20+ Best Dashboard UI Kits for Figma 2022

Whether you’re a professional designer or simply like to dabble, Figma is a fantastic platform for creating websites and apps for a wide variety of purposes. Where this tool really shines is in creating dashboards and user-interfaces for said websites and apps. With that in mind, we’ve taken the time to put together a collection… Continue reading 20+ Best Dashboard UI Kits for Figma 2022

Small animations; big impact

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The effect of small animations on the user experience and how they improve important KPIs such as conversion rates and discoverability. Two user studies were carried out with more than 140 participants to underpin the findings. Animations are often included in modern user interfaces to bring life into the design… Continue reading Small animations; big impact

Who Do Web Designers Really Work For?

It would be way too easy to answer this question with: “Whoever pays your bills.” And, honestly, I don’t think you can be a very successful web designer if you’re only driven by what the person paying you tells you to do. Then again, that doesn’t mean you should swing to the exact opposite end… Continue reading Who Do Web Designers Really Work For?

3 Essential Design Trends, December 2019

This month’s collection of design trends is a gift to behold. Each of the trends are highly usable options that are versatile, giving you plenty of room to play and make them your own. That’s the best kind of trend, right? Here’s what’s trending in design this month. Whimsical Illustrations It seems like whimsical illustrations… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, December 2019

Handy Tricks to Make Visitors Stay Longer on Your Website

The average amount of time a user spends on your site isn’t just a solid indication that you’ve piqued their interest and engaged them — it’s also one of the core metrics by which Google evaluates your site’s ranking in the search engine. Needless to say, making sure this metric is high while other factors,… Continue reading Handy Tricks to Make Visitors Stay Longer on Your Website

HanaBot Reservation Chatbot — A Case Study

The Ask: Enhance the chatbot experience and improve the user on-boarding process. User Goals: Ability to make a reservation easily Ability to create an account quickly Ability to alter existing reservations (Ex// Cancellations, extending time) Business Goals: Provide users with a positive reservation experience at HanaHaus AND on-the-go Increase customer engagement with the chatbot Convert… Continue reading HanaBot Reservation Chatbot — A Case Study

Elementor 2.0 – the Futuristic Way to Design WP Websites; Without Writing Code

Did you ever think you could design a website right down to the tiniest of details without having to resort to writing code? It may have seemed impossible, but the Elementor team took on the challenge. In doing so, they created the ultimate solution for creating WordPress-based websites. With Elementor, you can design your own… Continue reading Elementor 2.0 – the Futuristic Way to Design WP Websites; Without Writing Code

Uber Eats: An Experience

Kunal, 28, Average physique, a software engineer working in Bangalore. Who had a rough week, enters the weekend, in his bed orders his beloved food that he thought of eating over weekdays. But didn’t because of his big fluffy tummy. He decides to smash it now. This poor guy has only one good night out… Continue reading Uber Eats: An Experience

Bill Nye the UX Guy

Photo by chuttersnap It was a cold Thursday evening in February and I was less than stoked to be sitting in an 8th grade classroom at St. Catherine’s listening to Deacon Colin’s dry jokes and speech outlining the importance of this marriage preparation course. Trying to look engaged and interested in the conversation at hand,… Continue reading Bill Nye the UX Guy

Serious products don’t have to be serious

In industries like financial services, we have learned to expect that all communication will be formal, stern and, quite frankly, boring. It’s all insider jargon and confusing acronyms — any sort of personality is a rare sight. But it doesn’t have to be that way… At TransferWise, we have recently launched instant transfers, allowing you to send… Continue reading Serious products don’t have to be serious

5 Tools You Need to Give Your Web Design Business a Boost

September 28, 2017 by Spyrestudios Blogger Part of the reason many young entrepreneurs are starting their own web design companies in today’s business climate is that there are so many cost-effective and easy-to-use support tools available. If you’re in the midst of launching or growing your own business, it can be helpful to know which… Continue reading 5 Tools You Need to Give Your Web Design Business a Boost

Best Directory and Listing WordPress Themes

April 20, 2017 by Veronika Step up your game on the directory and listing web design scene with these stunning WordPress theme tailored to meet the specific needs of the users, both employers, employees, sellers, and regular browsers. This collection contains few of the best WordPress themes for directories, listings, and classified ads. Price: $24… Continue reading Best Directory and Listing WordPress Themes

Form is Functional: Why Design is More Than Gold Plating

When budgets are tight in the software world and companies want to save money, form is usually the first to go. In these situations, the design tends to be considered ‘gold plating’ and not a necessity. It’s thought to only make the product ‘look nice’. This assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. Form has… Continue reading Form is Functional: Why Design is More Than Gold Plating

Essential design trends, December 2016

Do you ever find yourself noticing that a certain design element just keeps popping up? Even those tiny details that look somewhat insignificant can be indicators of design trends. That is particularly true with the elements in this month’s roundup. Each of these trends—white edges framing a web design, cinemagraphs and tiny loading animations—are seemingly… Continue reading Essential design trends, December 2016

Free Download: Relate UI Kit with 99+ UI Components

Posted · Category: License Free, PS Tutorials You can build a stunning, minimal social app with Relate UI Kit, a free cross-platform UI kit. With 45 design templates, 15 categories, and more than 99 UI components for web, tablet, and mobile, the creative opportunities are limitless. Inside Relate, you’ll find completely customizable, scalable vector shapes.… Continue reading Free Download: Relate UI Kit with 99+ UI Components

Zulip – A Powerful Open Source Group Chat

Posted · Category: Chat, License Free Zulip is a powerful open source group chat. Every conversation in Zulip has a topic, so it’s easy to keep conversations straight. Zulip makes it easy to review the conversations you missed, so you can focus on that important project without having to catch up on how Jim’s guitar… Continue reading Zulip – A Powerful Open Source Group Chat

The greatest portfolio that is new, January Edition

  Hello all! And welcome to January’s portfolio roundup. There will be a lot to appreciate about each portfolio listed here, so why not grab a coffee and browse through some of the best sites that are new display design work. You’ll find a few of the most exciting designers working away in studios throughout… Continue reading The greatest portfolio that is new, January Edition

7 Tips for Delighting Users With Great UX

A great user experience starts with the designer. You have to imagine and create something that people will want to touch and engage with, time and time again. Sounds easy, right? The key to delighting users is to think like one. Don’t try to reinvent the wheel with every new design project; use tools and… Continue reading 7 Tips for Delighting Users With Great UX

User Experience Design: Complete UX Fundamentals Course

Course Description Interested in learning what makes a great web or mobile app? How to understand users? Or do you want to expand your web design or development skills? If so, you’ve come to the right place. User Experience Design: The Accelerated UX Course is the quickest, and most cost-effective UX course you’ll find on… Continue reading User Experience Design: Complete UX Fundamentals Course