How to Go Flat without Sacrificing Usability
Once upon a time, websites were full of realistic textures, reflections, letterpressed type, and drop shadows. Buttons looked like actual physical buttons, menus like actual divider tabs. The departure from that aesthetic has a lot to…Read More
Challenges & Solutions for Your Responsive Navigation
One of the biggest hurdles when creating a responsive website is implementing the navigation – hands down. Not just from a design standpoint, but from a content and development standpoint as well. Debatably the most important…Read More
5 Things Web Designers are Afraid of but Shouldn’t Be
Unless your job as a designer requires you to wear multiple hats, it can be easy to become content in doing only what you’re an expert in. You’re comfortable with your process and feel at home…Read More
How to Shape Text Fields in Photoshop | Treehouse Quick Tip
Have you ever wanted to give a text field in Photoshop an unusual shape? In this Treehouse Quick Tip, Photoshop teacher Allison demonstrates how to bend and curve a text field into whatever shape you need!…Read More
New Year’s Resolution: Become a Better Designer
When designing interfaces it can be easy to rinse-and-repeat – to do what’s worked in the past without necessarily thinking harder and more in-depth about the design problems at hand. It’s one thing to “Honour Thou…Read More
What’s the Difference Between Fixed, Fluid, Adaptive, and Responsive Web Design?
As a web designer, it’s important to embrace that your website is going to look different in various browsers and on different devices. Focus on making your website change layout to match the device that your…Read More
Why Use Responsive Web Design?
There used to be a clear differentiation between desktop and mobile. With the introduction of tablets and tons of new internet accessible technologies, we’ve been faced with designing for more monitor resolutions and devices than ever…Read More
Quick Tip: How to Achieve Pixel Perfection in Photoshop
In this Treehouse Quick Tip, we’re going to learn how to deal with unwanted anti-aliasing in Photoshop and achieve pixel perfection when working with vector shapes. This method is referred to as pixel-hinting. Using Adope Illustrator…Read More