Attack of the Modal Windows

Andy Beaumont on the rise of modal windows, the new pop-ups: What we’re witnessing here is the first wave of the second world pop-up war. Those of us who lived through the first one can only describe the horrors to our disbelieving children. This time though, the...

How Not to Design for Mobile

“Crapshaming” brings us examples of mobile design from prominent brands that range from 67% to 100% content that users did not request. Lesson: Give users content and they will love your brand. Try to build your brand via harassing sign-up or ads, and your...

Infographics Made Easy

We love things that make working with technology easier, allowing folks to be creative without mastering every technical art. Easel.ly is just that sort of tool, allowing stunning infographics to be made by folks who want to communicate interesting statistics, but who...

Test Responsive Websites with Responsinator

Responsinator is  an awesome tool for testing a site’s responsive capabilities.  Here’s an example with a site ReadyMadeWeb recently built for George Mason University professor, New York Times columnist, TED talker, and prolific blogger Tyler Cowen: Test...

iA³ Template for WordPress

My previous post was on the subject of the mobile web vs. developing an app for Android or iPhone. Information Architects, a really cool design firm, has developed iA³, a very clean, very well laid out, and incredibly well-coded theme for WordPress that just so...