Designing UI for an Android App

I just designed my first UI for a mobile app, and I love it. Designing for apps seems way more engaging for me than designing for web — maybe because desktop screens are out of the equation; so there are less proportional fluctuations to account for.   The Idea: Solving a Problem My sister and her husband couldn't find ...

Creativity takes courage.

— Henri Matisse

Raster vs Vector Images

Raster and vector images are completely different but each perfect for its intended use.  Designers typically use each file type everyday. Here's a list of their basic differences and how to use them best.     Raster   What It Is An image made of pixels -- millions of them. Each pixel has a single color, and its information is recorded in ...

Resizing Images in Photoshop: Using Web Images for Print

I'm often asked to explain image resolution, and these questions usually surface when digital files need to be used for print. Standard print resolution is much higher than what’s used for web or other low-res images. Hence, images used successfully online usually appear much smaller than they should be when you try to use them for ...