Design & UX
Mateo Prifti, Mar 02

Affinity Designer: Can a $25 $49 Vector Editor Really Cut It?

Vectors are becoming more important on the web with the rise of SVG. Mateo looks at a cost-effective option – Affinity Designer.
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Daniel Schwarz, Mar 01

How to Offer Great UX When Using Video

Video is creeping into areas of digital design that would have been unthinkable 5 years ago. Daniel has some thoughts on presenting a great video UX.
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Daniel Schwarz, Feb 25

5 Ways to Offer a Better UX to Disabled Users

Could the characteristics that make us good designers – good eyesight & web savviness – actually make it harder for us to empathize with our users?
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Alex Walker, Feb 24

Making Crafty UIs with Sketch and Photoshop

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Zack Rutherford, Feb 22

7 Trends That Will Define Web Design in 2016

As 2016 starts to ramp up, we're starting to see strong trends emerging. Zack is on point with a list of the defining styles of the year.
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Charles Costa, Feb 19

Make Prototyping Less Painful With These Tips

Charles Costa has some thought provoking ideas on ways to make your prototyping less painful.
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Alex Walker, Feb 17

Taking the Double Trouble Out of Pull Quotes

Ssometimes we need to be mindful of how classic print techniques translate to digital. Pull Quotes are a good example.
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Aja Frost, Feb 16

The 14 Latest and Greatest Sources of Design Inspiration

What keeps designers hungry? Fresh meat, of course. Aja has 14 new wells of inspiration to keep you shooting at the stars.
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Elio Qoshi, Feb 15

Sourcehunt Design #2: February – Make Your Mark

Elio is back with another selection of great open source projects that are crying out for a touch of design love. Can you be their saviour?
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Alex Walker, Feb 11

Cyber-security and the Case For Really Good Train Sets

Failure is a wonderful teacher – as long as it doesn't kill you. CyberCity lets hackers and security experts practice without anyone getting hurt.
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Gabrielle Gosha, Feb 10

Using Psychology to Boost Your Conversions in 2016

The advertising industry has been keen students of psychology for over a century. Gabrielle looks at techniques that can help our CTAs.
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Theo Miller, Feb 09

Using Customer Surveys to Make Your Product UX Better

Customer surveys are often considered to be a marketing tool but Theo believes they are essential to creating a great product UX. Find out why.
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Daniel Schwarz, Feb 04

How Digital Nomadism Turned Me Into a Highly Motivated Designer

The idea of freelancing around the world with a laptop sounds romantic but it has its challenges too. Daniel explains some of the tricks.
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Alex Walker, Feb 03

Becoming Slack: The Story of a Son of a Glitch

Slack is a business tool built on the lessons learned by a failed gaming company. Ali Rayl recently recounted the Slack origin story.
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Kat Bak, Feb 01

The Story Behind SitePoint's New Typeface: Roboto

Find out why the SitePoint team recently decided to change our typeface to Roboto, a clean font with open licensing.
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Lisa Larson-Kelley, Feb 01

Watch: Canva vs Canva For Work

Learn the key differences are between Canva and Canva for Work. Your brand can have a more consistent look, while your team work more efficiently.
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Wes McDowell, Feb 01

Secrets to Powerful Web Design Case Studies

Client case studies: They're not a new idea, but they may just be the secret client-winning weapon that has been hiding in plain sight. Wes explains why.
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Aja Frost, Jan 28

How to Make Your Users Enjoy Waiting

Perhaps one day we'll be able to deliver pages instantly - until then, we need to manage the times users do wait. Aja has some great strategies.
Chris Ward, Jan 27

Using Classy to Create Stylesheets for Native iOS Apps

Chris Ward looks at Classy, a tool for using stylesheets in native iOS apps.
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Daniel Schwarz, Jan 26

5 Fancy (But Useless) Web Components You Should Avoid

Like great music, good web design shouldn’t be all about flashy tricks and visual theatrics. It must actually perform.
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Chris Ward, Jan 21

Display Data Sets in InDesign with Porky

One data source, unlimited endpoints – that's the dream. Porky proposes to convert your online content to 'InDesign'. It might be possible but is it good?
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Alex Walker, Jan 20

The End of Passwords or Privacy? It's Your Call

Having a device that knows you better than your mom could be great for security. But it also marks a change in the power dynamic. Are you ready for that?
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Monty Shokeen, Jan 19

Lazy-Loading Images: How NOT to Really Annoy Your Users

One underestimated aspect of a great UX is providing precisely the right content at precisely the right time. That's the focus of 'lazy loading images'.
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Jerry Cao, Jan 18

11 Free UX e-Books Worth Reading for 2016

It's a new year and the perfect time to seed your mind with new, fresh ideas. Jerry has 11 ebooks to inform and inspire. Oh, and they're all free!