Design

  • Comprehensive Guide to Static Website Generators

    Comprehensive Guide to Static Website Generators

    Jake Rocheleau  •  November 24, 2015

    Most developers already understand how content management systems work. The popularity of WordPress has permeated the globe and become a staple for creating any blog. However a...

  • How to Use Color in Web Design

    How to Use Color in Web Design

    Paula Borowska  •  November 23, 2015

    The current landscape of color in website design is interesting to think about. Most websites look more or less the same, yet color can be a powerful tool in design. I’m not...

  • 10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning

    10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning

    Tomas Laurinavicius  •  November 12, 2015

    I started learning design in 2007, and a lot has changed since then. Now we have thousands of communities available, tutorial sites, remarkable individuals sharing their knowledge...

  • Why Hipster Attitudes Can Ruin Interaction Design

    Why Hipster Attitudes Can Ruin Interaction Design

    Nathan James Yates  •  November 9, 2015

    Overwhelmingly, humans avoid challenging their long-standing beliefs, tastes and opinions. We prefer something we know instead of seeking new experiences. Even in the modern age...

  • Changes are Coming to Tools and Devices for UI/UX Designers

    Changes are Coming to Tools and Devices for UI/UX Designers

    Nick Parker  •  November 2, 2015

    There is interesting stereotype that the ideal tools for designers are Apple devices with OS X and iOS. Regarding UI/UX design — it is explainable. Products such as Sketch...

  • Mobile Design Trends 2016: Magical Micro-interactions

    Mobile Design Trends 2016: Magical Micro-interactions

    Jerry Cao  •  October 29, 2015

    You understand and have created an app that looks amazing. It has a cool story and the visual design is impressive. But that’s not enough — it needs more, something that...

  • Checklist for Designers: Things You Need To Do Before Presenting to a Client

    Checklist for Designers: Things You Need To Do Before Presenting to a Client

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 22, 2015

    You have a looming deadline for a client project. The minutes re ticking toward the face-to-face client meeting. Are you ready? Just grabbing a design and handing it to a client...

  • Prototyping Your App (Before It’s Too Late)

    Prototyping Your App (Before It’s Too Late)

    Javier Cuello  •  October 19, 2015

    Some time ago, a company approached me. They were looking to design their application for the second time. Now, they wanted to follow a design process step by step, learning from...

  • The New Rules for Scrolling in Web Design

    The New Rules for Scrolling in Web Design

    Jerry Cao  •  October 14, 2015

    What was once taboo in website design has made a complete resurgence as one of the most popular techniques in recent years as users are finding a new love and appreciation for...

  • Responsive Typography: A Quick Tutorial

    Responsive Typography: A Quick Tutorial

    Paula Borowska  •  October 9, 2015

    Typography is a primary way in which we communicate information. It’s true for print, websites and even TV commercials. You can’t disagree that typography is a powerful design...