Category: Website Design News

Collective #510

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24 designers devise 24 different ways to depict climate catastrophe

Our reliance on fossil fuels has destroyed our planet. Today it’s a story of erratic weather, but tomorrow it will lead to water shortages, problems growing crops, and more. We must stop climate change if we want to survive, but the constant stream of headlines around the issue can be overwhelming–to the point of numbness. For this week’s issue, Washington Post Magazine wanted to snap…

SVG Filter Resources and Demos

If you’ve used CSS, you might have worked with CSS filters before. Sadly, these are somewhat limited, so you’ll often need to break out Photoshop to get the effect you’re looking for. That’s where SVG filters come in! SVG filters are simply effects that can be applied to images and even text, but you can do much more than is possible with CSS. Blurs, drop…

30 Eye-Catching Logo Color Schemes

Color can have a significant impact on logos. It can communicate meaning and help users identify your company or brand. And just like other design trends, what styles and colors are used in logos tend to change over time. The trend now is toward more streamlined logos without much color (often single color) or the exact opposite – rainbow-style color palettes for brand marks. Here’s…

Getting up and Running with the Vue.js 2.0 Framework

Want to learn Vue.js from the ground up? Get an entire collection of Vue books covering fundamentals, projects, tips and tools & more with SitePoint Premium. Join now for just $9/month or try our 7 day free trial. This article has been updated, primarily to bring the tooling section up to date. As soon as the popular JavaScript framework Vue.js released v2, I was eager…

How to Create and Animate Rotated Overlays

A tutorial on how to create and animate rotated overlays, or “reveal” elements, for interesting page transition effects. From our monthly sponsor: monday.com, a new way to manage your work! Meet the new visual project management tool. Today we’d like to explore a specific reveal effect with you. If you saw the Crossroads Slideshow a while back, you might have noticed the page transition when…

An ex-Apple designer explains why Cupertino didn’t address screen addiction earlier

On Thursday, at Fast Company‘s first annual Impact Council, the issue was heartily debated and discussed by Imran Chaudhri, the founder of Humane and a former designer at Apple, and Scott Galloway, a professor of marketing at NYU Stern School of Business. They both described their own experiences with the ethics of design, with Chaudhri talking about his time at Apple and expressing his own…

Insights from Recent Web Developer Surveys

Surveys offer a wealth of extremely valuable information. For the web developing world, this can have huge implications. Have you ever wondered where the people in your field are working, what tools they’re using, and how long they’ve been in the business? What’s your competition and where should you be devoting your time? Thanks to numerous web developer surveys, all of these questions can be…

10 Awesome Places to Download Free Vector Art

On: 19 Apr 2019 Category: Graphics Length: 4 min read Despite what many would think, the term web designer does not always imply an artist. There are many very capable web developers and designers that are lucky to pull off a quality stick figure on most days. For those that are able to create complicated artwork, there are plenty of times when you’re up against…

Optimize the Performance of a Vue App with Async Components

Want to learn Vue.js from the ground up? Get an entire collection of Vue books covering fundamentals, projects, tips and tools & more with SitePoint Premium. Join now for just $9/month or try our 7 day free trial. Single-page applications sometimes cop a little flack for their slow initial load. This is because traditionally, the server will send a large bundle of JavaScript to the…