Building multi-brand colour systems that support light and dark modes with minimum effort. It is all about organizing, naming and choosing the right colour values for the system to work. I would like to share my view on the issue and tell about the methods I choose to make the system. Made with design tokens Design tokens are… Continue reading Designing a colour system
What Are Focus Indicators? Have you ever noticed the blue outlines that sometimes show up around buttons or form fields? What about when you click on a menu item? Have you ever tried to make those outlines disappear? Here’s a hint: by default, browsers use the :focus css pseudo class to give outlines to form… Continue reading Give Your Site Some Focus! Tips for Designing Useful and Usable Focus Indicators
A comprehensive guide to understanding digital accessibility requirements in Canada Digital accessibility is an integral aspect of equality and inclusivity, providing the same opportunity for all in the modern, digital world. In recognition of this, Canadian federal and provincial governments have implemented various legislative acts to ensure that individuals with disabilities have digital access without… Continue reading What Your Organization Needs to Navigate Canada Digital Accessibility Laws
Technology has helped shape today’s business environment. It has made it easier for businesses to interact and engage with customers and other organizations. For one, it allows an organization to share and receive important documents seamlessly. File sharing significantly contributes to a business’s operation. It allows you to share files and access information and documents… Continue reading 3 Secure Practices For Business File Sharing
More art I created thanks to Midjourney… Everyone should use this AI art program. “Kris I need to establish a metric baseline for the [new product] that we are implementing.” — Says a stakeholder on my team “Ok that sounds reasonable, do we have a list of people to send it out to?” — Says… Continue reading Every senior UX Researcher needs to be mixed methods
An article about the psychology of waiting and how you can make this a positive user experience. Waiting. It’s something we all do every day. Waiting for a response to that message you sent, our food to be delivered, the traffic lights to turn green, and our computers to start at the beginning of the… Continue reading Loading UX: make users not care about having to wait
Jakob Nielsen’s How Users Read on the Web is 25 years old this week, and one glance at an eye-tracking study will tell you its key observations are still relevant today. Simply put, users don’t read a web page; they scan it for individual words and sentences. A typical pattern shown in eye-tracking reports is that… Continue reading How To Make Your Designs Scannable (And Why You Should)
How to find your designer self — And understand how YOU approach design We all know the feeling. The identity crisis that comes with being a designer is not easy to overcome. Somehow we are solving problems for others all the time, but when it comes to ourselves it feels impossible. The good news is you already have… Continue reading How to find your designer self — and understand how YOU approach design
Are you interested in book design but don’t know where to start? You’ve landed in the right place. If you’re a book lover and you’ve always wondered how to design a book, here you’ll find a collection of resources and tutorials that will point you in the right direction. We’ll cover what book design is,… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Book Design
The driving force behind my relentless mission to create digital fonts for Afrikan writing systems, one letter at a time. In this case study I’ll walk you through the process of designing a font for the Bassa Vah Alphabet. The name ‘Bassa’ and a Bassa proverb. Background Bassa language is spoken by about 600 000 Bassa… Continue reading Decolonizing typography: creating a font for Afrikan writing systems
Today we will be looking at how to remove green screen in Photoshop! Using only built-in auto-select tools and a few adjustment layers, you can perform a quick and simple background swap on any green screen photo. In a hurry? Swap backgrounds, automate your workflow, and chroma key in Photoshop using one of the thousands… Continue reading How to Remove Green Screen in Photoshop
Some business leaders believe that the only reason to care about climate change is that consumers care about climate change. With this mindset, these leaders might do the bare minimum to convince their audience that their organization utilizes sustainable practices. Yet, there are plenty of important ways that climate change directly impacts business performance. Changing… Continue reading How Climate Change Affects Business (and How Leaders Can Respond)
There are basic usability heuristics all designers know and live by. Why? Because designing for usability takes up more complicated planning processes than it looks. Contrary to most people’s thinking, UI and UX design is NOT about the aesthetic. It’s about creating a workable, and successful, path for users on an interface from the moment… Continue reading 7 Basic Usability Heuristic Designers Live By
84 Shares How to keep your resume clean and well-structured?? Only the best and professionally designed resume templates have a clean structure that will help you get your dream job. This is a list of modern resume templates, that full-fill your are requirements to present your complete bio-data, portfolio, education, skills, job experiences and much… Continue reading 27 Professional CV Resume Templates
In the information age, time is a valuable commodity and something people don’t want to spend too much of. As a result, the average visitor only reads about 20% of the content of a page. For web designers and developers, that means a few things: first, you need to ensure that the web pages you… Continue reading Quick Ways to Make a Webpage More Scannable
It’s almost time for another season of change. Although the temperatures might not reflect it, this is the time of year where most of us start thinking about what’s next. This collection of tools and resources for designers is just the spark to propel you forward with work as you think ahead. Here’s what’s new… Continue reading Exciting New Tools For Designers, August 2021
112 Shares Fresh free Mockups to present your creative art and design work in the right way using these high quality mockups. Download free psd mockups fully customizable and easy to use. Just apply your design or logo and it’s all done. The photoshop psd free mockups are created by professional designers and allow use for commercial and… Continue reading Free Mockups: 45+ Photoshop Mockup Templates
Looking to give your homepage a well-needed design update in late 2021 or 2022? Not a bad idea; first impressions are crucial when it comes to business websites. But, fixing your homepage and website design is no easy feat. Web design trends are evolving faster. Blame the ever-decreasing user’s attention span. The average visitor now… Continue reading 10 Homepage Design Comparisons to Inspire Your Business in 2022
Every app that you see on your phone is created on an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Android Studio is the official IDE for creating Android Apps. It is also the most used IDE and most apps that you use on your Android phone are created with Android Studio. Want to make your first Android app… Continue reading How to Use Android Studio?
[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
0 Shares When talking about WordPress, it is renowned in the world of website development. Many large and small businesses are now adopting WordPress CMS for their website development. Let’s navigate the reasons why WordPress should be adopted by your firm? Firstly, the Reason behind need of WordPress in an Enterprise If you are into… Continue reading WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?
68 Shares Use new modern fonts to create beautiful headings, gorgeous invitations, stunning logos, and so much more! Fonts are perfect for displays, headers, invitations, save the dates, weddings, and any where you like. Unique modern fonts and typefaces that will make your design looks futuristic and modern. You can use these fonts for any… Continue reading 23 New Modern Fonts For Designers
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Observations from a product designer. Cyberpunk 2077 — few would refuse to live here if given the choice. 1. We will have second lives in a massive virtual environment. It won’t exactly be like Ready Player One, but our primary social gatherings will shift to entirely virtual settings. In fact, this transition has… Continue reading Where are we headed with technology?