The Little Black Book of Intuitive Web Application Design

A web app that isn’t easy to use will not win many hearts.

But designing a user-friendly interface is no joke either.

What do my users want? How will they discover all the awesome features I have? How can I manage to convert them from casual browsers into product evangelists? Which colors should I pick? And fonts? And the list goes on…

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Italian Design Studio Gives A Fun Twist To Everyday Stuff

Take the usual household paraphenalia – mugs, lamps, vases, clocks – and turn them into unusual, unfussy works of art on a small but very appealing scale. This comes naturally to Italian studio Sabrina Fossi Design where the everyday becomes novel. Sabrina Fossi set up her company in 2013 and she creates ‘minimalist entities that seem familiar but are strikingly different.’ Her fresh and fun homeware products are all crafted by hand in Italy. Continue reading “Italian Design Studio Gives A Fun Twist To Everyday Stuff”

Super Realistic Artist’s Drawings

Think you have a good grip on reality? Think again! Howard Lee could have you reaching for food that isn’t even there. The illustrator has filmed a series of clips featuring his detailed drawings of food right alongside their tasty inspirations. In each of the videos that he’s shared on Instagram and YouTube, Lee eventually shows which is which with a flourish — or a chop. Yes, his greatest talent might just be his ability to blow our minds with each one of those amazing reveals. Continue reading “Super Realistic Artist’s Drawings”

13 Super-Easy Ways to Immediately Improve Your SEO

What comes to mind when you see the term  SEO? Where do you focus all your energy when you’re trying to improve your search rankings?

Most people focus a large proportion of their time on “keywords” and not much else.

However, if you’ve been working diligently on keyword optimization but are still not getting the results you want, you may need to consider other factors that affect search engine ranking. Continue reading “13 Super-Easy Ways to Immediately Improve Your SEO”

Discover New Tools with Benefits

One of the a-ha moments for me and my side projects was finding out there existed a tool that could schedule and post my social media updates for me.

Are there things you’re doing today that could be handled or improved with technology?

It’s kind of a tough question, e.g. “you don’t know what you don’t know.” To know these things, there are a couple great resources that I’ve turned to in order to open my mind to the automation tools that are out there. Continue reading “Discover New Tools with Benefits”