These days modern web design and development are borrowing more from a minimalist ideology of negative space, focused user interaction, and simplistic interfaces and user experience. Why? This article explores some of the reasons for this important shift. When it comes to minimalism, don’t think it’s easier just because it’s simpler. Because there are fewer …Read More –>
Let’s face it – Mobile has become a dominant force for information on the web. Apps, app stores, multi-touch OS, responsive design – these are new key metrics in the ever-morphing screen size landscape. But the question remains – is traditional web design (websites in a browser) dead? I would argue no. Although traditional notions …Read More –>
Since the rise of mobile OS platforms realistic user-interfaces (UI) has risen in popularity. Effectively defined as “skeuomorphism”, realistic elements such as faux leather, stitching, and glass has been a common design aesthetic employed by dominant brands such as Apple. But the question remains – are these skeuomorphic elements effective?, and do they promote effective …Read More –>
If you love the fundamental movies of science fiction, then it’s safe to assume you love [bra_button text=”2001: A Space Odyssey” url=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001:_A_Space_Odyssey_%28film%29″ target=”_blank” size=”medium” style=”rectangle” color=”blue”] A magnificent print featuring many behind the scenes photography an schematics that helped make this epic film beyond the norm. ” Previously available as part of the multi-volume …Read More –>
With many resources scattered all over the web relating to User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design and methodologies it quickly becomes overwhelming on where to start. If you’re new to the field of UX/UI an excellent starting point is not to far off. UXPin is a prototyping software service that has a little …Read More –>
Blogging still works. It is still one of the most effective ways to drive traffic to a site, but it can also be hard to manage. If you’re investing time in a business blog or if you’re thinking of launching one, here’s a 25-point checklist to help you get better results. Many of these tips …Read More –>
When I first started my journey down the web development road the tools of the day (circa. 2001) were simple and crude – a plain text editor, a browser, and some image editing software, and general knowledge of HTML is all one basically needed. Static, minimally dynamic sites were the order of the day. As …Read More –>
A short (app. 8 minutes) summary of the inception and development of what is arguably the greatest communications invention in human history.