Guide to the Onboarding Process in Mobile Apps

Paula Borowska  •  App Design, Design, UX Design  •  April 2, 2015
Guide to the Onboarding Process in Mobile Apps

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 or a tour of your app. No matter how extensive your onboarding process is, it’s always valuable to see how others are doing it to see what you can learn. Below I’ll go through the...

Designing for Apple Watch: Getting Started

Kenny Chen  •  App Design, Design  •  April 1, 2015
Designing for Apple Watch: Getting Started

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 different ways to interact, creating a beautiful, delightful experience on the Apple Watch will require new design approaches. This primer will help get you started. In this article you will start to...

10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design, Website Design  •  March 30, 2015
10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups

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 or have inexperienced designers joining startups in hopes of hitting it big. As a designer, I’ve made many mistakes and have seen other young designers doing the same. Based on my experience...

Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

Carrie Cousins  •  Design, Website Design  •  March 27, 2015
Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

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 marketing tool that really can help deliver results. Here, we’ll look at 10 reasons why good design matters in terms of marketing and a few websites and brands that communicate those messages and ideas...

New Fonts Released in 2015

Simone  •  Fonts, Resources  •  March 26, 2015
New Fonts Released in 2015

The first three months of 2015 have passed and some new web design trends have started spreading throughout the design world. Among them are the so-called “tile design” and the love for websites which feature only one color. However, typography, which has always been an important element in modern graphic design, will become more and more dominant in our works. In...

How to Delightfully Trick Users With Animation

Jerry Cao  •  Design, UX Design  •  March 23, 2015
How to Delightfully Trick Users With Animation

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 vision is our dominant sense), but at a more advanced level, motion adds a layer of humanity and realism. Animation makes interfaces feel alive and truly responsive to the user. In the past, animations...

How to Design a Profile Card Interface with Sketch App 3

Daniel Schwarz  •  Sketch App, Tutorials  •  March 19, 2015
How to Design a Profile Card Interface with Sketch App 3

Last month we introduced ourselves to Sketch App 3 by learning how to mock up a credit card detail app screen and export the necessary assets, which can later be used in Xcode when building an actual iOS application. If you didn’t catch the tutorial or you’re not very familiar with Sketch 3, here’s a quick summary. Sketch App 3 is a design tool made by...

Making E-Mail Opt-Ins Beautiful and Effective With Bloom

Adrian  •  Resources, Tools  •  March 18, 2015
Making E-Mail Opt-Ins Beautiful and Effective With Bloom

Opt-in forms have for years been the best way to gain recurring visitors but at the same time the main thing people hate. However, you need to use forms to collect e-mails and stay in touch with your audience. Yet, finding the right opt-in form can be tricky and tiresome. There are some plugins on the market that take care of this, but most of them do not solve the real...

How Phablets Are Changing Mobile UX

Armen Ghazarian  •  App Design, Design, UX Design  •  March 17, 2015
How Phablets Are Changing Mobile UX

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 going anywhere. It’s high time to review the way we design for mobile considering the changes in user interaction with the new generation mobile devices and particularly phablets. What Is a...

Celebrating 4 Years of Designmodo: Our Team, Discount and Generous Giveaway

Adrian  •  Resources  •  March 16, 2015
Celebrating 4 Years of Designmodo: Our Team, Discount and Generous Giveaway

Today we are celebrating our fourth year with an anniversary party, and because you are part of our website, let’s start the party together! About Our Team Many of you may not know who we are, so this is a perfect day to get acquainted with us. We are four guys that really love our work. I’m Adrian (founder & editor-in-chief) and I’m from the Republic of Moldova,...