Design

  • The What, Why, and How of Mockups

    The What, Why, and How of Mockups

    Jerry Cao  •  March 4, 2015

    Before we get into how to make the most of your mockups, it helps to know what exactly they are — and what they’re not. As discussed in The Guide to Wireframing, mockups,...

  • How to Choose the Right Monitor for Web Design

    How to Choose the Right Monitor for Web Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  February 23, 2015

    Having the right equipment can make working on a web design project delightful or downright miserable. This is especially true when it comes to choosing the right computer...

  • Designing a Great Photography Website

    Designing a Great Photography Website

    Carrie Cousins  •  February 18, 2015

    You’ve got a pile of great images. Now what can you do with them? Designing a website to showcase all that great photography is not as simple as just dumping all your images...

  • Effective Web Typography: Rules, Techniques and Responsive Design

    Effective Web Typography: Rules, Techniques and Responsive Design

    Sam Norton  •  February 16, 2015

    Responsive Web Design isn’t just about columns, grids, images and icons. All of this will not make sense without text for content. As Bill Gates once said “Content is...

  • Wireframing & Prototyping: The Past, Present, and Future

    Wireframing & Prototyping: The Past, Present, and Future

    Jerry Cao  •  February 5, 2015

    Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app — where he develops in-app and online content. To learn the methods, tools, and processes of...

  • What is an Interaction Designer?

    What is an Interaction Designer?

    Carrie Cousins  •  January 28, 2015

    These two little words are being used a lot in the design sphere these days. But what truly is interaction design? And what makes you an interaction designer? Here, we’ll answer...

  • 5 UX KPIs You Need To Track

    5 UX KPIs You Need To Track

    Armen Ghazarian  •  January 21, 2015

    We love to measure things. It is our way to understand how good or bad something is. Although numbers don’t tell the whole story, they help evaluate the situation in a quick and...

  • Design From a Distance: Keep Clients and Colleagues Happy From Afar

    Design From a Distance: Keep Clients and Colleagues Happy From Afar

    Ruaridh Currie  •  January 19, 2015

    In this age of touchscreen devices and ever-present access to digital media, we find ourselves able to work effectively and efficiently away from the traditional office setting....

  • Web Design Trends That Will Rule 2015

    Web Design Trends That Will Rule 2015

    Tomas Laurinavicius  •  January 6, 2015

    Web design is a vibrant and diverse industry that is changing and evolving quickly. Website design is, however, not an end product; it’s an asset in the presentation of a...

  • Designing a Truly Delectable Restaurant Website

    Designing a Truly Delectable Restaurant Website

    Carrie Cousins  •  January 5, 2015

    Designing around food can be tricky. Think about it: Taking a photo of food is difficult. How can you explain the aroma of a great meal digitally? But there are plenty of things...