web design

3 Common Web Design Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Help your clients catch up to the digital revolution in the live design tutorial “Are We Approaching Digital All Wrong?” on July 31, 2014 at 1pm ET. Web design expert Paul Boag explores the ways designers are approaching digital design and how we can revise that approach for the better. “A bad website is...

Tools & Tips for Interactive Design

Matthew Richmond’s HOW Design Live session is one of 23 hand-picked by our knowledgeable staff as the cream of the crop from HDL. It’s not too late to experience it: HOW Design Live Online has been extended to June 29! “Because you can, be fearless.” – Matthew Richmond Conference presenter Matthew Richmond joined us...

5 Facts About Mobile Web Design

Have you designed an impressive mobile website or mobile app? Show it off to the world! Enter the 2014 Print Regional Design Annual by the May 30 deadline! I’m no web design novice, but I’ve just started exploring responsive web design and other mobile web design strategies. I’m beginning to understand how quickly the...

UX Design Course Preview: Wireframes and Prototypes

User-centered web design is in high demand these days. Designers and clients alike are focusing on responsiveness, usability and aesthetics, and learning how to create wireframes and prototypes is the best way to ensure that your web designs cover all three. In the UX design process, wireframing allows you to structure the information on...

7 Stunning Interactive Design Projects from the RDA

The Print Regional Design Annual is the most comprehensive graphic design competition in the United States, and it’s the only competition that organizes work by geography. The competition recognizes projects of all kinds, from packaging designs to 3D projects to interactive design and self-promotion projects. Winners are chose by judges who are preeminent leaders...

Learn How to Create a Website in Dreamweaver

Web design has become an increasingly crucial aspect of any designer’s repertoire. If you’re new to web design, learn how to create a website in Dreamweaver Brian Wood’s HOW Design University course Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver. This course will teach you how to use HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create beautiful, functional and successful...

Explore Web Typography with Patrick McNeil

The ability to overcome the limitations of web safe fonts was once a dream for many web designers and marketing professionals. Now, the idea of “safe” web fonts is no longer an issue for designers, and web typography is richer than ever. In his HOWU course, Web Typography, Patrick McNeil will teach you the...

The 2014 Pantone Plus Series is here!

The new 2014 Pantone Plus Series is now available! The new series features extensive updates, including 84 brand new colors and special Artist Edition covers. Pantone Plus includes mobile apps, software, wireless devices and cloud services that ensure accurate color communication, inspiration and reproduction in today’s globally connected economy. Incorporating the best of both...