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Popular Website Interfaces Reimagined on CodePen

Redesigning a popular interface is a great way to improve your skills. Whether you want to hone your mockup design skills or craft your frontend prowess, a fancy redesign is a solid practice project. It’s easy to search Dribbble and find tons of website redesigns as...

Great Examples of Modern Typopgraphy

Great Examples of Modern Typopgraphy

Trying to decide what makes for the best typography isn’t even worth talking about. I mean, the typography discussion is similar to talking about the greatest baseball players. You can argue all you like, but some of them are better in certain situations and they all...

Incorporating Videos and Animation Into Your Websites

Incorporating Videos and Animation Into Your Websites

Do you feel like your website is static and boring? From small effects to gorgeous video backdrops, there are many ways to add flair to a still site. But it isn’t to be taken lightly. Used incorrectly, you may bloat your storage, lock out users, or massively slow down...

10 Free WordPress Portfolio Plugins

10 Free WordPress Portfolio Plugins

The easiest way to build an awesome portfolio site is through WordPress. The open source WP community makes it so easy to find help, install a sweet theme and even find a free plugin to handle your portfolio. It’s all a part of designing a great site. If you’re...

Top UX Resources That All Web Designers Should Use

Top UX Resources That All Web Designers Should Use

There’s a lot to learn in the world of UX design. There’s so much terminology along with varying workflows that it can take years to master the craft. It helps if you have some good reading material to keep you on the forefront of UX changes. These blogs are by far...

Utilizing Authentic Photography in Web Design

Utilizing Authentic Photography in Web Design

People like authentic and honest brands, and incorporating the right photographs into your website is one way to express sincerity. Using random stock images just won’t cut it anymore. People want relevant pictures – ones that give a window into you or your company....

5 Examples of Visual Storytelling in Web Design

5 Examples of Visual Storytelling in Web Design

There is no denying that people are visual by nature. They love simplicity and familiarity. So it should come as no surprise that people will form an impression of your website within seconds of landing on it. As a result, websites today are in high competition with...

10 Inspirational TED Talks for Web Designers

10 Inspirational TED Talks for Web Designers

That’s why Justinmind has rounded up these 10 TED talks for web designers – from unorthodox interface advice to web trends and wearables, You’ll be inspired to design outside the box. Matthew Carter – My Life in Typefaces Typefaces are all around us. But how many...

10 Creative Website Navigation Designs

10 Creative Website Navigation Designs

While most websites use similar navigation structures and placements, there are small proportions that break free of the traditional layouts. These websites often do so to present a unique design, while also to experiment with alternate and often improved solutions....

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