Category Archives Web Design

Web Design Archives

In this category you will find articles, tutorials and resources covering all areas of web design. Topics include CSS, HTML, Javascript & jQuery, responsive techniques & resources, GUI resources, templates, web frameworks, and much more.

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Coding Flexible Web Layouts in HTML5 and CSS

Web standards are in evolution and continuing to refine how we structure our content. There are many open source platforms which allow rapid prototyping and development of new features in just a few days. As web developers it can be difficult to keep up with such fast-paced times. Luckily with the rise of advanced standards we’re seeing less requirements to…

Is Working Freelance Really Worth It? Pros and Cons

Are you tired of working for clients you don’t like? Want control of your time, location, and projects you work on? And make more money while you’re at it? Then you should consider freelancing. Freelancing is basically being self-employed and not committed to any one company or firm. You’ve heard those seemingly perfect freelance stories. Some designer quits his jobs…

15 jQuery Menu and Navigation Plugins

There are lots of jQuery menu and navigation plugins freely available that can do anything you could possibly imagine. We love those innovative and ground-breaking plugins we really do. But, as we are sure you will agree, the most of the time, all we basically need is a lightweight, functional and easy to style solution. Something that we can easily…

The Beauty of the Hand-Drawn Typography Trend in Design

Hand-drawn typography has recently emerged as a growing trend in print and digital medias. This is due in part from the fact that designers, illustrators, and art directors are struggling to stand out in a digital age. Basic desktop publishing and word processors skills have become blase; even neighborhood garage sale signs can be printed at home rather than being…

Beautiful and Simple Image Collages with Photovisi

Photovisi.com is a free online service that makes it easy to create your own photo collages online, offering several creative templates and options. While many different services exist online to creatively process your photos, most of them are just for short-term fun. Photovisi offers a wide range of several high quality collage designs and styles. By focusing on the quality…

Managing Graphics and Icons in your Designs

Projects can get overly confusing if we let them slip too far. This has become circumstance time and again, most commonly among the freelance designers of the world. Web projects are no different and require a strict level of discipline for project management. Graphics and icons are useful for spicing up the average website template design. However management of all…

Taking the Guitar Solo Philosophy to Your Designs

Ever have those moments where you want to really show off your design skills? To impress people with the cool effects you can pull off? Unfortunately, you usually can’t. Because that would make the design you’re working on self-indulgent. Your showoff-iness would come at the expense of your design’s usability and effectiveness. However, there is a way to let loose…

Creating User-Sensitive Website Layouts

Web designers are largely responsible for curating new trends in layouts and graphic design for the web. This part of the job description is often masked behind a thin veil of secret tasks, but requirements are always the same. When it comes to creating website layouts it’s important to keep true to certain design theories. User experience is a key…