Tag Archives: web

How Nostalgia in Web Design Captivates Users (with examples)

Nostalgia makes users feel warm inside. Suzanne Scacca explains the user psychology behind this, and how we can utilize the effects of nostalgia in web design on users for higher conversions and engagement (with examples). ——— Right now, more than ever before, we’re seeing all sorts of nostalgic throwbacks causing us to reminisce about the good ol’ days! We’re seeing… Read More »

The latest in web design: retro sites inspired by the ’90s

To navigate the website for Arcade Fire’s coming album, “Everything Now,” users need to click through a cluttered cascade of Windows 98-style pop-ups. Balenciaga’s new website looks as stripped down as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, with plain black boxes and no-frills Arial font. And the DIY-looking home page for Solange resembles the desktop of a candy-coloured iMac, complete… Read More »

10 tools and platforms changing the web design landscape

It’s that time again! Voting is now open in the 16th annual net awards and the leading lights of the web world are waiting to see whether they win one of the most sought-after prizes in the web design world. There are 20 categories this year, including Game Changer of the Year. Below is the shortlist based on nominations from the… Read More »

6 Essential Open Source Tools for Web Designers

The web runs on open source software. Most of it is in the back end, with most of the world’s servers running on some form of Unix or Linux. Those servers run hundreds, if not thousands, of open source utilities, script interpreters, and so on. Once in a while, though, the open source stuff gets all the way… Read More »

Twitter Starts Rolling Out New Look for Web, Apps, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati. “Today, with lots of feedback and ideas from you, we’re refreshing our product too and making it feel lighter, faster, and easier to use. We listened closely and kept… Read More »

Twitter Starts Rolling Out New Look for Web, Apps, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati. “Today, with lots of feedback and ideas from you, we’re refreshing our product too and making it feel lighter, faster, and easier to use. We listened closely and kept… Read More »

Get ‘Jump Start Responsive Web Design’ ebook ($30 value) FREE for a limited time

The pixel-perfect web is dead. The days of positioning elements on a web page and expecting them to always display exactly how we wanted are a distant memory; we now cope with the constant barrage of new and varied devices that our designs need to look fantastic on. Responsive web design is no longer a nice-to-have bonus feature,… Read More »

Web design, ceramics classes begin next week

Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer courses on web design and ceramics next week. Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer courses on web design and ceramics next week. Web design will be taught on June 12-16 from 8 a.m. until noon in Room 227 of the new wing… Read More »

Why a web designer should design with a mobile user in mind and how this affects SEOs

Hey folk. How you feel when you working with someone and who don’t have a good and well creative mind insight? Today i want to show you my conversation with my friend Brian. let’s take a look on our conversation & hope that will help you. So I came across this funny but accurately true statement; ‘more devices… Read More »

Web design firms work to surf ever-changing internet landscape

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