Best in Web Design for June 2013

In the month of June 2013, I’ve seen a lot of website adapting Flat Website Design Concept. With the recent Firefox and iOS7 redesign, it is proven that Flat designs are here to stay. However there are some negative opinion about overuse of Flat design from Designer Community Board. Is this just a phase in Design Trend? well you’ll need to judge it yourself. Here’s a list of Best Web Design Resources and Articles I’ve found in June. Continue Reading→

What do You Think About Firefox Logo Redesign?

Popular web browser Firefox has redesigned its logo for the web world of 2013. The new logo was created by a team led by Firefox designer Sean Martell, who explained that they were aiming to address usage concerns such as SVG compatibility and colour consistency. in this article, we will go behind the scene of the redesign process and thoughts. Simplified Firefox logo Make the logo simpler – Simplifying a style doesn’t always mean bringing it down to basic geometric shapes and solid colors. You can in fact bring simplicity to a visual by better balancing color, contrast, shape, and detail. Continue Reading→

40+ Fresh and Rare Typeface Fonts for Professional Designers

Fonts or typeface is one of the most essential material in designers line of work. Picking out the best choice of fonts for your designs or branding projects can be time consuming and furthermore research on typeface styles, kerning and emboss are very important for a branding process. With over millions of fonts available to use, either free or paid fonts. The selection are wide and sometime confusing since maybe 30% of the fonts will look the same in the eye of common folks. Take example, if you see an ‘Arial’ font with ‘Helvetica’ font, will you notice the different? but in truth they are very different in any perspective. Continue Reading→

Take a Look at Google ‘FLAT’ Designs Principles Revolution

Over the years, google had made some designs impact on web community. They started their UI Design concept with ‘glossy’ and ‘fun’ and ‘detail-ish’ interface designs. When apple redesigned their site with a more ‘minimal’ and ‘less detail-ish’ concept, the Google design team started to bringing in some new idea on how their global ‘UI Interface’ should look like in the future. Beginning from January 2012, Team manager Christopher Bettig and design/project lead Roger Oddone lead the Google design team and started to work on creating a solid, yet flexible set of guidelines for using its visual assets for both its vendors and its own designers. And it’s now released the results. As you can see from the extracts shown here, Google’s been very much influenced by the current flat design trend Continue Reading→

Best in Web Design for May 2013

Starting May, i will round up findings of awesome and worth reading in web design each month. We will cover article and any findings related to website design for beginner and professional. We’re hoping this will bring some exposure to the web designers that we will list here every month. Website Designs had been underrated since the design trend ‘keep it simple stupid’ emerge. Many people tend to use a more simple approach. A ‘web design’ method of ‘css design’. What’s a ‘css design’ you might wonder? Well simply put its a web design that use less graphical element and use mostly css style only for the concept of ‘minimalistic’ design. Its nothing wrong with this, its just that less and less you would see a website that have beautiful customize web graphics and illustrator art that make them stand out and unique. Continue Reading→

30 Best Example of Creative and Beautiful Flat Design for Mobile Apps

Last week, i’ve written an article about FLAT Trend in Website Designs, Icon Designs and UI Designs. Today i am going to showcase 30 Creative and Beautiful Flat UI Designs in Mobile. Recently with many redesigns and new websites employing a flat design scheme, the trend is appearing almost everywhere, both on websites and in mobile app design. Its popularity has been made even more popular by the releases of Windows 8 and the new Google design, which includes a completely flat aesthetic. And other popular sites use this theme as well. Flat design can be both beautiful and charming. Without lots of added embellishments, it can be a clean and simple way to communicate a message or promote a product or idea. It’s time to get in on the trend now before the next new wave happens. Today in here we listed 30 Best Example of Flat Design for Mobile Apps Continue Reading→

FLAT Trend in Website Designs, Icon Designs and UI Designs

Design trend is not something new for designers. From time to time, we will see a certain designing trend that increasingly adapt by designers. There’s the previous design trend like web 2.0, grunge and the ‘keep it simple stupid’ design methodology. Today i am going to show you a new design trend – ‘flat’. I will cover why ‘flat’ designs are good and more usable for designers. What is Flat designs? Flat designs is an perspective approach where minimalistic feel and layout with free space to allow the users easy navigation to the site and apps and focus their attention on the elements that is important. Bright contrasting colours for illustrations and the buttons pop from backgrounds easily grab the attention of the user’s eye. Continue Reading→

50 Years of Color Revolution from Fashion to Design and Branding

Since the beginning of time, color had been playing major part on how we see or define things. For example, if an apple without color, will we know its an apple? Our brain usually define an object based on the item color. Well enough on the scientific facts, today i will be taking a time backward for 50 years and see how color had been a tipping point on culture, fashion, design and brand revolution. The importance of color and the psychological influence it has on a customer when they see point of purchase displays, signs, or on everyday objects should not be underestimated. Color has been evolving through out the time. It define many culture expression and attitude since the 60’s. Not only they impact the obvious social revolution but also music culture re juvenile. I bet you still remember during 60’s and 70’s, color was one the highlight for a ‘hippie‘ revolution Continue Reading→

Website Designs Revolution of Today Most Visited and Popular Sites

If you’re an 70-80’s born chums like me then you’ll remember what the internet look like back in the old arcade days. Its mostly bunch of static stats and 8-bit pixel graphic. I still remember my first computer IBM or game console like NES and ATARI which i used to play games like tennis for two, space war, space invader and the unforgettable Legend of Zelda 1986. Spend most of time with the green ‘Hobbits’ back then 🙂 Today i am going to show you what popular site’s website designs look like back in the early days. We will compare them to how they look now in 2013. The list include the earliest versions of some of the most visited websites today, like Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Continue Reading→

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