Color is the integral element with design. It can bring a bland idea to life, it can revitalize a boring and dreary web site and can bring lifeless art to, well, life. Why is it so powerful? Because different colors can invoke different emotions with different people, thus altering our perception of how we see art.READ MORE
Wireframes are the blue prints that define and allocate a Web sites content and behavior. They are not bound by colors, fonts, and anything that may surface on the site as part of any content. Wireframing compliments good web development and offers a visual of where the content will be laid out within the sites design. READ MORE
A cool new feature-rich web based color app, called ColorSuckr, has recently launched, with impressive reviews. And the always critically acclaimed Noupe, has posted 40 high quality advanced Photoshop tutorials, for graphic designers.
Art and science often coincide. When we approach the former using the latter, this is especially true. And in science, we disassemble the object we are studying and analyze each element as close as we may. Part of the art of web design, is color. So if we approach this element with a view toward science, we may discover ways to enhance our art for better appreciation and achievement of intent.
Gone are the days of having to manually enter in hex codes to specify colors: with jQuery UI’s color picker, you can make your web application pick colors as smoothly as you would in desktop applications like Photoshop. When coupled with the visual appeal and functional benefit of color pickers, the ease of using jQuery UI’s gadget is something that’s hard to pass up.
Using gradients in visual design helps to add dimension to your work. The Web 2.0 movement made them popular again and used wisely they can have powerful results. Adding a touch of color gradients to your backgrounds, buttons, logos, and artwork is both simple and effective. Check out this collection of PS color gradient sets, we hope the 5000+ is all you will ever need! READ MORE
Color plays an important role in the way we communicate with each other. Color not only helps give a design visual beauty, but it can also make a person react or feel a certain way. This feeling may be on a subconscious level, but it could affect the way that person thinks about a product or service. That’s why it is so important to choose the right palette when creating a new design. Here are some resources and tools to help you choose that perfect color paletteREAD MORE