How to Design Functional Sub-Navigation Menus

JavaScript libraries such as jQuery have fundamentally shifted the course of web development. It is now easier than ever to prototype UI functionality, animations, slideshows, and of course dynamic navigation. I feel this tremendous growth is allowing for developers to build page elements with less time and more overall browser support. In this guide I’d like to spend some time…

[Expired] Competition: We have Three 2nd Annual MOJO Themes Cyber Bundles (valued at $515 each) to giveaway

Please Note that this competition has now ended. Its getting closer and closer to the Christmas season, and if you are a designer or a developer you will know exactly what that means – IT’S BUNDLE SEASON! The best time of year to buy anything premium at a fraction of the normal price. And to kick things off we have…

Creating Pixel-Perfect UI for iPhone Applications

Developing apps for the iPhone or iPad can be a tricky process. You need to understand not just the programming libraries, but also design standards and common themes in user interfaces. This entire skillset would require months of study just to build your first live app. I realize this may seem intimidating, but we all have to start somewhere! And…

Should Designers know how to code? What do you think?

Designers who know how to code well (or conversely, code poets who know what the hell Gaussian blur even is) are sometimes referred to as “unicorns” due to their rarity – and rightly so, given the complexity of the types of tasks they can accomplish, and the skillset required by both. Unicorns typically command higher hourly rates than straight designers…

20 Visually Stunning Music Videos from Japan

Obvious but true: inspiration is crucial for visual designers. You get new ideas, you positively influence your style, and your imagination feels energized and revitalized. Not often explored, but music videos are a great source of inspiration: The moving imagery and graphics can give fresh design inspiration in ways that still-image can’t do. It’s like getting inspired by nature, watching…

[Expired] Competition: Win an 8gb iPod Touch Courtesy of MightyDeals.com

Please note that this competition has now ended. Congratulations to Peter G from Fifteen Media Design, hope you enjoy your iPod! Today we have the most amazing giveaway for you, courtesy of our friends MightyDeals.com. As you probably already know, Mighty Deals is a platform to get the best deals on products and services for web professionals. The deals are…