Utilizing Web Design to Influence Consumer Decisions

Design is something you don’t quite notice if it’s well done. Bad design, though, hits you over the head with a 2×4. Your web design choices also influence what decisions a customer makes on your website, which could turn a simple browsing session into a business transaction. We’ll focus on a few points in this…

Designing an Accessible Form

Designing a form that is both visually appealing and functional can be challenging. Whether it’s a contact form or a job application, there are a few rules to follow in order to avoid frustration. A clean, uncluttered design with well-defined elements is key. The elements creating a functional, accessible form are the layout, labels and…

Creating ASDocs with ANT & Flash Builder Part 2. Writing AsDoc Comments.

2. Project Documentation Process for Ant on standalone Flash Fuilder 4.5. Common Glossary and Output. This tutorial covers the documentation process for Ant on Adobe® Flash Builder 4.5. You will be presented with the most common ASDoc comments, their purpose and output in the generated documentation, and examples of documentation page templates and their customization…

Graphical User Interface Design

Currently, we are working on building a new desktop application. It all begins with good planning and beautiful design. Here are four steps with tips that will help designers design a successful application.

Create an Abstract Background in Illustrator CS3

Blended Objects are a quick way to create unique backgrounds. When you use the Blend tool you can create smooth transitions between objects. Recently, we created an audacious design for a new web site called Theaterprofile.com. We wanted to capture the essence of the theater by using color and motion in the background. We used…