Author Eric Karkovack

Eric Karkovack is a web designer with well over a decade of experience. You can visit his business site here. In July 2013, Eric released his first eBook: Your Guide to Becoming a Freelance Web Designer. He also has an opinion on just about every subject. You can follow his rants on Twitter @karks88.

Download Unlimited Design Assets with Envato Elements for Only $29

By on May 17, 2017

As a designer, having access to top-quality design assets makes your job easier. But many services limit you to a specific number of files you can download per month. That means you have to be extra careful about what you...

Examples of Excellence in Modern Responsive Design

By on April 24, 2017

Responsive design has now become a standard part of a web designer's toolkit. It has been around long enough that you may have trouble remembering the last time you didn't include at least some level of responsiveness in a project.

10 Free Tools and Apps for Optimizing Images

By on April 10, 2017

We feature 10 free tools you can use to optimize the weight and size of your images. We have standalone apps, web-based tools, and CMS plugins that can be easily installed on your own website.

Protect Your Rights with the Standard Freelance Contract by AND CO

By on March 28, 2017

As a freelancer, you’ve probably run into more than one instance of a client who doesn’t pay on time (or at all). You might also have faced a situation where there’s a misunderstanding with a client over exactly what each...

25 Websites That Rock a Brutalist Design

By on March 27, 2017

For the uninitiated, brutalism is raw, bold and unpolished. Color schemes range from barren to outrageous. When done well, this design technique is great at getting the message across with simplicity.

​Build Your Perfect WordPress Site with H-Code

By on March 17, 2017

Have you ever wondered what separates a good WordPress theme from a great one? It’s all in the details. Sure, lots of themes will provide you with the same basic features. But those that are crafted with attention to detail...

10 Beautifully Designed Free Bootstrap Dashboard Admin Templates

By on March 13, 2017

The goal of any admin area (a.k.a. “Dashboard”;) should be to provide all the functions a user needs and doing so with their ease-of-use in mind. Using the popular Bootstrap framework, you can create an administration area that excels in...

Is Google’s AMP Good for the Web?

By on February 21, 2017

Google's AMP Project sounds like a mobile user's dream. It's a way of building web pages for optimal performance on mobile devices. But, one year into the project, not all publishers are sold on the current realities of AMP.