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Design trends and their caveats (part 6) - Icons without cause

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Where ever you look, icons. Bold icons, tiny icons, icons on your home screen, icons on t-shirts, icons, icons, icons. People love icons, and so do designers. But how can we use them more appropriate? Millions of icons Today there are many icons and icon sets…

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Design trends and their caveats (part 4) - Boring responsive design

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In the last post I talked about frameworks and how they speed things up, and how they make designs and layouts generic at times. To be honest there are times when we are not as creative as we would love to be. In cases like that it might make sense to take a b…

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Design trends and their caveats (part 3) - Framework vs. Design

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Today I have to look at something both great and unpleasant at the same time: frameworks. There are a million frameworks out there and I am totally over-simplifying with my little article but hopefully you will get the idea. Frameworks are good Frameworks in s…

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Design trends and their caveats (part 2) - Bad font decisions

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After having talked about a literally moving topic like Parallax effects in web design it is time to pay attention to typefaces in part 2. In general typefaces are a very opinionated thing to discuss but I will keep it to the facts (isn’t that what everybody c…

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Design trends and their caveats (part 1) - From parallax to vertigo

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By popular demand I would love to share a few thoughts which keep moving me for quite some time now. Actually It is not by popular demand that I am writing but I am writing about popular design trends/decisions/patterns. Many of these are so extremely common a…