If you’re anything like my team, you probably want to dive right in head first into a web development project as soon as you possibly can. Because we love our jobs — we’re all very passionate about it.
We’re eager to get started without having to deal with the "boring parts" and we have a laser-beam focus towards the more enjoyable, fun aspects of web development — coding, setting up servers, designing the user interface, you know, the good stuff.
As a web designer, masters of the digital realm, you might have never faced the situation where your designs are going to be sent to a print shop.
Or perhaps you’re an Internet business owner in a place right now where you need printed materials for an event (a conference, a meet-up, billboard advertising, and so forth). You might be an online retailer, a SaaS company, a web development agency, etc.
What happens when you’ve only got web graphics at hand? Graphics designed to be displayed on electronic devices like computer monitors and smartphones.
I sold my small web design business so that I could focus on my startup, Informly.
If you’re providing web design services as a solo freelancer, or are the founder of a web design agency with several employees, selling your business might be the farthest thing from your mind right now.
We had a sponsored giveaway of Depositphoto subscriptions last month where we dished out 3 free 30-day subscriptions — worth $99 each — that would permit the winners to download up to 300 royalty-fee stock photos, illustrations, vector art, videos, etc. from Depositphoto’s vast library of stock files. In this post, I’m thrilled to reveal who the three lucky Six Revisions readers are!
There’s a plethora of new HTML5 form input types (13 new ones to be exact) that make creating engaging and easy-to-use web forms much easier for web designers. The new HTML5 input types give us data validation, date picker controls, color picker controls, inline help text, and more in the web browsers that support them.
When I started writing this, the idea of a skyscraper construction project came to mind.
I thought of a huge skyscraper with restaurants, retail stores, offices, gyms, and residential spaces — a large self-contained, compact community all by itself.
As web designers, we know that our work speaks to our users.
As we craft our designs, we also realize that the result will say something about us, the designer. And these things that our designs are saying are not always good.