10 Easy Ways to Engaging User Experience

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There is no way of overstating the importance of user experience when designing an app or website. That’s why we went on the interwebs, and started doing a bit of research, to see what specialists recommend we should do when designing UX. We have selected a few of what we think are the best pieces of advice, but we will, of course, link the articles where they’re taken from, so you can read everything the specialists had to say.

8 Most Creative Playing Cards Designs

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Cards have helped humanity not die of boredom, and this thing is going on for millennia. You can play canasta, poker, trick taking games, matching games, shedding games, accumulating games, comparing games and the list can go on and on. I managed to round up 8 most creative playing cards designs to get out of the rut of playing the same card game each time the power goes out in my building – at least I will look at something pretty rather than playing war games with myself.

Design for Emotion: How to Create a Connection with Users

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Emotions are powerful things. They are swift and intense, and they lead to long-lasting, stable feelings towards a product. But how do you use emotions to create a connection with users? Fact of the matter is that it is pretty much impossible to be 100 percent sure will have the desired effect on users. That does not, however, mean that you can not plan as best you can. After all, web design is a thing that people do (you included), so it has to work at some level. To answer this conundrum as best we can, we put on our explorer hats, and set of on journey through the internet, looking for knowledge, or at least a few tips.

11 Unconventional Business Card Designs

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From cosmetic surgeons, yoga trainers and Lego lovers, we bring you 11 unconventional business card designs that will make you giggle and want one for yourself. Scroll down and see for yourselves. And don’t forget to post in the comment section below, your favorite card design. We would love to hear them.

16 Free jQuery Image Sliders

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There are thousands of plug-ins out there, so to make your life just a little bit easier, we decided to go on a little treasure hunt for free jQuery image sliders. We have gathered 20 of what we think are the best ones out there, and we are going to present them to you, hopefully helping you save precious hours you would rather invest in work or, dare we say it, relaxation.

Artist of the Week: Body Paintings by Emma Fay

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Emma Fay is one incredibly creative talent. She is known world wide for specializing in make-up and concept artistry. Her surreal art works that combines her artistic, theatrical and business background blend in so perfectly, that you wonder for a bit if the paintings you see in front of you are real.

12 Beautiful and Inspiring Typography Quote Designs

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There are many visual arts that aid the written word. Chief among them, I think, has to be typography; the art of creating appealing lettering. I thought I would do a quick search, and pick some of my favourites, and tell you just why I like them, whether it is just the quote, just the design, or a mix of both.

8 Free New Responsive Email Templates

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Everyone wants their e-mail to open quickly and elegantly. Some want it simple, others want it clustered with items – but everyone of us want it to be fully responsive, so we don’t get frustrated when we try to open an important e-mail and it fails to do so. Well take a look at these 8 free new responsive email templates that will help you out with your project.

Anamorphic Pencil Art by Alessandro Diddi

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Anamorphosis is a technique, that some say has been used even in cave paintings, that distorts images in such a way that makes it visible or coherent only when viewed with a special device, or from a certain vantage point. Alessandro creates marvelous pencil drawings. He uses pencil, paper, and himself in his works, giving the world some truly masterful works, made all the more impressive by the limited number of tools he employs.

Design Evolution of Official Wimbledon Programmes

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The Wimbledon Championship was founded by the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, who was a private club, back in 1877. It was originally called Sphairistike. And design has been a part of this superb sport since its founding. Its programme has changed significantly since its beginning, and we are here to show you how much design has changed over the past 126 years.