Let’s face it. Everyone is sick of seeing websites built with the standard web fonts: Arial, Helvetica, Georgia, Times, etc. Don’t get me wrong, these fonts definitely have their place and serve an important purpose. But, if you are going for an updated, clean modern approach to your website design, custom fonts is the way […]
Tooltips are one of those essential tricks that every web designer should have in their bag. Essentially a tooltip is a small popup box that gives a quick tip or instructions of some sort. They are a must have tool for designing better layouts and more intuitive user-interfaces. But designing and coding from scratch, at […]
As a website designer, I am always looking for the latest and greatest ways to take my designs to the next level. I am always learning from others and over the years, I have learned some pretty neat ways to spice up a website. So I thought I would share 5 with you here. 1. […]
I ran across this interesting video about the usability of HTML 5 and CSS 3 in today’s market. Even though these technologies are getting some pretty big buzz around the net, they are still not ready for use on everyday websites. Check the video out, I found it pretty interesting from Killersites.com.
Wordmark.it is a great online tool that I ran across that lets you quickly preview how a wordmark looks with the fonts installed on your computer before setting out to find new ones. As a designer I am always looking to spice up my designs with a clever font. Since I have so many installed […]