Category: Design

Branding and Design for the Internet Browser

The Internet browser, long the workhorse of the computer, had the visual appeal of a mule. Today’s browsers offer such flexibility that no one needs to live with an ugly browser again. Plus, with the adoption of “app marketplaces” across...

What does the color of your website say about you?

If you have ever designed a website, chances are you’ve put a lot of thought into layout, text, and navigation. But there is another important element of a successful websites that even an amateur web designer needs to take into...

Branding for Beginners: Where to Start

Strong brands stick around! According to a 2003 study by Business Week magazine, over 30 percent of the world’s leading brands were developed before 1900! Coca Cola (Founded in 1892) GE (Founded in 1876) Citibank (Founded 1812) HSBC (Founded 1865)...

How Web Designers Should Use Twitter (Properly)

As a freelance web designer, a main portion of your business activities must revolve around connecting with those who are most likely to buy your applications or become future clients. The best way to do this in today's interconnected online...

5 Awesome Optical Illusions with Impossible Objects

It's important to exercise your brain, an often-overlooked - yet very important - muscle in the body and what better way than to use optical illusions? Moillusions is a site that is dedicated to showing each and every possible type...

5 Ways to Combat Creative Blocks

As all creative people will know, there are times when you just can’t seem to focus on what you want to do; when all your creative juices have dried up and you’re left wondering what exactly is happening and how...

Hire a Designer and Developer, or Work With a Design Agency?

When it comes to designing websites, most people know they should be using a professional web designer. Of course, once the site has been designed, it also needs to be built; one of the biggest decisions is whether you choose...

Adobe Illustrator: Some Tips and Guidelines of Typography to Follow

In website design, typography makes an important aspect that determines the success or failure of a project largely. Considered as an art form in itself, designers need to choose the right fonts, its proper spacing and text shaping so that...