Design

  • How to Use Size & Space in Interaction Design

    How to Use Size & Space in Interaction Design

    Jerry Cao  •  April 27, 2015

    While he never lived to see the Internet, engineering psychologist Paul Fitts nonetheless had a huge influence on digital design with his 1954 proposal now known as Fitts’s...

  • How to Hire a Web Designer or Design Firm

    How to Hire a Web Designer or Design Firm

    Carrie Cousins  •  April 20, 2015

    So you need a great website, right? Everyone does. But if you are not skilled in the art of web design or development, you will need to hire a designer or design company to...

  • Evaluating Web Design Education: What is the Best Way to Learn?

    Evaluating Web Design Education: What is the Best Way to Learn?

    Rudolph Musngi  •  April 15, 2015

    The world is changing rapidly. Just when we were just getting used to seeing websites came mobile phones, now screens have gone into our eyeglasses. With the web design world...

  • Flat Design vs. Material Design: How Are They Different?

    Flat Design vs. Material Design: How Are They Different?

    Anna Lisnyak  •  April 10, 2015

    Two similar design styles, one based on the other. One the “hot new thing,” one — some speculate — on its way toward becoming a passing fad. One a spontaneously-adapted...

  • Guide to the Onboarding Process in Mobile Apps

    Guide to the Onboarding Process in Mobile Apps

    Paula Borowska  •  April 2, 2015

    Onboarding can take on a few different shapes. Sometimes it’s as simple as account creation or logging in. Sometimes it’s more extensive where it includes a walk-through...

  • Designing for Apple Watch: Getting Started

    Designing for Apple Watch: Getting Started

    Kenny Chen  •  April 1, 2015

    The highly anticipated Apple Watch will hit stores later this month with thousands of watch apps competing for your attention. With a smaller screen size, always on the wrist and...

  • 10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups

    10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups

    Tomas Laurinavicius  •  March 30, 2015

    Startups are popping up everywhere with an emphasis on the freedom for people to embody their ideas and let the world see it. However, most startups don’t have design founders...

  • Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

    Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

    Carrie Cousins  •  March 27, 2015

    As designers we all know the importance of visually pleasing websites. But it goes much deeper than that. Good design does more than just look good; it’s a branding and...

  • How to Delightfully Trick Users With Animation

    How to Delightfully Trick Users With Animation

    Jerry Cao  •  March 23, 2015

    Without motion, there cannot be interaction. When you close a tab, it disappears from the screen: at this basic level, motion provides immediate feedback (which is crucial since...

  • How Phablets Are Changing Mobile UX

    How Phablets Are Changing Mobile UX

    Armen Ghazarian  •  March 17, 2015

    Remember the days when smaller mobile phones were fancy? That time is gone. Large screen smartphones have been around for quite a while and the trend suggests that they are not...