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UX design

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How can we create a good user experience for our users which makes them not only easily access our content but also enjoy doing so?
If you think of printed media and its beautiful tactile aspect - consider this experience where the material itself adds to the feeling of reading. What can we do in our purely digital media to enhance the UX of our sites or apps?


principles of graphic design I

image by Nicolas Lalli image by Nicolas Lalli ©2012

Let's take a look at some popular graphic design principles and their possible inspiration for design for the web. For your next project, pause your initial design process and consider how some of these established concepts might add to your approach.


icon design

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, if not learn the craft in depth.

Icon design is challenging but fun ~ so take some time to dive into it and you'll soon have beautiful icons making your site designs shine ;)


grids on the web

image: Billon © Vincent Kohler 2007

A lot has been written and discussed about grids in design, from historic examples, architecture, graphic and web design. As an approach to design, this is a technique which is loved by many, loathed by some and under constant debate. There is no doubt that grids can be a fantastic tool which can assist you in the layout and design of any given page.