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12:39 pm GMT - Thu, May 30, 2013
Design Modo Increasing Usability for E-mail Newsletters
E-mail marketing has been very popular in the past ten years and it still is, most likely because of its relatively reduced costs, low amount of work required and quite large potential audience. E-mai...
12:55 pm GMT - Tue, May 28, 2013
Design Modo Principles of Flat Design
Flat design the design community just can’t stop talking about it. And feelings are strong. Most designers either can’t get enough of this trend, or absolutely hate it. I am somewhere in ...
12:25 pm GMT - Mon, May 27, 2013
Design Modo Beautifully Designed Weather Mobile Apps
Undoubtedly, mobile applications are at the peak of its popularity nowadays. Developers contrive to please us not only by great idea or advanced technical side, but also with gorgeous truly remarkable...
11:48 am GMT - Sun, May 26, 2013
Design Modo How to Use Color and Space with a Typeface
I want to talk to you about Josef Albers. Albers was a teacher of art and the study colour. He was arguably one of the most influential art teachers in the 20th Century. He developed influential progr...
12:51 pm GMT - Fri, May 24, 2013
Design Modo Is the New Google Interface Flat?
Just in time for Googles annual I/O developers conference, the web giant launched a pretty dramatic redesign to its Google+ social networking arm and Google Maps. And Google is on-trend. The design sc...
12:57 pm GMT - Thu, May 23, 2013
Design Modo Website Designs with Depth Perception: Wonderful Examples
We are gradually getting used to the fact that professional designers dont have limits; they just simply push boundaries of general conceptions and recreate whatever comes to their minds. One of the b...
01:53 pm GMT - Wed, May 22, 2013
Design Modo Flat UI Pro has been Updated to Version 1.1
Today, we launch the first important update for Flat UI Pro, (v. 1.1). Exactly two weeks ago, we made the official release of Flat UI Pro, and even on the first day, there was a huge flow of users who...
01:53 pm GMT - Wed, May 22, 2013
Design Modo Flat UI Pro Updated to Version 1.1
Today, we launch the first important update for Flat UI Pro (v. 1.1). Two weeks ago, Designmodo officially released Flat UI Pro, and even on the first day there was a huge flow of users who were inter...
12:21 pm GMT - Tue, May 21, 2013
Design Modo Interview with Designer: Dann Petty
Ive admired Danns work since Ive started in this industry; I found his work to be simply amazing and Ive always wanted to achieve such sexy designs myself. Im sure I am not the only one as Dann is a v...
12:54 pm GMT - Mon, May 20, 2013
Design Modo Create a Drop Down Menu with Search Box in CSS3 and HTML
Topic: CSS3 Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 min In this tutorial, we will be creating a flat style navigation with a search box and dropdown menu from the Square UI. HTML Code T...
12:13 pm GMT - Sun, May 19, 2013
Design Modo Infographics and Statistics in Website Design
Quality website is based on three fundamental postulates: design, development and content. The latter has a greater impact on users rather than the first two since its changeable nature, at first plac...
02:11 pm GMT - Sat, May 18, 2013
Design Modo Double the Price of your Next Web Design Project
Part of my job is consulting with web designers to help them make more money. I get to hear about a lot of pain within the web design community. It never fails. The #1 painful comment that I hear more...
12:09 pm GMT - Fri, May 17, 2013
Design Modo Trends: Going Bigger with Typography
I like big type and I cannot lie OK, thats not exactly how 1990s rap anthem by Sir Mix-a-Lot goes, but you get the idea. Big typography is trending in a major way. And thats a good thing. The point o...
12:22 pm GMT - Thu, May 16, 2013
Design Modo How to Combine Several Gradients in Adobe Illustrator
Topic: Adobe Illustrator Difficulty: beginner Estimated completion time: 15 minutes In this tutorial we will deal with some combination of gradient fills with the help of Blending modes, gradients wit...
12:04 pm GMT - Wed, May 15, 2013
Design Modo Get a bit closer Showcase of Big Faces in Website Design
Every day we stumble upon marvelous websites that overwhelm us by creative truly unique designs, wonderfully incorporated animations and high-level technical side. However, generally majority of them ...
11:19 am GMT - Tue, May 14, 2013
Design Modo Saying goodbye to Adobe Fireworks
On May 6th 2013, I read that Adobe had decided to stop development of Fireworks. A sad news especially for me as I have been using it since 2001. I developed interest in the web thanks to a book title...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 8, 2013
Design Modo Flat UI Pro PSD&HTML User Interface Kit
Prototyping just got easier and faster with Designmodo’s release of Flat UI Pro, a user interface kit made in the flat design style. The stunning kit contains basic components, glyphs, icons and...
12:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 6, 2013
Design Modo Exploration in Beverage-related Website Designs
Recently we have made a collection dedicated to food-inspired website designs that replete with stunning color schemes, massive use of textures and patterns, well-thought typography treatments, and, o...
12:48 pm GMT - Fri, May 3, 2013
Design Modo Upcoming Features of WordPress 3.6
A software however good has to improve continuously or will be outdated very soon in this time of fast technological change. WordPress is highly popular and a strong community around it also is enhanc...
12:44 pm GMT - Thu, May 2, 2013
Design Modo Revealing your creative nature: Catchy Art-Inspired Websites
Numerous types of art have penetrated into digital designing. Many conventional art forms received its second rebirth; a prime example of this is watercolor technique that has become really popular in...
12:15 pm GMT - Wed, May 1, 2013
Design Modo Interview with Designer: Fred Nerby
Fred is another one of the well known faces within our industry thanks to a few of his projects getting very popular on online communities especially Behance. He is a great inspiration for many inclu...