Seven mental models for UX Writing

Mental models to help you mature your work and deliverables. This article is part of the UX Translations series. It was originally written in portuguese by Camila Gaidarji via UX Collective 🇧🇷 and was translated to english with the intention of helping more designers and reaching an even wider audience. You can check the original… Continue reading Seven mental models for UX Writing

Trends and Movements (isms) in Web Design You Should Know

In web design nowadays we’re quick to assign an “ism” to any passing trend. But no matter how arbitrary or fleeting they are, these isms can be important to understand.  “Isms” in the art and design world come from artistic movements; styles and philosophies practiced by a group of artists and designers, usually with a… Continue reading Trends and Movements (isms) in Web Design You Should Know

What is the Neubrutalism Web Design Trend?

Move aside brutalism, there’s a new web design trend in town. Welcome to the stage neubrutalism, which is a refreshing combination of the brutalist trend as well as the modern, minimalist trend that’s graced our screens for many years now. Read on for key features of this new design including what to look out for,… Continue reading What is the Neubrutalism Web Design Trend?

How to Optimize Custom Software Design for Better User Experience

There are plenty of important steps to optimize custom software design for a better user experience (UX), and more responsive user interface (UI). Today’s developers are always looking for new ways to maximize quality, enhance architecture, and leverage the latest design trends. Implementing these procedures, they are able to build flexible, unique, and adaptable software… Continue reading How to Optimize Custom Software Design for Better User Experience

21 High Quality Photoshop Actions for Photographers & Designers

23 Shares Photoshop Action can transform your photos into Oil painting photo effect, newspaper effect, abstract art, glowing skin retouch, watercolor effect, comic and halftone dots effects with just one action effect. Mostly Photoshop actions available with video tutorials that shows how to setup action files and how to use. Every time you run the… Continue reading 21 High Quality Photoshop Actions for Photographers & Designers

WordPress Themes: Modern & Creative Themes

13 Shares Responsive WordPress Themes, multipurpose themes for building creative websites, ecommerce shop and personal portfolio website. Creative themes for WordPress CMS can save your time and money to build your website on one of the best CMS “WordPress” with easy to install plugins and friendly features. With these WordPress themes, you can create any kind… Continue reading WordPress Themes: Modern & Creative Themes

20 Best New Websites, February 2021

It’s February, and the spring sun is finally starting to peep through the winter clouds. While many of us are still largely restricted to our homes, the web has kept on growing. We see a shift in attitude towards natural health, wellbeing, and sustainability, and these are now being branded less often as outliers and… Continue reading 20 Best New Websites, February 2021

The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The first part of the ‘Design Debt 101’ series. The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt Monday afternoon. Kick-off meeting. This new project looks very promising, you may have discovered a niche no one knew about. It turns out, you need notifications. “Great! We have a notification system. It shouldn’t be an… Continue reading The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt

3 principles of inclusive design and why it matters

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Designing for all. Source: Billy Clark on Dribbble Inclusive Design is a design practice where products and services are designed in a way that they are accessible and can serve as many people as possible, regardless of their age, gender, or ability. Inclusive Design puts people at the centre stage of the design… Continue reading 3 principles of inclusive design and why it matters

The case for sustainable architecture

[unable to retrieve full-text content] I didn’t see a single Sasquatch in the three weeks I spent in the Pacific North West. Instead I saw some of the most environmentally… Continue reading on UX Collective »

How Using a Bespoke Software Company Can Revolutionise Your Business

Bespoke software, which is sometimes referred to as customized software is a software customized for a specific company or user. With the advancement of technology, users are evolving at a rapid pace, and to meet their complex demands, bespoke software has become a necessity.   A bespoke software solution is designed for your precise business… Continue reading How Using a Bespoke Software Company Can Revolutionise Your Business

Making Minimalism Functional in Web Design

Today, great design isn’t just about conveying the right amount of information in a certain number of pages.  There’s more to creating the perfect website than experimenting with visuals and sound. Designers need to think carefully about how each element of their site impacts the overall user experience.  After all, with billions of websites available… Continue reading Making Minimalism Functional in Web Design

The Ultimate 10 UX Influencers to Follow

The digital world is a place of constant change. Just as you get used to a new design trend, another one appears, forcing you to rethink the way that you approach each client project.  As a web designer, it’s up to you to make sure that you have your finger on the pulse on the… Continue reading The Ultimate 10 UX Influencers to Follow

20+ Affinity Publisher Tutorials (Including Free Affinity Publisher Templates!)

Affinity Professional Creative Software is the latest challenger to Adobe’s decades-long dominance. With Affinity Publisher offering similar interface and functions to Adobe InDesign, it provides an excellent alternative for those who prefer to pay for a single app download rather than be tied to a subscription plan.  If you are interested in mastering Affinity Publisher, here are over… Continue reading 20+ Affinity Publisher Tutorials (Including Free Affinity Publisher Templates!)

25 Best Business Brochure Templates Design

1 Share Modern multipurpose brochure templates, professionally designed square brochures, A4 and A5 brochures for all kinds of corporate brand and business agencies. Simple and clean ready brochure templates, easy to edit and can save your time and money in creating a professional corporate informant. All brochure templates are fully editable, easy to change photos,… Continue reading 25 Best Business Brochure Templates Design

What Is Art Nouveau?

The ornamental Art Nouveau design style emerged in France in the late 19th century and became widely popular across Europe, with the style applied to art, architecture, posters, jewellery, furniture, and textiles.  Alphonse Mucha’s artwork for Dance, 1898. Although Art Nouveau had fallen out of fashion by 1910, contemporary designers and illustrators are now revisiting… Continue reading What Is Art Nouveau?

Art Deco Graphic Design: Let’s Talk About This Trend

Are you a fan of The Great Gatsby? Do you just adore the Roaring Twenties, with its flapper dresses, extra-long cigarette holders, and swing dancing? Are you attracted to clean lines and bold design? Chances are you’re responding to the ethos of Art Deco design. Russell Patterson / Public domain Art Deco, a specific style… Continue reading Art Deco Graphic Design: Let’s Talk About This Trend

21 Best Photography Portfolio Brochure Templates

41 Shares Photography Portfolio templates, clean and modern design with professional brochure look, strong typography make your photography portfolio look amazing. All templates are fully customizable, compatible with Adobe Indesign. The download contains IDML-files, bleeds, paragraph styles, separate layers and links to the free fonts. With these brochure templates you can present yourself in a… Continue reading 21 Best Photography Portfolio Brochure Templates

The Simplest Android App: Hello World

Learning to code Android apps is a great decision. It’s fun and it’s an in-demand skill for the tech industry. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to build the simplest Android App: Hello World. It’s a great place to start making Android apps. Prerequisites for Creating a Hello World App Before you get started with… Continue reading The Simplest Android App: Hello World

Hosting WordPress on AWS: Pros and Cons and How To

If your WordPress website is going to be a success, then you need the right hosting provider! In this article, I’ll tell you some pros and cons of hosting WordPress on AWS. Then I’ll show you how to launch a website with Amazon Lightsail. Choose the right provider, and you’ll enjoy faster loading times, improved… Continue reading Hosting WordPress on AWS: Pros and Cons and How To

20 Unmissable Websites, May 2020

The world is a strange place at the moment, but design moves on apace, and sites are still being launched. Every month we post a roundup of the freshest sites we’ve come across in the previous four weeks. This month we’ve included some exciting portfolio sites, a strong selection of health and beauty sites, and… Continue reading 20 Unmissable Websites, May 2020

The Graphic Designer’s Resource Kit

Getting into graphic design and don’t know what resources you need? Here is a  recommended graphic design pack for you where you can pick which items you want. There are a lot of tools and assets you can use to kick up your design standards or speed up your work. Take the guesswork out of… Continue reading The Graphic Designer’s Resource Kit

Transform Your Design with Unified UX

Unless you’ve been hiding under a tinfoil hat for the last few years, you probably know that UX and UI are not the same thing because “UX is more ergonomic”, or some such nonsense. But what about the unified part? Normally speaking, I’ve got very little patience for hipster acronyms and nit-picking, but actually it… Continue reading Transform Your Design with Unified UX

25 Best High Quality Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers

The Best Photoshop actions can instantly transform your photos into HDR photography. The hand-picked twenty five high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photography into Oily effect, newspaper print, abstract, watercolor effect, comic and dots effects within a seconds. Mostly Photoshop actions available with video tutorials that shows how to setup action files and how… Continue reading 25 Best High Quality Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers