Whitespace is an invaluable asset to design. It can have a huge influence on overall site usability, which ultimately impacts the success of organizational goals.
I am sure as you browse the web today you have come across a familiar pattern for displaying content within card-like rectangles. These cards introduce a unique new way of presenting content and there is a clear trend driving their use by big web players, including but not limited to Pinterest and Google+. The question is: are these cards right for your interface? The answer: It depends.
Images play an important role in communicating with your audience. When used effectively, they can work toward achieving your organizational goals. For this reason, it’s important to understand your available resources and create a strategic plan for imagery on your website. Here are some questions you can ask to make sure your images will be employed effectively.
The time of Designers handing off full page comps is long gone. As front-end development shifts to more modular approaches, designers must change their processes to better collaborate in this new ecosystem. How does a designer ensure front-end developers carry through those important details that make a design unique? Being able to define — in concrete terms — the details that make up a design is key to successfully implementing that design.