Web Typography: Educational Resources, Tools and Techniques

Web Typography: Educational Resources, Tools and Techniques

Web typography has evolved a lot over the last years. Today we see rich, accessible typography, a plethora of type design choices for the web and a number of remarkable, type-based web designs. Read Article »

The Web is Changing:HTML5 and Native Media Support

The Web is Changing:HTML5 and Native Media Support

If you’re a web designer, you’ve almost certainly heard of HTML5 by now. The next big step in the HTML standard, HTML5 has been in the works since 2004, and brings a lot of changes to the web. Read Article »

25 Tools to Improve Your Website’s Usability

Usability testing is test conducted to collect feedback and information from your website’s visitors or regular readers that can be very useful for future website revamp, enhancement or other adjustments. Read Article »

Five Things That Will Keep Shaping The Web in 2011

Five Things That Will Keep Shaping The Web in 2011

Last time, I discussed the things that shaped the web design industry in 2010. Now, let’s look forward to what’s ahead this year. Read Article »

Design Meets Psychology: Putting Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to Work

Design Meets Psychology: Putting Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to Work

In the past, we discussed at length Why Designers Can’t Ignore Marketing. For the most part, commenters agreed with idea that designers should familiarize themselves with basic marketing principles.

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Building Your Portfolio With Zero Clients & No Spec Work

Building Your Portfolio With Zero Clients & No Spec Work

We’ve all been there before — no clients, no work for our portfolio and nobody giving us the proper direction to move forward. Potential full-time freelancers are often scared because of this instability and not knowing where they’ll find those first portfolio-building jobs (if they aren’t allowed to pull their work from their previous employers website). Read Article »