Free Business & Finance Vector Icon Set (EPS)

May 16 2014 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

Free Business & Finance Vector Icon Set (EPS)

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An Argument for Transparent Pricing in Web Design

May 12 2014 by Casey Ark | 13 Comments

If you’ve seen a lot of web design agency sites lately, you might have noticed that they all share a few common traits:

  • Needlessly vague wording (if I have to hear "integrated solutions" or "innovative solutions" one more time, I may break).
  • Clean design.
  • Absolutely no pricing details whatsoever. Prospective clients are forced to fill out a quote request form to get even a general price range.

The last point is what I’ll be talking about.

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What Design Really Means

Apr 28 2014 by Marcin Treder | 10 Comments

Design is an imprecise term. Especially when used in regular language.

For instance, someone who believes "design" is quantified solely by a product’s visual appeal might be disappointed when they get a set of gray boxes and lines — a wireframe — as a deliverable created by a talented designer.

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The Future of WordPress

Apr 16 2014 by Marko Heijnen | 12 Comments

Starting with just a simple line of code 11 years ago, WordPress has evolved to become the platform of more than 74 million websites.

Even with a vast array of competitors offering similar functionality, WordPress still dominates the CMS market with a 21.9% market share.

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How to Make Distributed Design Teams Work

Apr 14 2014 by Noah Coffey and Aaron White | 2 Comments

With more and more technology companies adopting remote working environments, having team members in different parts of the world is not uncommon any more.

Remote working comes with many benefits, but also unique challenges.

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Wireframes vs. Prototypes: What’s the Difference?

Apr 11 2014 by Marcin Treder | 2 Comments

A wireframe is not the same as a prototype but even seasoned design professionals can sometimes get the two terms mixed up.

It’s time to set things straight once and for all, since (semantics aside) the difference between a wireframe and a prototype is actually quite substantial.

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5 CSS Effects Libraries for Supercharging Your Designs

Apr 9 2014 by Jacob Gube | 1 Comment

CSS3 gives designers many new properties and modules (like the CSS Animations and CSS Transitions modules) that allow them to add fascinating interactivity onto their work.

If you want to take advantage of these modern CSS capabilities, one quick way to do that would be to use (or study) CSS effects libraries. Let me talk about a few open source collections of CSS that will help you craft great transitional interfaces.

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