Creative / Development Inspiration 28
Tablet is a premium and Open Source dashboard template with responsive and high quality UI. It has so many modules and components that it could be used immediately off the bat with no customisation required. Built with Bootstrap and icons integrated into thew build, its definitely bookmark-able.
Nimiq Miner WP
I have mentioned Crypto Currency before in this blog, and am a strong advocate of the idea. I have recently been following a project called Nimiq, which labels itself as “the blockchain designed for simplicity”. I agree with this, the wallet is easy to set up, transfers are so fast! and mining is so easy! Because of my belief in the project I have started work on a WordPress plugin for mining Nimiq. It is at early stages with lots of features in the pipeline. Take a look!
Three Essential Design Trends, May 2018
Web Designer Depot have written this great summary of what they thing the top 3 trends are of May. They have included some great examples of actual websites to go alongside their trends. Perfect website design inspiration.
Why You Should Never Centre or Right Align Your Logo
Many designers assume that centre or right aligning their website logo will make their brand more memorable. Research has shown this assumption is not true at all. In fact, straying from a left aligned logo can make your brand less memorable and even your site harder to navigate.
As a designer in the digital era, you certainly don’t have to stick to the colours available from paints, inks, or other pigments, though there’s a lot we can learn from fine art’s approach to colour. In fact, the human eye can see millions of different hues — but sometimes, choosing even just two or three to use from those millions can seem like a daunting task.
Canvas covers Colour Theory is a way that makes it so easy to understand. Definitely on the bookmark list for me.
Priority Guides: A Content-First Alternative to Wireframes
A List Apart have put together this expansive article covering how Content-First allows you to better understand what is required on your website. They break down each stage to show how much simpler the concept is.
How paper wireframing will make you a better designer
This one goes against the above article. However, in a sense they also go hand in hand. The idea of moving away from from a computer and getting hands on allows a greater freedom of expression. You are not limited by the software and its toolbar. Worth the read.