If you’re reading this from an RSS reader, come check out the new design live on the site! I’ve spent the past two days working on ways to improve the overall usability of the blog and bring back focus to where it belongs: the content. You’ll find bigger text, a wider reading area and much less clutter. Stay tuned for a more in-depth blog post on the design changes but for now, check out the new poll for December.
Getting and implementing user feedback is critical to building a great business. Fortunately for us, there are many great options to perform quick and easy usability tests using a variety of online tools.
As a web designer I’m always on the lookout for great-looking free fonts to use in my projects. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite fonts from 3 great sites: DaFont, 1001 Fonts and FontSpace. Check them out and leave a comment if you use them:
I’m always looking for ways to create neat looking effects with minimal code, so today we’ll take a look at a couple of slick animated menus made with CSS3 goodness.
There’s a new trend in web design that I’m already getting sick of. Designers, listen up! I know you love your Apple products and it’s great that you’ve found so much inspiration from their designs but please, for the sake of people who aren’t using OS X or Safari, make sure your web designs look good on other operating systems too.
If web design is art and art is interpretive, can there be such a thing as design etiquette? While it’s true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, there are certain standards and conventions to follow when dealing with design, otherwise you may face a lot of difficulty with people accepting or understanding your work.