What, did you think JPEG would live forever? It was introduced in 1992, more than twenty-five years ago! The modern generation of web developers uses WebP for images, not the archeological specimen that is JPEG. Here’s a quick introduction to WebP, SVG, and why they’re better. TL;DR: they’re way smaller, producing faster, and more responsive… Continue reading Choosing the Best Image Format in 2019: WebP, SVG Vs. Everyone
Along with the rest of the world, we tend to be obsessed with productivity. We want to produce more in less time. We want to do so without negatively affecting the quality of our products or services. The digital age has proved to be both a blessing and a curse in this respect. New… Continue reading Top 6 productivity apps for design teams – pick your perfect match!
Are you a budding YouTube content creator? A new designer without much experience with YouTube? If you’re looking to increase your views and grab a user’s attention, you might need to think about your video thumbnails. YouTube video thumbnails serve as sort of a book cover for videos. If a thumbnail appears to be high-quality,… Continue reading How to Create Beautiful Custom YouTube Thumbnails without Photoshop
Every year in December, Pantone, a color categorizing company, nominates their color of the year. Typically speaking, these colors are meant to represent something significant going on in the world. But the Pantone color of the year 2019 has stirred up quite a controversy. Let’s start by mentioning last year’s color: ultraviolet. This wild shade… Continue reading The unofficial Pantone color of the year 2020
The idea of parallax design is simply an awareness of movement. More specifically, the word ‘parallax’ is used to describe the perception of distance between objects while moving along a line of sight. For example the objects nearest to you in space will seem to move quicker and more dynamically than “background” objects. So parallax… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Parallax Scrolling: Best Practices, Examples and Tutorials
5 Critical Elements that Can Make or Break Your Design At first glance, designing a one-page website would seem to be intuitively easy. Especially, when compared to building a multi-pager. Designing one page takes one-third the effort of designing three pages – right? In reality, designing a single-pager is generally much more difficult. The challenge… Continue reading 15 Stunning Examples of What You Need to See in a One-Page Website Design
Search engine optimization projects can be very complex, from SEO audits to content development. Having an optimized strategy on how to approach SEO for web designers not only ensures your design team has clear project direction but also increases client satisfaction. Is your SEO workflow optimized? Here are a few productivity tips to make sure… Continue reading Is Your Web Design SEO Workflow Optimized?