The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, resources and other goodies. This week we look at great business cards, bootstrap, grunge photoshop tutorials as well as creative packaging designs and much more.
Over the past few years white space has become immensely popular. Many people use white space whether it is in their headers, footers or simply to create space between elements, as a way to give their website a more simplistic and cleaner look. We have compiled a list of 20 great examples of white space in web design.
The guys at WebHostingBuzz have just released their latest infographic and it focuses on the state of social sharing in 2013. For web designers it is always important to know what social platforms are available as well as their popularity. The infographic states that 90% of companies with 100 or more employees use social media in their marketing mix.
Google is the world’s largest business directory – any search brings up a huge number of competing organisations trying to get noticed. As more traffic is driven by Google each day, it is becoming a necessity to stand out in search listings.
Last month Google, finally, opened up there extension directory for Google Chrome. The bog-standard browser is pretty good as it is – its very fast (beating Firefox with ease) and seems to render most web pages properly (I know, it wouldn't be hard to beat IE). So, thumbs up so far. READ MORE
In the past week Google debuted its new operating system called Chrome. Have you tried it yet?
In todays news we have some resources to show you were to download and how install Chrome. And then decide for yourselves how good… or bad… it actually is.
By reviewing what’s changed and what’s stood the test of time, we can make general assumptions of web design principles that will work going forward. Things have moved on in terms of interface design and graphics, some websites more than others. Looking at the examples below sites such as Amazon, eBay and Craigslist have changed comparatively little (Craigslist has hardly changed at all), a testimony to their forward thinking at the time, whilst others such as the Whitehouse have come a long way.