CSS: Clearing Floats with Overflow

CSS: Clearing Floats with Overflow

One of the common problems we face when coding with float based layouts is that the wrapper container doesn’t expand to the height of the child floating elements. Read Article »

25 Video Tutorials for Getting Started in Web Design

25 Video Tutorials for Getting Started in Web Design

The best designers never stop learning. Only the mediocre ones think they know it all, that there’s nothing else to learn. But you don’t don’t want to be a mediocre designer, do you? Read Article »

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Web Designs

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Web Designs

At the end of the day, the quality of a web design can only really be measured quantitatively in the results it brings a site. As they say, results speak for themselves.

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3 Design Layouts: Gutenberg Diagram, Z-Pattern, And F-Pattern

3 Design Layouts: Gutenberg Diagram, Z-Pattern, And F-Pattern

Several layout patterns are often recommended to take advantage of how people scan or read through a design. 3 of the more common are the Gutenberg diagram, the z-pattern layout, and the f-pattern layout.

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The “Wow” Factor in Web Design

The "Wow" Factor in Web Design

Everyday, we go through hundreds of different websites. With Twitter and RSS feeds, we are able to see an excessive amount of sites in just a short time. Most of the websites that we visit are forgettable, they don’t leave a lasting impression Read Article »

The Gestalt Principle: Design Theory for Web Designers

The Gestalt Principle: Design Theory for Web Designers

The way that people see our designs strongly effects the meaning that they take away from them. The Gestalt Principle examines this phenomena Read Article »