Everyone loves saving money, especially the US government. But could it really be as simple as switching fonts? Last week the media was awash with the story of 14-year-old student Suvir Mirchandani, who claimed that if the United States Government switched from using Times New Roman to Garamond on printed documents, it could save as much as $400 million.
We all want our websites to be easy to use and today’s guide will teach you how to achieve this, as we take a look at common IA mistakes that make your website less usable.
Logo Designs is very common and you can find it in every country, offices, residential places or even on the internet. Here is a huge collection of some cool looking logo designs on the internet which can inspire you. Below you can see about 60 Breathtaking Logos.
The April edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, Photoshop extensions, game frameworks, educational resources, mobile frameworks, jQuery plugins, and some really great new fonts.Many of the resources below are free or very low cost, and are sure to be useful to a lot of designers and developers out there.
“Less is more” is one of the most important minimalistic design principles every designer learns: you read about it a lot, you know it’s really important, but still you might get it all wrong. The important thing is to come around, learn from it, and evolve. And so we did.
It’s been a busy month for theme designers & developers as a large number of new themes were released, making this a great time to update your site if it is in need of a new look. Some of the overall trends in web design are showing through in theme design as well: flat design and big photos rule.Every month we’ll be bringing you our pick of the best free WordPress themes released in the previous four weeks. Here are our favorites for April:
Good design has strong ties to emotion: this is something designers do know and understand. Unfortunately, in a world driven by SEO and the never-ending evolution of web tech, it’s a very easy thing to forget.Our emotional response to design, from its visual aesthetics to the experience it creates, is part physiology, part math and part mystery. That’s also true for our approach to design, and again: it informs more than the aesthetic aspects. Emotion is also present in the best of its structure and strategy.
Packaging is important because it’s like the UX, or user experience, of a physical product. It determines how we interact with that product and allows us to make educated assessments of it. If a company doesn’t put time and and effort into their packaging, I may get something I feel is cheap and that may reflect poorly on the product. Thus, I have a poorer experience and I’m not thrilled with the product. It’s all related to the brand experience and our perceptions.
It’s time for this month’s round of WordPress plugin goodness.As usual, we’ve got quite a variety of plugins, with a variety of potential use cases. Take note, though: some of these plugins are very new, and some might need a few more iterations before they’re perfect; that said, they’re all pretty awesome right now, so let’s jump right in…
This guide to the 72 best free vector art sites was created to improve your chances of finding the best vector graphics for your design. Which are your favs?
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