Opportunities for AI in Accessibility

In reading Joe Dolson’s recent piece on the intersection of AI and accessibility, I absolutely appreciated the skepticism that he has for AI in general as well as for the ways that many have been using it. In fact, I’m very skeptical of AI myself, despite my role at Microsoft as an accessibility innovation strategist… Continue reading Opportunities for AI in Accessibility

Recipe for Success – Design Essentials for Crafting Engaging Meal Plan Graphics Graphic Design Junction

Often, when crafting meal plan graphics, we tend to overlook the fact that our designs need to do more than just convey information – they should feel appealing, trigger emotions, and even stimulate the sense of taste magically. So, let’s explore the recipe for a killer meal plan design. The ingredients? A canny use of… Continue reading Recipe for Success – Design Essentials for Crafting Engaging Meal Plan Graphics Graphic Design Junction

Inspirational Websites Roundup: Webflow Special #3

We’re thrilled to welcome you back to the third edition of our exclusive roundup, where we continue to showcase some of the most incredible Webflow websites out there. Teaming up once more with Webflow, the leading website builder that empowers designers globally, we’ve curated a new selection of websites showcasing creativity, sophistication, and technical expertise.… Continue reading Inspirational Websites Roundup: Webflow Special #3

Unlock the Magic of UX Research

As a UX researcher with a background in anthropology, I’m guilty of taking for granted the value of doing UX research to inform good design. When your worldview – your entire way of thinking and seeing the world – has been shaped by social science, it’s continually shocking to be reminded that not everyone automatically… Continue reading Unlock the Magic of UX Research

Blurry Text Reveal on Scroll

A blurry text reveal animation on scroll inspired by Rauno’s “Blur reveal”. Some interesting experiments have been shared lately on X showing progressive blurs on all kinds of elements and this one by Rauno caught my eye: It’s a stunning effect and I was wondering if something similar could be achieved by simply “unblurring” text… Continue reading Blurry Text Reveal on Scroll

Better Web Security Means Less Convenience – For Now

The web makes our lives more convenient. We can order a T-shirt or a pizza with a few clicks. We can conduct global research without leaving our seats. It has changed the way we do just about everything. As web designers, we seek to add even more convenience. We employ systems to “remember” users. We… Continue reading Better Web Security Means Less Convenience – For Now

Fresh Fonts: Elevate Your Designs with the Latest Free Fonts

29 Shares In the world of graphic design, the quest for fresh fonts is perpetual. Designers, both seasoned and novice, are constantly on the lookout for new free fonts to infuse vitality into their projects. The significance of typography in conveying messages, evoking emotions, and establishing brand identity cannot be overstated. Hence, the availability of… Continue reading Fresh Fonts: Elevate Your Designs with the Latest Free Fonts

 15 Awesome Tools & Resources for Designers and Agencies for 2024

Have you been searching for the best web design tools to suit your needs involve only to find that each “promising” tool or resource you come across turns out to be little different from one or more of its competitors? Do the results of your efforts leave you with a feeling of déjà vu, a… Continue reading  15 Awesome Tools & Resources for Designers and Agencies for 2024

On-Scroll Expanding Image Animation within Typography

An animation experiment where we expand an image within some typographic element on scroll. Today I’d like to share a little effect with you that got inspired by this video of a billboard ad: A video expands and pushes some text away. I thought this would be fun to experiment with and try out different… Continue reading On-Scroll Expanding Image Animation within Typography

How to Align Column Rows with CSS Subgrid — SitePoint

In this quick tip, we’ll look at how to use the subgrid feature of CSS Grid to align the content of boxes that sit side by side. Note: before delving into subgrid, it’s important to understand the basics of Grid layout. If you’re new to Grid, or you need a refresher, check out our beginner’s… Continue reading How to Align Column Rows with CSS Subgrid — SitePoint

How to Align Column Rows with CSS Subgrid — SitePoint

In this quick tip, we’ll look at how to use the subgrid feature of CSS Grid to align the content of boxes that sit side by side. Note: before delving into subgrid, it’s important to understand the basics of Grid layout. If you’re new to Grid, or you need a refresher, check out our beginner’s… Continue reading How to Align Column Rows with CSS Subgrid — SitePoint

How to Plan Your First Successful Website

Development By Simon Sterne 3 days ago Planning a new website can be exciting and — if you’re anything like me — a little daunting. Whether you’re an experienced freelancer, a team of hardened developers, or a small business owner, a well-structured plan is critical for success. In this post, I’ll give you the benefit… Continue reading How to Plan Your First Successful Website

Creating an Interactive 3D Bulge Text Effect with React Three Fiber

In this tutorial, we’ll explore how to generate a engaging bulge effect on text using React Three Fiber. For the past few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with mixing 3D and 2D to create compelling effects. Today, I’ll guide you through replicating this bulge effect on text. To streamline the process and maintain a structured approach… Continue reading Creating an Interactive 3D Bulge Text Effect with React Three Fiber

Exploring 3D Effects with 2D Optical Illusions

Today we will explore how to create an engaging animation using simple CSS and an animation library, like GSAP, to achieve a 3D effect through basic optical illusions. While many of these animations can be crafted using plain CSS, I prefer utilizing JavaScript (GSAP) for its efficiency, allowing me to produce the desired effects swiftly… Continue reading Exploring 3D Effects with 2D Optical Illusions

15 Great Tools & Resources for Designers & Agencies in 2024

Posted · Category: Design, Tools It’s 2024 and the number of web design resources and tools on the market seems overwhelming. That’s good news since you need the right tools and resources to come up with competitive designs. The bad news is, rather than sifting through thousands of products to get the ones that best… Continue reading 15 Great Tools & Resources for Designers & Agencies in 2024

The Art of Engineering AI Prompts

AI By Louise North 3 days ago In the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence, the ability to communicate effectively with AI tools has become an indispensable skill. Whether you’re generating content, solving complex data problems, or creating stunning digital art, the quality of the outcomes you receive is directly influenced by the prompts you… Continue reading The Art of Engineering AI Prompts

10 Awesome WordPress Themes to Check Out in 2024

Posted · Category: Design, Tools <!– –> The good news is there is no shortage of awesome WordPress themes that can help you create an engaging and well-functioning website. The not-so-good news is that the options open to you can be overwhelming because of the thousands of great WordPress themes available. Finding one you can… Continue reading 10 Awesome WordPress Themes to Check Out in 2024

Layouts in Astro — SitePoint

This introduction to layouts in Astro is excepted from Unleashing the Power of Astro, available now on SitePoint Premium. While each .astro page (route) has the potential to contain a fully-fledged HTML document, it’s inefficient to duplicate that structure, especially when certain elements—such as <meta> and <title> elements—may vary depending on the currently viewed page.… Continue reading Layouts in Astro — SitePoint

Layouts in Astro — SitePoint

This introduction to layouts in Astro is excepted from Unleashing the Power of Astro, available now on SitePoint Premium. While each .astro page (route) has the potential to contain a fully-fledged HTML document, it’s inefficient to duplicate that structure, especially when certain elements—such as <meta> and <title> elements—may vary depending on the currently viewed page.… Continue reading Layouts in Astro — SitePoint

Experimental On-Scroll Text Animations with SVG Clip-Path

You may have come across those design elements with knockout “text”, revealing an image or pattern behind it. Sometimes, it doesn’t even look like text, but more like shapes: Or like the one seen on the website of Newfolk. I find that these elements can really contribute a nice dynamic touch to a design. I… Continue reading Experimental On-Scroll Text Animations with SVG Clip-Path

Rock Solid WordPress Security: Keeping Your Business Safe

Development By Simon Sterne Today WordPress is the web’s favourite CMS (content management system), renowned for its low-entry level and vast array of themes and plugins. WordPress’s open-source nature allows for endless flexibility, catering to diverse needs and technical skills. Unfortunately, 10,950,000 websites are hacked yearly, and 4,708,500 of those belong to small businesses. WordPress’s… Continue reading Rock Solid WordPress Security: Keeping Your Business Safe