User Experience (UX) in VR

Posted on Fri, October 07, 2016 in Web Design, User Experience by Topher Young

Being a kid born in the 80's and having spent my formative years in the 90's, it is quite surreal that Virtual Reality has finally become a reality. After three decades of it being a work of "fiction", it's now here. The future is now! The idea of VR is not a new concept. I can still vividly recall the rad Nintendo Virtual Boy commercials along with the classic 90's sci-fi movies The Lawnmower Man, Johnny Mnemonic, and The Matrix. Regardless of the hunger for VR being at a fever pitch, the hardware never was able to truly produce the concept people craved and truly immerse the user. Until...

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The Important Role of User Personas in UX

Posted on Thu, September 29, 2016 in Business Operations, User Experience, Digital Design by Can Agaoglu

Websites and apps are a form of communication between an individual, organization, or business and a user. Because this communication is largely one-sided as creators we have a responsibility to anticipate what the user might say if they were able to engage in a conversation with the website or app..

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The Fundamentals of Effective Web Design

Posted on Tue, December 08, 2015 in Web Design, User Experience, Digital Design by Can Agaoglu

In this post we’ll explore the most important web design principles to remember so you can make a website visually engaging, effective, easy to use, and memorable.

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Web Design Trends for 2016

Posted on Wed, July 22, 2015 in Greatest Hits, Web Design, Web Development, User Experience, Digital Design by Can Agaoglu

2015 is halfway done, and we are already looking toward the future of web design. What new trends will pop up? Which ones will finally be laid to rest? One can only predict, but we have some strong tell-tale signs of what we will be seeing in the year 2016.

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Making SVG Icons

Posted on Tue, March 24, 2015 in Web Design, User Experience by Jon Haarstad

As a ​front-end developer, one of the great opportunities that the SVG offers is a break from the traditional use of pixel-based (rasterized) images to a format that behaves like a pure vector image file because...well, it is.

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Gestalt Principles Applied To Design

Posted on Mon, January 19, 2015 in Web Development, User Experience by Can Agaoglu

The Gestalt theory can spark new light when it comes to design. It helps us to think about our compositions in ways that we have not imagined them before. In fact, many principles that come from the Gestalt theory can be applied to all forms of art and design, from painting to photography, digital design to architecture, and good old fashioned print design.

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Design Trends of the New Web Landscape

Posted on Mon, October 27, 2014 in Web Design, User Experience by Can Agaoglu

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 Can Agaoglu

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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Internet Explorer Select Dropdown Arrow Solution: ChosenJS

Posted on Fri, May 23, 2014 in Web Design, Web Development, User Experience by Can Agaoglu

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 Can Agaoglu

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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