Pondering the Future of the WordPress Sidebar

The WordPress sidebar has been a mainstay feature of both free and commercial themes. It seems that, no matter how the content management system (CMS) evolves, the sidebar has triumphantly (and, perhaps defiantly) come along for the ride. How has it survived this long? For one, it continues to serve a useful purpose. It houses… Continue reading Pondering the Future of the WordPress Sidebar

Review: Should Designers Use Design Bundles?

One of the most challenging stages of a design project is laboriously producing all those assets that bring it to life. Whether you’re a web designer in need of icons, or a brand designer looking for mockups, it’s a smart move to fall back on stock assets to speed up your turnaround, reduce costs, and… Continue reading Review: Should Designers Use Design Bundles?

Ethics, UX and our role in all this

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ethics, UX, and our role in all this We live in a world where our behaviours are accurately being predicted every step of the way. It sometimes feels like apps and products know us more than we know ourselves. This is not necessarily bad, or that we should be scared every… Continue reading Ethics, UX and our role in all this

InVision hype, card game in Figma, how to estimate design work

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Your weekly list of curated design resources, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective. Things were still good on the InVision train, at least for us designers. But for InVision, the writing was on the wall. Or, it should have been. These new design tools were a… Continue reading InVision hype, card game in Figma, how to estimate design work

A Brief History of Display Fonts

What is a display font? And what is the best place to use a display typeface? Discover the answers to those questions and more in this article. As a budding designer, it’s important to get familiar with the term and when it’s used. In this article, I’ll go through a display font definition, the typeface… Continue reading A Brief History of Display Fonts

Building resilient DesignOps teams

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Photo — Jonathon Colman We live in difficult times… resilience is critical for all of us in our personal and professional lives. As DesignOps practitioners and leaders, we need to take care of the individuals in our teams, the teams we work with teams and the organizations. The curation team for the DesignOps… Continue reading Building resilient DesignOps teams

How to Create Patterns in Affinity Designer

What You’ll Be Creating In today’s tutorial, we’re going to learn how to make a pattern in Affinity Designer. We’ll explore three different methods in order to see which one is the best. Also, don’t forget you can always expand your pattern library by heading over to Envato Elements, where you’ll find a great selection of… Continue reading How to Create Patterns in Affinity Designer

How to Create a Company Timeline With a WordPress Plugin

When running a business, creating an emotional connection with your audience is key. This emotional connection will allow you to communicate with your audience on a deeper level, making them more likely to make a purchase on your website.  While there are many ways that you can create this emotional connection, one method that stands… Continue reading How to Create a Company Timeline With a WordPress Plugin

20 Best HD Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers

The Best Photoshop actions for your HDR photography effects. The hand-picked fresh twenty high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photos into realistic 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 to… Continue reading 20 Best HD Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers

Would The Web Be Better With One Good Browser?

When Tim Berners-Lee gave us the WorldWideWeb in 1990, it was the first and only web browser. But it didn’t remain alone for long. Even in those early days of the web, there was plenty of competition for web browser market share: Mosaic, MidasWWW, SlipKnot, Arena, Netscape, and Internet Explorer emerged around that time, too,… Continue reading Would The Web Be Better With One Good Browser?

Dropbox revamp, Figma plugins, scary Deepfakes — and more UX this week

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A weekly selection of design links, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective. 10 memorable non-design films that have inspired me → Movies I have watched or re-watched recently, and key learnings from each. Sometimes the best design inspiration comes from unexpected places. Food for thought The new… Continue reading Dropbox revamp, Figma plugins, scary Deepfakes — and more UX this week

Professional Resume That Will Transform Your Job Application

Resumes’s are not just a document to present your education skills and experiences. Nowadays Resume have everything about your lifestyle, expertise, and thoughts about your future. So choose modern, creative and unique resume templates design. In this article we are presenting Professionally designed Resume Templates save you time and keep your resume clean and well-organized… Continue reading Professional Resume That Will Transform Your Job Application

How to Test a Website Before Launching to the Public

Have you been toiling away on your website for the past several months? Before you launch that bad boy, click here to learn how to test a website first. Launching a new website can be exciting. It’s important that you don’t let your excitement overpower your rational thinking. No matter how excited you are in… Continue reading How to Test a Website Before Launching to the Public

What WordPress 5.0 Taught Me About Stress

2018 has certainly been an exciting year for WordPress. The CMS celebrated its 15th birthday and released its revolutionary version 5.0, featuring the new Gutenberg block editor. It seemed like there was something new to discuss on a daily basis. A lot of it was controversial. As someone who uses WordPress and cares about its… Continue reading What WordPress 5.0 Taught Me About Stress

25 Modern Resume Templates with Cover Letter

Elegant modern resume templates designed to make an impression. Professional resume templates are easy to use, so you can quickly make your resume for any opportunity and help you to get your dream job. All resume templates available in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and MS-Word versions. These resume templates are clearly organized and labeled so you can be confident in… Continue reading 25 Modern Resume Templates with Cover Letter

150+ Free Vector Icons for Web, iOS and Android Apps UI Desgin

Beautiful free vector icons in 15 different categories. This icon set is perfection built for websites, iOS, Android apps UI design. Each icon is easy to edit and customize. Covering the topics of weather, music, medicine, kitchen, food, education, adventure, business and more! All icons are highest-quality design, so you can easily change the line thickness without loosing… Continue reading 150+ Free Vector Icons for Web, iOS and Android Apps UI Desgin

4 Best Practices for Professional Website Design

Business owners today face the constant challenge of trying to keep up with the latest digital marketing trends. One of the major priorities for any business offering services, selling products or providing valuable information is to have an ingenious website that has a compelling design, thought-provoking content, a design style that feeds into user experience… Continue reading 4 Best Practices for Professional Website Design

10 Examples of Enticing Corporate Design

If you want a corporate identity then it’s important that you nail the corporate design. After all, this is what your clients and customers are going to see every time you communicate with them via email, letter, social media, invoice, order forms etc. Here are 10 examples of corporate design which you’ll struggle to ignore.… Continue reading 10 Examples of Enticing Corporate Design

25 Best Minimalism Resume Templates 2018

Super clean and minimalistic Best CV /Resume Templates print ready designs can assist you achieve the dream job. Simple and sophisticated design Minimal Resume Templates are fully editable and easy to customize. These template are perfect for those who want to make a good impression. All templates are perfect for photographers, designers, and developers with easy to customize fully Photoshop layered PSD files. These resume… Continue reading 25 Best Minimalism Resume Templates 2018

Free iOS 11 UI kit for Photoshop & Sketch

A massive iOS UI kit brought to you by Apply Pixels which includes a bunch of useful screens and common interface elements, controls, shapes, containers and icons. This free UI kit is available for Photoshop (in PSD format) and Sketch (as symbols). Access to resource is reserved for subscribing members. It only takes a minute to… Continue reading Free iOS 11 UI kit for Photoshop & Sketch

Top 7 Brightest WordPress Web Design Trends We Met in 2017

The year 2017 is slowly running to the end, so we can start drawing the first conclusions in regards to the trends that were in the biggest demand among the web audience. It’s become our good tradition to start every New Year with the series of predictions for the next 365 days and finish the… Continue reading Top 7 Brightest WordPress Web Design Trends We Met in 2017

Voyage: A free travel-themed UI kit for Framer

What we are featuring today is a pretty unusual freebie: that’s Voyage, a free travel UI kit for Framer that you can use for creating fully interactive app prototypes easily and with little effort. Freebie includes 20 screens, 42 ready-to-use interactions and 78 elements brought to you by the design team at Framer. You just… Continue reading Voyage: A free travel-themed UI kit for Framer

Monitoring the user's brain for usability testing

I have a habit of connecting the dots between design and various other fields of studies which I start learning about. Lately, I have been learning neurosciences and thinking about how we could harness findings from it to designing better products. It gave me chills. For instance, introduction of brain activity monitoring device such as… Continue reading Monitoring the user's brain for usability testing

On Being Humble, Creative, and Independent

On Being Humble Be modest. Your accomplishments to date have brought you this far, but don’t depend on it to bring you any further. That design competition you won, painting sold to a museum exhibition, or local media sensation? Cheers to having your hard work rewarded. Keep it up. Your accomplishments in the future starts with… Continue reading On Being Humble, Creative, and Independent