Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “It’s 2022. Figma has completely taken over the Product Design world over the last four years. It’s rare to see a company gain such rapid adoption across an entire industry so quickly. With that kind of growth comes a lot of problems. The product accrues debt in different areas (both… Continue reading Figma next steps, is Design Thinking overhyped, the UX of Stable Diffusion
October 3, 2020 by Clarence App icons have become a very important part of mobile applications. Years before, just a simple logo of the application program or its company would do. However, nowadays, app icons have been an important element of branding and marketing. If an app itself puts importance on its usability, an app… Continue reading Best Practices for App Icon Design
4 Shares Facebook is one of the most used social media networks today. Be it individuals or businesses, Facebook is used by billions around the world to showcase their talent, promote or sell products or build a following for themselves. Moreover, with constant updates in the way in which this social network works, it has… Continue reading Perfect Facebook Ads: How to Design Facebook Ads Like a Pro?
There’s a reason why so many people have turned to WordPress page builder plugins: they can make building even the most complex page layouts and features a relative breeze. It’s no wonder then, that Elementor has become the go-to page builder on the market. It not only simplifies content creation; the plugin also boasts some… Continue reading How to Use Elementor Templates: A 101 Intro
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: February 17, 2020 – February 23, 2020
Heart-warming or not, co-creation with a client—the utopian ideal of shared vision—has its drawbacks. There are only so many times you can hear the words “brand strategy” before actually chewing your own face off. In the age of WordPress, Drupal and, dare I say it, Wix, it’s never been more tempting to pay lip-service to… Continue reading Can Best Practice Replace Design Research?
Posted · Category: Best Collections The longer you can keep a visitor tuned into your website the better. But the time needed to fully engage a visitor is quite short. If your website UX isn’t up to snuff, you’ll be fortunate if a visitor sticks around more than 5 seconds. That isn’t much time to… Continue reading These 5 UX Mistakes Drive Visitors Away in Less Than 5 Seconds
Bigger is better. Right? At least according to conventional startup wisdom, it is. It seems like many entrepreneurs are under constant pressure to scale from advisors and investors. Generally speaking, aggressive scaling involves ramping up sales and marketing, raising sufficient capital, and hiring and managing new people. But for some software companies, there is an… Continue reading The Secret to Creating Products That Scale
The foundation of any website is its layout. It is there to guide the site’s visitor and highlight the important things. The entire site’s aesthetic depends on its layout, so it is very important to plan ahead on how to compose it. Finally, a good original layout improves the user’s experience, which goes a long… Continue reading How To Create a Great Looking Layout For Your Website
When it comes to web design trends, minimalism has risen to the top and shows no signs of losing its current popularity. There are many reasons why the style has been so embraced of late: not only does it mesh well with the tenets of web design, it also can be effortlessly combined with other… Continue reading What Simplicity Really Means
Creating style guides is fast becoming common practise for web designers, especially when dealing with content heavy sites. With a website style guide, designers are able to set and maintain a look and feel by creating a set of rules which the design follows. The process becomes flexible, easily updateable and consistent. During this tutorial… Continue reading Maintain Consistency With a Website Style Guide