With the popularity of blogging platforms like Medium.com it’s now easier than ever to share stories of a company’s rebranding procedure. Not every company takes the time to do so, but readers are often more than interested to learn about the process. A new website ReDsgn.co is a hand-curated list of redesign stories. The site […]Read more
The Creative Mints brand is well-known among designers who frequent Dribbble. This designer goes simply by Mike with no additional surname to be found anywhere in Google. Regardless of what you call him, Mike is good. He’s damn good. Every project in his Dribbble portfolio brims with an aura of creativity and ingenuity. Not to […]Read more
A new startup named Button is meant to connect the growing app economy. Users can study their next action and partnerships can be formed across all venues of commerce. As quoted directly from the Button website: “Button is connecting the growing app economy to help users discover their next action, and help mobile businesses grow. […]Read more
The common use of website hero images should come as no surprise. Faster Internet speeds and larger monitors allow for a pristine viewing experience. Hero images can be found in layouts as banners, slideshows, or even fullscreen backgrounds. But these background images don’t always need to be fixed designs. Going beyond just static hero images […]Read more
You ever hear the word haberdashery and just slip into a fit of laughter? Yes it may sound a little goofy, but it turns out those haberdashers are sewing up holes and mending fabric that all men need to survive in the real world. A more common phrase for this job is tailor which seems much more applicable in the modern world.
Bespoke tailors are hard-working artisans who create suits and suit accessories from scratch. Many of these tailors also build custom suits and sell them online. In order to attract a professional client base these tailors need a professional-looking website. So for all you designers and business owners I’ve put together this gallery of inspirational tailor websites. Inspiration comes in many forms and often times it is easiest to simply learn from the best.Read more
Designing for astute balance is never an easy task. Although it should be a primary objective in each designer’s mind, balance tends to appear once a composition has reached a state of equilibrium. This requires some idea generation because it’s silly to assume that balance can be achieved from a blank page.
In this post I’d like to cover a few guidelines and general tips for designing a clean color scheme. This stage may undoubtedly be one of the most complex yet significant parts of an entire website. Colors are used to convey a certain mood or attitude in the minds of visitors. Pairing the wrong colors together can be detrimental to the overall website. But with the help of color generators and some useful tips the color-picking process can become much smoother.Read more
Although many designers have written on this topic, I want to share my thoughts on the future of web design as we forge ahead into 2015. The new year is always an exciting time and I love to contemplate the potential for young new web designers just entering the field.
I do think these trends will resonate with most web designers who have kept their pulse on the changing tides of digital interface design. But although these trends are quite noticeably gaining momentum, it’s impossible to tell with absolute certainty what the future will hold. Looking onward into 2015 I expect to see lots of growth and ingenuity from older trends, along with some newer ideas finally coming into the spotlight.Read more