How to Beat Designer’s Block Like a Kung Fu Master

If you have ever written articles for a blog or publication, you’ve definitely experienced what we call a writer’s block. By definition, this is an undetermined period during which a writer feels there is no inspiration for him anymore. Writer’s block can easily be a designer’s block and all of us can encounter a block … Continue Reading

Finding the Inner Balance Between an Artist and a Designer

The similarities between an artist and a designer are quite easy to see, in fact those unaware of the distinctive differences might even assume that they are the same occupation. However for those that understand the functions of both creative endeavors, they know that is far from the case. An artist is a creative who creates to … Continue Reading

3 Glaring Signs That Cry Out for a Website Redesign

The thought of redesigning and revamping a website can be scary for most web designers. The thought of all the work and effort to design their website all over again can be frightening, more so are the countless review cycles, opinions from numerous stakeholders, comments from site visitors, and other factors to consider and this … Continue Reading

5 Tips to Improve Your Résumé

Have you ever thought that the reason behind you not getting any design jobs is not the amount of skills you have, but the résumé you send to companies? Think that when companies post job openings hundreds of applications come in day by day and the HR manager needs to sort the bad ones out first. … Continue Reading

First Steps in Creating a Web Design Business

You don’t like working for others and wish others worked for you? Are you also attracted to the idea of working with lots of people and multiple personalities? Then going for your own design company is something you might want to look into. Starting a web design business might seem something anybody can do, but … Continue Reading

A Quick Introduction to Ruby on Rails

Time to Ruby dooby do! It can take a lot of time, and be quite boring, to learn a new programming language. A .Net developer will jump up and say why should I even learn it? I am a professional .Net developer and my day job doesn’t give me time (and scope) to learn a new programming … Continue Reading

Put Your Website on a Diet with Minifiers

Did you know that every second delay on page loading results in a 7% reduction of conversion rate? Actually you lose 7% (maybe even more!) of sales without even noticing… Sounds bad, huh? I mean, you work carefully to put things in the right place, good call-to-actions, nice design, spend a few bucks with ads.. … Continue Reading