Lottie.JS is a fantastic animation platform, but what animation tool should you choose? Alex has the ideal Lottie primer.
Looking for UI design inspiration? Rather than adding a new color or changing a font, have you thought about your textures?
Though SVG Patterns aren't super widely understood, they offer a lot of really interesting design options – once you get your head around them.
Handing off designs to developers has a troubled history. Learn about 5 excellent apps that have revolutionized the design handoff process.
Nadya extracts 15 color schemes from well-known Disney heroes and villains and beautifully illustrates how they affect the way we view these characters.
Our #1 design writer, Gabrielle, talks about the most astonishing artists and designers to follow on Behance when you need an inspiring creativity boost.
Product mockups are used to showcase web/app designs in a device frame, but can we accomplish this without Photoshop? Yes, and today, Alex shows us how!
Suzanne explains the user psychology behind nostalgia and how we can utilize nostalgia marketing in web design for higher conversions.
Duotones, Muted Black & White, Targeted Blur Effect, and more. Gabrielle has four fresh Photoshop styles to spice up to your repetoire.
For all its sci-fi modernism, Star Wars used a lot of classic methods. Nadya has extracted 7 sure-fire design hacks that you can apply to your projects.
SVG is a powerful format but you need to make good decisions to get great results. Ivalyo walks you through exporting SVG in Adobe Illustrator.
Despite being invite-only, Dribbble is crawling with talented designers. Gabrielle narrows it down to the 12 best Dribbble designers to follow.
Getting paid for your design talents in equity is romantic – but rarely actually pays off. But what if you happened to design the Facebook logo?
Roman Rudnik shows us how to boost app store downloads by A/B testing multiple icon designs in this step-by-step walkthrough.
SVG might be a vector format, but it has some amazingly powerful pixel-based tricks up its sleeve. Follow Alex's journey – if you dare.
SVG is more important to web design than ever before. Today we no longer need to leave our web browsers to create it. Ada looks at the options.
Often the key to understanding complex things is to understand their simpler parts first. SnappySnippet is a tool that can help you with that.
What makes a good book cover designer, and how can you work with one? Kerry Ellis, one of 99designs' top designers, shares her advice.
Often our goals and those of our user are in alignment – but not always. Sometimes you have a devil on one shoulder and an angel on the other.
The GIF format has been around for so long that sometimes it's easy to overlook its usefulness. Tim wants you to reconsider the power of GIFs and CSS.
Cinemagraphs are like the snow globes of the web – simple yet strangely mesmerizing. Here's how to use them in your web design.
The top right of screen is a difficult area of the screen to design for. Michaela shows you how to select the best images for your layout.
Watching an SVG image drawn onto screen is powerful effect. Ivaylo shows you how to create the 'Invisible Pen' Effect in SVG using Vivus.js
While crafting type can sometimes feel stiff and overly mathematical, workerbee wants to help you find the joy in creating more playful typography.
How can you create a single SVG graphic – maybe a logo or icon – that can be easily restyled and recolored in any setting or device? Massimo has a solution.
Websites are so often boxes in boxes in boxes. Daniel has 5 different ways to break your habit of rectangular website designs.
'Push button' image filters have developed a bad reputation with design professionals. But perhaps a new image filter called Prisma can change their minds.
Google fonts revolutionized web fonts by bringing them to the world. They've just released the services' biggest overhauls since 2010. But is it better?
Think you know Flickr? Did you know they store a vast reservoir of copyright free photos imagery from the world's great libraries, museums, & archives?