7 Basic Rules for Using Icons in UI Design

Icons are tiny pictograms that you’ll find in almost any app. They help us save screen space, communicate efficiently, and make interaction with a product more fun. But despite their size, creating and using icons in UI design isn’t easy. Since icons directly impact feature discoverability and the number of errors users make when they… Continue reading 7 Basic Rules for Using Icons in UI Design

How to Create Metal Textures in Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to create a metal pattern in Photoshop. You’ll create five different textures with Photoshop filters, gradients, and Blending Modes. You’ll get a cool metal pattern in Photoshop to use in your photo manipulations and digital paintings. Looking to brush up on… Continue reading How to Create Metal Textures in Photoshop

Three-legged stool for Success in Data

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Source: Unsplash Data is only useful if it can be understood. If we don’t understand it, we won’t be able to act on it. If we won’t be able to act on it, it is worthless. Though data cannot solve problems, it can help us to identify and understand them.… Continue reading Three-legged stool for Success in Data

10 Best Cross-Browser Testing Tools for Testing Websites in 2022

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} If you’ve recently designed or redesigned your website, you’re probably planning for a big launch. But before you launch or relaunch your website, it’s important to test your website across various browsers.  Now, this may sound intimidating, given how many browsers there are on the market. The… Continue reading 10 Best Cross-Browser Testing Tools for Testing Websites in 2022

How To Design A Website With Security In Mind

There are billions of websites today as companies, small and large, seek online presence. However, this surge in website design and development is confronted by a rise in cyber attacks, prompting a need for cybersecurity. The sophistication of the internet can be rewarding; however, it can also be weaponized by hackers for illegal benefits. Your… Continue reading How To Design A Website With Security In Mind

How Automatically Convert your Excel File, Product Feed or XML to PDF Catalogs

Need to automatically convert your Excel file, product feed, or XML into PDF catalogs? Did you know that retailers and wholesalers can now connect various data sources automatically to create an interactive catalog? Keep reading  to learn the fastest and automated way to create a branded online ODF catalog from a data source. The innovative… Continue reading How Automatically Convert your Excel File, Product Feed or XML to PDF Catalogs

How To Design A Website With Data Privacy In Mind

If you have any experience with web design, you should be aware that a site consists of numerous elements. Examples include navigation, branding, visual graphics, and content, among others. Naturally, when building a website, you have to take into consideration these elements. For example, to ensure proper branding, it’s crucial to include your company’s logo.… Continue reading How To Design A Website With Data Privacy In Mind

7 Essential Design Tips for a Killer “About Us” Page

Creating an incredible brand experience for an end-user is about more than just designing the right home page or lining up a series of great product pages.  Effective website design conveys crucial information about a company, through everything from font styles, to image choices. Nowhere is this representation of brand identity more important than on… Continue reading 7 Essential Design Tips for a Killer “About Us” Page

How To Fix Outlook Dark Mode Problems (Email Design)

Unpredictable text color changes in Outlook for Windows is one of the many mind-boggling issues you’ve no doubt encountered if you’ve ever built an HTML email for Dark Mode. Outlook brutally inverts colors in Dark Mode, in some cases even turning dark colors into white. Not only can this result in very unsightly parts of… Continue reading How To Fix Outlook Dark Mode Problems (Email Design)

How to Conduct Good User Research

Having reliable information about your users is essential for improving your business. Without this information, you’re making decisions based on assumptions rather than facts. It’s for this reason that the businesses that have the best user research tend to have the best results. In fact, a great number of companies report that using customer mapping results in a… Continue reading How to Conduct Good User Research

Designing UI for the Voice Era

The world of web design is incredibly dynamic. Every year, new trends and opportunities emerge, primarily driven by the arrival of modern technology.  In recent years, we’ve seen various updates to the web design landscape, such as the arrival of AR and VR solutions for making mixed media. Video content has increased in quality, while… Continue reading Designing UI for the Voice Era

The Olympics and the evolving ideology of sustainability

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Source: Karen Christoph on Dribble The Olympic Games, at least the ones held in the past, used to symbolise extravagance and wastefulness. That was until the 1992 Olympics held in Barcelona, where sustainability was a critical factor. Since then, there has been an increasing relevance to making sure this event was… Continue reading The Olympics and the evolving ideology of sustainability

Cultivating Customer Confidence with UX

Businesses rely on designers to help them build the perfect relationship with visitors. After all, as much as companies may wish it wasn’t true, many consumers still judge a book by its cover. A website that fails to prioritize concepts like trust and transparency could instantly lose the confidence of its target audience.  As a… Continue reading Cultivating Customer Confidence with UX

What is Content Strategy?

When you visit a website or use an app you’re consuming content. You’re having an experience (good or bad) with a company and brand. You’re on some point of a customer journey, whether that’s being a prospective, current or loyal customer. You will have a need and the organisation should meet that need with content.… Continue reading What is Content Strategy?

Create a Unique Scrolling Website With Locomotive Scroll & Tailwind CSS

Have you ever wanted to build a unique single-page scrolling website yet didn’t know where to start? If so, don’t worry! Today we’re going to create together such a website. To achieve this, we’ll take advantage of Locomotive Scroll, a small and easy-to-use JavaScript library for cool scrolling effects. Plus, to speed up the development… Continue reading Create a Unique Scrolling Website With Locomotive Scroll & Tailwind CSS

Top 5 Web Design Hacks For Effective Healthcare Marketing

In the modern digital world, the first place where people who need medical attention search for healthcare providers is the internet. Even as patients secure appointments, they still look at the website for the hospital they’re scheduled to visit. As such, healthcare professionals who have poorly designed websites risk losing patients to those that have… Continue reading Top 5 Web Design Hacks For Effective Healthcare Marketing

Challenges In React Native

React Native is popular framework with its pluses and minuses. The react native  is a common term among those involved in the development of mobile applications, and throughout the high-tech world. The cons of React Native are: – React Native is a dynamic framework; – Lack of certain modules and APIs; – Reliability of third-party components;… Continue reading Challenges In React Native

Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions

In this human body drawing tutorial, you’ll learn basic human body outline drawing techniques. If you’ve practiced capturing energy in the previous tutorial, you’ll have acquired a good feel for loose sketching of people. We’re going to start giving structure to that feeling-based groundwork by studying the body with a more scientific eye. Let me… Continue reading Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions

The Big Challenges in Retaining Remote Workers

The pandemic has enhanced the growing remote work trend in one year. Companies are having a lot of trouble in the human resource department to ensure their employees stay in the organization. Although remote work has come with extra benefits for many organizations, there has been a myriad of challenges in the HR department regarding… Continue reading The Big Challenges in Retaining Remote Workers

What to Expect from an SEO Company

The requirements of running any business are long, including those that are online. It’s a must these days for any company to have a website, but if potential customers can’t find it, it won’t help your business grow. The more people that see your site, the more opportunities you have to share your brand, build… Continue reading What to Expect from an SEO Company

5 Great Landing Page Examples You Can Learn From

1 Share Your landing pages are incredibly important, as they often provide the first experience people will have with your website. They’re typically created with the purpose of converting your website visitors into leads or customers, so they have to be well-designed, attention-grabbing, and compelling enough to convince people to take action.  There are so… Continue reading 5 Great Landing Page Examples You Can Learn From

UX Design Doesn’t End With Your Website

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

Key Tips to Creating a User-Centered Website

For quite some time now, Google has given priority to user-centered website and content experiences. More specifically, it wants search results to better reflect user intent, as opposed to just keywords. In the latest update, content expertise and quality may trump authority, earning higher rankings. That is directly in line with the idea of creating… Continue reading Key Tips to Creating a User-Centered Website

How to Turn a Picture Into an SVG for Cricut

What You’ll Be Creating Looking to turn a picture into an SVG for Cricut? Then look no further! In this tutorial, we’ll go over what the SVG file type is and why you would want to use SVG files for Cricut. Next, we’ll go over how to create SVG files for Cricut in several different… Continue reading How to Turn a Picture Into an SVG for Cricut