Category: Tips for the Designer

Design tips for fellow designers.

Animation in Web Design: The Design Trend

Animation in Web Design: The Design Trend

Animation in web design has played a huge role from early internet to present. Animation has given the internet robust interactivity and unique personalities as the art of animation in web design has evolved throughout the years and have served many purposes. After witnessing the breakthroughs of web animation, it has become clear that animation…

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Web Design Case Study: Etsy

Web Design Case Study: Etsy

Etsy has been considered to have one of the most successful web designs on the internet in terms of user experience. They have quite an interesting story and have found a unique way to connect to customers. Whether users are looking for gifts, house decor, or ideas for their next creative project, Etsy has found interesting…

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How to be Function Focused in Design

How to be Function Focused in Design

It is easy to get wrapped up in figuring out how a website should look. It may be important to put in all your efforts into making things pretty. After all, the people who are using your site wants to use something that is visually appealing. However, when it comes to designing a website, there…

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Parallax Scrolling: Is it Good or Bad?

Parallax Scrolling: Is it Good or Bad?

Have you ever visited a website and admired how crisp the header graphic is? You start to scroll and you notice that as you scroll, a handful of elements begin to scroll with you. Colors begin to fold inward and and random elements begin to move.   The term “Parallax” comes from a method that has…

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Why Web Design for Desktop Will Never Go Away

Why Web Design for Desktop Will Never Go Away

The internet has become a mobile first zone. With smartphone and tablet devices living well among us, the need for desktop web design appears to have gone down. Many have speculated that it is very possible that desktop machines will slowly die out. Desktop computers are not seen as convenient as mobile devices.  People are…

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Social Media’s Influence in Design

Social Media’s Influence in Design

Web design is always changing. It has evolved significantly as social media rose over the years. Social media has become such an addicting way to interact with one another and has totally changed the way UX designers approach design projects. Here are some of social media’s influence on design: Social media sites such as Facebook…

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Disadvantages of Artificial intelligence in Design

Disadvantages of Artificial intelligence in Design

Artificial intelligence has started making a difference in the world of design. Site builders such as Wix and GoDaddy have started exploring the possibilities with artificial intelligence to upgrade their platform. With the use of A.I., designers are beginning to accomplish more with less labor by using tools created with A.I. to help streamline the workload.…

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The Power of White Space in Design

The Power of White Space in Design

There are many elements that tend to either be overlooked or underestimated when it comes to design. It is often the case because mastering the use of such elements requires a bit of skill. One of these “complicated-to-use-but-easy-to-look-at” tools is what we call white space.  What exactly is white space? In order to thoroughly explain what…

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