Speed Tunnel

A website that takes a long time to load is a ‘Sick’ website. It is more difficult to solve this issue if you’re website is not built the first time correctly. Your web designer needs to have solutions that will optimise your website for speedy loading times. Optimal web performanceRead More →

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Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.  In the late 1980’s and early 90’s, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.Read More →

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Climbers helping each other to climb the mountain

While it is useful to discuss Social Media etiquette and how to tweak your privacy setting in order to protect your self online.  Remembering the “Golden Rule” is a universal principle of communication whether it is online or face to face that will provide all the universal protection that one needs. Read More →

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This morning I took time out of my busy schedule to have a wander around the sumptuous Vaux-le-Vicomte one of the many Chateaus around Paris. This trip was sponsored by the Google Art project, and after setting up my iMac deskspace, I was there within under a minute. My WifeRead More →

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As a visual designer, I am fascinated how people process visual perceptual information. The design process is about bringing order and form to our visual world. Gestalt Psychologists in the 1930’s suggested some basic perceptual rules that the brain automatically and unconsciously follows as it organises sensory information into meaningfulRead More →

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Thumbnail Drawings

If you are about to take that first step towards getting a website these are some questions that you may want to consider.  These are prompters and will enable to provide you and your web designer clarity about your vision for your website. What is the name of your businessRead More →

Learning how to select an area of an image is of primary importance to a designer. Geometric selections The rectangular marquee selects a rectangular area in an image.  It is most probably one of easiest selection tools to use.  It is designed for making selections based on simple geometric shapes. TheRead More →

tooltip

A tooltip is a small snippet of text that is displayed when you hover your mouse over a link or a control.  Tooltips do not usually appear on smartphones, mainly as there is no cursor.  They are one of those design elements that you know subconsciously are there but inRead More →

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Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

Curated News

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

Quantum Firefox

A powerful, new engine that’s built for rapidfire performance. Better, faster page loading that uses less computer memory.Read More →

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Greeting Image

Often for new web designers, there is a confusion between the distinction between typefaces and fonts. The first thing that should be clarified is that the term typeface and font are not interchangeable. Even though most people use them interchangeably and I often find myself mixing the two up. BeforeRead More →