As HOW’s online editor, I’m heavily invested in the latest developments in the design world—and, of course, great portfolio design. So imagine my excitement when I first heard about the new Kredo app, known widely as “the world’s first retina-quality portfolio network.” Designed for the iPad by Format.com co-founders Tyler Rooney and Lukas Dryja,...
Patrick McNeil shares his thoughts on a recent article from Froont.com on the history of web design.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Scrawl Magazine has released the endlessly charming How to Woo, an animated digital handbook that outlines to the do’s and don’ts of dating. Featuring humorous and touching illustrations, the digital handbook provides interactive, amusing anecdotes for both the sentimental and the cynical alike. “We are excited to bring...
In part 2 in this series, Patrick McNeil applies two more of Donald Norman's design principles to web design processes and user experience.
When CSS measurements don’t add up in the face of different sized displays and multiple media queries, turn to typography to solve the problem (and save your design). It may come as a surprise to many designers that a pixel—and every other absolute measurement unit upon which we’ve relied when designing for the web—is,...
Go behind the scenes with the minds behind Pixite's 5 sensational apps - and find out why designers can't (and shouldn't ) live without them.
James Pannafino talks with Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Co's "50 Most Influential Designers in America," about Wildcard, a mobile web browser that redefines the way we think about designing for mobile devices.
Want web design tips? Find out if you're committing a major web blunder with this list of top web design mistakes that designers make.
What's the future of information design? Dig into how data visualization, infographics and wearable tech are shaping and reshaping the world of design.
Pixel precision is imperative for responsive web design in the age of retina display. Dig into what constitutes a "pixel," the differences and more.