Web Design

8 Product Hunt-ish web design community that worth visiting

Product Hunt for Web Design

Product Hunt is a famous website that allows users to submit new startups and services and then gain exposure plus get upvoted and discussed by anyone if they find it interesting. With the uprising of the Product Hunt’s popularity, many Product Hunt-ish websites are born, cater to different subjects and theme. We call this “Product Hunt for X”.

Well there is no exception to design world. Here I collected 8 Product Hunt style web/mobile design community that covers every topics related from visual design, user experience, product designs, tutorial to development. Continue reading to find out these 8 vibrant and useful websites.

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Best of 2014 and predictions for 2015

Best of 2014 and predictions for 2015

Happy New Year guys! 2014 has comes to an end and I wish everyone to have a great year 2015 ahead! As the tradition of this blog, every end of the year I will gather around the “best of” links around the web and put them into one post. This years I have gathered best links ranging from best design resources, identity redesigns, mobile apps to user experience and more.

Not only that, I also gathered a few post about trend prediction for year 2015. Continue reading this post to find out those links!

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Web design trends in 2013

Web design trends in 2013

Every year we see the web design world shifts. New design idea coming up and quickly adopted by the trendy designers over the world. Besides that, we also see some approach that were experimental back then, getting matured this year. In this post, I’m going share with you some design patterns that are trending this year.

I categorized this years trend into 7 main categories from the famous flat design to video as background. Continue reading to find out all of them.

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15 useful websites for web designers

Web Designers need to learn a lot of things to become a well-rounded designer. Ranging from brushing up skills for web designing, web designers also have to learn to keep themselves up to date with latest coding skills, and also the best practices of creating the best user experience for the users when visiting the site or using the web app.

Fortunately, there are tonnes of great resources out there to aid especially the fresh designers along the way to become an experienced designer. Below, I’m going to introduce a couple of websites that are useful that covers many of the subjects that are related to web. Read on the find out!

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Trend Alert: Flat UI Design

Trend Alert: Flat UI Design

In the recent years of Web and UI design, there are a lot of design examples that are visually stunning, with sense of depth and mimicking the real life objects. But in the year 2013, a design style has gotten into attention and become a rising trend: the flat UI Design.

Flat UI designs are usually minimal, less sense or absolutely no sense of depth, less gradient and more solid color fields, and huge white spaces. The visual components are usually straight forward, clean interfaces and uses flat icons as well. Continue reading to find out some examples of the flat UI designs.

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2 tools to quickly convert PSD layer styles to CSS3

2 tools to quickly convert PSD layer styles to CSS3

As any web designers like me that use Photoshop as the tool to design websites, I believe many of us used layer styles to style up the common design elements like buttons and boxes. And when comes to converting design to CSS styles, we will have to manually enter the properties and values which is very inefficient and time consuming.

Well, rejoice! Today I’m going to introduce 2 tools that can quickly convert Photoshop layer styles to CSS/CSS3 with just a single click. They are: CSS3Ps which is a free tool and CSShat which is a premium plugin. Both tools are aimed to save your time and accurately convert your layer styles to reusable CSS styles.

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7 heartwarming wedding invitation websites

7 heartwarming wedding invitation websites

Love is in the air… many of my school friends and work colleagues are getting married and certainly I can feel the love and happiness is surrounding them! Well, today in this post, we will be talking about wedding, and to be specific: heartwarming wedding invitation websites.

In my country Malaysia, majority of our people still preferring the good old invitation card to inform friends and family about their wedding and the dinner, but on the net I can see that there are couples that used web as medium to send out invitations. Certainly by using web as medium, the couple has the freedom to express their love story in a creative way. Here I gathered some great examples of them. Check them out after the jump!

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4 useful online editors to learn and share codes

4 useful online editors to learn and share codes

In the modern web development world, design and develop become very social and convenient. Not only designers/developers able to code online by just using web browsers, but also able to share it with online community.

Today, I’m going to show you some websites where you can do things mentioned above. Everyone will be benefited with these websites because we get to share ideas and also learn how other people code. Continue reading to find out these sites.

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Yellow Website Inspiration

Yellow Website Inspiration

Yellow is the color that brings the meaning of happiness, high energy and cheerful. Today, I’m going to dedicate this post to showcase some really well executed websites that uses yellow as the primary color palette.

It’s hard to design website that uses yellow, because of yellow is bright and high in contrast. You might realize the website samples that I’m going to show you later use less color and commonly pairing yellow color with black and white elements or muted colors. Well this make them really unique. Continue reading to check them out!

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6 Web Design News Collective Posts to Keep you Informed

6 Web Design News Collective Posts to keep you informed

Web is a really fast moving industry. As web workers, we have to keep ourselves up to date to the latest best practices, design ideas as well as techniques, in order to advance ourselves to become a better designer and also produce a better web.

The best way to stay up to date is by spending an hour or two a day reading articles from magazines and blogs online, or from printed magazines. In this post, I will show you some useful websites that did a great job collecting latest and notable news and updates under one post.

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