20 Free Web Design Tools for Fall 2017

Utilizing free resources from the design community is a good way to add value to your website. Here is a list of new web tools and design elements from fall 2017. There are designer and developer apps, fonts, content tools, and more. All of these are free. Free Web Tools Khroma. Khroma is an artificial intelligence […]

The Popular Design Tool That’s Actually A Privacy Nightmare

There’s a lot going on in the background when you visit most websites. Scripts may be providing analytical data about what you click on. Trackers may link your activity back to your social media accounts. In fact, one type of script allows whoever owns the website you’re perusing to literally watch whatever you’re doing. Called […]

Nokia 9 Leak-Based Concept Video Offers a Good Look at Its Design

Nokia 9, the company’s anticipated next flagship smartphone, is likely to make its way to the market early next year, and has been subjected to multiple leaks so far. Now, a leak-based concept video has surfaced showing the design of the handset from all angles. Nokia 9 is widely expected to belong to the premium price […]

Vivo X20, X20 Plus Specifications Leaked, Tipped to Feature Bezel-Less Design

If there is one trend that has caught up with almost all smartphone companies in 2017, it has to be a bezel-less display design. Newly leaked images and information has suggested that Chinese smartphone-maker Vivo might also introduce a near bezel-less design with its upcoming X20 and X20 Plus smartphones. Additionally, the smartphones will also feature taller-than-usual […]

Brutalist Web Design Finally Gets A Takedown

[Source Images: UX brutalism (screenshot), designer29/iStock (icon)] Brutalism is best known as the modernist architectural movement distinctive for its rugged concrete construction and utilitarian lack of ornamentation popular in the 1960s and ’70s. But in recent months, the term has been applied to digital design, with “Brutalism” describing an emerging design style that favors rudimentary layouts and basic typefaces. It’s both a throwback […]

This Chrome Extension Is Like X-Ray Vision For Web Design

What powers the sites you use every day? What language was it programmed in? What fonts does it use? How does it track people who visit? Those details usually take some digging to uncover–but a new browser extension for Chrome called WhatRuns instantly surfaces the tools and programs that power any website on the internet. [Screenshots: Whatruns] For instance, […]

Killer Web Design Hacks That Will Actually Work for Your Agency

Is your website getting a large number of visitors but not giving you the quality results you want? Efficiently directing your visitors and persuading them to convert is not an easy feat and there is no shortcut to achieve overnight success. Ecommerce is the fastest growing industry, and it is expected that ecommerce sales will […]

Brutalist Web Design Finally Gets A Takedown

A (satirical) design framework for Brutalist UX offers a “new type of experience based on neglect.” [Source Images: UX brutalism (screenshot), designer29/iStock (icon)] BY MEG MILLER2 MINUTE READ Brutalism is best known as the modernist architectural movement distinctive for its rugged concrete construction and utilitarian lack of ornamentation popular in the 1960s and ’70s. But in recent months, the term has been […]