Graphic Design from Around the World 3: Developing Countries

The third part of the series ‘Graphic Design from Around the World’ will feature graphic design from ‘developing countries’. There is no single definition to what a developing country is, and the list may vary greatly. Some developing countries may have high standards of living, while others vice versa. These countries are not as well … Continue Reading

Call to Action Buttons: A Survey of Best Practices

Call-to-Action buttons play a pivotal role in soliciting action from the user. To garner the requested action, buttons are placed on the website that allow the user to perform an action, such as buying something, or leading to another page for more information. Careful planning is necessary in the creation of your call to action, … Continue Reading

4 Great Question and Answer Networks Analyzed

Question and Answer networks are becoming increasing more popular, not only for people seeking answer, but more so for the people seeking to provide answers. Answering questions on these sites allow individuals to demonstrate their authority on a particular topic and promote themselves, their company, and their products or services in the right setting. The … Continue Reading

The Elements of Design in Modern Web Design

The elements of design are pivotal in creating an eye-catching, harmonious design that speaks to your audience and shouldn’t be overlooked. They are the fundamental elements of design which can be called upon when you reach a tough part of the design process. Becoming familiar with these elements means you have the knowledge to make … Continue Reading

Science of a Good Headline

Creating the title is the hardest and most agonizing part of the writing process. Whether you are writing a novel, a news article, an advertisement, a blog, or an e-book. How do you cram the whole content of the book or article into a few words? How do you keep viewers interested enough to look … Continue Reading

Injecting Personality in Your Web Designs

If you want your websites to stand out from a sea of competitors, the easiest way to accomplish this is to give it a little personality. As web designers, we have the capability to tap into this human trait through well-conceived designs that forge an emotional connection with the visitor. How is this attribute achieved? … Continue Reading

50 New And Crazy Cool jQuery Plugins From Year 2011

With 2011 a little over half over it’s the right time to look at, and uncover, the current trends of web design and development. It’s sure been a helluva ride for jQuery and it’s growth just doesn’t stop. With more than 40% of websites using jQuery now it’s no longer possible to ignore this efficient, … Continue Reading