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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.
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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.
9 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.
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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?
9 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Mar 02

Can SVG Save You from Your Fat PNG-32s?

PNG-32 has glorious alpha-transparency support but the files are huge. Can help come from an unlikely hero – SVG?
9 COMMENTs
Design & UX
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.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
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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Design & UX
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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Design & UX
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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Design & UX
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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Design & UX
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.
Design & UX
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?
Design & UX
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.
Design & UX
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.
Design & UX
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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Design & UX
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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Design & UX
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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Design & UX
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.
21 COMMENTs
Design & UX
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.
5 COMMENTs
Design & UX
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?
14 COMMENTs
Design & UX
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'.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
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!