Category: Tips

Five Web Design Trends That Will Continue in 2014

Web design isn’t a linear growing domain, various influences come and go. Somehow it’s logical, and the main reason of these permanent changes is the user. He is the one that decides the faith of web design movements. Some years ago, skeuomorphism was the main approach when designing websites- everything should look glossy and shiny and to perfectly imitate the…

Case Study: How To Create a Portfolio for A Photographer

Even if a web designer spends the most part of his working time in an office, it doesn’t mean that his job is boring and lacks any extreme situations. It’s true that the adrenaline level isn’t the same as the one of a hitman, but undoubtedly there are tons of difficult moments and a huge pressure when a new product…

Designing a Website: Responsive Websites – Necessity and Not a Fade

We received multiple signals from our loyal readers that the serial about how to become a web designer is extremely useful for them. We are glad that our work is appreciated, but once again we must clearly state that without practicing any best practices learn by heart is useless. So, keep practicing daily and merely try to give your best…

10 Other Valuable Advice for Newbie Designers

This post is a continuation of our previous article: 10 Great Advice from Designer to Designer. I think by learning the designer experience and follow their advice like – “Be careful, Trends come and go”; “never stop practicing, learning, evolving and experiencing new things”; “Avoid the vacuum, be humble, laugh and more advice” – you’ll avoid and learn from their…

Designing a Website: The Effective Work on The Layout

A common misjudging is to cut across the endeavours of the web design community comparing to the infinite number of online websites. The idea is simple: having so many websites, it can’t take that much time for someone to launch one. The true is that a poor website or an extremely simplistic blog can be launched in no time, but…

Designing a Website: The Steps Before Effectively Create The Layout

Many people consider that building a website is a very demanding task and only the most talented designers can create one. It’s partially true because nowadays almost everyone may launch a website! Much more, a nice website may be created and added online in just a half an hour! WordPress and Blogger are two amazing platforms for launching websites and…

How To Get More Clients as a Web Design Freelancer

A freelance web designer with no clients is not a web designer! Crafting websites is an awesome activity and any endeavours or sleepless nights of a designer are forgotten when the users are delighted with the final product. The designers like pro bono works or personal projects, but the income is determined by works made for clients, therefore any customer…

10 Great Advice from Designer to Designer

As a designer beside you need practice to sharpening your skill, you also need a great advice from a good designer from their experience. So you can learn which are the best way to follow and avoid their mistakes in your design career. Here are 10 great designers will give their valuable advice for you to become a good and…

Starting the Web Designer Career – How to Stay Merely Updated

Nowadays, everyone is talking about applications and websites and it seems that this situation won’t change in the near future. And this is normal since the technology evolved and the online environment is part of our life. In this context, the web design is starting to gain a pivotal role in the society and as a result many people are…

The Must Have Qualities of A Web Designer

I bet that a significant part of our readers enjoys the posts using a smartphone or a tablet. In the last two-three years, technology evolved amazingly fast but we instantly adapted to this situation and everything seems normal. Fortunately, the revolution of handheld devices influenced a profound shift regarding the mentality of Internet users about web design and web designers….

Seven Basic Principles of Beautiful Web Design

The specialists didn’t reach a consensus about the Internet birth date, but anyway, 30 years ago, Internet was just a term used by a very limited number of people. It developed so fast and in such a manner that I hardly believe that someone really believed in its exponential success. Ten years ago, making websites was still in its infancy…

A Complete Guide in Working with Layer Styles

Adobe Photoshop, but also any Adobe products are on trend today and the recent market company movements seem to bring it closer to any web designer. The Creative Cloud is a more accessible solution for any designer and it is a strong reason to state that in the near future we will admire more and more beautiful Photoshop works. It’s…

What Should You Know About Flat Design

Undoubtedly, 2012 was the year of responsiveness in web design; each designer, more or less, was involved in this issue and the result is obvious: nowadays we have websites that are perfectly rendered no matter the device or its operating system. Well, 2013 seems to be year of flat design…it’s true, we are in the middle of the year, but…

Case Study: Retouching Photos, Art or Science?

Retouching photos wasn’t always a hot trend amongst designers but in the same time, this activity wasn’t ignored, lots of designers and photographers being very passionate about it. There is no mistake saying that retouching photos is at the crossroad of design and photography, as web design is at the crossroad of design and programming. Of course, logo design is…

Six Amazing Tips to Retouch Your Photos

Off-topic: I think that it is somehow unfair to promote so actively Adobe products in the web design blogosphere, but the “cruel reality” is that, in the most cases, Adobe created some software that simply don’t have rivals. In conclusion, you may use other software to enhance your pictures but definitely, Adobe Photoshop is the best tool. At least, in…