12 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Jerry Cao, Dec 01

The 10 Big Web Design Trends of 2015

Cards, one-pagers, minimalism.. Jerry Cao has talked to designers and put together the definitive list of important web design trends of 2015.
7 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Tanay Pant, Nov 30

Top 5 Material Design Frameworks to Use in 2015 - the Sequel!

Material Design hasn't been around long but its influence continues to grow at a fast pace. Tanay gives us a snapshot of the best frameworks in the area.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Nov 25

Stevie Wonder and the Rise of the Machine Readers

Talking and reading machines are almost old hat in the age of Siri, but people have been trying to convert text to sound since the first world war.
16 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Angus Russell, Nov 23

10 Guidelines for Better Website Background Videos

Background videos: when they're good, they're very, very good, but when they are bad, they are horrid. Angus has some tips to keep you out of trouble.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Nov 18

Tom Cruise, Sci-Fi and an Eye-Tracking Future

While Tom Cruise energetically 'vogued' his way through in the UI in Minority Report, low-energy eye-tracking interfaces look more promising in the future.
11 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Nov 17

Simple Fundamentals of One-Page Site Design

If the 2000's were all about 'the quest for the three column layout', you could call the last 5 years 'the rise and rise of the One-Page Site'.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Nov 16

Sketch App: 10 New Enhancements that Will Make You Giddy

Sketch App has become a viable graphics option for many designers, but it has its... quirks. Daniel looks at some big improvements in the latest update.
7 COMMENTs
Design & UX
workerbee, Nov 09

9 Ways That Design Trends Are Holding You Back

Design trends have a natural ebbs and flows and it's hard not to get sucked along with the new wave. Workerbee has some smart methods to find your own path.
4 COMMENTs
Mobile
Elio Qoshi, Nov 03

Bringing Firefox OS to Smart TVs

Elio Qoshi looks at Mozilla's recent broadening of Firefox OS into smart TVs, looking at design principles and starting with development for the platform.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Nov 02

3 Ways to Prevent Your Web Design from Becoming "Generic"

We all love to be efficient, when does efficient become lazy? Daniel looks at some of the ways we can take our design from generic to fully realized ideas.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Monty Shokeen, Oct 26

4 Expert Tips for Getting the Most Out of Google Fonts

It's easy to forget how difficult, hacky and expensive custom typography used to be. Today Monty delivers four tips to help you use Google Fonts like a pro.
12 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Oct 12

How to Create a Web Style Guide You'll Be Proud Of

Getting a 'single view' of all the design elements on a website is often impossible. That's why a web style guide can be super-important for designers.
Design & UX
Vinay Raghu, Oct 07

Is a Designer a Storyteller?

Filmmakers are storytellers, and so are poets and songwriters. But is UX another occupation for storytelling?
17 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Wes McDowell, Sep 29

Are Users Ready for the Desktop Hamburger Icon?

The hamburger menu icon was invented to solve a space problem on phones. But are we limiting ourselves by only using it there? Wes has some ideas.
Design & UX
Mateo Prifti, Sep 28

Origami: How to Build Terrific Prototypes in Minutes

Prototyping apps is hard. The easier they are to use, the more control you lose. Mateo shows you how to create rich prototypes with Origami without coding.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Sep 25

Using Brandisty to Host your Brand Assets

We all need to share branding assets at some time, but emailing ZIP can be ungainly and inefficient. Brandisty offers an alternative way to manage assets.
7 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Sep 23

7 Fantastic Plugins to Level-up Your Sketch App Powers

People love Sketch App because of its simplicity. But that doesn't mean we can't tweak it to our own workflows.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Sep 16

Indiana Jones and the Lost SVG Map Editor

From Casablanca to Game of Thrones, maps have been used to help tell stories. AMCharts Pixel Map Editor lets you create customized SVG maps with ease.
5 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Sep 14

Create Elegant (but Easy) Interactions Using Sketch & Atomic.io

Interaction design is an interesting blend of science and art. Daniel shows you how to prototype top-notch interactions combining Sketch & Atomic.io
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Vinay Raghu, Sep 08

The Absolute Beginner's Guide to User Testing

I know what it's like: You know you should be doing more user testing, but there's so much to catch up on. Vinay has a shortcut for you.
9 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Petras Baukys, Sep 01

7 Simple Rules for Creating Elegant UI Interactions

In 2015 it's no longer enough for interface elements to instantly switch between two static states. Petras has 7 tips for making your interactions sing!
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Aug 28

Generating a Useful Style Guide with Sketch App

Consistency and system can be just as important as inspiration in good design. Daniel shows you how to generate a useful style with Sketch App.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Simone Sala, Aug 24

6 Unique Geometric Fonts You Need in Your Toolkit

Including such famous fonts as Futura and Museo Sans, geometric fonts represent one of the most useful and versatile subcategories of sans-serif typefaces.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Aug 19

Why Do We Love Scratchy Records, Halftone Dots & Other Flaws?

Often it's the flaws in a technology – the brush strokes, the audio hiss – that we celebrate most. Khoi Vin celebrates the halftone in his latest design.