Category: Design

kickstarter

10 Most Successful Graphic Design Kickstarter Projects

What Is Kickstarter? Kickstarter is a platform where creative people can go to get their passion, ideas, and ambition funded. It’s currently the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects! Every week, tens of thousands of people pledge millions of dollars to...

/ August 2, 2013
think-design-is-easy

Think Design is Easy? Think Again.

Design is easy right? Wrong. Design isn’t just decoration or how something looks. It’s much more than that. It’s how users interact with it, how the content is structured, and how something acts. People who have no knowledge in this...

/ July 24, 2013
Long-Shadow-Design

Long Shadow Design: A Pointless Trend?

By now you’re probably aware of the flat design trend. If not, feel free to read about it here. The latest trend on the scene is called long shadow trend. Personally I don’t really find anything special about this trend....

/ July 24, 2013
Web-Accessibility-And-Design-Considerations

Web Accessibility And Design Considerations

Most people whom surf the web take it for granted; however, people with disabilities and impairments often feel it can be an inhospitable place to visit. Disabilities affect 750 million people worldwide and three out of every 10 families are...

/ July 16, 2013
Image-Formats-and-Their-Proper-Use

Understanding Different Image Formats and Their Proper Use

An image is an image, right? Wrong. Your image can have more letters after its file name than someone who’s spent years in higher education. We may ignore file extensions like .Jpeg, .bmp and .gif because they seem meaningless, but...

/ July 15, 2013
Html-to-PSD

How About an HTML to PSD Converter?

So everyone is familiar with the term PSD to HTML – a term that fills every design agency popup ad. This is of course an essential process, but for the majority of updates, wouldn’t it be more practical for HTML...

/ July 9, 2013
Tradesman-Websites

Case Study: Why are Tradesman Websites so Bad?

We have been quite frustrated of late, at the sheer number of local tradesman who seem to be using cheap website builders to create their websites. They expect people to spend thousands, but think it is acceptable to spend a few pounds...

/ July 5, 2013
Clients-From-Hell

Clients From Hell: 30 Amusing Stories

Everybody has at least one client horror story, especially if you’re a designer or developer. Dealing with imbecile clients who just don’t understand the hard work and time it takes to create a beautiful design takes guts. If you’ve ever been disrespected in...

/ July 3, 2013
adobe

Choosing the Right Adobe Certification for You

A robust skill set and a beautiful portfolio are stepping stones on the way to professional success, but there’s one element that always captures an employer’s eye: certifications. As independent verification of your abilities and knowledge, they can be the...

/ July 3, 2013
thank-you

Old-School Marketing Tactics That are Still Relevant to Designers

With technology advanced at such a rapid pace, it can be hard to keep up with all the current trends. What’s worse, is we as creative freelancers tend to focus on the new so much that we forget about the...

/ July 2, 2013