Design Trends of the New Web Landscape

Posted on Mon, October 27, 2014 in Web Design, User Experience by Tiffany Tay

As a Web Designer, I come across a myriad of sites every day. I see great, good, and bad web design practices, and even trends that spring up every now and then. Below is a small list of web trends I've encountered frequently that benefit the web community as a whole.

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Practical Web Design

Posted on Thu, September 25, 2014 in Web Design, User Experience by Jason Bennett

Web design is often described as an "artistic" or "creative" job. Many think a web designer simply makes a design look "cool" or "pretty". However, sometimes a pretty design just isn't practical.

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Quantifying Common Sense with Card Sorts

Posted on Tue, August 26, 2014 in Web Design, Web Development by Eric Warner

Information architecture of a website, while often overlooked, is paramount in planning a successful Web project.

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Virtuality Reality on the World Wide Web

Posted on Wed, August 06, 2014 in Web Design by Kevin Carpenter

The revival of the Virtual Reality (VR) craze is certainly well under way, and the opportunity for VR on the Web is now particularly exciting. So, isn't it time we transform the Web to a fully immersive capable portal?

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10 Reasons to Use Drupal

Posted on Fri, July 25, 2014 in Web Design, Web Development, Drupal by Santiago Bendavid

Drupal is a web development framework / platform. With a background focused on generating online communities and user-generated content, Drupal is a versatile platform that allows efficient website development.

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Three Ways to Sell An Expensive Product Online

Posted on Mon, June 16, 2014 in Web Design, eCommerce by Jason Bennett

Commerce is moving online (and has been for years) but most people still have some concern about making purchases on a website, especially when what you're planning on buying costs a lot of money. So, how do you sell an expensive product online? Here are three ways to improve your sales.

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Making a Comeback:  The Vertical Menu

Posted on Tue, June 03, 2014 in Web Design by Jon Haarstad

As responsive design has become more and more the norm in web development we can conclude that vertical navigation will never surpass its horizontal counterpart, right? Well, before we jump to that conclusion, let’s explore the benefits of vertical navigation.

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Internet Explorer Select Dropdown Arrow Solution: ChosenJS

Posted on Fri, May 23, 2014 in Web Design, Web Development, User Experience by Kevin Carpenter

Browser testing can be one of the most daunting tasks for a web designer or developer especially when that scope includes IE8 and IE9. Besides the usual background-size and image fixes, the most difficult task to regulate is the dreaded select dropdown element.

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5 jQuery Snippets Every Developer Should Have Handy

Posted on Fri, January 31, 2014 in Web Design, Web Development, User Experience by Kevin Carpenter

By changing the scrollTop value we can change where we want the scrollbar to land, in my case I used a value of 0 because I want it to go to the very top of our page, but if I wanted an offset of 100px I could just type 100px in the function. So all we are really doing is animating the body of our document throughout the course of 800ms until it scrolls all the way to the top of the document.

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Working at GRAYBOX

Posted on Fri, December 20, 2013 in Web Design by Alum

Working at GRAYBOX the last month has been a great adventure—and it’s only just getting started.

I used to be a classical musician—Now I’m a junior web developer

Before I started working at GrayBox, I worked as a classical musician teaching private lessons and playing gigs, as well as having other various jobs. I began learning about web development in early 2013, soaking up all I could. I took advantage of the internet and reading as many books as I could.

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