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1. July 2015

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Facebook reveals new logo

Yesterday, Christophe Tauziet, a product designer at Facebook, ‘leaked’ a shot of what he claims is the new Facebook logo. Reportedly designed by Facebook’s in-house team in collaboration with Eric Olson — the designer of Klavika, on which the original Facebook logo was based — the general reaction has so far been negative. Some commenters [...]

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1. July 2015

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Create a Cylindrical Loading Bar Vector in Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed cylindrical loading bar vector in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the stand using basic vector shape building techniques and some neat linear gradients. Using a complex linear gradient, blending techniques and [...]

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30. June 2015

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Is it time you opened a design agency?

You’ve been busting your ass for years as a freelance designer, taking projects as they come, performing every role required for a successful business: producer, CEO, HR, accounting, marketing, and sales…you’re starting to wonder if there’s a next step. Can you break free of the grind of everyday tasks and get back to what you [...]

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29. June 2015

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Bandwidth-Aid: A VPN disconnect reminder script

VPNs are great for allowing you to do certain things that require being on your company's network while you're on an external internet connection. At Viget, we use a VPN for a number of activities: connecting to internal servers, viewing secure internal websites, deploying the latest code to certain servers, etc. Recently, while working from [...]

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29. June 2015

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50+ incredible freebies for web designers, June 2015

New projects are being released all the time that make us excited, curious, inspired and sometimes a little bit jealous. Today we continue our monthly series of the very best free resources for web designers with a collection that includes cool scripts, awesome fonts, great ideas, and must-see experiments. If this month’s collection is anything [...]

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11. June 2015

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4 essential elements of successful UX design

When you consider the success stories of the internet age, you could be forgiven for believing that luck has been the deciding factor. Amazon, for example, is a retail company whose launch coincided with a large-scale roll-out of internet connectivity in the 1990s. Facebook is a social media platform which emerged just as mobile technology [...]

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9. June 2015

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Safari 9: Everything web designers need to know now

Yesterday’s keynote at the Apple WWDC featured two new OS. The new MacOS is named El Capitan after a rock formation in Yosemite (which has been taken by most commentators to indicate that Apple sees its next OS as a minor, rather than major, version). MacOS El Capitan, and iOS 9 are available now to Apple developers, [...]

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