Posted by Vitaly Friedman on November 27, 2012 ·
When we launched this little website over six years ago, we wanted it to serve one specific purpose: to deliver valuable, reliable, practical insights to people who were building websites just like we were. Time has passed, and many things have changed, yet our deep commitment to this initial idea has never been stronger.
It’s with this commitment that we [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on September 18, 2012 ·
During the two days of the Smashing Conference, we provide you with insights, photos and highlights on Smashing Magazine — live from the conference venue. Our team will be posting updates from the early morning to the late evening on both dates to bring you as close to the conference as possible. You can also track the tweets from the conference by following [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on September 17, 2012 ·
During the two days of the Smashing Conference, we will provide you with insights, photos and highlights on Smashing Magazine — live from the conference venue. Our team will be posting updates from the early morning to the late evening on both dates to bring you as close to the conference as possible. You can also track the tweets from the conference by following [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on September 7, 2012 ·
You’ve probably already heard: we’ve turned six years old! One thing is for sure: the past six years have been special – we’ve learned a lot! Much of this would not have been possible without your help. We are very grateful for your support and your feedback that keeps us going, and constantly inspires us to come up with new ideas and ways to [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on September 6, 2012 ·
Yesterday we described who we are, and today it’s your turn to tell us your story. Looking back at where we’ve come from and where we are today, we see that one principle has not changed a bit over the years, and it is one of the core elements of our work: that is, we’ll go as far as it takes to deliver value and substance to you, our dear reader.
Posted by Vitaly Friedman on September 5, 2012 ·
Today is the day when it all started — the day when this little website launched back in 2006. We are celebrating our six-year anniversary party, and you, being the ones who made the website possible and kept us going, are our special guests. We couldn’t possibly have a party without you!
But who are we? Who are the people working behind the scenes to make [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on August 1, 2012 ·
Yes, it’s time to announce the winners! A couple of weeks ago we had announced the “Redesign The Web” Poster Design Contest that encouraged you to design a thought-provoking poster. We wanted to encourage everyone to actively get involved in making the Web a more accessible and usable place today.
Among the entries, many have picked up the idea [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on July 6, 2012 ·
Web design has evolved dramatically in recent years. Better browser support and innovative design techniques are changing the way we design websites. In fact, we’ve become quite versed in producing beautiful and performant user experiences. However, this doesn’t hold true for most websites out there, now does it?
How often do you stumble on slow, clunky websites? [...]
Posted by Smashing Editorial on May 24, 2012 ·
Probably the most remarkable characteristic of our Web design community is that we care about our craft. We care about best practices, about our work, about learning, sharing and improving our skills. This very spirit is the driving force behind our daily work at Smashing Magazine, and this spirit is what has prompted us to organize the very first Smashing Conference: [...]
Posted by Aarron Walter on March 27, 2012 ·
We are very happy to present a sample chapter from the upcoming printed Smashing Book #3, written by Aarron Walter. In this chapter, Aarron explains how sharing our personalities can help us create lasting relationships with users, and how it can improve the bottom line of our business. The sample is also available for free download in PDF, EPUB and MobiPocket. [...]