffany… Continue reading What Font Does Tiffany & Co Use?
Over the past several years, I’ve published hundreds of episodes of Developer Tea. There are many reasons I have been able to do this, but the one that is most compelling is what I call my “Go Space”. A successful entrepreneur in their home office “go space” (Image source: Envato Elements) I can walk into… Continue reading Quick Productivity Tip: Find Your “Go Space”
[unable to retrieve full-text content] A little more than two decades ago, the young web had a very big problem: Finding the “right” information and what you needed was very hard. In other words, back then, search engines sucked. And then came Google, with a single purpose, to show people what they need, when they need… Continue reading The big flaw of social networks, and how to solve it
In 1990, the signing into law of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provided a real foundation for accessibility in the U.S. and across the world as a model. Similarly, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and its subsequent refreshes serve as major milestones for accessibility by defining the scope of responsibilities for accessibility in… Continue reading What is Section 508 and why does it matter?
Voice is one aspect of technology that is getting bigger and bigger, and showing little sign of relenting. In fact, 2019 data revealed that 22% of UK households owned a voice-controlled digital home assistant device such as an Amazon Echo or Google home. This is double the figure recorded in 2017 and it is predicted… Continue reading Should We Be Designing For Voice?
A first-hand experience implementing Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act In The Beginning: ADA and Section 508 In 1990, I was an almost-brand-new Federal employee and I had the opportunity to attend the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). I clearly remember it was a hot and sun shining day on the White… Continue reading A History of Section 508 Accessibility
There’s plenty of reasons why gamers love playing video games. However, the chance to explore beautiful and awe-inspiring places has to be right up there as among one of the biggest reasons why people get into gaming. For anyone looking for a new game to immerse themselves in, here are some of our favourite video… Continue reading 6 Beautiful In-Game Environments to Inspire You
It has never been harder to drive organic traffic to your website. Organic reach has been declining in virtually every single digital marketing channel in recent years. Count SEO among those channels stricken. It has never been more difficult to drive organic traffic to your website. With that being said, there are still tactics that… Continue reading How Web Designers Can Maximize On-SERP SEO and Traffic with Structured Data
Inclusive web design is more than just building a website that’s accessible for impaired individuals. Inclusivity means creating an environment (physical or digital) that’s welcoming of all people regardless of their: Age; Race; Ethnicity; Gender; Sexual orientation; Socioeconomic status; Body shape; Physical or mental impairment; And so on… But let’s be honest: it’s not always… Continue reading Does Diversity in Photos Affect UX?
Whether you’re looking to advertise a school or childminding service, release a children-focused learning or play website, or even sell kids’ products, you need to make sure you get your site spot on. Parents are often extremely discerning customers, so producing a high-quality website to share your products or services couldn’t be more essential. Luckily… Continue reading 20 Best Kindergarten & Preschool Children WordPress Themes for 2020
Real estate marketing has come a long way from a simple sign posted in the yard, and today’s real estate professionals need to make web design a priority if they want to be successful. If your agency hasn’t revamped its site recently, take a moment to evaluate these 4 elements and make some updates. They’ll… Continue reading Making A Real Impact With Real Estate Web Design
Any brand that doesn’t have a specific, comprehensive digital marketing plan is truly missing out on game-changing opportunities. As of 2019, digital marketing is raking in revenue for thousands of brands all over the globe, and this trend is only set to move upward. The quickly changing trends of digital marketing are both a pro… Continue reading The Age of Digital – 7 Trends That Will Shape Digital Marketing in 2019
Maintaining a solid online presence is an essential aspect of running a business nowadays. Most consumers are already online, so the internet is the perfect place to reach out and expand your target demographic. Besides advertising on social media and through email newsletters, most companies also have their own dedicated business website. But in an… Continue reading Running an Online Business? Cybersecurity Should Be on Top of Your List
Web design trends are born on every new day. In 2018 web designers discovered the most stunning web design trends, techniques, and tools that will make websites more attractive with better UI and UX. In past months we seen more vibrant, colorful and minimalist trends in web design. Now a day designers used script typography with simple and… Continue reading Web Design Trends 2018 – 37 New Examples
Entrepreneurship in the 21st century For the past several centuries and for years after the turn of the millennium, the definition of business could be summed up as providing goods and services to satisfy human needs and desires. However, the internet has changed all this and even before we knew, the virtual world has taken over… Continue reading Entrepreneurs: Tips to Maximize your Online Presence and Fire up Your Business
There’s no question that social media was a dominant business marketing tool in 2017. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and, to a lesser extent, Pinterest, became the most cost-effective way to engage customers, build brands and lengthen reach. Facebook’s recent algorithm changes are a sign of things to come, however. As social media platforms make changes,… Continue reading Social Media Business Trends to Watch in 2018
The market of different mobile applications is increasing with each passing day. In fact, it has penetrated into different walks of our daily lives. That is why there is a great demand for a wide variety of mobile applications. Even the most startup companies use apps to promote their businesses and earn great revenues every… Continue reading Mobile App Development Trends That Are Expected to Roll Out In 2018
The local UX scene Medellín I’m pleased and humbled to announce that I’ve just become the Local Leader of IDF Medellín at the Interaction Design Foundation. This means that, in the coming months, I’ll be taking up the responsibility (and pleasure) of building a vibrant and meaningful community of UX Designers in Medellín and helping the… Continue reading The state of UX in Colombia, 2018
Star Wars: The Last Jedi we also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi is the fifth-biggest worldwide film opening since 2002. It’s a 2017 film written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman. In this film Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of… Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi Illustrations | Inspiration
The state of UX in 2018 The death and rebirth of UX → As designers, we have always fought to be involved in strategic decisions early on. Now that we have a seat at the table, what are we going to do about it? Designing for the age of immediacy → Real-time social media experiences are changing… Continue reading UX at Google, designing friction, interface as a story, and more UX this week
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: December 25, 2017 – December 31, 2017
Is your portfolio or business is ready to step in 2018 with all essential branding items? Brand Logo, Business Card and Website is the most common items of branding. So today we are gathered 80+ best business card templates of 2017. A beautiful collection of multipurpose business card templates, are ready to print and perfect for corporate brand identity… Continue reading 80+ Best of 2017 Business Card Designs
The list of best logo designs of 2017, creative collection of top logos of 2017, based on logo concept, story board, ideas behind logo and design. We believe that effectiveness should be based on how quickly the idea spreads and how much people want to spend time with the brand. In essence – a good idea should be… Continue reading 50 Best Logos Of 2017