Animated Web Design for a Unique Eye-Catching Experience

by Jake Rocheleau
on June 18, 2014

The process of creating a dynamic website takes hard work along with a deeper understanding of design principles. Most of this can be learned from practice and studying what other websites are doing. Animation in web design can be used to enhance almost any page element, and the popularity of jQuery allows anyone to build these effects without much hassle.

I’d like to share a few examples of great animation in web design. Specifically I am focusing on animations which tend to enhance the user experience. Too many flashy elements or sliding panels can get annoying. Over time you’ll find a good limit between too many and too few animations on any given webpage.

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382 free design resources that are hotter than Jennifer Lawrence!(sponsored)

by Megha
on June 12, 2014

Well, of course these web resources are hot. But what makes them hotter is that these are for free! So, if you like designing or already a pro then you are sure to find them hotter than Jennifer Lawrence!

These resources come with high quality making sure that your web projects always maintain the same calibre. So whether you’re looking for “plug and play” visual content, some beautiful textures, or icons, you’re bound to find new favorite free web design resources on this list. If you are a designer then you will certainly want to checkout these high quality resources which you can’t refrain from downloading

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Understanding Skeuomorphism for Mobile Interface Design

by Jake Rocheleau
on May 28, 2014

It seems most users have moved on from the original iOS design into the latest iOS 7 interface. Yet many still prefer the fancy textures and glossy buttons along with the more detailed application icons of iOS 6. It seems that skeuomorphic design has become less mainstream for mobile applications in place of simplicity and minimalism. Both design styles work great and there’s an audience for everything.

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I’d like to cover a bit more about skeuomorphism and how it relates to mobile app design. Typically people get the wrong idea about skeuomorphism and why it looks so unique. Although design is a huge piece to this style, applications need to be usable in a familiar kind of way that catches people’s attention.

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