The Ultimate Guide to Object Oriented Basics of JavaScript

Thanks to expertly crafted libraries such as jQuery and MooTools, JavaScript has become a foundation of Front-End Development. However, it’s extremely important that we note the higher level concepts utilized in these wonderful libraries. Why is that? As web developers, we must equally balance learning the current programming trends with attempts to push the boundaries … Continue Reading

Data-Driven Web Design: How to Take Advantage of It

Web design should be all about creativity, right? Free flow of ideas, designing what you want etc…While all of that is important, there are various ways to use objective data to get the most out of your design efforts. In this article, I’ll assume you’re a freelancer and working on someones else project. What steps … Continue Reading

SEO Matters:How to Get Ranked for Your Website Name

There’s a lot of advice out there on how to get ranked for some competitive keyword terms (like weight loss, credit cards and so on). What about first ranking for your websites name (if you have a new site)? If you create 2ndwebdesigner.com, for example, that doesn’t mean you’ll be #1 for ‘2ndwebdesigner’ or ‘2nd … Continue Reading

Upcoming and OnGoing Web Design Trends of 2010

Trend is a set of rules we somehow follow, not as something we designers obey. It is more like a guidance to help us set new ideas whenever we create a design. In the web design industry, we realized that the trend changes rapidly. Not only to accomplish the aesthetically feel, the user interface plays … Continue Reading

How to Make Better Decisions (by Understanding Cognitive Biases)

According to Wikipedia, a cognitive bias is: the human tendency to make systematic errors in certain circumstances based on cognitive factors rather than evidence There are certain things you can do as a web designer to make better decisions by recognizing and thinking twice about these cognitive biases. My attempt here will be to make … Continue Reading

How to Start Treating Your Web Design Business as a BUSINESS

Most of us treat our web design businesses not as a business but as a hobby. And hobbies are dealt with in a different way than businesses. Most of us don’t know the exact definition of a business; even Wikipedia says: “the exact definition of business, like much else in the philosophy of business, is … Continue Reading

35 Really Unusual And Desirable Bookshelf Designs

Design is everywhere, all the buildings, cars, planes, clothes and even bookshelves are designed by the designers. Such different visual design is ¬†good inspiration source for web and graphic designers because it’s totally different creative¬† field somehow related of course. This collection will help you to feed your imagination with fresh and creative ideas from … Continue Reading