Systems and Operations in the Design Profession

Systems and operations in the design profession Photo by Deva Darshan on Unsplash I always loved conceptualizing and visualizing processes. As a product designer, I ended up working with a design team, doing user flows, user testing, design sprints, etc. As I was growing as a designer, I did more facilitation, customer journeys, created big conference… Continue reading Systems and Operations in the Design Profession

How IBM revolutionized corporate America with design

For more than 100 years, IBM has been one of the prominent names among computing giants, dominating the early global market with technical and service superiority. They forged a path of innovation leading to Nobel Prizes, lucrative defense contracts, and they even helped to put a man on the moon. IBM CEO, Thomas J. Watson Jr.… Continue reading How IBM revolutionized corporate America with design

Be a cultivator of ideas to achieve trust, buy-in, and design excellence

Be a cultivator of ideas because you are more likely to achieve design excellence when you include ideas from a diverse group of people. Field Of Sunflowers by Matthew T Rader One of the UX Designer‘s primary roles is to not generate all the ideas but to cultivate ideas from the various stakeholders in a project. Early… Continue reading Be a cultivator of ideas to achieve trust, buy-in, and design excellence

Let me be stupid — Creating experiences that are effortless

Let me be stupid — Creating experiences that are effortless While browsing Reddit the other day I stumbled upon this thread.The question asked was simple: ‘Do you ever wish you were a little more intelligent?’ I clicked on the thread expecting answers to range from ‘Duh’ to ‘HELL YES’, but I was extremely surprised when I saw… Continue reading Let me be stupid — Creating experiences that are effortless

Are we going to need food in the Metaverse?

A vision for how the world of food could evolve with web3. I was skeptical. I shouldn’t have been. Last week, I had the opportunity to attend YFood’s Insights & Innovation event, which took a deep dive into rising trends in the food tech space, specifically web3 and automation. As a UX designer, I’m interested in… Continue reading Are we going to need food in the Metaverse?

Hey, check out this egg-laying wool-milk-pig: said no one ever

How customization can lead to inclusion on Wikipedia. By Robin Schoenbaechler & Jazmin Tanner Over the past year, the Wikimedia Foundation Android team has focused on improving the communications experience in the Wikipedia Android app. Asynchronous collaboration is a core component of the Wikipedia editing experience, and the lower the entry barrier to editing, the… Continue reading Hey, check out this egg-laying wool-milk-pig: said no one ever

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How to Use Procreate

The Procreate app has been taking the design world by storm. In this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to use Procreate to produce beautiful digital artwork and graphic design. We’ll go through a brief introduction to Procreate, and then we’ll look at Procreate brushes and where to download fonts for Procreate. And along the way,… Continue reading How to Use Procreate

Why e-commerce is failing people and the planet

We need to stop designing with blinders and scaling solutions designed for the individual Illustration by Marie Dupuch Betting on convenience to grow e-commerce The number of parcels sent internationally has increased by 4.5 times in the last 6 years, from 43bn in 2014 to 131bn in 2020 (B2B, B2C, C2B). UK deliveries account for 4%… Continue reading Why e-commerce is failing people and the planet

What is HTML Email?

* { 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 quick explainer, I’ll clear up any doubts or questions you have about HTML emails, how to create them, and how to send them. What is HTML Email? Your email program or service can send and receive emails in two formats; plain text and HTML. Plain… Continue reading What is HTML Email?

How to Create a HubSpot Email Signature

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} HubSpot is an invaluable marketing and managing assistant that you can use to improve your online business. It helps you analyze your website’s performance, manage your contacts, send marketing emails, boost sales, and more. In this tutorial I’ll explain how you can set your HubSpot email signature,… Continue reading How to Create a HubSpot Email Signature

The Importance of Including Accessibility in Your Web Design

When it comes to a company’s online presence, a fully functional website is key. Beyond making it easy to order products or add an item to the cart, the website must also be simple to use for every person that logs on, regardless of their physical or mental limitations. This is called accessibility, and neglecting… Continue reading The Importance of Including Accessibility in Your Web Design

Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

However much information you process when studying anything, there will be no results unless you start applying it in real life. To master a language, people usually practice writing, speaking, and listening to strengthen their knowledge after learning theory. With a programming language, it’s not quite the same. You can read the code and write… Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

16 Free Websites for Learning to Code in 2021

The best free online coding websites for beginners are hubs of education and insight, designed to take your knowledge and career to the next level. For years, technical careers have been gaining more attention among innovative individuals. In a digital world, people capable of speaking computer language often have the widest selection of job opportunities.… Continue reading 16 Free Websites for Learning to Code in 2021

 7 Top Multipurpose WordPress Themes You Should Check Out

You have been looking for a theme for your website. You haven’t yet settled on all the design details or come across a specialty theme that appears to have what you might need. Then, a multipurpose theme would be a wise choice. Multipurpose WordPress themes have become extremely popular because of the flexibility they offer.… Continue reading  7 Top Multipurpose WordPress Themes You Should Check Out

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

6 Ways Parallax Still Works in 2021 

Parallax is a term that is applied loosely and frequently in the world of web design. As a trend, it has been popular and unpopular in equal measures for some time. However, it’s still one of the most valuable tools for animation in the digital world. Parallax creates an illusion of depth when scrolling, a… Continue reading 6 Ways Parallax Still Works in 2021 

Digging Into Java from Pre-history Till Now and Why We Always Go For It

1 Share Java runs everywhere, from large enterprise systems to applications on your smartphones. In different rates of the most popular programming languages, Java usually occupies one of three top lines. It also enjoys the professional community of millions of people. How cool is that? Let’s dive deeper into the history of this programming language!… Continue reading Digging Into Java from Pre-history Till Now and Why We Always Go For It

15 Fonts Similar to Garamond and What to Pair It With

Are you searching for fonts similar to the Garamond font style? In this article, we will present you with 15 fonts that are similar to the classic Garamond serif font. We’ll also look at some fonts you can pair with Garamond in your web- or print-based projects. The classic Garamond typeface is considered a timeless… Continue reading 15 Fonts Similar to Garamond and What to Pair It With

5 Smart Tools to Protect Your Online Accounts

0 Shares Everyone who does any work online, especially those in the logo design industry, should learn a thing or two on how to protect their online accounts. By doing so, you will safeguard your sensitive information and protect your accounts from hackers. Today, we will be looking at 5 smart tools that will help… Continue reading 5 Smart Tools to Protect Your Online Accounts

Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters

Functions are an important part of programming languages. They help us avoid code duplication by allowing us to run the same set of instructions over and over again on different data. In this tutorial, we will talk about functions in PHP. We will cover all the basic concepts of functions in PHP, and you’ll learn… Continue reading Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters

15 Clever Valentine’s Day Ad Designs

Ah, Valentine’s Day! Some love it, others don’t, but in the end, Valentine’s Day is still one of the most popular holidays all over the world. The approach of the world’s sweetest holiday is a great time for us to gather some inspiration and showcase a collection of the Web’s best Valentine’s Day advertisements. In Case… Continue reading 15 Clever Valentine’s Day Ad Designs

12 Best WordPress Themes for 2021

If you already have a good idea of what you want a new website to look like, the next step would be to decide on the tools you’ll need to put into play to turn that vision into a reality. Tools enable you to present its content in ways that will engage and captivate its… Continue reading 12 Best WordPress Themes for 2021

6 Tools for Rapid Cross-Device Website Testing

When creating a website, it’s vital to remember that not only does it need to work and look great on the device you are creating it on, but on all the other devices, it might be used on too. Mobile and tablet optimization is important not only for the user journey but from an SEO… Continue reading 6 Tools for Rapid Cross-Device Website Testing

How to Install and Use Procreate Brushes

What You’ll Be Creating Found some of the best Procreate brushes, but not sure how to install or use them? In this tutorial, we’ll look at installing and utilizing Procreate brushes, as well as some customization basics. We’ll wrap up with a demo of a newly installed brush set. Please keep in mind that Procreate and… Continue reading How to Install and Use Procreate Brushes