Accessibility week, low-tech UI, how to ask for a promotion, dark mode

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “What do we even mean by web3? We have NFTs (non-fungible tokens), cryptocurrencies, the metaverse, blockchain and DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations). It’s not just one thing we don’t understand. It’s a lot of things we don’t understand. What’s in? What’s out? And how do all of these pieces fit… Continue reading Accessibility week, low-tech UI, how to ask for a promotion, dark mode

Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} In this article, we touch on the different animal symbolisms and why brands opt to use animal-themed logos. Animal symbolism is based on each animal’s traits and stories from different cultures. It’s easy for people to form an emotional bond with a living thing. Animal logos are… Continue reading Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

7 Landing Pages Comparisons To Improve Your Conversions in 2022

Landing pages are crucial for conversions. User-friendly landing pages rank higher in the search engines and generate the maximum leads. Interestingly, user behavior changes every year, and new website design trends should be kept in mind to continue acquiring sales from your existing landing pages. If your high-performing landing pages in 2019 have suddenly started… Continue reading 7 Landing Pages Comparisons To Improve Your Conversions in 2022

The UX of video game tutorials

[unable to retrieve full-text content] What decisions a designer will run into while designing learning experiences. For a long time, it has been customary for tutorials to be a part of the First Time User Experience (FTUE). Usually, this meant that the journey would start from installing the game, followed by a rundown of the… Continue reading The UX of video game tutorials

Start Using a Smart DAM and Image Optimization Stack

Asset management and website performance optimization are two of those unavoidable headaches faced by every website owner. A digital asset management (DAM) platform can provide centralized asset repositories with intuitive dashboards to help you manage assets. On the other hand, an image CDN can help you get rid of that messy responsive syntax and provide… Continue reading Start Using a Smart DAM and Image Optimization Stack

How to Create a Summer Portrait With Ice Cream in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating Just imagine: a scorching sun, a clear blue sky, a cool breeze blowing in from the sea, and your favorite ice cream in your hand. Well, aren’t these the key ingredients for a perfect summer mood? In this tutorial we’ll try to picture this mood by creating a colorful summer portrait… Continue reading How to Create a Summer Portrait With Ice Cream in Procreate

The Latest Research for Web Designers, September 2020

In today’s look at the latest research for web designers, we’re going to look at studies and reports from Payoneer, Robert Half, Hootsuite, and Contentsquare to see what they have to say about things like: Current freelancer demand Web designer earning potential A change in ecommerce shopping trends Unseen content rates 1. There’s Light At… Continue reading The Latest Research for Web Designers, September 2020

Is it Time to Redesign Your Portfolio?

For many professionals looking for new work opportunities, they know that prospective employers are going to ask for proof of their credentials; where they went to school; how long they worked in the field; who they worked for; a résumé communicates these details nicely. For web designers, though, a list of jobs and accolades isn’t… Continue reading Is it Time to Redesign Your Portfolio?

Dark Mode Looks Good, But Is It Actually Hurting You?

Over the last few years, everyone’s been talking about Dark Mode. It’s said to boost productivity and focus while reducing eye strain. It’s also supposed to be better for your battery life. But is that the whole story? Research into the matter suggests that Dark Mode might not be so healthy for us after all.… Continue reading Dark Mode Looks Good, But Is It Actually Hurting You?

12 Best CMS for 2019

2019 is half over, but don’t let that stop you from trying something new… specifically, a new CMS. “But Ezequiel, good buddy, I don’t have time to check out a whole new content management system. I have websites to make!”, you say, in those exact words. That’s fair, but you should be keeping an eye… Continue reading 12 Best CMS for 2019

Designing Websites Around Colorblind Users

Colorblind users are more common than you might realize. It’s not hard to design your website to make it easy for colorblind visitors to use. In fact, it will often make your designs more effective for all users, not just those with atypical sight conditions. Learn how to design your website around colorblind users to… Continue reading Designing Websites Around Colorblind Users

4 Web Design Tips that your Web Designer Won’t Know About

We live in an era where much of the communication and business has moved to the internet, and having a good website has never been as important as it is today. Design of your website is as important as the content on the website. No matter how good the content on a website is, if… Continue reading 4 Web Design Tips that your Web Designer Won’t Know About

5 Things Beginner Mobile Game Developers Must Know

For game developers, the dream is to create the next big hit, the Tetris of our generation. Since Tetris became a huge hit, there have been many spinoffs. It is interesting to note that the games we love the most aren’t very complicated. Just have a look at a puzzle game like Cube Blast. All… Continue reading 5 Things Beginner Mobile Game Developers Must Know

Must-Have Development and Design Apps for macOS

June 14, 2017 by Alex Fox macOS is a hugely popular platform among web developers and web designers. There’s a huge range of tools for the platform that make our jobs easier. Check out the best web development and web design apps for Mac users below. Noun Project The Noun Project is the perfect resource for designers… Continue reading Must-Have Development and Design Apps for macOS

A Beginners Guide to Titan Framework: Adding an Enable Type Option

Providing end users with the option to enable or disable certain features of a premium plugin or a theme is pretty common. Titan Framework has recently pushed a new option to its core which does exactly that. Let’s see how you can add an enable/disable toggle button inside an admin panel, a metabox or a… Continue reading A Beginners Guide to Titan Framework: Adding an Enable Type Option

20 Responsive CSS Frameworks and Grids Worth Considering

CSS frameworks have gone responsive, squeezing content into a spectrum of desktop and mobile browsers with varying degrees of success. There’s already a ton of these things floating around. Today we are taking a look at responsive CSS Frameworks and Grids that we feel are worth your consideration. Base Base is super simple responsive framework… Continue reading 20 Responsive CSS Frameworks and Grids Worth Considering