Category Archives: Web Design

Articles on Web Design

Small Details of a Blog Design

Are you thinking about redesigning your blog soon? There are quite a few special things to consider with this type of website, and as I’ve just launched my new redesign, I thought you might appreciate some tips, resources and points to consider for a blog redesign (or bookmark this for later because you know you’ll eventually need to redesign!)

What will be the Next Trend in Web Design?

In design, as in society, trends tend to swing back and forth between extremes. We had Web 2.0, now we have grunge, two complete opposites in style.

So what’s the next trend in Web design? Learn from history (it always repeats itself) and look at the past couple of trends.

Come See!

Well, it’s here! You’ve been waiting for the redesign since January, and it’s finally up!

There are of course some little thing that still need to be worked out, but it’s 90% there. A HUGE thank you and lots of kissies to my husband for his hard work over this past week coding and troubleshooting and keeping me calm while things just wouldn’t work right.

The Creative Process: A Return to the Redesign

Sometimes you just get stuck on a project and you have to let it sit for a bit; just completely walk away and not think about it. I had to do that with the redesign because what started out as fun project turned into a chore and my ideas waned. March was also a hectic […]

On Designing a WordPress Theme

Charity is the author of Design Adaptations and is a freelance graphic and web designer in Wyoming, USA. Recently Charity launched her own premium WordPress theme, Cornerstone, and I invited her to share what she learned while taking on this monumental project (she has also released several other free themes). I was eager to read […]

Usability is More Important than Design

Or is it the other way around?

Which is more important?

It’s a tough question for some–design or usability–but it is a question that you need to know the answer to.

We got into a bit of a discussion about it on Wednesday, with 11 Must-Have Web Design Tools, and I wanted to open up the conversation a little more. Design and/vs. usability can be a controversial topic, especially among designers. Some say usability is everything and others think design and aesthetic appeal are the only things that matter.

11 Must-Have Tools for Web Designers

Go ahead and bookmark this page right now because below you’ll find the most used resources of a web design extraordinaire. A note from Lauren: Several of you have been asking for more articles and information on web design. I don’t have a whole lot of experience in that area, though it interests me; my […]

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