Generative AI raises legal and ethical issues for all of us A couple of months ago I posted my concerns about the ethics of Generative Art and AI/ChatGPT. In that piece, I suggested that there need to be some Ethics and Standards guidelines in place to guide UX and Graphics professionals in the use of these… Continue reading We need to have “The Talk”
Designing animations by coding is both a complex and time-consuming undertaking that can hinder creativity. This is why designers are looking for a no-code solution to create scalable animations for mobile apps. Finding a way to easily create and export these types of engaging branding assets can also make the designer-to-developer handoff a frustration-free exchange.… Continue reading How to Create Mobile App Animations With SVGator
User experience design is something that most of us associate with websites. But why isn’t it something we extend beyond the website? Here’s why I ask this: As a consumer, it’s so rare that your only interaction with a brand is through its website. Take an ecommerce site, for example. You buy a product from… Continue reading UX Design Doesn’t End With Your Website
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, we’ll look at how to make a digital brochure in InDesign. Working with a digital brochure format could be preferable for remotely distributing your info. So if you’ve ever wanted to try making your own digital trifold brochure, check out this walkthrough. We’ll also check out some digital… Continue reading How to Make a Digital Brochure
After six months of uncertainty 2020 is finally beginning to find a style of its own. There are nods to Brutalism, a delightful blending of 80s pastels with 90s primaries, and the font style of choice is anything but geometric sans-serif. In this month’s collection of the freshest sites from the past four weeks you’ll… Continue reading 20 Unmissable Websites, July 2020
Because of the sense of value users perceive from micro-interactions, they not only boost engagement, but also inspire positive feelings towards your brand, and ultimately, influence users’ actions. This article will discuss the basics of micro-interactions and how you can utilize them to enhance your UX design. What Are Micro-Interactions? In digital design, micro-interactions are… Continue reading How Powerful Micro-Interactions Boost Your UX
What You’ll Be Creating Learn how to create a chalkboard sign with chalk text effect in Photoshop using textures and layer styles. This chalk photo effect is a part of the Chalk and Chalkboard Photoshop Actions from my portfolio on Envato Market. You can also the check the new Chalk Photo Effect Photoshop Action. You can create realistic… Continue reading How to Create a Chalkboard Sign With Chalk Text in Adobe Photoshop
No matter how good your engineers are, the application you are building will not feel the same between two devices. Internet speed, data usage, and device bandwidth are all technical limitations that result in distinct experiences. Network speed (3G, LTE etc) across the world and network quality across your living room may vary. In addition,… Continue reading Design with the engineering constraints
The concept of something as intangible as a design calling consumers’ attention to a tangible product is a concept that goes back more than one hundred years with brands such as Pepsi, Valvoline and Jack Daniel’s. These logos of yesteryear might be largely unfamiliar, but the way designers chose how to construct a likable image… Continue reading Different Strokes: How Brands Build Logos Using Typeface
HTML5 game templates come with ready-to-use designs and functionality. All the time-consuming programming has already been done for you, so you can focus on designing games that are fun to play. Top-Selling HTML5 Game Templates for 2023 on CodeCanyon Grab one of these HTML5 game templates or engines. Whether you already have a game concept… Continue reading 13 Best HTML5 Game Templates of 2023 With Source Code
Anticipatory Design is possibly the next big leap within the field of Experience Design. “Design that is one step ahead” as Shapiro refers to it. This sounds amazing, but where does it lead us? And how will it affect our relationship with technology? I’ve dedicated my Master thesis to this topic to identify both ethical… Continue reading Designing Anticipated User Experiences
What You’ll Be Creating Do you want to learn a new way of creating animations and interactive graphics, in less than an hour? If so, check out our new course on How to Program Interactive Art With p5.js, in which you’ll learn how to create an interactive, animated web page with p5.js. The course consists of just… Continue reading Take a Free Course on Programming Interactive Art With p5.js
Card grid layouts, made popular by Pintrest, Facebook, and Twitter, are becoming a fast-growing trend in web design, and have almost turned into the go-to format for nearly every website. They organize information in neat, little boxes, and they give any website a clean, minimalistic look. However, card grids are not just aesthetically pleasing, but also… Continue reading Card Grid Layouts: Showcase of 40 Beautiful Websites
When combined with the right techniques, the Pen Tool in Photoshop is an incredibly powerful tool to help you create your artwork. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a glossy, bubble gum text effect using a combination of Photoshop’s Pen Tool and Layer Styles. Let’s get started!
There is a lot of hullabaloo about Responsive Web Design (RWD). Why not? After all Google recommends Responsive Web Design. So is it time for you to join the RWD bandwagon? With mobile internet surpassing the desktop-only era, with loads of tablets and mini tablets coming up and new phenomenon called ‘phablets’ hitting the scene;… Continue reading Responsive Web Design: Will this bubble burst?
Flat interface is the latest trend of the current world of internet. The combination of attractive colors and typography has made the flat word press designs exquisite and unique. Hence the latest trend of flat designs has gained popularity in the recent times where the ideas of flat designs are further explored and refined. Distinctiveness… Continue reading 6 Tantalizing Facts About Utilization of Flat WordPress Themes