“I’d say the greatest improvement I’ve made over the last year is becoming more comfortable designing for the web. I try to consider the user as much as possible throughout the design process.” - Hannah Volz, Designer
The concept of designing for the fold has always been a focus for web designers, but as technology continues to grow and diversify, is it an outdated principle?
Responsive design is essential to e-commerce platforms. Your CMO, not your CTO, should be leading the charge!
Can't we just be friends? Why do we have to argue the case between Responsive Website, and Native Mobile Application? Why not both?
It’s important to project the best image of your business, and your website is no exception to this rule. The web is likely the first place your customers and potential customers are going to look to learn about your business. Check out this list to see if it's time for a redesign.
Licensing Leverage, our responsive web developer framework and CMS, is tempting. We've considered it for over a year, and even planned pricing models and started writing full documentation. However, we decided that the product is more valuable to us and our clients if it stays in house. We built it for us, and it's staying that way for now.
A Guide to Leverage’s Top jQuery Plugins: Make Images Responsive, Hide Elements With Classes, and Animate Based on the ScrollTop Property
We’ve open-sourced several of Leverage’s top jQuery plugins that help us make our sites more responsive, interactive and easier to create.
Would you be worried if 30% of your customers walked in and then directly out of your store? 30% or so of all web traffic nowadays is mobile. Are you worried now? If your website isn’t optimized for mobile visitors, it might be time to re-evaluate.
Now that we are more than halfway through 2013, let's examine some of the popular web design trends that have emerged. In this article we will discuss some overarching concepts as well as some specific web design techniques.
Previously, I wrote about how modern web design has become much more visual, with large imagery becoming the central focus. The emphasis on visuals and grid layouts is especially prevalent on social networks, like Facebook and Pinterest. Now another social media platform is joining the ranks: Google+.