Reasons Why Minimalism Popularity Is Growing Steadily

Minimalism popularity has grown steadily in the past years. Long before the emergence of Flat Design, minimalism has been playing a big role in influencing the designs of many artists: sculptors, theater directors, interior designers, graphic designers and of course, web designers. In minimalism, the design is dissected and reduced in a way that only the most … Continue Reading

Are You In Or Out? Internal vs. External Motivation Battle

Every time I wake up in the morning, dragging myself out of bed, I always ask myself this queer question:  Am I happy? Am I motivated? It tortures my braincells slowly each time it happens because I consider happiness and motivation as having an affair. It’s like one of Newton’s Laws of Motion (sounds overused…) … Continue Reading

UX vs UI: What’s the Real Score?

There is sometimes a false impression among people in workplaces regarding the difference between ‘User Interface’ and ‘User Experience’. Many are asking about UX vs UI. What’s the difference between the two, anyway? Whether you are in a client’s meeting or looking at any job description, chances are, you will find these terms interlinked. It … Continue Reading

Customize Your Anchor Link Tooltips Using This Tutorial

Tooltips, also referred to as ScreenTips, are a great way to show more information or messages that appears when a cursor is positioned over a hyperlink, icon, images or any other element. There are many ways to create anchor link tooltips. The idea of tooltips came from older Microsoft applications like Microsoft Word. It had … Continue Reading

100 High Quality Desktop Wallpapers for Web Designers

Wallpapers are always a source of inspiration. Everyone likes good wallpaper, whether it is on the desktop screen or on the website. The simpler they are, the more beautiful they look. Web designers are always searching for some inspiration that help them to expand their vision and go beyond possibilities. That is why most of … Continue Reading

Create Your Own Page Load Progress Bar with Pace.js

Progress bar informs the user about the waiting time for a page or specific task to load. Usually when the server loads so slow, the user waits and waits for a long time without having any idea how long it will finish loading. A progress bar gives user-friendly experience, thus, adds more value to the … Continue Reading

Will Wearable Tech Mean Wearable Web Design?

It seems like yesterday when we went gaga over watches with calculator capabilities. Over the years, the possibility of actually having wearable technology is left for science fiction to be made possible. Well, that’s until wearable technology was born. Will this mean wearable web design is within our grasp? Nowadays, you can make calls, record … Continue Reading

30 Refreshing Premium WordPress Themes for Landing Pages

There comes a time when we think of starting a new business and selling some products or maybe a service. Premium WordPress themes are also very popular because they are SEO-optimized. WordPress themes are popular because they are flexible, comfortable, and provide you with a powerful content management system (CMS). On the other hand, landing … Continue Reading

When Should You Quit Your Job? (and Begin Freelancing)

One of the very sensitive questions a designer asks at least once in his life is: “Should I begin freelancing now?” Unlike other fields of employment, web design is a common goldmine when we are talking about freelancers. Many designers want to branch out of their daily cubicle jobs and start freelancing because they realized … Continue Reading

Shine Bright like a Diamond: How to Create CSS3 Diamond Grids

CSS has come a long way. Creating of shapes using CSS3 alone without the use of images was made possible with its new properties. This enables developers and designers to experiment and do more with this basic shapes. Creating a diamond shape using CSS is cool but how about combining diamonds to create a grid? … Continue Reading