Posts Tagged ‘Web Design’

March 9, 2015 Off

How The Principles Of Google’s Material Design Adopted By Web Designers And Developers?

By in Design

This is not too long ago, when alongside the “Android L Developer Preview”, Google has revealed a brand new visual language, which is named as Material Design. This new approach has revamped the UI design strategy, interaction states, motions of UI elements with an interesting twist. The Material design approach has garnered a great momentum […]

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August 23, 2010 Off

Finding the Right Career Path in Design

By in Job Finding Tips

When you have a solid background in design, the world is your oyster. Today there are countless avenues that you can explore if you’re a skilled designer with the education and experience to back it up. Design has become such an integral part of many industries, so opportunities to explore different areas of design are […]

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May 25, 2010 9

Top 10 Web Design Standards

By in Design, Web Design

There are countless websites that the average user has access to. Out of all those websites, how many of them are great websites? Probably a small handful. Below you’ll find my thoughts on the 10 key standards that a great website abides by. 1) Compelling Copy Yes I’m a copywriter and so this is the […]

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May 21, 2010 Off

Top 5 Firefox Add-ons for Web Developers

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Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular browser among web designers and developers. It’s ability to install add-ons enables you to do almost anything a web browser can possibly do. Add-ons allow you to tweak your browser according to your requirements. Mozilla Firefox provides you with lots of add-ons to choose from. Web developers […]

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May 8, 2010 Off

Common Mistakes Designers Make for Winning Over Clients

By in Design, Web Design

Winning over clients is about half the battle when it comes to web design. Of course, without them, we don’t have much of a career at all. Even the best freelancer, company, or web designer can try to get a hold of a client, and only be successful about 10% of the time. However, there […]

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April 20, 2010 3

What You Can Do to Stand Out as a Web Designer

By in Web Design

In the large pool of web designers today, it can be difficult to stand out and get noticed. A recent Ask FreelanceSwitch post spoke of one individual who wanted to break into the industry, but had no connections or references. I then asked myself, how does that apply to my own field of web design? […]

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April 16, 2010 7

5 Useful Typography Tools to Aid you Web Design

By in Web Design

Typography plays a key role in web designing and it has to chosen sensibly to meet the needs of overall design of a website. Beautiful typography can always enhance the website’s look and feel. Following are some useful typography tools and resources which help designers in styling their web content. These tools can be pretty […]

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February 17, 2010 7

Gaining Inspiration through Everyday Life

By in Design

Being a designer means having to always have inspiration on hand to do great on projects, and to grow and develop as a creative. In the past I’ve written many articles on gaining inspiration in various ways, but many of the methods, while useful, are not always practical to keep up with every day. For […]

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February 8, 2010 1

Home, Home on the Web

By in Design, Web Design

People HATE ads. As a copywriter who makes a living writing ads, this is a very unfortunate fact to bear. Every copywriter, art director or person vaguely involved in the production of advertising is most likely hated for writing ads, and really hates to hear this. It means our days spent wading through the crappy […]

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February 3, 2010 3

If Design Isn’t Profitable, Then It’s Art.

By in Design, Web Design

Henrik Fiskar once said this quote, and while it isn’t always true, it is an excellent observation nonetheless. The freedom of art and creativity is exhilarating to say the least, but design is off in a separate tangent — one that solves business problems, and earns a hefty profit for doing so. Still, though, many […]

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January 29, 2010 4

How to Add a Stunning 3D Flash Image Slider to Your Site With CU3ER

By in Web Design

If you are a web developer or designer and are looking for a stunning 3D flash image slider for your site to impress your visitors at the first sight then, here is an effective flash component worth trying. To intrigue your further it sports 3D image transitions, horizontal and vertical cubing, auto play, description boxes and a lot more.

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January 28, 2010 7

How to Plan for a Portfolio Redesign

By in Web Design

The ever so daunting redesign of one’s own portfolio can be the trickiest project to come by. Despite us knowing ourselves best, and knowing the goals we have in mind for our careers or business, we as designers have the most trouble with only one client: ourselves. Perhaps it’s the pressure of perfectionism, the ability […]

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January 20, 2010 4

When to Say “No” to Web Design Clients

By in Web Design

While it may happen more with freelancers than with firm workers, the feast or famine style still exists. When we can’t find clients, we cannot pay the bills, and perhaps may not be in a position to pick and choose our type of work. No matter how desperate, though, there are a number of times […]

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January 11, 2010 13

How to: Create Slick Designs with Detail

By in Web Design

Web design is about more than just making things look nice on screen — it’s about creating interfaces that are functional, easy to use, as well as aesthetically pleasing. There are a number of visual techniques that can be used in web design to create the correct hierarchy, tell the user where to click, and […]

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