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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CMS / CSS & HTML / Drupal / Fireworks / Flash / JavaScript / jQuery / Joomla / Templates / Web Frameworks / Web Apps / Web Inspiration / Wireframe Resources / Wordpress / Wordpress Plugins

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Freebie: Modern Touch UI Kit

Designed by our friends over at PixelKit, the free UI kit we have for you today, called Modern Touch, will give your designs an easygoing, aesthetically appealing, flat and modern look that will fit in with just about any site type, especially ones seeking a laid back feel to them. You are also free to use this template on both…

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Why Clients Don’t Care About Responsive Web Design

There isn’t a web design blog, tutorial, or template site on the market right now that isn’t touting “responsive web design” as an absolute must. Simultaneously, web designers are getting continued downward price pressure for their services. The #1 pain I hear from web pros is that they can’t charge enough for their work. So what gives? Common sense would…

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Designing a Website Around Your Products

Branded website design is ultimately centered around two things: product and audience. Meaning, the site’s design needs to effectively showcase products in a way that will resonate with the target audience. Once a designer identifies where a brand’s product and audience meet, the visual problem-solving process becomes streamlined and simplified, and the site’s design becomes clear, focused, and targeted. Below…

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Designing for Readability

Due to the rise of web fonts and the big improvements in display technology we should all take a short break. Yes, it’s you I am talking to. Designers, developers, actually anybody building stuff for screens. Mobile as well as desktop. We nearly missed the moment that it happened. We now (yes, now!) have the control and quality at our…

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Bootstrap version 3 (rc1) is out!

Twitter Bootstrap, the powerful framework that is loved by developers all around the world, has just a couple of days ago taken the first step towards a major upgrade. The first release candidate for version 3 is out! Bootstrap Version 3 While you still have access to the previous version, the new version 3 will soon be replacing its predecessor….

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Fantastic Google Web Fonts for Headings and Body Text

The online Google Web Fonts service provides an enormous benefit to designers around the world. Instead of paying for a subscription or hosting your own fonts locally, this allows you to include a bit of CSS and utilize custom fonts hosted in Google’s servers. Cloud access provides unique URLs where you are not responsible for managing the font files themselves….

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Real Life Living Representations of Web Design Styles

Being a web designer means you have a tough job. Only the really determined ones make it big in this industry. Between coming up with a design idea, actually doing the work and interacting with those precious clients, designing sites is a real challenge. And besides those 3 steps, there is another less known reason why wannabes fail. One crucial…

50 Clean and Modern Ecommerce Sites

Smaller ecommerce sites have the luxury of not having to follow the pre-defined design styles that many larger corporate stores need to use. They really don’t need to have a content-heavy landing page, a mega-menu with hundreds of categories, or even a section for suggested or alternative products. All smaller stores need for their prized products is a great designer…