Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Apr 28

Sourcehunt Design April: How About Adding Fedora to Your CV?

April's Sourcehunt brings two Open Source goliaths. How would you like to add Fedora and/or Mozilla to your design portfolio?
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Apr 27

Why JPEGs are like McDonalds Apple Pies (and SVGs are not)

Sometimes it helps to think of SVG, not as an 'image format', but as a 'recipe'. And once you *really* know a recipe, you can start to change it. 
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Ivaylo Gerchev, Apr 25

How to Design Rich Card-Based Layouts with Semantic UI

Card-based layouts are a great option for many design problems. Ivaylo shows us how to use Semantic UI to create great, mobile-friendly UIs.
21 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Simon Cocking & the Digital Skills Academy Team, Apr 22

Epic UX Fails (and the Lessons We Can Learn)

Often there are more lessons to be learned from a failure than a success. Simon Cocking walks us through some UX fails and the lessons we can take.
9 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Apr 21

Boxy SVG: A Fast, Simple, Insanely Useful, FREE SVG Editor

SVG is hot but easily corrupted. Boxy SVG is a free editor that helps you make the most of what the SVG format is good at.
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Apr 19

#SketchTip: How to Share Artboards with Your Team

 Being able to easily share your Sketch designs is hugely beneficial to your team, clients, and collaborators. Daniel has some answers.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Jerry Cao, Apr 18

10 Photoshop Plugins to Speed up Your Web Designs

While Photoshop may have been born as a photo editor, Jerry shows us 10 Photoshop plugins that can transform it into a powerful Web Design tool.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Apr 14

Design 2016: The Year of Illustration?

How many gigantic-background-photo sites do we really need? Illustration is a sure-fire way to give your designs a 100% authentic, bespoke finish. 
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Apr 13

How to Catch the Eye of Users (and Other Fiendish Traps)

Humans love to look at eyes. We can't help it. But sometimes that can be a problem for our layouts. Alex looks at how you can direct the eye of your users.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Liz Pekler, Apr 12

6 Practical Hacks for Taking Creative Photos with Your Smartphone

Tired of using the same old Photoshop filter effects to your images. Liz has a magic big of creative photo hacks to spice up your look.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Charles Costa, Apr 08

How Do You Measure the Success (or Failure) of Your UX Design?

We all know what an experience is – but how do you measure one? Google's 'HEART Framework' breaks down ux design into easier to understand components. 
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
A'Nita Evans, Apr 05

5 Ways to Lift Your Game in Accessible Design

Accessible design is more that just adding some ALT tags. Anita has some wonderful insights on how you can improve your approach to accessible design.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Hilda, Mar 31

6 Tips to Get Past a Creative Block

Being creative is rewarding but when it's not happening, it's hard to force it. Hilda has some useful steps to work through creative block.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Jerry Cao, Mar 29

The 3 'Non-Negotiables' of Successful Product Design

Every successful product has them… does yours? Below we boil down the practice of product design into its 3 essential components.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Mar 23

Is This the Dawning of the Age of Interrobang‽

Typographic punctuation is a jumble of glittering successes and hard-luck stories. For every @ symbol, there's a lonely irony mark or neglected interrobang.
2 COMMENTs
Mobile
Elio Qoshi, Mar 23

Exploring Ubuntu Phone UI Elements

Elio Qoshi looks in detail at the UI elements at the heart of Ubuntu Phone design guidelines.
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Mar 23

Sketch App: How to Share Artboards with Your Team

Being able to share your designs in Sketch with very little effort is hugely beneficial to your team. Daniel show us more than one way to do it!
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Mar 21

The Talking Clock: Birth of the Voice-based UI

 Voice-powered UI systems are everywhere we go today, but they're older than we think. Talking UIs were first big news in the 1930's.
8 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Mar 21

Why Your Images Might Be Ruining Your Site

Humans are very good at processing images but that doesn't mean we always choose the right image for our websites. Gabrielle has some useful pointers.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Mar 16

What is Adobe XD (or 'Project Comet')? And Should You Care?

Fireworks is fizzling out, but Adobe return with a mysterious new UI design tool – Adobe XD. Will this fiery comet become a new star? Daniel investigates.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Aja Frost, Mar 15

6 Inspiring Examples of Gamification in Design

Games are fun, exciting, and rewarding. So to make your UX more engaging–even addictive–why not try incorporating these gamification elements?
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Mar 09

Parallax Burns: Converting Photographs from 2D to 3D with SVG

There's a nice video effect I'm going to call 'Parallax Ken Burns' you see on a lot of documentaries. Can we mimic it in a single SVG file? Maybe.
10 COMMENTs
Mobile
Ada Ivanoff, Mar 08

The 11 Best Tutorials on Mobile Design

Ada Ivanoff highlights 11 of her favorite tutorials on mobile design for iOS, Android, cross-platform and mobile web designers.
Design & UX
Jerry Cao, Mar 08

Top 5 Breakout Mobile Design Trends for 2016

It's easy to forgetMobile design is still young and we're still seeing new and innovative ideas every year. Jerry looks at his big 5 mobile design trends.