“Good design is invisible; bad design is everywhere” is an axiom held dear by many designers. But should design be completely transparent and are there cases when you should design to be noticed?
Traffic signs are amazingly effective at delivering information quickly and without fail. Your advertising and web design can learn from the meticulous design of road signs.
Here we review eight Google Fonts that stand out from the rest and that you can easily use on your website. Google Fonts are free, easy-to-use and can add an impressive touch to your web and printed content.
Inserting special characters (aka ‘glyphs’) is not hard, but it may be less straightforward than you think and there are some concepts to learn that will help you with publishing content in general. The way to insert them depends on what software you use to write your content and if you should insert them depends on some other factors.
Making a website doesn’t require you to be a coding wizz. If you just want to make a nice looking website in a hands-on way, similar to styling a Word document. Then these tools are for you – they’re called content management systems (CMS’s), and they make the layout, styling, content creation and hosting (getting it up on the internet) mostly automatic.
On the 22th June 2016, Google made some changes to its Google Maps API that require standard Plan API users to pay after exceeding a certain daily quota of map loads. These changes also require the use of an ‘API key’ to integrate Google Maps into a website.
Readable and attractive text is crucial for the success of your business website. Choosing the right fonts and styles is known as the art of typography– and we’re going to give you 5 tips that we’ve collated and summarised from our own experience with typesetting to help you project the perfect image of your business and hopefully boost conversions from visitors to customers.
Follow a design language for a cohesive, user-friendly, good-looking website is by following a design language. We recommend three design languages to add that professional touch: Minimalist design, Material design and Parallax design
This week’s Wonderful World of Web takes you to Subtle Patterns, a website designed to provide free patterns and design templates to web developers and designers.