Articles

  • Balancing User-Interface To Create The Sense Of Completion

    User-interface or UI, is something that you see. To create a great one, there is no magic involved. But if you see an appealing UI, you believe that there is some secret ingredient. It's there and you know it, and you know it when you see one.

    A good UI is something that can be characterized; it's something that gives experience based on the connection from a product to the design for end-user. For web design, UI should not just typically looks nice, but should also work properly.

  • Using The Golden Ratio To Appeal A Design

    Symmetric or asymmetric? There is a difference between the two, but the concept is to be appealing. Mathematics is not a subject for everyone, but for graphic designer, its concept can be applied to create a more visually appealing design for viewers.

    One of the many means to do this, is to understand the golden ratio. This is the rule of thirds that simply states the proportions of 1:1.618.

    The golden ratio itself derived from the Fibonacci sequence which is a naturally occurring sequence of numbers that can be found practically everywhere in nature.

  • Learning How To Write Better And Faster

    When you first learn something, it's obvious that you put more attention to how it is done than how it should be finished. And for that reason, it takes more time for you to accomplish the task. But as soon as you know how do that specific thing properly, the progress should flow more fluently the next time you try it.

    This is called experience. As for writing contents for the web, reinforcing better writing is necessary because content creation is indeed time-consuming. But here is the thing, being faster in doing something doesn't always mean that you're doing it better.

  • Train Your Creativity And Skills By Going Beyond Your Comfort Zone

    Love it or hate it, we all seem to live in our very well-made comfort zone. It may give you happiness, pleasure, but it also may provide some sorrow and its own stresses. We're living inside the mind we create on our own, and we do that to satisfy our lives and guilt.

    Our everyday comfort zone includes everything from the work we do, the places we go, the food we eat, the friends we meet, and everything we do from day to day. Everything we do is put under a place of mind where we desperately consider it part of ourselves.

  • Visualizing Your Website's Links And Why Their Color Matters

    Realize it or not, we're all constant guinea pigs to web designers, especially engineers at Google's and other big titans of the web. Different colors and different shades matter a lot although they only have a slight difference. Why? Because the differences in link colors, no matter how small, can affect how people will react when seeing them.

    They may encourage, or even discourage people in clicking on them.