“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
Tag Archive: web design
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for the fold has always been a focus for web designers, but as technology continues to grow and diversify, is it an outdated principle?
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.
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.
There are a ton of browser options out there, and for the amount of time we all spend on the Internet, you don’t want to waste any more time waiting for pages to load. To help shed a little light on the benefits and drawbacks of what’s available, I’ve created an infographic detailing the features of various browsers.
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+.
If you’re thinking about adding infinite scrolling to your site, there are a number of factors that you need to consider before making any decisions. Make sure you have a strong understanding of the kind of content you share and the people who are viewing it.
Increasingly over the past few years, we’ve seen a shift on the web from largely text-based layouts to a focus on imagery. While a desire for engaging visuals definitely plays a role in this shift in design style, another factor plays into this as well─ our decreasing attention spans.
Digital design is evolving, and static digital layouts just don’t make sense anymore. This means that digital designers need to evolve, too.
With some experience under our belts and some time to reflect on the technique, we’ve learned that responsive design isn’t without challenges, but it’s worth every hardship.