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Stunning Examples of Interaction in Mobile App Design

Visual appeal aside, effective interaction design can lead to significant improvements in the user experience of your mobile product. Taking the iOS or Android operating systems, you can see that almost every action is executed by some type of interaction. Whether...

10 Inspirational Examples of Heavy Typography in Web Design

Heavy typography has been a prominent trend throughout 2017. With Apple first setting the initial trend on mobile with the release of iOS 10, web designers have been quick to further develop the direction in new and creative ways. As Apple continues to roll out heavy...

10 Websites That Use Stunning Product Photography

Product photography is an integral aspect of any successful product marketing or eCommerce website. The quality and style of the photography serves to entice the visitor into buying the product as well as contributing to the overall visual design of the website....

Image Optimization in Advanced Web Development

Web-quality imagery is always a balancing act between using the smallest possible file size while providing good image quality. Embedding a photo straight off your DSLR may look nice, but it will slow your website’s load to a crawl, while an over-compressed image may...

10 Great Examples of Graphs & Charts in Web Design

Graphs and charts are some of the most visually complex and difficult elements for designers to execute to a high standard. The range of different elements and requirement for cohesiveness make it all the more impressive when a great example is included in website...

Web Design Don’ts (And How to Fix Them)

Now more than ever, a website is the first point of connection between product/content creators and potential users. Because a face-to-face interaction is out of the picture, credibility and connection must be established in other ways. Whether you’re using a web...

See Your Website as Users do

The best way to learn what makes users tick is to see the web through their eyes. Imagine the experience. You might find that a user is confused by the UI that’s in front of them. Or perhaps you’d gain confidence (and a few high-fives) in seeing how quickly they can...

10 Free Tools for Maintaining Your WordPress Website

Keeping up with updates to core, plugins and themes are crucial. But there are other items that should also be kept in mind. Your site’s database, security, file structure and overall performance all should be kept in tip-top shape as well. Let’s have a look at ten...

The Latest Trends in Web Design Portfolios

The portfolio design of a web designer is an ever-evolving process of redesign after redesign. It is their portal to prospective clients and employers and thus has to, in itself, show off the web designer’s wide-range of skills while pushing the boundaries of the...

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