The big picture and the small designer

The importance of understanding and designing for a connected world I was on my train commute home and heard the familiar “tickets please”. Opposite me sat an elderly lady, with a printed paper in her hand, readily awaiting the train conductor to check it. When the train conductor glanced at the lady’s paper, she only said,… Continue reading The big picture and the small designer

3 Essential Design Trends, July 2022

There are a lot of dark, retro vibes trending in website design right now. Although there are still some light projects popping up – including a pastel trend below – a lot of what we are seeing has a quite moody feel. Here’s what’s trending in design this month.   Pastel Color Palettes Let’s start… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, July 2022

What does your design cause?

What does your design cause which is undesirable or unintended or at odds with the design intent? How does one ask and answer these questions? In these next few posts I’m going to propose some ways of answering these questions that build up in complexity and propose some ways of thinking about causality and modeling… Continue reading What does your design cause?

200+ Best Color Paper Textures (Construction Paper Textures)

Color paper textures including construction paper textures from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver bring vibrancy to your design projects. Today we’ll look at 200+ of these textures. There is definitely something for you here. Just have a look! Unlimited Color Paper Textures at Envato Elements Download unlimited paper textures for your design projects from Envato Elements… Continue reading 200+ Best Color Paper Textures (Construction Paper Textures)

Why blockchain and Web 3 user interfaces will suck for a while

How Web 2.0 grumpiness + Web 3.0 hubris are contributing to terrible user experiences on the cutting edge of tech. Statler and Waldorf definitely aren’t interested in Web 3. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RF62EGPppFU My point in a nutshell: Web 3 people are generally not interested in lessons from the past, and experienced tech people don’t need Web 3… Continue reading Why blockchain and Web 3 user interfaces will suck for a while

20 Best eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

WordPress does not come with built-in eCommerce capabilities. But it allows you to add eCommerce functionality so you can sell tangible products, digital products, or any kind of services and receive money for them on your website. To make this possible, there are a huge number of eCommerce plugins, both free and premium, that you… Continue reading 20 Best eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

15 Best Lingerie, Swimwear, and Bikini Shopify Themes 2022

Creating an online store is an excellent way to reach more customers. And what better platform to create an online store with than Shopify? Shopify is easy to use and allows you to build an online store quickly — without any coding.  What’s more, there are numerous Shopify themes available for online stores that have… Continue reading 15 Best Lingerie, Swimwear, and Bikini Shopify Themes 2022

Best Of 2021: 50 Professional Website Landing Page Designs

45 Shares Modern, elegant Website Landing Pages “Best Of 2021” for startups and businesses. We want to make it easy for people who have limited programming experience to build outstanding websites. These landing page designs will help you to create a website template as a professional. Compilation of Best of 2021 webite Landing page design, it’s… Continue reading Best Of 2021: 50 Professional Website Landing Page Designs

What is HTML Email?

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} In this quick explainer, I’ll clear up any doubts or questions you have about HTML emails, how to create them, and how to send them. What is HTML Email? Your email program or service can send and receive emails in two formats; plain text and HTML. Plain… Continue reading What is HTML Email?

17 Deliciously Pretty Candy Websites for National Candy Day

Candy is a normal design theme, but designing a candy website for National Candy Day is not too common. As designers, we have designed for education, fashion, and all that. But, candy? It is quite a rare design project. Knowing this, it could be a pretty overwhelming job. Choosing to make it appealing and colorful… Continue reading 17 Deliciously Pretty Candy Websites for National Candy Day

WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which One is Right for You?

In one of our previous posts, we compared WordPress and Shopify to help you figure out which might be better choice for you to set up your own online store. We separately covered different factors like cost, extensibility, support and customization etc. to see how both these platforms stacked against each other. WordPress Shopify vs.… Continue reading WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which One is Right for You?

How to Integrate HubSpot with WooCommerce

As a business manager, you’re responsible for optimizing sales strategies, marketing activities, and communication methods to level up your business. Today, many online tools are available to make it easy for you to manage, market, and optimize your online store and boost your sales. HubSpot is one of these helpful online assistants that you can… Continue reading How to Integrate HubSpot with WooCommerce

20 Best WooCommerce Product Add-Ons

Do you want to create an easy shopping experience on your WooCommerce products pages? Here are 20 of the best WooCommerce product add-ons to make it possible! They make your product pages more user-friendly and user-focused by adding intuitive functionalities like: adding easy navigation using filters  allowing customers to personalize their orders offering extra choices  and… Continue reading 20 Best WooCommerce Product Add-Ons

7 Landing Pages Comparisons To Improve Your Conversions in 2022

Landing pages are crucial for conversions. User-friendly landing pages rank higher in the search engines and generate the maximum leads. Interestingly, user behavior changes every year, and new website design trends should be kept in mind to continue acquiring sales from your existing landing pages. If your high-performing landing pages in 2019 have suddenly started… Continue reading 7 Landing Pages Comparisons To Improve Your Conversions in 2022

How to Conduct Good User Research

Having reliable information about your users is essential for improving your business. Without this information, you’re making decisions based on assumptions rather than facts. It’s for this reason that the businesses that have the best user research tend to have the best results. In fact, a great number of companies report that using customer mapping results in a… Continue reading How to Conduct Good User Research

4 Best Seat Cushions for Office Chairs to Solve Your Long Hours Seating Problems of Pain & Stress

Do you feel restless after a long office day because of your desk job? Here is the answer to all your worries, A Cushion, yes absolutely a seat cushions, that would be with you everywhere and anywhere like a shadow to get that cozy comfort, perfect posture and a reliving relief from the pain. Previously,… Continue reading 4 Best Seat Cushions for Office Chairs to Solve Your Long Hours Seating Problems of Pain & Stress

4 Best Seat Cushions for Office Chairs to Solve Your Long Hours Seating Problems of Pain & Stress

Do you feel restless after a long office day because of your desk job? Here is the answer to all your worries, A Cushion, yes absolutely a seat cushions, that would be with you everywhere and anywhere like a shadow to get that cozy comfort, perfect posture and a reliving relief from the pain. Previously,… Continue reading 4 Best Seat Cushions for Office Chairs to Solve Your Long Hours Seating Problems of Pain & Stress

Design lessons from the National Football League (NFL)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] While growing up in Western PA, like most kids, I grew up loving and playing football and becoming a Pittsburgh Steelers fan. As NFL devotees, we endured a surreal 2020 football season with the pandemic from empty stands replaced by cardboard fans to injury reports containing COVID19 infections. Yet, with… Continue reading Design lessons from the National Football League (NFL)

22 Exciting New Tools For Designers, June 2021

This month’s new tools and resources collection is a mixed bag of elements for designers and developers. From fun little divots to tools that can speed up development, you are sure to find something usable here. Here’s what new for designers this month: June’s Top Picks Codewell Codewell is a service to help you learn,… Continue reading 22 Exciting New Tools For Designers, June 2021

42 Best Webcam Borders for Twitch & Stream (Using a Twitch Border Maker)

Want to know how to make a Twitch border? Check out this tutorial, which will show you how to create a border for Twitch, as well as sharing 42 of the best Twitch border templates available at Placeit. Premium Twitch Border Maker From Placeit Placeit is an excellent source for finding the best Twitch border… Continue reading 42 Best Webcam Borders for Twitch & Stream (Using a Twitch Border Maker)

6 Ways Parallax Still Works in 2021 

Parallax is a term that is applied loosely and frequently in the world of web design. As a trend, it has been popular and unpopular in equal measures for some time. However, it’s still one of the most valuable tools for animation in the digital world. Parallax creates an illusion of depth when scrolling, a… Continue reading 6 Ways Parallax Still Works in 2021 

13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

IDAHOBIT is today! With some parts of the world opening up, you may be getting ready to celebrate this special day in the real world too. However, read on for our tips to fly the flag online.   What is IDAHOBIT? Every year, people across the world stand together to celebrate IDAHOBIT, which stands for the… Continue reading 13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

44 Best Instagram Layout Ideas (Using Instagram Grid Templates)

Want to create a stunning Instagram account? Instagram grid templates are a great way to organise your content to consistently deliver amazing Instagram posts. Today we will share 44 of the best Instagram grid templates to be found at Envato Elements and GraphicRiver. And if you want to make a quick and easy website to link… Continue reading 44 Best Instagram Layout Ideas (Using Instagram Grid Templates)

44 Best Vintage Script Fonts (Retro Calligraphy and Cursive Styles to Download)

Vintage script fonts come in a wide variety of styles to suit every project and need. If you’re in the market for vintage fonts, check out this list of the best vintage script fonts from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver. Unlimited Font Downloads From Envato Elements Both Envato Elements and Graphic River offer high-quality vintage script… Continue reading 44 Best Vintage Script Fonts (Retro Calligraphy and Cursive Styles to Download)