The Future of the Web: Firefox Quantum

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 16, 2017
The Future of the Web: Firefox Quantum

After teasing us with months of nightly builds, Mozilla, the foundation behind Firefox, the first successful open source-browser, launches Firefox Quantum. With more than seventy-five percent of the code refactored (more than 5 000 000 lines of code), Firefox is, technically, worthy of the “new” tag. The new Firefox browser is the best we’ve put in the market since...

WordPress Themes, Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2017

Andrian  •  Resources  •  November 16, 2017
WordPress Themes, Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2017

November 2017 is here and it’s time for great deals and discounts in WordPress industry. This Black Friday 2017 WordPress theme and plugin offer presents a great opportunity to get the tools you need to build a new website and move forward your business. We have selected some well-designed WordPress themes and plugins which you can use right now or later for personal...

4 Tiny Trends in Applying Animations

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  November 15, 2017
4 Tiny Trends in Applying Animations

With interaction design showing up pretty much everywhere, animation is finally being perceived not only as a tool for entertaining visitors but as an instrument for improving the user experience. From tiny dynamic effects that enliven parts of the UI to huge animations that are used as means of communication, the internet is jam-packed with various solutions. Although we are...

Figma Updated with Support for Pages

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 10, 2017
Figma Updated with Support for Pages

The UI design tool ecosystem is quite agglomerated. The heavyweights, Sketch and Affinity Designer, are facing some stiff competition from challengers such as Adobe XD and Figma. The latter appeared on my radar when I was surfing Quora. In case if you didn’t get your hands on Figma yet, then you should know that it’s a platform agnostic UI tool designed with real-time...

Peristyle, a New Typeface from Hoefler & Co

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 8, 2017
Peristyle, a New Typeface from Hoefler & Co

Peristyle (perystilylum) in Hellenistic Greek and also in Roman architecture, is a row of columns surrounding the perimeter of a courtyard or of a building. Essential elements of the times, the peristyle was a defining element of ancient Roman society. The architectural value of the peristyle resides in the contrast that the element added to roman domus (houses) and villas of...

How to Improve the UX of Your e-Commerce Website Visitors

Bogdan Sandu  •  UX Design  •  November 6, 2017
How to Improve the UX of Your e-Commerce Website Visitors

One of the main parts of a high-level website is undoubtedly a great user experience. This will, ultimately, tell if you have an increase in your exit rate or an increase in your conversion rate. You will find that a lot of companies nowadays invest in the user experience of their website, in order to stay competitive. You must guide and help users navigate when they’re...

Best Websites to Find Design Freebies: The Ultimate Collection

Jake Rocheleau  •  Resources  •  November 2, 2017
Best Websites to Find Design Freebies: The Ultimate Collection

Design freebies can save you time recreating assets from scratch. If you search hard enough you can find everything from icon sets to UI kits and free stock photos too. Over the years freebie sites have come & gone. The best have risen to the top and that’s what I’m covering in this post. I’ve organized the best design freebie sites on the web for every design...

Designmodo Halloween Discount 30% Off!

Andrian  •  Resources  •  October 30, 2017
Designmodo Halloween Discount 30% Off!

BOO!!! The Halloween Sale is Here! Website builders, UI Kits, icons, mockups, fonts and more products are discounted for 5 days only! No tricks, just treats this Halloween with a 30% discount on all Designmodo products! Add products to your cart and use coupon code HALLOWEEN during checkout to save 30%! The coupon code is available for Designmodo Shop and Designmodo...

15 Best Free Icon Design Video Tutorials on YouTube

Jake Rocheleau  •  Icons  •  October 30, 2017
15 Best Free Icon Design Video Tutorials on YouTube

The best design software can be used for creating both websites and icons. If you search around you’ll find plenty of icon tuts for Illustrator, Photoshop and for Sketch too. But written guides aren’t always enough when it comes to visual design. I often prefer video tutorials because they’re more straightforward offering a step-by-step approach. And in this post...

SaaS Interface Design: Trends, & Best Practices for Designing a SaaS UI

Jake Rocheleau  •  Website Design  •  October 23, 2017
SaaS Interface Design: Trends, & Best Practices for Designing a SaaS UI

Designing a SaaS product for the web is no easy task. It requires not just an idea, but a clear plan of how it’ll work and which features you’ll support. This also means a lot of UX planning from the early wireframing to detailed mockups. I’ve put together some common trends I see in SaaS websites and have compiled them all here with examples. I’m hoping these can...