Every year, large batches of design students graduate and launch their careers in the market. Some of them land at proper places, which groom them professionally and set a solid career path for a successful future. Then there are designers who are not so lucky, who do not find the … Continue reading »
Viral videos can be so useful on many fronts, from being an effective marketing device (e.g. Honda – The Cog) to a tool for championing social causes (e.g. KONY 2012). When delivered in a proper manner, viral videos can have a more significant impact to people than being purely a … Continue reading »
Every time you come across a website you’ve never seen before, what’s the first thing that strikes you? It’s the color scheme! Color is of primary importance to any user. Color is the first thing that influences the perception of an individual and it delivers the message in a subtle … Continue reading »
When you ask a freelancer why he or she started freelancing, you’ll get answers like ‘I wanted to work for myself’, ‘I love being my own boss’, ‘I freelance for the flexibility it provides’ etc. At the heart of it, all those answers mean the same thing: they wanted to … Continue reading »
In the present-day world, there are twice as many Android devices activated than there are babies born per day. Past the middle of 2012, Android activations are clocking in a million per day. And Google Play had a major role to play in this phenomenal success. The graphs below are self-explanatory – though they show only the search popularity of Android, but we have all the stats in the world to substantiate what they are conveying!
For most of us black is the color of something enigmatic, obscure and even dangerous. We tend to associate black with negative feelings and a kind of asuffering and loneliness. But in fact this is a rather wrong attitude towards this color. Black can be inspiring, powerful, it can make … Continue reading »
In an earlier post in this series, we have mentioned a bit about SVG’s pitfall with old browsers and using Raphael.js to serve the graphic as an alternative solution. In this post we will take a look at this matter further. The idea is simple, we will still be using … Continue reading »
The creatives have found responsive technology to be a great advantage in portfolio design. If you haven’t refactored your portfolio for the responsive world, that’s something you need to look into, pronto. Already, many designers use their own portfolios to experiment with responsive design. Here are 30 of the best examples of responsive portfolios.
Ever since Google rolled out instant search features, it has become a popular trend in web design. There are some fun examples online such as Michael Hart’s Google Images app. The techniques are all fairly straightforward where even a web developer with moderate jQuery experience can pick up programming APIs … Continue reading »
In this article, we will go through some hand-picked, awesome tutorials for wonderful buttons you can put on your site using only CSS3. Some of these buttons play with colors, gradients or shapes while others are programmed to animate with hover or click actions, giving effects like it’s being pushed … Continue reading »
Previously, we showed you how to create Cinemagraphs, still photos with subtle motions made to suspend your belief or just for fun. Simply put, cinemagraphs create GIF animations with small elements that move while the rest of the picture stays static. They give a pretty awesome effect when done correctly. … Continue reading »