Although the “flat design” concept is not new, being successfully used many years ago within design projects, it looks like this year it made a comeback. And what a comeback! Facebook and Google already followed the trend and improved their product designs with flat elements. Microsoft increased the trend popularity by its Windows 8 releases and many other websites are successfully implementing elements which define a flat design.
The competition over the web has grown quite rapidly in the last few years and webmasters are striving to get as more traffic as they can for their websites. It`s obvious that most of the people use search engines to look for the content they need, that’s why the race of getting on top of search results is tougher than ever. For this reason, “search engine optimization” became more than a phrase, it is a strategy for some and a business for others.
Google is without a doubt the most important search engine, defining new rules and setting searching criteria with every algorithm update they made, for a better user experience and a more safely web surfing.
Building a brand is always the toughest thing to do and it requires a lot of research, work and time. The most common element which defines a brand is the logo, which usually contains a symbol and text. Therefore, the process of designing a proper logo to fit the business principles and vision is mandatory.
Next, I`m presenting you a series of typefaces used by brands which made history. Among all, they`re free fonts to download and many of them free for non-commercial use, taking into account that these brands are globally recognized. In any case, make sure you add them to your desig toolkit. You never know when they`ll come in handy!
Premium WordPress themes are powerful. They are designed following the hottest trends and packed with all the features you need to present yourself with style and professionalism. Today you can find a WordPress theme for any niche or business. Whether you just want to showcase your work, present an online application or begin an online crowd funding startup(yep, that`s right!), there are viable solutions for all these things. You just have to know where to look!
An image gets blurred when the subject of the photograph moves faster in comparison to the background or vice versa. Photographers use this weakness, to their advantage. A blurred motion picture often bestows a sense of movement and action to the photograph by freezing a span of time through the lens.
This unique photography technique can be used for giving a dramatic effect to commonplace as well as special scenes like speeding tiger in its natural habitat, flights taking off on the run away and many more.
Photoshop is still the most used tool for photo editing and it looks like it will be like so forever. The main reason why it became such a popular tool is because of its amazing editing features. Things like custom brushes, gradients or patterns made Photoshop the perfect tool for drawing and painting and even for creating new techniques like digital photo manipulation. The community behind Photoshop is very active and resources can be found at every step.
If you`re looking for something related to Photoshop, like a custom filter, an action or a new gradient, it`s enough to search on Google to find plenty of fresh elements, ready to be added to your design toolkit.
Trusting an online application to be able to run the tasks of managing estimates/ invoices and working along the same lines could be a daunting task. Of course, the system has to be extremely reliable and trust worthy, else there is no way to even consider the same, besides the system has to be laced with various other features and functionalities to help the business to gain from and prosper.
Translated word for word, booklet means “little book”. But the booklet concept is more than just a tiny book; is a way of advertising, promoting, branding, showcasing and presenting information about a company or a product. They are usually used as brochures or catalogs and are an important element in any company`s advertising campaigns.
In the retail world today, half the battle is getting the consumer to notice your product on the shelf. With so much competition, it’s more important than ever to have eye-catching packaging that grabs a shopper’s attention. So what are the three musts of good packaging, features that set your products far apart from the competition?
As some of you already know, the structure of a website is basically constituted of a series of files. Their nature is strong related to the technology used to build the website, like HTML for simple and static pages or PHP, ASP, etc. for websites more advanced and complex. To make you an idea about how powerful some programming languages can be, a great example is Facebook, which is entirely built on a PHP framework.