Now that mobile browsing is ever increasing in popularity, it is in your best interest to start optimizing your websites to better fit the mobile platform and its limitations. There are many easy ways to enhance you website for mobile browsing without hindering much of your website; we discuss eight popular ones that can make a huge impact on usability. Continue Reading →
Today we have a nice round-up of hand-picked and fresh articles and resources for all of the Photoshop fans out… that will pretty much everyone then! There are is a huge selection (50!) of tutorials for the latest and greatest CS5, a selection of trending lighting tutorials, 100+ Photoshop actions and finally an impressive selection of web layout templates. Hope you find them useful.
There are many websites of the same genres, but we all choose one out of them all. Whether be it the design, the layout, or the service that hooked us onto it, we all know they all offer similar content. So if you are designing and developing a site in the same genre as many others, how should you design it and what key elements should you include? Continue Reading →
One of the great things about our Design Reviver Answers is that it gives the novice or amateur web designer the opportunity to ask a basic question and have it answered by one of the many seasoned pro users that we have. It truly is a great site for learning and understanding, for designers of every level.
This weeks highlighted question, from an amateur designer, is: “What is Inline Style?”
In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to design an old school microphone.
Let’s start out by creating a new file. I used a 500×500 pixels canvas set at 72dpi, and I filled my background with white. Now create a layer set and name it ‘Microphone’. In a new layer draw a dark gray rounded rectangle with #424645 color shade and 43 x 104 px dimensions.
Nothing gets a web designer more excited than a good high quality and (especially) FREE icon set. And that is exactly what we have for you in today’s design news round-up.
You will find five fresh sets that that are perfect for web and mobile app developers, and all are completely free.
When we have one few too many clients, we panic and begin to cut corners to squeeze in as many clients as we can into our schedule, and we end up working nights and weekends with buggy results. What if there is a way to save time and still manage the same amount of clients if not more?
Creating modular components is a step closer to reaching that goal, you can have 10, 20, 30, or even 40% if not more complete already with just several minutes of piece work. Continue Reading →
Today’s news focuses on only one single design resource… and what a FREE resource it is! It is The User Interface Design Framework from webalys.com, which is basically a huge design framework that consists of a complete GUI library, a set of of 260 minimal vector icons and a massive Illustrator style library. This is a must have resource for any professional designer.
Design and code theft is an ongoing dilemma that we face as designers and or developers; it is something that is expected to happen eventually, as the internet is a worldwide accessed medium by many different types of people.
In fact, the most used medium for theft and fraud is the internet itself as it is the easiest way for such unwanted activates to occur at such a massive level. With that all said, we dive right into six tips to help prevent design and code theft that may otherwise be easier to occur. Continue Reading →