Category: Designs

2014 Web Design Trends Making Japanese Websites So Special

2014 Web Design Trends Making Japanese Websites So Special

The Japanese are well-known for their cultural, technological, gastronomical, religious and other distinctions. Such differences are also apply to web design. Once you reach a Japanese website you’ll see that it’s not like the regular web page in English.

At first sight, it may seem that Japanese web design dates back to the end of the 20th century mainly because of simple website layout, low-res images, bold colors, and many other factors. Let’s find out what makes Japanese websites so unique, come up with the key 2014 web design trends as well as examples of Japanese web pages that are definitely worth our attention.

Six Tips for Excellent Mobile App Designs

Six Tips for Excellent Mobile App Designs

There are a lot of developers out there struggling with mobile app design to create the right app for the various OS. Even when it is easy to develop apps for Android, it is becoming increasingly difficult to get developers to develop the right app for the right OS.

A lot of mobile app designers end up creating bad designs or apps that are not structurally perfect and competitive. Good design is a critical need for mobile apps. The small screens they possess need you to build the right app for them. Only good design can overcome the space constraints in these mobiles. So, how can developers consider delivering good app designs? Here are ten tips for excellent and effective mobile app designs.

How Colors Affect Your Website

How Colors Affect Your Website

Since the beginning of website design, there has been a well-known debate about how colors affect a website. When it comes down to it, there is proof that colors affect a website in many ways. Many factors are influences by color including conversion rates, branding, usability, and even search engine ranking.

Once you examine all of the different elements of your website that color plays a factor in, you will pay closer attention in choosing the colors you use in your design.

A Selection of Impressive Book Cover Designs

A Selection of Impressive Book Cover Designs

Designing book covers is really a creative and artistic task for a designer. A number of research studies have revealed that most of the random buyers buy books just due to their attractive and unique cover designs, however, this is not true about the regular book lovers. Moreover, some people buy books merely for adoring their drawing room and office shelves.

The cover is the mirror of a book and it shows off the summery and theme of the subject matter of a book. Therefore, covers should always be epic, relevant and striking.
Here we list down the most impress book cover designs.

Design Principles For High Conversion Rate

Design Principles For High Conversion Rate

Competition in the IT sector is increasing day by day with many new players and new ideas joining the market. Gaining and sustaining traffic over websites has become a really cutthroat task. The time has gone when making a website was enough to boost your business.

These days, every inch of your web pages makes difference in terms of traffic you get and money you make. This is the reason tech entrepreneurs are bothering more about the designing aspects of their websites in a bid to maintain high conversion rate.

18 Best Web Designs of Last Year

18 Best Web Designs of Last Year

Contest for the best web designs of the last year is in progress at the moment. So we are featuring all the contenders.

These websites are being ranked on the criteria of design, creativity, usability and content. Together, with the accumulative score, one will emerge as the winner… among winners. That will truly be one of the best web designs of the time.

I have checked out all of these websites and I have noted down my remarks about each of these web designs. Please, you should also share your critique using the comments section.

Free Business Cards Set for Designers

Free Business Cards Set for Designers

This is a set of free business cards. Made by designers, for designers. This is a creative set of business card designs so they are not likely to be chosen by the corporate sector. They are made for designer.

These cards use lot of negative space, but they use it creatively. I did not use any unique sizes or shapes because that can create complications. I tried to make simple designs that can be printed on any printing press. I hope you will like my effort.

As usual, this is a royalty-free resource and you are can use commercially and any other way you like. You can download the PSD files for free, even for commercial use.

You can also check out these 100 Free Business Card Templates

Responsive Email Design Tips and Template Downloads

Responsive Email Design Tips and Template Downloads

RWD or responsive web design is so hot these days, but the responsive email design. So today we are sharing a collection of responsive email templates and some tips for designing such responsive emails.

Responsive is the art of designing and coding web in such a way that it is displayed appropriately in all resolutions and all devices. I’m sure you are already aware of RWD but I had to reintroduce it for the new users.

This post contains basic guide for designing responsive emails, premium and free responsive email design templates and examples, and some other relevant resources and tips.

This post contains everything that you need to know for creating a responsive email design. All the best.

43 Marvelous Comic Book Covers

43 Marvelous Comic Book Covers

Doesn’t matter how old we get, we always love comics. These little books have provided more inspiration, more entertainment and more life lessons than probably anything else.
Designers put in a lot of effort to design brilliant comic book covers, the covers that are a story in themselves.

Designing and illustrating such comic book covers is tough job. It requires amazing amount of creativity and knowledge of art. An impressive cover may require techniques of digital art, typography and commercial print media designing at the same time. This is something that requires talent and experience. Not all illustration experts can pull off an amazing comic book cover.

But some people do create amazing comic book covers and their works are being featured here. If you love comic books and you are a designer, this is a post created specifically for you.

If you like comic book covers, you might also like historic magazine covers, don’t miss them.

And don’t forget to check out comic book fonts. They are free to download.