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5 Things Your Brand Must Have Besides A Logo

Check out this article explaining what essential things you should include in your branding beside a logo, posted by Hongkiat.

“A brand needs to speak its target market’s language. If it comes across as phony or artificial, people will pick up on it immediately, and the brand will be a source of ridicule. This is related to trust – people have to agree with your message and trust that you know what’s best for them.”

10 Essential Elements of a Landing Page

Check out this article explaining the essential elements of a landing page posted by Web Design Ledger.

“…a landing page is any page where a visitor lands. But, this article refers to a specialized landing page, where you guide visitors to do a specific action. That action could be to sign up for your newsletter, buy your ebook, or hire you as a designer.”

Examples of Fullscreen Responsive Menus

The newest trend on the scene lately is the Fullscreen Responsive Menu. Simply put, it’s when a menu overlays the entirety of the screen. Check out these examples of Fullscreen Responsive Menus posted by Specky Boy!

“There really are a multitude of responsive navigation solution out there. Recently though, there has been a new trend emerging, namely the fullscreen responsive menu.”


5 Best Practices for Single-Page UX Design

Check out this interesting article outlining the best practices for single-page UX design posted by Design Modo!

“…single-page as a design trend is something entirely different. It removes clutter from a design, leaving a clear, but beautiful user interface with concise and focused content. From a UX perspective, there are both good and bad things about single-page design, but usually users love navigating these websites, which is already something to consider.”


Why your brand needs a style guide, and how to create one

Check out this article that Web Designer Depot posted that explains what style guides are and why your brand needs one.

“A lot of designers and creatives overlook the need for a brand style guide (also called a brand bible by some, or included as part of a brand bible) — something that gives a clear set of rules for how the marketing materials online, and off, should look.” Read more here!

Hot Navigation Design Patterns for Mobile

Check out this article that Design Modo posted discussing navigation design patterns for mobile devices. It discuses a variety of options and approaches your mobile projects can go and what aspects of design best suites your projects functional needs.

“Once someone starts using your application, they need to know where to go and how to get there at any point. If they can’t navigate through your your application easily, you’ll quickly lose them. Thus, designing effective navigation in your mobile application is crucial. But there are some basic considerations you need to remember before diving into menus, action bars, pop-ups, buttons, arrows, links, and so forth.” Read more here!

Innovative Websites that Buck the Design Trends

Check out these innovative website designs posted by Line25!
Line25 has compiled a list of out of the ordinary websites that step out of the mainstream trends. These unique web designs showcase unusual and experimental ideas along with imaginative navigation and clever approaches to the standard website layout. Take a look and get inspired!

An Inspiring Collection of Major City Illustrations

Check out this colorful collection of illustrations featuring major cities from around the world, posted by Specky Boy!

“Mexican artist Aldo Crusher has recently designed an inspiring collection of illustrations of all the major cities of the world, entitled “Cosmopolis“. He has combined his unique conceptual illustration style, which is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, and shapes to represent buildings and famous monuments of each metropolis, with beautiful colors.”

25 Mobile App Designs Featuring Graphs and Charts

Check out these mobile app designs that features nicely done graphs and charts posted by Web Design Ledger!

“Charts, graphs and counters don’t take too much space, but have amazing ability to show off a huge amount of information in a briefly form. And all mobile users appreciate it a lot, as small mobile screens require their own rules.”

The Secret to Telling a Memorable Story With Your Brand

With every brand there’s a story. And to be relatable to the masses, you’d need a good story to tell.

“Good stories leave a lasting impression. Even if the audience can’t remember exact details, years down the road, they will still remember if it was “awesome,” “horrible,” “sad,” “funny,” and even to what degree of emotion the story evoked. Brands who have a strong story provide the same long term results as a movie or story. And just as with a poor or boring story that is easily forgotten, a brand without a stand out story is quickly forgotten and replaced.”

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