Rean John Uehara

Rean concurrently served as the Head of Operations and Editor-in-Chief of 1stwebdesigner from 2011 up until Aug 2014. He regularly writes about freelancing, technology, web design, and web development with a little touch of internet marketing here and there.

1WD Is Turning 6 – Join Our Anniversary Giveaway!

1stwebdesigner is turning 6! And we couldn’t have done it without you. So, we are giving away 20 of our Flat Web Design Course with a total value of almost $2000 to our loyal readers! Over the years, our core focus has changed from simply publishing tips and tutorials to creating courses for freelance web … Continue Reading

How to Embrace Imperfection and Turn It Into Creativity

The frailty of creatives is that they never get 100% content with their creation. As Leonardo Vinci said, “Art is never finished, only abandoned.” It resounds true to most designers. There’s always a little bit of regret when closing a project they’ve spent several hours to a couple of weeks refining to the pixel. Creatives … Continue Reading

The Future of Web Development Without Internet Neutrality

Internet neutrality has been under siege by corporations and world governments for several years now. They are discovering that it’s not just a tool for communication and entertainment, but also to spread ideas across borders and elicit action beyond governing. The Internet has given birth to many important services, inventions, and ideologies. Not only that, … Continue Reading

What is the Future of Online Education?

Think of the job you have now and imagine losing interest in it. I love writing, but for the sake of this example, let’s say, I’m already on the brink of giving up. I’m 24 years old, turning 25 in a couple of months, and I want to start fresh. Do something different. But at … Continue Reading

Crazy Egg Review: Is Your Website Hot Enough?

So, you have a website. Probably you are selling something or you want to collect people’s email addresses and it works. Or does it? As a marketer, are you satisfied with your current conversions? As a designer, do you feel like you made the right decision when you placed the search bar on the sidebar? But … Continue Reading

60 High Quality and Free Responsive HTML Templates

Speed up your design process by taking inspiration from these free responsive HTML templates we gathered from around the web! Everyone’s running around trying to hop on the newest trend: flat design, but before flat, there was responsive web design. It was the craze two years ago, and 8/10 websites you will visit today are … Continue Reading