Author: Mario Mendez
Time for Responsive Web Design
Almost 3 years have passed since Ethan Marcotte coined the term Responsive Web Design (RWD) in 2010. He defined it as an approach to web design when a site is crafted to provide an optimal viewing experience—easier reading and simplified navigation with minimal resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices. So, how has this approach to design fared so far?
Christmas: One Holiday, Many Symbols
The most important holiday of the year, culturally and commercially speaking, is almost upon us. Months in anticipation, people from countries of the “so called” Western Civilization — Europe and its former colonies — start decorating their homes, businesses, streets, and well almost everything, with a wide range of Christmas related ornaments, spending huge amounts of money not just on gifts and food products but in the decorations themselves.
Every City Needs a Logo
A few weeks ago we compared some of our favourite football crests from around the world. This time, we are going to do the same but with city logos! Usually an entity as big as a city has a lot of different logos, one that is aimed exclusively for tourism abroad, logos representing each of the various sports teams in the city, or commercial campaign logos (like the iconic I<3NY) among others. Historically speaking, cities usually have an official Coat of Arms that never changes. Sometimes it is used in the current government logo either in a stylised version or the original one, but this isn’t always the case. This time we are focusing specifically on current local government logos.
Wireframes: Designing The Skeleton
Ever wondered how a web designer starts designing a website? By picking out the colours or the different plug-ins or gadgets it’s going to feature? No!
Design Patterns in Football Crests
Football is, without a doubt, the world’s most popular sport. Spanning every populated continent on Earth, almost every country has a professional or, at least, a semi professional football league. That means, yes, people get paid just to play this sport in front of other people. The people that watch and pay to see the games are called fans. They usually get attached and support a specific team, wether it represents their school, their city or their country. Sometimes fans will even support a team that doesn’t even represent their hometown, just because they have a number of very good players, or because they have a cool uniform and crest.
The Crowd Funding Phenomena
Do you think you have a brilliant idea that will make millions but just need a lot of money to fund it? And you just don’t have a clue about how to make someone invest on it? Crowd funding is here!
2001: A User Experience Odyssey
In 1968, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke and film maker Stanley Kubrick released one of the most important masterpieces of science fiction of all time, both in print and in movie form. 2001: A Space Odyssey became almost instantly a cult phenomenon thanks in part to its bold vision of what the human civilisation could achieve in 30 years and the visual and storytelling poetry in which it communicated its point.
Amazing Street Art
The streets and walls of a city are the biggest canvas a visual artist has to express himself. Unbound from the limited space and audience a museum gives, street artists can reach more people and make our cities and villages prettier in various styles.
Graphic Mint Enters Pinterest!
Pinterest is one of the hottest social media platforms around, being the tenth most visited social Internet page. Have you joined the Pinterest craze? Share your page with us! Check out our brand new page here!