Inspiration

Heading south: a designer’s (sunny) kit

June 25, 2014 • By

I have a friend who’s seriously thinking about moving. Nothing unusual so far, it’s just that he wants to move to the other side of the world. Literally. He wants to relocate from Dundee, Scotland, to “anywhere” (at the moment) Australia. Or New Zealand. He’s very serious about this. Initially, “more sun” was the main incentive. However, as reality crept in, the list of pros and cons got longer. But I’m not going into the usual ‘taxes-jobs-insurances-family -friends-melancholia-euphoria-etc’ list, because what caught my eye are four special reasons to move there:

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Articles

Beautiful doesn't have to mean slow – a few things about website optimisation

June 11, 2014 • By

I came across a useful post the other day (you can read here), which was informative and eye opening about something we designers don’t often consider when creating a new site – and that is the speed the site loads. It’s an easy assumption to make that because broadband and crazy fast fibre is everywhere these days is that all sites will load quickly regardless. However this post points out that is in fact not the case and that the overall speed of your visitor’s internet connection doesn’t actually help too much.

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Articles

10 extremely creative bathroom design ideas

June 10, 2014 • By

After waking in the morning most of us head straight to the bathroom. When we come home from work we often like to relax with a shower. The bathroom is one of the most commonly used rooms in the house, and its design should reflect this with a calm and relaxing décor. Having a beautiful bathroom design can also make your guests feel welcome, and should portray strong interior decoration features to reflect who you are as a person.

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News

Get certified training in all of Adobe's software

June 9, 2014 • By

Adobe puts out some of the most popular Web Design and Development tools around. Incredibly robust, it can take some serious practice and help to fully master some of them. So why not let some of the top Adobe Instructor’s around teach you the ropes? With this deal from Train Simple, you can get unlimited access to over 5,000 professional video tutorials covering Adobe’s popular software from Photoshop to Illustrator to InDesign and everything in between!

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Freebies

Comment to win 3 developer accounts from Elegant Themes

May 21, 2014 • By

Definitely one of the most popular WordPress theme providers out there, Elegant Themes have reinvented themselves many times. Their latest theme Divi took the WP market by storm in 2013 and today they’re releasing Divi 2.0. With this occasion they’ve teamed up with us to give away developer accounts to 3 lucky Design Reviver users. Btw, a developer account means that you can download any of their themes (including Divi 2.0), plugins and Photoshop files for a whole year!

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Top List

Comparing two great WordPress themes: Divi 2.0 and Salient

May 21, 2014 • By

Lately I’ve been looking into the web design area and at what the market had to offer in order to meet demands. Since the interest in site-making is growing, more and more developers are striving to make it available for everyone. We have many options to choose from today, a lot of which require no coding skills, but I cut my choices to the best two.

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