How to Edit Audio for a Podcast in Audacity (Complete Guide)

What You’ll Be Creating Introduction: The Rise of Podcasting and the Importance of Quality Audio Editing Podcasting has experienced an unprecedented surge in popularity in recent years. This growth can be attributed to the medium’s unique blend of accessibility, intimacy, and the ability to deliver content to an engaged and dedicated audience. However, the rise… Continue reading How to Edit Audio for a Podcast in Audacity (Complete Guide)

Apple’s miss, blurry creativity, Figma file org, value of tokens

Fabricio Teixeira · Follow Published in UX Collective · 3 min read · 10 hours ago — Listen Share “Last week, at Apple’s annual launch event, we were treated to what is now a common sight: an array of dazzling, shiny new pieces of hardware. The new iPhone Pro treats us to the slickest-looking shell… Continue reading Apple’s miss, blurry creativity, Figma file org, value of tokens

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Ethical growth, AI authors, the mind of a type designer, UX research emails

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Growth hacks or so-called psychology tricks have a negative reputation. and it’s not a surprise. Think about the last time you stumbled upon such a “smart” hack — maybe when you were trying to unsubscribe from newsletters you didn’t mean to sign up for, or when booking a low-cost flight became… Continue reading Ethical growth, AI authors, the mind of a type designer, UX research emails

WWDC 2023 Accessibility Goodies for Developers

This year, Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was a big deal! Among the many announcements this year, Apple introduced the new Apple Vision Pro headset which has arguably and understandably stolen the show this year.  Although Vision Pro may be the big talk of the town post-WWDC, there was also a myriad of exciting… Continue reading WWDC 2023 Accessibility Goodies for Developers

Alternatives for Procreate on Android

Looking for an alternative to Procreate on Android? While there is no Android version of Procreate, there are many apps like Procreate for Android. Check out this list of alternative apps for Procreate users and others who like to create on Android: What Is Procreate? Is Procreate for Android? Sadly, no. But what is Procreate… Continue reading Alternatives for Procreate on Android

Redesigning Twitter, hierarchy strips, Figma personas, AppleJam

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “As Elon Musk burns down the Twitter we know, will a drastically different user experience emerge from the ashes?” Redesigning a breaking Twitter →By Maximillian Piras Editor picks Gamification gone wrong →Why apps should stop with the streaks.By Ben Davies-Romano I’m a designer at LinkedIn →Here are 4 tips to… Continue reading Redesigning Twitter, hierarchy strips, Figma personas, AppleJam

Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Any of us could face what our colleagues at Twitter faced yesterday. Some of us already have, and some of us will in the future, especially if you stick around the profession long enough. It’s a good reminder that, whether we realize it or not, we’re in this together. We… Continue reading Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility

AI is going to change UX research forever

The rise of AI will impact everyone. But in what way can UX designers use AI to their benefit? And how do we design AI systems? AI will revolutionize every sector, but unexpectedly UX research might suffer a huge impact. Photo by me. The rise of AI is creating a lot of buzz in almost every modern… Continue reading AI is going to change UX research forever

Research vs Vision: the origin story of Sony Walkman, Mini Cooper, and the iPhone

It’s always interesting to watch how companies approach the building of their new products. During the market research phase, companies are trying to future-proof every detail to ensure it will be popular among users and bring more money to the company. Research methodologies and strategies have been improving since the beginning of the 20th century. Some… Continue reading Research vs Vision: the origin story of Sony Walkman, Mini Cooper, and the iPhone

Business Branding 101: 5 Ways To Create A Visual Identity

Having a business presence is an essential part of any development process, and branding is vital for establishing your business in the market you want to be in. Your brand identity is you as a business—how you want people to remember you and what you want them to think about you. It isn’t just about… Continue reading Business Branding 101: 5 Ways To Create A Visual Identity

Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2021

The dog days of summer are here. From vacations to pool time, you might not be thinking about work that much. But there are still plenty of new tools and resources popping up to help you become a better or more efficient designer. Here’s what new for designers this month. Haikei Haikei is a web… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2021

15+ Fonts Similar to Papyrus

What’s wrong with Papyrus font, what are some fonts like Papyrus, and how can we best use a Papyrus font style? What is Papyrus font, anyway? In this article, we’ll take a look at some fonts that look like Papyrus, and address some of the sentiment behind the question: why is Papyrus font bad? Spoiler alert: the reputation… Continue reading 15+ Fonts Similar to Papyrus

What Is Glassmorphism? (With Examples)

May 31, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Glassmorphism, shape design, retrofuturistic – these are just a few of the trendy design concepts of 2021. Design trends are getting cleverer and more intuitive in the recent years. Web designers have been developing hundreds of new ways to create impressive aesthetics. These design aesthetics are… Continue reading What Is Glassmorphism? (With Examples)

Bringing Wikipedia to the homescreen on iOS

[unable to retrieve full-text content] By Carolyn Li-Madeo and Deepak Mantena When Apple introduced an update to widgets with iOS 14, the Wikipedia iOS team was excited to take the opportunity to rethink our own. With the ability to place widgets right on the home screen, the team was curious about how we could highlight Wikipedia… Continue reading Bringing Wikipedia to the homescreen on iOS

Questions that Can Help You Better Design Your Company’s Logo

8 Shares Logos play a very important role in determining a company’s success, and this is just putting it mildly. A logo is arguably one of the most important elements of a business and helps it to grab the right attention and scale its success. However, merely having a logo for your business is not… Continue reading Questions that Can Help You Better Design Your Company’s Logo

System Fonts: All You Need to Know

In this tutorial, we’ll be taking a look at system fonts. We’ll be going over what exactly system fonts are and what they aren’t! We’ll be looking at them from a design perspective, discussing the pros and cons of system fonts. We will also be exploring system fonts in popular culture, and we’ll touch briefly… Continue reading System Fonts: All You Need to Know

The role of the UX designer in an Agile product team

[unable to retrieve full-text content] 2020 was a hard year. It drove home something I’ve always known but had been taking for granted: good UX Design relies on an environment, process and team that support good UX Design. If the environment, process and team aren’t quite in place, I would argue that it’s the job… Continue reading The role of the UX designer in an Agile product team

50 Best Procreate Brushes For 2021

17 Shares The best Procreate brushes for amazing illustration, painting and draw sketching in Procreate app. The brush sets are made with love and a drop of magic. Download them and enjoy each drawing. Procreate is the most unique and most powerful drawing and illustration app for iPad. This app have tons of features including brushes,… Continue reading 50 Best Procreate Brushes For 2021

Branding 101: Creating the Visual Identity for Your Business

There are so many things to think about when first starting a business. What will your business offer? How will this differ from existing solutions? Who will benefit most from your offering? And why are you so passionate about this? If you haven’t done so yet, work through this exercise to come up with your… Continue reading Branding 101: Creating the Visual Identity for Your Business