Design

  • 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...

  • How to Work as A Freelance Designer and Travel

    How to Work as A Freelance Designer and Travel

    Carrie Cousins  •  March 13, 2015

    Life as a freelance designer is not always as glamorous as it may sound. There is often work to be done … even when you have travel plans. Sometimes you have freelancing to do...

  • 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...