Is this it for Flash?

Flash has been getting a bad rap over the past few years. The once favorite medium for interactive design, Flash, has most definitely suffered at the hands of mobile users. It lacks support in many mobile devices, and is not supported at all on Apple’s iPhone or iPad. I remember back in my college days…

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Finding Quality Within Web Design: Tips and Examples

What is quality? Quality (qual·i·ty = degree of excellence), is a word that people use to describe something that is well made, well thought out, and better than most. Many people use quality to describe their services, or products. How does quality relate to web design? Well, not all websites are made equal or with…

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8 Ways to Spark Creative Ideas

We have all been stuck on a project. Usually we end up looking at the computer monitor, waiting for an idea to pop up on our screen. How can we spark true creativity? Here are 8 ways to spark creativity in your design work that work for us. Image by: Mirco Zett 1. Expose yourself…

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More Website Shout-Outs

More shout-outs for the love we have received for our newly launched website. Many thanks to all of you for you support. If you know of anyone we missed, please let us know in a comment below so we can give them a shout-out! Cool Homepages CSSclip

Gimme Bar vs Zootool

I have been on the lookout for a good bookmarking site – something that does more than bookmarking links. I wanted to save inspiration, photos, videos, and maybe even code. I hate just signing up for sites because I usually lose interest in about a week, but I need a place to store inspiration and…

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10 Infographics for Web and Graphic Designers

Infographics are a great way to take boring information and turn them into an awesome easy-to-read graphic. As a web developer or designer, you might spend all day looking at code or pixels. Reading more information can be overwhelming and time consuming, we hope you enjoy these web and graphic design infographics as much as…

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Inspiration: Chameleon Portrait

While checking out dribbble, we came across this amazing dribbble shot of a chameleon portrait, which led us to the process video on Vimeo. Thought you might enjoy it too, check them out!

Getting Started with Responsive Web Design

Here at Spark, we don’t focus on web design trends – but, responsive web design seems to be more of progression towards usability rather than another trend. I am sure some day we will stop talking about it so much, but only because it will be the norm in web design due to the many platforms…

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Awesome Examples of Responsive Web Design

Web design has changed a lot in the past few years. With the use of “Responsive Design“, designing different websites for mobile, browser, and now tablets is a thing of the past. Front-End Web Developers can now design the site using CSS Media-Queries to get their design to adapt to the many different size browsers…

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Spark Creative featured on CSSMania

Our new site just launched yesterday, and it is already featured on CSSMania, the ‘global leader of the CSS Gallery Websites’. Thanks for the shout out, CSSMania!