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Designlab Online Design Bootcamp – Design 101 Course Review

Having decided that I want to further improve my personal development this year I made the decision that I was going to take several bootcamps both design and development.

To kick things off I have decided to take the Designlab Design 101 bootcamp. This is a 4-week online course where I’ll spend five to ten hours per week working. After competing the course I’ll be able to confidently wireframe, make visual design decisions, and communicate like a designer.

I’ve decided to share this experience with you by blogging and record videos as I go through this course. This way you’ll get a true understanding if this course is right for you, see what I truly think.
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How Modern Web Design Trends Will Affect You in 2017

Most people think trends are reserved exclusively for millennials and fashionistas but this simply isn’t the case. Even websites need to be kept up to date with the latest trends and it can be difficult to know which direction to take when updating or improving your site – thankfully, help is at hand to bring…
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The Ultimate Stock Image Search Guide

Looking for images is easy, it’s finding the right ones that is hard work. We really have to tap into your thinking process to uncover some of the secrets to better search results. Often times, people are too quick to punch in the basic keywords and are left with cliches to work with. To fix…
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How to Start a Successful WordPress Theme Business From Scratch

I think you’ll agree with me that the WordPress theme market is very saturated at the moment and there’s 100’s if not 1,000’s of WordPress theme business out there, so standing out is tough.

So is it possible to create a successful WordPress theme business?

Having been in this position myself I’ve looked into all the possible options for building a successful WordPress theme business and I’m going to share these finding with you today.

We’ll take a detailed look at the advantages and disadvantages of using a marketplace vs your own theme shop. Then to top things off I’ll show you the exact route I’d take for building a successful WordPress theme business.
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15 Best Stock Photo Sites With Free High Resolution Images

best stock photo sites

As a designer personally, I can’t stand ugly cliché stock photos, amateur level pictures and other low quality imagery used in any form of design. I am constantly in search of beautiful photos for my personal and client work and thought that you may find this collection useful.
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Design Bombs – All Sources for Designers in One Place

The internet is full of information and websites. According to Mill for Business, there are well over 1 billion sites on the web. More websites = more choices. But how to find the best websites when the offer is that huge. It’s tough. Designers have the same problem. There are hundreds of thousand designers around…
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Top New Web Design Trends

At the end of each year predictions for the new year in web design come to the fore and we all find ourselves wondering how on earth we once succumbed to such an outdated element as the photo carousel for example. Naturally, web design is one of most fast paced and innovative industries, so it…
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