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Useful Premium Resources – Plugins For Designers And Developers

Advertise here with BSA What kind of clients do you craft websites for? Some of your projects may be based on WordPress, while others you may complete with Joomla, OpenCart, or other platforms. Whatever your CMS of choice, it’s necessary to enlist several plugins that complement the unique requirements that arise for each new project. Premium plugins are the...

5 Game Apps With The Creepiest Art Direction

Resident Evil and Silent Hill have revolutionized the horror genre in the gaming industry. What made these games successfully elicit blood-curdling screams from gamers is how each is able to create a tense atmosphere through its art direction that builds into the game’s hair-raising climax. Show More Summary

6 simple rules for designing mobile websites

It is projected by ComScore the by the end of 2014, around 1.75 billion people worldwide will use smartphones regularly. That means that those who’ll be the first to adapt to this rapidly growing segment of the market will reap the most benefits and enjoy the most success. What that means to your business is […]

Giving your home a unique edge

If you want to make the interior of your home look unique but you have a limited budget, then there are lots of everyday… Continue Reading ? The post Giving your home a unique edge appeared first on Design Reviver - Web Design Blog.

Deal of the week: Colossal vintage design bundle (worth $600)

Once in a while our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, comes up with a truly special deal big enough to make your head spin; and this is one of those times! We’ve managed to put together an amazing 94% discount on this huge bundle of design resources, saving you over $560! The 2GB download contains vintage assets from the […]

Growing from 10 to 100 to 1000 users

Lots of folks I talk to about building products want to know how to grow from a tiny initial user base (10 people) up through 100 to 1000. It certainly seems like each of these stages is different, but it’s not clear why. I recently thought a lot about this when interviewed by Jay Acunzo […] The post Growing from 10 to 100 to 1000 users appeared first on Bokardo.

What creative opportunities will a legal marijuana market present you?

I had an advertising teacher who claimed that big tobacco companies had registered the 1970s names for different marijuana strains, such as Acapulco Gold, Panama Red, Sensimilla, and other cute names for pot, in the inevitable legalization and marketing of packages similar to Marlboro cigarettes. He also claimed the packaging was already produced, sitting in […]

George Pal – 3D animation and special effects pioneer

While I write this, one of my sons is yelling at me to come look at yet another YouTube Poop animation. He thinks they are hilarious. I can’t stand them! When he demands I watch one… or eight with him, I have to ask if they are a collection of unintelligible screaming, screeching feedback and […]

Communication and creative control

If you’ve worked directly with a client, then on more than one occasion they’ve probably come to you and said something like, “I know exactly what kind of design I want, and here’s how I want you to do it”. This might seem great at first because you feel like you have a clear vision […]

(4) 10 simple steps to improving your website

Your web site can reveal a lot about your brand. It can tell visitors if you’re forward thinking, on trend, behind the pack, or simply a fish out of water. Having a compelling website increases your credibility and authority. According to research from Stanford University, a whopping 46% of online users judge whether or not a […]

Making a splash!

Many websites these days are moving their focus toward minimalist design, involving simple navigation and often a single page design; making interaction with these sites easy, clean and fast, moving away from traditional linearity where users have to follow a set trail of breadcrumbs within site maps to reach certain pages. This older style of […]

(3/4!) 25 incredible graphics that reject flat design and embrace the 3rd dimension

Flat design has been all the rage for a couple of years, but increasingly, we’re starting to see the third dimension creep back into work. From illustrations to typography, 3D design is reemerging on the Web and with stunning effect. Designers who can create images in rendering programs have an advantage among all others because […]

3 effective techniques for simplifying your designs

As a designer you want to show the world, and more importantly your client, what you can do. You want to impress them and show your skills because impressing a client can lead to the possibility not only of having that client come back to you, but also that your impressed client will refer others […]

(2/3) The secret to a successful career in design

Welcome to the 21st century, where life and work are less and less about our skills or what we know, and more and more about how to cope with what we don’t know so we can get new answers, learn new skills, find (or create) new knowledge. In HR parlance, this ability is part of […]

How to solve every client problem you’ll ever have

Client work isn’t for everyone. Sometimes it can be frustrating and sometimes it can be absolutely awesome. Developing a good working relationship with a client always boils down to one thing–communication. You should be able to tell how difficult someone is going to be from the first few interactions you have with them. If you […]

How much does education matter?

As of late, I’ve been pondering this question so much. How much should we be paying attention to our education and what it offers? As someone who’s been toiling with the idea of returning to school, I just cannot help but look at different sides and angles of this argument. I’ve gotten so into this […]

All QR code generators are not created equal

The heated discussions still rage about the effectiveness of QR codes in marketing. Most people agree that the main problem is marketers not knowing how to use the codes properly. This includes placement, the call to action, where the code link takes consumers, and the scanability of the code. Scanability is one of the concerns […]

5 mistakes we all make with product feedback

It rarely makes sense to take feedback from all users and it never makes sense to get it all at… Read more… You're reading 5 mistakes we all make with product feedback, a post from the Intercom Blog. Intercom is the easiest way to see and talk to your users. Show More Summary

Showcase – Beautiful Websites Built With the Be Theme

Advertise here with BSA Be Theme is a multi-purpose solution produced by Muffin Group. You probably heard mention of it in many communities that deal with web design and web development. Loads of creative professionals have chosen to...Show More Summary

7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015

Advertise here with BSA Looking back at 2014, we can see some spectacular trends emerging in the web design landscape: code-free design platforms, parallax effects, single-page websites, and many more. While many design trends are fleeting, a select few are natural evolutions of the industry. As the range of devices on which we view websites continues to grow, designers...

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