Some designers believe that fonts exist only to be read, not admired. And, yes, it is true that choosing a font simply for its looks may not result in effective website design. If you’ve ever struggled to read a web page written in ornate typography, or white text on a black background, you know what…Read More
The color palette of your home page—generally the first page your website visitors will see—is the most important design decision you will make. Color has the power to motivate or repel people, and even change the way they learn, think and feel. Not only do specific hues affect and enhance your brand’s message, but the…Read More
Amazing imagery is becoming more and more essential when creating your online presence, which is why we’re happy to announce our new partnership with Wix.com, a leading cloud-based web development platform with over 56 million users. Wix users will now have access to millions of royalty-free images from Bigstock without ever having to leave the…Read More
There are only a handful of weeks before the holiday season is officially in full swing. If you’re a business owner, however, you know that the season has already begun. So, we’ve curated the following collection (including a set of over 100 images) to help you with all of your holiday marketing endeavors.Read More
The world of web design is always charging forward, so having your ear to the ground when it comes to the latest trends and topics is critical to your success as a web designer. Checking out international conferences, for instance, is a great way to network with others in your industry. It also refreshes your training, and gives you a glimpse into what’s popular in the rest of the world.
Here’s a month-by-month breakdown of some conference standouts of 2013 – past, present, and future – to help you get a jump on travel planning. You can also use this list to plan ahead for 2014, when they all come back around again.Read More
Facebook recently reported that over 350 million photos were uploaded to its website every day during its fourth quarter of 2012. This comes as little surprise when you consider that, nowadays, more pictures are taken every two minutes than were taken in the 1800’s. So, how can this ‘photo boom’ work for the rest of us? Let’s focus on your website, specifically the homepage.Read More
Orlando as it looked in 1949 ©Pontuse This weekend we’re heading to Orlando, Florida for next week’s Internet Retailer Webdesign and Usability Conference! Aside from “breakfast with the characters” and a quick jaunt to Harry Potter World for some “Butter Beer” (don’t worry, it’s non-alcoholic) we’ll be on the tradeshow floor showing attendees how to…Read More