Category: Design

The Nicky Laatz $1 Million Milestone: How the Freelance Economy Made It Happen

For creatives, freelancing represents the ultimate freedom from your boss telling you what to do. It’s the realization of being in charge of your own destiny and fulfilling your professional aspiration. The dream of every freelancer and entrepreneur is to...

/ October 25, 2016

A Beginner’s Guide to Image Formats in Web Design

No website should be lacking in visual appeal, but failing to optimize its images correctly or use suitable formats can lead to significantly slower loading times and responsiveness. When designing your website, it is important that you pay special attention...

/ October 11, 2016

Using Photography Principles in your Design

Design is all about taking a collection of elements and arranging them to tell a story in a single composition. Photography is all about arranging elements (or the perspective of elements) and arranging them to tell a story in a...

/ October 10, 2016

Are Slideshows Necessary for Landing Pages?

Landing pages are arguably among the most important parts of your website because if they aren’t compelling enough, people will just click to other places on the Internet rather than seeing what your particular page offers. Put simply, good landing...

/ September 22, 2016

How to Prevent Shopping Cart Abandonment

It happens even to the most addicted shopaholics online. They pick out the good stuff, add it to their carts, browse for more items, and in the middle of it all, suddenly decide to abandon their shopping carts. Such is...

/ September 20, 2016

How to Design the Perfect Checkout Page

A checkout page is a webpage specifically used by online businesses. This is where shoppers are redirected during the checkout process. If you have bought something online before, then you’re already familiar with how a checkout page works. Online buyers...

/ September 5, 2016

Beginner’s Guide to Interactive Prototyping: Which Tool Should I Choose

Interactive design is essential in the prototyping design process. How do you master a prototyping tool within a short timeframe to boost your productivity? Today, we’ll compare three prototyping tools based on how interactive they are. Hopefully, this would help...

/ August 30, 2016

Localize Your Site and Win Big in Foreign Markets

Everyone is talking about globalization and how to reap its benefits. And they are right—entering a foreign market with care and awareness of local needs and customs can explode your business. But launch a half-assed localized site without sufficient preparation...

/ August 30, 2016

Annual Report Design: Tips, Inspiration, & Resources

How do you think people feel when it’s time to give that annual report again? You’ll probably hear groans and moans all around, depending on their performance. Regardless of how people performed however, there is no stopping the fact that...

/ August 26, 2016