web design

  • Webydo Bags $7M To Turn More Designs Into Hosted Websites

    Webydo Bags $7M To Turn More Designs Into Hosted Websites

    Webydo, a software as a service startup that gives web designers the tools to circumvent a more traditional website creation process by excising the need for them to do any manual coding by automatically converting their design into a hosted HTML5 website, has closed a $7 million Series B funding round. The round was led by equity-based crowdfunding VC platform OurCrowd, along… Read More

  • Charity Donation Platform Believe.in Gets A Pinterest-Style Makeover To Be More Flexible

    Charity Donation Platform Believe.in Gets A Pinterest-Style Makeover To Be More Flexible

    The Pinterestification of the web has claimed another victim. Charity donation platform, Believe.in, is the latest startup to move from a feed-style view on its homepage and user profiles to a tile-based structure — that’s (inevitably) reminiscent of the online image curation site which popularised the look, aka: Pinterest. Read More

  • Webs.com Adds A Facebook Cover Image Designer To Its DIY Page Creation Tool, Pagemodo

    Webs.com Adds A Facebook Cover Image Designer To Its DIY Page Creation Tool, Pagemodo

    Webs.com, a DIY website creation service that helps non-technical, non-designers build good-looking websites on the fly, is introducing a new product today to complement its other offerings: a tool for creating professional Facebook Cover photos. Given that Webs.com’s target audience consists of those building business websites and Facebook pages, the new addition makes sense… Read More

  • Meet Easel, A YC-Backed Web App For Making Web Design Simpler

    Meet Easel, A YC-Backed Web App For Making Web Design Simpler

    In-browser web design app, Easel, has just launched. The WYSIWYG web design tool aims to make web design and development easier for teams who want to quickly get their ideas online without having to hire a designer. Easel founders Ben Ogle and Matt Colyer first met while working as engineers at Adroll, and have been working on the Y-Combinator-backed design tool for about four months. Read More

  • Verify Now Lets Designers Test More Of Their Ideas In More Places

    Verify Now Lets Designers Test More Of Their Ideas In More Places

    Interaction design and strategy firm ZURB has turned more and more of its internal apps into products for other designers over the last few years. Among these products is Verify, a handy little tool that allows design firms to quickly collect and analyze user feedback on screenshots and mockups. With Verify, for example, a startup could test multiple versions of its homepage or logo and see… Read More

  • Design Changes The Way We Experience The Web

    Design Changes The Way We Experience The Web

    Fitim Blaku is a Software Engineer and Web Designer based in New York City. He specializes in creating immersive web designs and applications. His consulting group WebHD focuses on maximizing web revenue through increased user engagement. Technology moves fast. Flat screen TV’s are everywhere, touch screen phones dominate mobile, and video games are pushing the graphical boundaries… Read More

  • Video Interview: BaseKit – Dynamic web dev, no programming required

    BaseKit is an automatic site builder for websites – No XHTML/CSS, PHP, Perl, or other programming languages required. BaseKit lets web designers build websites quickly and easily. It differs from other similar services by allowing users to implement functional, interactive and dynamic elements without coding. It doesn’t simply build a static site like the web site builders of a… Read More

  • Age matters when it comes to web site navigation

    Age matters when it comes to web site navigation

    Shocking news, everyone! Age plays a factor in how we figure out web site navigation! According to a new study in the journal Psychology & Marketing, younger kids do better with maps and visual “learning clues” while older kids are better at scanning lists of content. Read More