Learning to see problems from above to create new approaches and solutions

Adopting this mindset helps to acknowledge in a better way design problems. As an old and bad habit, one of the most common mistakes designers make is rushing to have a final solution as an immediate response to any request. Although this reaction may be good (questionable) because it allows us to visualize a final… Continue reading Learning to see problems from above to create new approaches and solutions

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Are Modals In Web Design A UX Disaster?

Modals, a nifty little feature that allows you to display different messages at the top of your website, have been touted as extremely useful. Some even claim that they are helpful enough to completely replace the banner ads we all hate so much. But are modals in web design a UX disaster? If you are… Continue reading Are Modals In Web Design A UX Disaster?

HTML & CSS for Beginners (MEGA Free Course!)

In this free course, you’ll learn how to code with modern HTML and CSS, the main building blocks of any website. If you want to become a successful web developer, this is where you need to start! At the end of 32 lessons (more than eight hours of learning) where we cover everything from basic… Continue reading HTML & CSS for Beginners (MEGA Free Course!)

How to Create an 80s Punk Flyer

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an authentic 80s punk flyer with a ragged, rough, and messy look. If you’ve been wondering how punk influenced graphic design, the answer is that it broke many rules that came from classic and minimalist styles, and punk culture has had a big impact in other areas… Continue reading How to Create an 80s Punk Flyer

Figma next steps, is Design Thinking overhyped, the UX of Stable Diffusion

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “It’s 2022. Figma has completely taken over the Product Design world over the last four years. It’s rare to see a company gain such rapid adoption across an entire industry so quickly. With that kind of growth comes a lot of problems. The product accrues debt in different areas (both… Continue reading Figma next steps, is Design Thinking overhyped, the UX of Stable Diffusion

Putting people before numbers and creating a positive impact through design

Illustration: Sam Whitney / Getty Images If you are not familiar with the term, Dark Patterns are the use of cheap user interface tricks and psychological manipulation to get users to act against their own best interests. User Experience consultant Chris Nodder wrote Evil By Design, a fantastic book that unpacks how to detect and… Continue reading Putting people before numbers and creating a positive impact through design

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How to stand out in a big team?

Break down key attributes with examples to help you stand out in your team. It is primarily focused on design teams, but can be used by… Continue reading on UX Collective »

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Creating a strategic product roadmap in 7 steps

Photo by Jason Goodman on Unsplash Thinking about creating a strategic product roadmap? You’re not the only one. With increasing pressure to produce measurable results, an effective strategy has become the key to success in today’s competitive business world. With a strategic product roadmap, you can focus your efforts on meeting specific goals instead of… Continue reading Creating a strategic product roadmap in 7 steps

10 Best Creative Email Templates (Attractive and Fun)

In addition to engaging your audience, these high quality creative email templates are the most reliable pipeline for converting them from lead to customer. Find the Best Email Templates With Unlimited Downloads If you’re looking for the best creative email templates, then drop by Envato Elements. Envato Elements is a subscription-based marketplace with a compelling… Continue reading 10 Best Creative Email Templates (Attractive and Fun)

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Game design, yoga for the mind

Cover image — by Shakuro Graphics Today, there are almost too many academic papers proving that gaming isn’t bad, and in small quantities, actually good for you, and your brain. But it wasn’t always viewed this way, and even today, most parents would rather not have their children on consoles. Game designers have been fighting… Continue reading Game design, yoga for the mind

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10 powerful habits for Product Managers — your first 30 days and beyond

Source In part fifteen of this series, I want to provide an effective framework to help you navigate your first 30 days as a Product Manager — these are strategies that will help you throughout your career, at any company. Here is the previous post from this series. “If you get one percent better each… Continue reading 10 powerful habits for Product Managers — your first 30 days and beyond

PHP Tutorial for Beginners: Free 7-Hour Course

Learn the fundamentals of PHP in this free PHP course. Follow along to learn PHP and use it to write web apps. Follow Along, Learn by Doing I encourage you to follow along and to do exactly what I do on screen. This way you learn by doing. To help, the PHP course GitHub repo… Continue reading PHP Tutorial for Beginners: Free 7-Hour Course

The Benefits of Drone Videos for Businesses

Are you looking for a way to generate high-quality, low-cost video content for your next marketing campaign? One of the most popular new options is drone video. Drones are not just for the military and mischievous teens. They’re also used to shoot engaging video footage for film, TV, and advertising.  Drones offer a clear advantage… Continue reading The Benefits of Drone Videos for Businesses

10 Best Gmail Email Templates (and How to Use Them)

Gmail is a popular email platform from Google that was introduced in 2004. While initially it had an HTML editor, that was quickly removed. This left Gmail with the WYSIWYG editor that makes it easy to compose and format your emails.  However, Gmail still supports HTML emails which comes in handy if you want to… Continue reading 10 Best Gmail Email Templates (and How to Use Them)

The big picture and the small designer

The importance of understanding and designing for a connected world I was on my train commute home and heard the familiar “tickets please”. Opposite me sat an elderly lady, with a printed paper in her hand, readily awaiting the train conductor to check it. When the train conductor glanced at the lady’s paper, she only said,… Continue reading The big picture and the small designer

In chatbots we (mostly) trust

These days, conversational agents seem to be serving up remarkably authentic responses alongside sophisticated recommendations, while also saving everyone time and money. Most people even seem to like them. So, what’s the catch — and how do we make them better? Picture this: there is a magic worker in our midst, who can help you… Continue reading In chatbots we (mostly) trust

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40 Best Techno Fonts (EDM & DJ Fonts)

Looking for the coolest techno fonts for your albums, posters, and merchandise? Check out this collection of the 40 best techno fonts available from Envato Elements.  Unlimited Techno Fonts From Envato Elements Envato Elements offers thousands of premium fonts, mockups, graphic templates, logos, photos, and much more. What makes this service outstanding is that for… Continue reading 40 Best Techno Fonts (EDM & DJ Fonts)

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