A Basic Guide To Choosing Colors For The Mobile Web

The rules for mobile design and mobile SEO aren’t completely different from the rules applicable to desktop sites but it is all the minor differences that make a designer’s life hard. These differences are present in all aspects of mobile design and the process of choosing the colors for your mobile site isn’t an exception.

Graphic Design Basics Part 3: Composition

The second article in the series talked about the Principles of Graphic Design and we took a look at concepts such as Balance, Dominance, Contrast and Harmony. Today we go a bit more in-depth with the last episode and talk about the composition and its basic elements.

A Beginner’s Guide To Web Advertisements For Bloggers

Advertisements on almost every website (blogs to be precise, as the line between a website and a blog is diminishing quickly) look visually familiar to me although some people believe they don’t belong on websites at all. The subject of today’s discussion will be the art of marketing and how we seem to take the … Continue Reading

Free Graphic Design Software Reviews And An Amazing Showcase

Needless to say, the dominance of proprietary graphics software can make this particular domain incredibly prohibitive for those who are just starting and need much more than just a trial period to learn their way around. This is where free software takes the spotlight. While it aims to provide functions similar to those of its … Continue Reading

Improve Website Usability Using jQuery, HTML5, And CSS3

Remember back when if you wanted to add interactivity to your site to improve the UX aspect to make it more appealing to visitors, you had to immediately go to a flash outlet? Well that sure does seem like a long time ago now, surprisingly so because it was just a few short years ago. The decline … Continue Reading

Everything You Need To Know About DNS

DNS. Three letters that can make or break your website. A fault with DNS and your website can go down for 24 to 48 hours. What is DNS? From where does this 48 hour delay come from in the age of super fast Internet and high-speed technology? Why hasn’t the ever evolving technology replaced the … Continue Reading

An Introduction To Dark Website Design

Dark versus light design has been a long and controversial topic since almost… forever. You probably have read many articles about this matter and you probably have found contradictory facts among them. The truth is that there are no certainties whether you should use a light or dark design on your new layout. However, there are … Continue Reading

Graphic Design Basics Part 2: Design Principles

In the first part of the series we covered the basic elements of graphic design with shapes, lines, textures and color among others. Today we go a bit more in-depth and will take a look at the principles of design, which are very important to know because they’re what separate the good designers from the … Continue Reading

Reasons Why Every Web Designer Should Blog

I won’t be polishing a non-existent shoe. Those web designers who are totally against the idea of blogging (believe me, there are a few who really won’t appreciate this post) can hop out of this discussion. Although, I would feel blessed if you leave your thoughts – positive or negative – in comments section below. … Continue Reading