We’ve seen full screen images becoming more and more popular in web design, but one trend that really stood out to me is the use of black and white photography in some designs. Black and white images have always conveyed more emotion than a full colour photo, and that continues when it’s implemented into the header or background of a website design. This post rounds up a showcase of 20 websites all featuring monochromatic photography as part of their layout and design.
A freelancer wears many hats. Not only are you responsible for creating cool design work, you’re also in charge of the accounts dept and responsible for managing projects and keeping track of where you’re spending your time. Thankfully there’s a range of tools available that help you run your little business like a global empire. This post rounds up 15 of the most popular tools that are used and recommended by thousands of freelancers in the design industry.
Things are going downhill fast for RSS. First Google shut down Feedburner’s API in 2012, then they announced the closure of Google Reader earlier this year (2013). The future isn’t looking too bright for the Feedburner service as a whole and chances are it will also be completely shut down sometime in the near future. In today’s post I’ll show you how I’ve personally prepared for doomsday and gained a bunch of new subscribers in the process by migrating from Feedburner to an email newsletter service.
Did you know you can give your website its very own app icon for iPhones and iPads? It only takes a few seconds and it makes your site look really smart when it’s saved on a user’s home screen, or when viewed in popular apps such as Reeder.