20 Feb 2013


A Showcase of Beautifully Crafted, Free UI Kits

When building a web app it’s important to keep in mind how much of it’s success is built on having a thoughtfully designed, well laid out and instantly usable user interface. A bad UI can ruin an otherwise fantastic app, and can cause more people to abandon it. Of course, the opposite is true too – great UIs can encourage use, and can mean more sales and more people talking about and sharing your app.

05 Dec 2012


10 Great Tools for Testing Your Website on Mobile Devices

Smartphones and other handheld devices contribute substantially to the overall viewership of any website. Latest estimates show that it is not long before the mobile Internet users are slated to have more stake in the website usage from their desktop and laptop counterparts.

16 Oct 2012


A Showcase of Beautifully Designed Coming Soon Pages

If you’re launching a new site, product or service, then there’s a huge benefit to building hype and buzz before you launch. It’s something that Apple does extremely well, but you don’t need to be a huge company to be able to pull it off.

Building a prelaunch page – a simple page that describes your soon-to-be-launching product, along with an email signup form – is one of the techniques that Eric Ries famously proposes in The Lean Startup and it’s a great way of building an email list of people who will be interested in your new product. All of this helps to give you a huge boost when you actually launch, as you get to email your prospective customers on the launch day itself, and in the run-up to launch day you can help to further build hype by keeping people who have signed up updated with news on how the development is going.

29 Aug 2012


Fractal Giveaway Winners Announced!

Today I’m glad to announce the 3 winners of the Fractal license giveaway we published last week.

22 Aug 2012


Fractal – Awesome Email Design Tool Giveaway

Fractal ( is a new and very interesting online tool that enables designers to easily and painlessly create beautiful email designs.

Today we’ll be offering three lucky readers the chance to try it out with a free 3-month subscription!

16 Aug 2012


10 Secrets That Can Make Your Next Email Design Better

Email remains important for marketers.

Consumers of all ages continue to use email. In fact, email is still required for most communication on the Internet. While social media messaging and broadcasting has become popular in recent years, email remains the biggest communication channel in the online world.

30 Aug 2010


40 Breathtaking Graphic Design Examples

40 Breathtaking Graphic Design Examples

Graphic design refers to various artistic, inventive and professional disciplines that focus on visual communication, production, and presentation for its audience.
There are many techniques graphic designers use to create and blend words, symbols, and images to form a visual representation that conveys a certain idea or message. Some of these techniques include typography, photo manipulation and icon design.

23 Aug 2010


Improve your Typography – 20 Exceptional Free Fonts

There is an old saying: “Give a dog an ill name and he’ll soon be hanged”. Transposing this wisdom to the field of website design, it is possible to say that the success/failure of a particular site is predefined by a number of factors, including a domain name, page layout, and even font, chosen for displaying the text on it. Use some dull font on your website, and it will successfully push your site into the myriad of faceless and monotonous sites in the web.

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