Web Design Tips, Tutorials & More!

Lomography and all photography using this style have been on the increase in these last years and is becoming a growing trend. This trend has been greatly influenced by Smartphone applications, which allow all users to imitate this style. The characteristic of Lomography is its particular use of light. Many lomographic photos have particular effects, such as ultra-saturated colors, blurred images or light flooding and exposing film. These are just a few of the peculiarities this effect causes, using imperfection to create an artistic image, as opposed to the perfection used in today’s traditional photography. Lomography also uses spontaneous techniques, which are those images that are taken at a whim, producing more natural images. These so called defects are what render lomography unique and trendy. …

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Most web developers seem to take design for something which is established and do not really grant design the importance it deserves. However, this should not be so and you do not need to be trained in art to really appreciate a good design and the importance it has for a website. Most web developers are focused on the development of knowledge they possess, which often does not really require an understanding about designing. Developers are more worried about keeping up to date with the evolving PHP and MYSQL world to worry about the importance of a design. However, this does not need to be a recurrent stereo type, as there are web developers that appreciate design and the importance it has in a website …

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Nowadays all we seem to be hearing about in web designing is CSS3 and HTML5. Now although it is an important part of the development of a website, it certainly is not the only element on which a website stands on. There is a lot of talk on the coding subject and less on other fundamental issues in web designing, which are systematically being neglected. Here are some elements that web designers certainly should be considering too. Customer service is probably the key element to a successful website, yet it is hardly ever talked about in web designer blogs or forums. Most web designers seem to focus on the fact that they create and therefore do not need to deal with humans. The opposite is …

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A website can be the most artistically and beautifully designed website on the Internet, but if no one can see it there really is not much point having wasted all the effort on the masterpiece of your career. For a website to be a success you have to create it with SEO in the fore plan. Which means that you will have to use proper keywords, which will allow search engines to find your web pages based on the key words you have chosen, using their natural algorithms. A SEO website will provide you with a higher ranking when users are looking for websites that offer the similar products or services as your own. The higher your ranking, the higher your chances are to receive …

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Although logos are probably the most important element a company has as a commercial strategy, most businesses forget about them. The truth is that most people do not really know what a logo is, or simply forget how important they really are. Logos are basically designs, which allow for immediate recognition. Logos are stylized symbols that represent a company and should inspire trust and admiration. A logo is a trade mark that should suggest the company’s superiority in a certain domain, a bit like the seal that was used once in royal families, a recognizable element that distinguishes a company from all the others. A logo must not be represented by a simple image or photograph, it really has to represent the unique character of …

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As a web designer you can really improve your skills and become competitive in industry, however, it does take a lot of hard work to do so. This will include quite a bit of research work on the Internet, endless discussions on various issues with clients and long nights spent having to finish projects that are overdue. You will also be confronted with days where inspiration is missing and when you realize that all the time invested does not really pay for what you are receiving as financial contributions. Although the disadvantages are many, web designers are still on the rise and are actively working to improve their skills, despite the hard working hours and stress related to web designing. Here, are a few tips …

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Although both web designers and print designers both work on two-dimensional projects, these differ considerably from one another. If you are a web designer who needs to create printed material, you may not find any really useful tips on the various blog posts or in articles that cover this subject on the Internet. This area is not really covered adequately, as in general designers are now being trained specifically for the web. However, you may, as a web designer be asked to work on a project that needs to be designed for print. So, here are a few tips that can help designers adapt their skills to print designing. Keep your audience in focus, as web users do not relate to a web page as …

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Color use on a website is fundamental and must really be carefully chosen in order to compliment and render your website exceptional. If you use the wrong colors in your web pages, you will surely lose a lot of readers and visitors will most likely go browsing elsewhere. Although the design is a very important aspect in the entire creation of a website, content is what users will need to find out what the website is all about. If the text within the web pages is illegible, because the font you have chosen is unclear or the background does not offer enough contrast, your audience simply will not read what you wish to convey. Imagine trying to read white text on a pale blue background, …

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Although web designers would like to affirm that the most important part of a website is the designing and graphics, it is not. However attractive and well-designed a website is, the key to a web page is the content. And with the content comes the use of font and the various sizes for these. The font size is essential for the way people react to the web pages and it is important to dedicate as much time studying the various possibilities in order to make the text of a web page stand out, making it easy and providing an enhanced reader experience for those browsing through a website. The first issue web designers should consider is the font size of the text within the pages. …

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It is incredible how fast the pace of web development and information access is moving rapidly nowadays that this may get us wondering where this fast-paced trend will lead. The new tools available now on the Internet with Wikipedia and Google offer an unlimited data bank of information. Even though we cannot predict where the future is leading us we can make some valued guesses. If web designers arrive at these conclusions and start following the path of the new age technology then they are more likely to be successful in their work. It is clear that social networks are gaining on websites and blogs and this issue cannot be ignored when looking into future development of web designing. The growing importance of the user …

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