UX & Web Design Blog

UX & Web Design Blog posts to help new designers getting started, improving the design process, and solving technical web design issues.

How to Become a UX Designer

The ultimate resource on how to become a UX designer! This is the exact path I used to transition from being a web designer into UX design.

15 Tips for an Awesome UX Design Portfolio

Having an awesome UX design portfolio is a key step to building your career. Here are 15 tips to make your design portfolio shine!

Finding a Better Web Design Process

Creating a successful website is all about process. A good design process helps you get the ideas out of your head and into a format that can help you make logical design decisions.

Creating a Website Data Report on Smashing Magazine

I recently wrote an article for Smashing Magazine titled “Creating A Website Data Report: Three Degrees Of Separation”.

How SimCity Taught Me to Design Websites

The path to building a great city in SimCity is very similar to designing and optimizing a successful website. Here’s what I learned from the game!

Avoiding Design Failures: Skeuomorphism and Flat Design

There are good and bad implementations of both skeuomorphism and flat design. This article covers how you can avoid failing while using any design style.

Design Process: The Rule of Three

Is creating a certain number of designs for clients critical to the design process?

Mobile Web Design

iPhone 6 Screen Size and Web Design Tips

A guide on building websites for iPhone 6. Details on the iPhone 6 screen size and how to design for the correct specs.

Creating Retina Images for Your Website

This guide will help you get started making your websites and web apps look amazingly sharp on Apple’s newest devices with retina images!

Fixed Elements and Scrolling Divs in iOS 5

How to create fixed and scrolling divs in iOS5 to make your iPhone or iPad site look like an App.

Web Design Coding Solutions

How to Create CSS3 Pie Charts

Learn to use the latest features of CSS3 to create pie charts purely from code.

Building a Dock with CSS Animation

Create a mac os style dock for your website by just using some images and css.

Animated Search Box with HTML5 Placeholder

Let users know what they can enter in your search by creating an animated search box using an HTML5 placeholder.

HTML 5 Video with Flash Fallback

Create HTML5 Video that is compatible with iPhone and iPad and still works on old browsers.

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