Beauty vs. Function: On Redesigning

The thought of producing the best possible design, either from scratch or redesigning something, gives jitters to the heart of many designers. Even professionals in the field can’t quite balance beauty and function. A few days ago I saw a comment here on 1stwebdesigner that says most of today’s web designing is just like recycling old designs. That … Continue Reading

When is the Perfect Time to Redesign Your Website?

You might get a shock to read this at the start of this article, but let me tell you, there is no need to redesign your website. Very rarely will the people who visit your site return because of your website’s design. Their only priority is finding the content, information, or product they want and … Continue Reading

Using Dropbox Like a Pro: Tips and Tricks

Dropbox is a free service that allows you to store all of your documents, photos, and videos online. It is an excellent and free tool for helping you securely store files that are crucial to your business or your life. It allows you to store just about any type of file you can imagine, and … Continue Reading

Undo: The Best Feature for Everything

Let’s take a step back and for now relax and indulge ourselves with a feature that may or may not be possible: an undo button for everything. Yes, it’s the undo button. Everything needs an undo button. From social media websites, email clients, overwriting files, submitting forms, and almost everything. Don’t you just get that … Continue Reading

Web Design Symmetry and Asymmetry

Balance is an important concept in web design. To create balance, one must know how to use symmetry and asymmetry to create beauty and contrast. These tools are integral in creating a unifying and aesthetically pleasing web design. It is important to understand this concept properly before you use it.

A 5-Step Checklist for Mobile Website Design

As the number of people browsing the web from mobile devices increases, the demand for websites that respond to those devices surges. And still there are websites that aren’t equipped with the tools necessary to respond to those changes, whether it be lack of information or just not having the time or money to upgrade. … Continue Reading

The Power of Internet Memes And A Lot Of Fun Along The Way

Internet memes may seem like nonsense, a complete waste of time. That they’re something for people with nothing to do but to surf the net all day. But in actuality, these internet memes are big business. They shape popular culture, change the way we live our lives, and continually evolve with modern society today.