Design & UX
Abbas Rajani, Apr 13

6 Ways to Improve Long-Scroll Mobile Websites

Abbas Rajani shows us how to offer users a better mobile UX by optimizing the layout and content of long-scrolling mobile websites.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Valeriia Timokhina, Apr 11

25 Design Conferences That Will Blow Your Mind in 2017

Valeriia Timokhina spills the beans on the best design and UX conferences to attend in 2017. Stay up to date with the latest advancements in your industry.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Apr 06

Responsive Design in Sketch: Group Resizing vs. Auto Layout Plugin

We've waited and improvised, but now the wait is over. Sketch now offers responsive design features, but how does it compare to the Auto Layout Plugin?
2 COMMENTs
Web
Maria Antonietta Perna, Apr 05

What Is the Right Image Format for Your Website?

Maria Antonietta Perna introduces five image formats for the web: JPG, GIF, PNG, SVG and WebP and explains how to choose the right image format for the web.
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Apr 05

Design Tricks with SVG Filters: A Masked Blur Effect

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.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Apr 04

5 Emerging Trends to Amp-up Your Web Designs in 2017

Gabrielle Gosha reveals which web design trends you need to try in 2017, including meganavs, overlapping content and neutral tones.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Ada Ivanoff, Mar 30

6 Free Web-Based SVG Editors Compared

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.
JavaScript
Pavels Jelisejevs, Mar 29

Automated Accessibility Checking with aXe

Pavels Jelisjevs looks at aXe, a JS library that scans your website for a11y issues. Learn how to do automated accessibility checking via your test runner.
Design & UX
Andrew Tiburca, Mar 28

5 Tips for Improving Your Consumer UX

43% of consumers have very minimal computer skills, Andrew Tiburca shows you how to optimise your consumer UX so that your users aren't left in the dark.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Mar 22

Killer GIFs: How Can an Animated GIF Become a Weapon?

GIFs are the jokers of the web image formats – usually funny and playful. But can they be turned into a dangerous weapon in the right situation?
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Mar 21

How to Handoff Designs with Sketch and InVision

Development teams are getting larger and collaboration never more challenging. Can Sketch and Invision help?
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Mateo Prifti, Mar 14

How to Turn Your Sketch Files into Working Prototypes with Origami

Sketch is a great for UI Design, but it stops at flat designs. Mateo shows you how to do sophisticated prototyping with Sketch files in Facebook Origami.
Design & UX
Dan Goodwin, Mar 08

How Writing Our Book Taught Us About Killer Prototyping

What’s changed is that we’re aiming to use prototyping to explore design problems in all projects that we work on by default.
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Mar 08

Introducing Portfolio WordPress Theme – and the Design Decisions Behind it

Good design comes down to 3 or 4 fairly simple decisions at the beginning of a project – and then just carrying them through.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Mar 08

4 Nerdy Companies That Have Used 99designs

Many nerdy tech companies have used 99designs to obtain a great logo. Here are a few of the best — with a look at how their briefs ensured quality results.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Mar 06

How to Design and Sell Themes (with Success)

Designing and selling themes can be a lucrative business, but there are plenty of pitfalls. Dan's guide will help you avoid the big traps.
Design & UX
Kelsey Bryant, Mar 02

Martis Lupus Wows with Her Whimsical Style

We chat with Martis about her education, where she draws her inspiration from and what she has planned next.
5 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Roemie Hillenaar, Mar 01

How to Choose the Best Fonts for Your Next Project with Fontcloud

Fontcloud is a tool designed to help you browse, choose and manage you fonts – and their licensing – through your browser. Roemie takes you on the tour.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Alex Bigman, Feb 28

Digital Fonts: A Condensed History

The world of fonts has come a long way. 99designs writer Alex Bigman showcases the evolution of fonts in this condensed mini history lesson.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Marianne Kipp, Feb 23

How Much Should Your Logo Design Cost?

When it comes to branding your business, a logo is always essential. But how much should you pay for it? Here's a lowdown on what to consider.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Feb 22

Web Layout 101: Vertical Rhythm is a Drummer

Vertical rhythm is often worshipped or ignored. But perhaps its at its most useful when we treat it as a trusted advisor to our layouts.
7 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Claudia Elliott, Feb 21

10 Web Design & UX Trends for 2017 That Can Boost Conversions

Trends are interesting, but more important is how these 2017 web design and UX trends boost conversions.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Anada Lakra, Feb 21

How to Name Your Business with a Little Help from Design Thinking

Having trouble naming your brand? Here's a excellent step-by-step process on how to name a brand from the team at 99designs.
8 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Saad Al-Sabbagh, Feb 16

5 Ideas to Improve Your Website UX in Under 2 Hours

Sometimes small changes can make a big difference to your UX. Saad has 5 relatively simple ways you can improve your UX in a morning's work.