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The Evolution of Gesture and Its Future in Web Design

Monday - June 24th, 2013

Written by: Tristan Pelligrino

The Evolution of Gesture and Its Future in Web Design

Users of the iPhone and Android devices have unknowingly gotten used to using gestures over buttons. Simple actions such as the pinch-zoom and claw-swipe are common actions for smartphone users that are redefining the way the web is designed. Even desktops and laptops are taking advantage of gestures that are usually reserved for smartphones and other mobile devices! For instance, the magic mouse by Apple includes swiping gestures that allow both desktop and laptop users to browse through pages just like the iPhone. (more…)

Flat Design is Here! How You Can Take Advantage of this Trend

Thursday - June 20th, 2013

Written by: Tristan Pelligrino

Flat Design is Here! How You Can Take Advantage of this Trend

With an increase of minimalism, skeuomorphism (what an awful word!) is so last year. Flat design is here for sure. Before, designers were focused on three-dimensional design and realism to get user attention and increase conversion rates. Now, flat design is a popular trend for mobile and desktop design that focuses on being – you guessed it – flat. (more…)

Why You Should Consider Full Screen Web Design

Thursday - June 13th, 2013

Written by: Tristan Pelligrino

Why You Should Consider Full Screen Web Design

As more and more brands are taking advantage of minimalism with their web design, they’re using full screen web design to create stunning displays and help with website conversions. Full screen sites are those that fill your entire window, whether you’re browsing from a mobile device or desktop. While this design tactic hasn’t been as popular before, the increased internet speeds and innovation from web designers is pushing ideas to limits. Furthermore, the increase of high quality images and retina displays is making full screen websites much more popular. (more…)