posts tagged design

typography for the web

Oct 18th 2017

illustrated word

Oliver Reichenstein famously wrote: Web Design is 95% Typography.  (read original article) Though this is a bold statement which you might, or might not, agree with – there is no doubt that carefully crafted typography will not only ensure good legibility of text and therefore accessibility but also greatly enhance the design and impact of➢ continue reading

Principles of graphic design

Oct 11th 2017

Design is a fluid process, something that will change with each project, each challenge. Intuition is often a good starting point. Following the well-trodden paths which are influenced by long standing principles is another. Let’s take a look at some established as well as popular graphic design principles and their possible inspiration for design for➢ continue reading

interface design

Feb 15th 2017

'how keys work' via tweet from @Cennydd

How do you design an interface which is not only easy to use, works well across all screens and is aesthetically appealing as well? Like a key to open a lock, your UI needs to give access to the content without bothering the user with the complexities which might lie beneath :) case studies mentioned:➢ continue reading

design for UX & accessibility

Feb 15th 2017

design for ux

As web workers, be that designers or developers, it is our job to create not only engaging user experiences but also to ensure an all inclusive design and setup. Making sure our content is presented in the most accessible and easy way will liberate our user to use the web freely and without hinderance, a➢ continue reading

adaptive design planning

Nov 16th 2016

loop by Cento Lodigiani ©

Today, we can no longer design any site without considering carefully the many different devices and screensizes affecting layout and presentation. A good responsive design will allow the content to adapt to the viewport, be that a computer or TV, and mobile. Ethan Marcotte It is now over six years ago that the wonderful Ethan Marcotte➢ continue reading

colour

Oct 26th 2016

colour illustration

Colour is a topic which never ceases to inspire great discussion about interpretation, meaning and effect within design. As subjective as colour can be – it is our job as designers to be mindful of implications as well as considerate in our selection for use in interface and web design. Don Norman discusses design psychology.➢ continue reading

Principles of graphic design

Oct 19th 2016

heather hansen, emptied gestures

Design is a fluid process, something that will change with each project, each challenge. Intuition if often a good starting point. Following the well-trodden paths which are influenced by long standing principles is another. Let’s take a look at some established as well as popular graphic design principles and their possible inspiration for design for➢ continue reading

WordPress • theme design

Mar 3rd 2016

WordPress… how I love you x

I’m really looking forward to taking you all through the theme design today ~ let’s see how beautiful your blogs will become once you start creating your own themes :) With so much material out there to support you on your journey into designing your own custom themes for WordPress, we’re going to focus on➢ continue reading

Icon design

Feb 11th 2016

ISOTYPE and beyond

Icons are the small little details with such high importance that they deserve as much TLC as the rest of your design. If you search for icon sets online, you will find an ever growing number of beautiful sets to choose from. However, it will be worth your while to at least explore icon design,➢ continue reading

design for UX & accessibility

Jan 21st 2016

design for ux
designing with people - for people

As web workers, be that designers or developers, it is our job to create not only engaging user experiences but also to ensure an all inclusive design and setup. Making sure our content is presented in the most accessible and easy way will liberate our user to use the web freely and without hinderance, a➢ continue reading