What Can Photography Teach Us About Web Design? 

Photographers and web designers might seem like their jobs are 100% different. One is focused on traveling to locations, capturing moments, and working with humans and cameras while the other is focused on developing an online location, manipulating code and handling client demands. However, photographers and web designers aren’t that different. Both work creatively and technically to create something special and new, something that will tell a story for a business or a personal client. Both must be highly professional,…...

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6 Design Rules You Should Break This Year

Although graphic design has many principles and guidelines, some designers stick too closely to the rules. By limiting yourself to hard and fast rules of design, you could be limiting the expression of your work.  Outdated design rules have no place in a graphic designer's toolbox and today’s clients are looking for savvy and a chance to be bold. The ability to push boundaries is a respected quality. These are a few of the design rules you should break this…...

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5 Popular Brands With Arguably Bad Fonts/Typography

Graphic designers understand that typography is more than just simple text. In a digital age, the way you convey your messages needs to account for what you say in addition to how you say it. In order to stand out or stay consistent, you can’t overlook the significance of choosing a font that truly represents your brand and connects with your consumers. It can be easy to overthink as a graphic designer. As you’re looking to be creative, inventive and…...

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7 Reasons Why File Backups are a Web Designer’s Best Friend

If you are a web designer, then you can understand the frustration of not having enough space to back up your files. With a microcosm of different digital and external file storage options, which is the right one for you? The most notorious of all file backups is probably an external hard drive, but with all the bulk, is there a better option? Many web designers may think so, with access to unlimited storage on cloud backups such as Dropbox.…...

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DIY Website Design: Expectations vs. Reality

If you are considering creating your own website to save money, you’ll want to consider the various factors that can delay the launch of a new website and generate extra expenses. You’re time as a business owner is invaluable. Don’t take it for granted. Consider the truths behind DIY web design as you make your decision. Expectation: It’s not going to take that much time. You’ve seen the ads where people boast that they can create a website in under…...

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What We Can Learn About Website Design From Video Games

While websites and video games rarely have the same goal, there is a lot of takeaways that web designers, graphic designers, UX experts and digital agency managers can glean from the video game industry. From the introduction of Pong in 1972, video games have been captivating users for hours upon hours of engaging entertainment. From the way that video game players interact with games to how they feel while playing, video game designers and creators have a great grasp of…...

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ReactJS – All You Need to Know About It

React is basically a JavaScript Library used by developers to build a user interface. It’s is painless to work with React resources that are available in tools, IDE’s, libraries etc. React is among the widely used framework in the sector. The report by the HackerRank 2018 Developer Skills showed that React created a big gap between the percentage of developers who are aware of the framework and the size of the current employer. This shows that it is now the…...

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12 Monochromatic Web Designs That Inspire

Monochromatic colors and designs are extremely appealing to the eye. This is because of the several different shades, tones, and tints of a single hue of color. Monochromatic designs are both interesting, appealing, and successful in terms of a cohesive idea and design that will represent a brand in a positive light. Today, we will discover a list of monochromatic web designs found all over the internet today, for inspiration, and to prove that you don't need every color under…...

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Web Design: Is it Necessary to Know How to Create Traditional Art First?

The amount of talented and well-rounded web designers and developers is astounding, but do all of them have a background in traditional art, art history, or the like? Today, after some research, we will discuss whether it is necessary to know how to create traditional art first. A Skill or Just Talent? Many people's interpretation of what a designer and an artist really does are wrong. Perhaps artists are born with their love and talent for the arts, and designers…...

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Tips For Creating Successful Web Designs

As graphic designers, web designers, and artists in general, we all want to know what will be the most compelling design that will get the attention of readers and potential clients and customers in terms of web design. We all know that along with hard work, a good set of tools, and skill all are important factors when considering the best options for creating a successful web design, but do we know the proper steps in order to achieve that…...

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