Tag Archives: design

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The Responsive Grid & You: Extending Your WordPress Site Across Multiple Devices

In this video Jeremy Fuksa talks about responsive web design and responsive grid systems at WordCamp Kansas City 2011. It’s pretty interesting how Jeremy points out that “Responsive” is simply a buzz word, just like AJAX — something that existed long ago but was not that popular. He explains what responsive web design is all … Permalink


Google+ Icons Giveaway

12 Gorgeous Google+ Icons For Your Website

Google+ has been around for quite a while and picking up quite nicely. Mashable’s got a cool roundup of over 15 sites and services for Google+ power users and we published our list of 5 Google+ and Google +1 WordPress plugins worth checking out a couple of weeks ago. It seems like people are really … Permalink


Freebie: A Monochrome Vector Icon Set -- Post Formats & Real Estate

Freebie: A Monochrome Vector Icon Set — Post Formats & Real Estate

We’ve been working hard for the past few weeks, mostly client work and themes of course. I mentioned somewhere in an earlier post about having two themes lined up in the WordPress.org directory waiting for the review process and approval (hopefully) but the real announcements will come later. Today I’d like to share some parts … Permalink


Font face and Web Fonts

How to Use Web Fonts and the @font-face CSS Method

The days of web safe fonts are about to end thanks to all the great attempts of designers, developers and industry leaders around the world.  The good thing in digital production industry is the community of people who are always pushing the boundaries to their limits. Then when it becomes a new standard  or convention … Permalink


MobileUI

Mobile User Interface Design Considerations

So while we’ve been putting together the finishing touches to our mobile application for theme.fm, we’ve also started work on a mobile theme to accompany one of our forthcoming themes ‘Business Impact’ and as we’ve done quite a bit of research into mobile interface design it occurred to us that it would also make sense … Permalink


Wordmark

Wordmark.it: A Typography Webapp

Choosing a typeface, either for a web page or a brand identity, requires a long and sometimes frustrating process for a designer. Most software works with the same principle when it comes to the font selection: A drop-down menu filled with the fonts installed, on minimum font-size. There’s no quick preview chance, you select the … Permalink


GridSystems

An Introduction to Grid Systems

We’ve noticed that WordPress themes and frameworks are being promoted for their grid-based layouts and the awareness and value for grid systems amongst designers and developers has rapidly grown in the last few years. You only have to search the term ‘grid’ and there are literally 100′s if not 1000′s of articles, tutorials and books … Permalink


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Google Web Fonts Version 2 Launched!

Talk about timing, just a day after our post about Google Web Fonts, Google quietly rolled out Google Web Fonts v2. We’d been wondering why it’d been so quiet on the Google Web Fonts front after their preview of version 2 at the Google IO session 2011.  So it was good to see they answered … Permalink


UsingCustomFonts

Using Custom Fonts on Web: Google Web Fonts

The concept of web typography has taken a revolutionary turn in the past year and about time too. For designers it was quite a frustrating experience when it came to typography in web design – and I remember my dismay a few years ago when I was taking a web design course at art school … Permalink


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