7 Reasons Why You Should Not Use Vistaprint for Your Website

Creating a good first impression is essential for any business, large or small. In today’s competitive market, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your company comes across as professional and credible. One of the best ways to do this is to invest in high-quality design and marketing materials. A well-designed website can […]

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Wix to Build a Website 

For a person who has no idea about web design, coding, etc., the Wix website builder seems like the gateway to heaven. It’s easy to set up, it looks kinda nice, and you can edit your page easily after set-up. Life seems great, but then you notice that Wix is actually not all fairytales and […]

Why You Need a Detailed Scope Out Before Executing a Web Redesign Project

Regardless of its size and model, a website redesign is a delicate and often complex undertaking for any business. In today’s competitive market, a web design is more than just your “online presentation card;” it is the face of your brand and your identity. And, now more than ever, it is the means by which […]

Top 10 Miami Web Design Website Examples With Awards

There are many qualities that make successful websites. A responsive design for one, which is when the layout of the site adjusts to accommodate different devices and screen sizes, grabbing the user’s attention immediately with unique usability elements is also important. What is the best award-winning website? Website design can be the determining factor in […]

Why You Need Parallax Scrolling on Your Ecommerce Website in 2021

Parallax Scrolling For eCommerce Websites

Parallax scrolling is when the website layout sees the web page’s background moving slower to the foreground, creating a 3D effect as you scroll. Used sparingly it can provide a nice, subtle element of depth that results in a unique and memorable website. Around its online debut in 2011, the parallax scrolling effect made waves […]

What Designers and Users Can Learn from Phishing Scams

Today is December 9 and I am fully immersed in the holiday season- in case you couldn’t tell from last week’s post. I’ve nearly completed all of my holiday shopping, the tree is up, and Christmas cards have begun to find their way in and out of my mailbox. Yes, indeed, the holidays are officially here, and I just love it!

Lessons From Cute-Fight; an Interview with CEO Derek Powazek

The first time I ever heard about Cute-Fight was during my commute to work, while listening to an episode of Jeffrey Zeldman’s The Big Web Show. This podcast featured Derek Powazek, the Founder and CEO of Cute-Fight. After quickly falling in love with the Cute-Fight concept, I decided to do some of my own additional research. I contacted Derek, and he very graciously agreed to an interview with me. But before we get to that, I’d like to explore the user experience side of Cute-Fight.

How to Create a Responsive Web Design Proposal

As a web designer, I love what I do. I love creating mockups, I love coding, I love the research, I love creative solutions, and I love geeky glasses and extra large headphones. You know what I don’t necessarily love? Writing proposals, estimating timelines, and budgeting. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not exactly a deal breaker for me, I just don’t necessarily look forward to it. However, I do understand its importance and it is absolutely a necessary evil.

Designing and Analyzing Annual Reports: A Lesson From MailChimp

On Tuesday January 15, MailChimp released its single page 2012 annual report to the public. Using a design consistent with the company’s wonderfully minimalistic branding, the report met great success with the design community. The Twittersphere has been absolutely buzzing with positive reviews for the email–marketing service giant.