I Took on an Internship When I First Switched Careers into UX – Here’s Why

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Breaking into UX may not be as straightforward as you may think Whenever people talk about career switching, securing full-time jobs usually come To mind. This was exactly what I thought when I signed up for a UX course a year ago. However, is breaking into UX really that easy? I’d… Continue reading I Took on an Internship When I First Switched Careers into UX – Here’s Why

'Knowing what you're looking at' – JS tips for new React developers

August 17, 2020 I have a confession to make. While I have been a professional web developer for over 6 years, I didn’t feel comfortable with JavaScript until a year and a half ago. I still don’t feel like I know a lot of things. There’s a lot that still confuses me. But I’ve grown… Continue reading 'Knowing what you're looking at' – JS tips for new React developers

Easy to Follow SEO Best Practices for Web Designers

Most graphic and website designers have a general knowledge about what search engine optimization (SEO) is and why it’s important. However, many still think that SEO is not relevant to the design process or can be implemented after the website is designed. Unfortunately, both of these beliefs are false.  How Web Design Impacts SEO Website… Continue reading Easy to Follow SEO Best Practices for Web Designers

Print Web & Mobile UI Templates With Sketchsheets

The best way to plan a new mobile UI is with rough wireframe sketching. You can quickly put down ideas onto paper and compare different ideas side-by-side without being limited by a mouse & keyboard. 20 Detailed UI Concept Sketches + Ready Designs For Your Inspiration 20 Detailed UI Concept Sketches + Ready Designs For… Continue reading Print Web & Mobile UI Templates With Sketchsheets

A Comprehensive Guide to Typography Basics

If you’re learning web design from zero and want to significantly improve your typography chops, then this article is written for you. We will cover typefaces, fonts, typographic anatomy, hierarchy and how to choose typefaces. You will learn enough to become dangerous in no time. Topics As is usual for these comprehensive guides, we’ll be… Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Typography Basics

20 Beautiful PSD Templates You Can Download for Free

PSD website templates can be really useful for web designers of any level. Instead of a Photoshop window, you can start your project with a ready-to-go layout including UI elements. Such website templates can be easily customized and transformed into HTML, and later in any other content management systems. In this collection we put together… Continue reading 20 Beautiful PSD Templates You Can Download for Free

10 Stunning Ionic Templates

Ionic is a popular framework for creating modern, hybrid, mobile applications, using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Ionic is powered by AngularJS and Apache Cordova. Because developers can use technologies they are already familiar with (JavaScript, HTML, and CSS), the learning curve isn’t that steep. CodeCanyon offers a wide range of application templates to kickstart your Ionic development. In… Continue reading 10 Stunning Ionic Templates

Tips about how to Design the Great Logo

The fundamental shapes of universe’s geometry derive from the knowledge of ancient civilizations. These fundamental forms and functions have constantly helped us to divide time and space and have now motivated every known science (technology, languages, math, physics, civil evolvement, etc.). Art and culture have actually mostly benefited from shapes such as for example circles;… Continue reading Tips about how to Design the Great Logo

Weekly Inspiration: Good Golly, Gradients

Gradients are making a sneaky comeback. For a while they belonged to the world of Miami Vice and Tequila Sunrise, then they added depth to 1980’s magazines, then there was Geocities–ok, let’s not dwell on the past. Nowadays gradients are being used on the web in bold fashion; mixing highly saturated colors for extremely rich… Continue reading Weekly Inspiration: Good Golly, Gradients

Weekly Inspiration: Big Type Reading Experiences

Everyone has their own guilty pleasure where it comes to web design; with me, it’s big typography. I love reading on the web when content is presented with large, unapologetic type. Couple that with cleverly used color, confident whitespace, and well designed typefaces–I’m hooked. This week’s inspiration pulls together some of my favorite examples. Font-Size 1rem If a… Continue reading Weekly Inspiration: Big Type Reading Experiences

This Year’s Most Useful WordPress Themes

The fact that Enfold is ThemeForest’s best rated top seller is reason enough to give it a closer look. Enfold, with its drag and drop layout editor is extremely user friendly. Simply drag and drop your content into place. An especially useful feature is its ability to import demo files with a single click, select… Continue reading This Year’s Most Useful WordPress Themes

HTTP: The Protocol Every Web Developer Must Know – Part 1

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Learning the fundamentals of the World Wide Web is crucial, especially if you are planning to build web apps. And, HTTP is at the heart of any web application you could build. HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol. It’s a stateless, application-layer protocol for communicating between distributed… Continue reading HTTP: The Protocol Every Web Developer Must Know – Part 1