The barcode is one of the most unexplored designs right after QR code, due to the misconception that the design is immutable and just plain boring to look at. Fact of the matter is, not only can their lines be twisted for creative purposes, but when it’s treated equally with … Continue reading »
Have you wondered why, even after doing everything “right” — having a website, circulating through all the social media channels — you’re just not getting as much notice as a designer as you feel you should be? It probably has something to do with the approach you’ve been using to … Continue reading »
One of the main problems in starting up your own business is in how to start off and then stay afloat financially. There are essentially two ways to do this: fund the business yourself or get investors to fund it for you. Many startup entrepreneurs believe that it is wise … Continue reading »
As the current most-used CMS, WordPress has numerous plugins that enhances its capabilities. To name a few, there is a very popular plugin called WooCommerce that turns WordPress into a full-fledged e-commerce platform, and bbPress that allows one to run a forum on the site. Apart from the plugins for … Continue reading »
While Mt. Gox imploded recently, losing 750,000 Bitcoins and filing for bankruptcy, the Bitcoin ecosystem seems to have weathered the storm quite well. The price of Bitcoins recovered in the wake of the Mt. Gox fiasco, hitting a high of $701.32 per coin. It seems that reports of Bitcoin’s death … Continue reading »
We have previously covered some of the cool aspects of owning an Android device, for instance, apps you can use for easier app-switching, cool Android homescreens you can DIY, apps you can use to connect to a computer, Xposed modules you can use to bypass flashing, and how to block … Continue reading »
Having kids is one of the many life-changing experiences in a person’s life, and for many new parents, it triggers the video-taking, photo-snapping instinct in their body and lo and behold you are looking at pictures of bums, "accidents" and baby drool all over your Facebook wall. And then, you … Continue reading »
It takes a lot of tinkering to get your ebook designs to look just right. From the cover art to the text within the interior pages, you want everything to look perfect in the digital space. But do you also consider how your ebook will look when it is printed out? Digital books are becoming more and more mainstream, but printed publications are still the norm. Though you strive to make your digital file flawless in the virtual world, some of that effort may be lost once ink has been applied to paper.
Internet browsers have come a long way since the days of Netscape Navigator, but the way we browse and manage our bookmarks hasn’t really changed much over the years. There’s nothing really wrong with the classic folder view, but what if there were a better-looking way to manage bookmarks, complete … Continue reading »
We have been covering this series for almost two years now. But it seems that the resources for developers and designers are infinite; every month, there will always be a new list, and we’re going to keep this coming as long as developers keep making really awesome resources to share … Continue reading »
One of the biggest myths in America is that the QWERTY keyboard was scientifically designed to be the most efficient key layout. Look at the point values the next time you play Words with Friends or Scrabble. The letters with lower point values are the easy letters to play because they’re used in the most words.