To embrace change, you have to make it easy and cheap. System-driven design is one way to do just that. Waterfall, the double diamond, and other traditional ways of approaching the development of digital products rooted in the building perspective take for granted that it’s easier to make changes to designs than code. They operate under… Continue reading Embracing change with system-driven design
In the “Back to basics” series, I would like to rediscover the content of the textbooks I read at the beginning of my industrial design studies. I am a supporter of wise (prudent) use of the achievements of the predecessors, which is why I re-read these valuable, twentieth-century books on design and try to extract… Continue reading What did Victor Papanek leave for UX designers in “Design for Real Word”?
Elementor is a powerful website builder plugin that anyone can use to build attractive, responsive websites without writing a single line of code. There’s a reason why the free Elementor plugin has over 5 million active installations and an average 4.5-star rating. Like many freemium WordPress plugins, you can get by with the free version… Continue reading 10 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Elementor Pro
In one of our previous posts, we compared WordPress and Shopify to help you figure out which might be better choice for you to set up your own online store. We separately covered different factors like cost, extensibility, support and customization etc. to see how both these platforms stacked against each other. WordPress Shopify vs.… Continue reading WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which One is Right for You?
Websites with animation are pretty common nowadays and we don’t even know it. The animation could be injected into a website to make it the main focus of interest – landing pages, backgrounds, headers, and more. However, some websites introduce the animation so subtly, readers don’t often notice it. This could be via scrolling, navigation,… Continue reading 7 Websites with Incredible Animation For Inspiration
In the web design industry, it’s rare that a tool stays relevant for a decade or more. Things tend to change so quickly that the useful life of an app or framework usually isn’t very long. However, Twitter’s Bootstrap has defied those odds. Now in existence for over 10 years, the self-described “front-end open source… Continue reading A Look at Its Impact on the Web
The dog days of summer are here. From vacations to pool time, you might not be thinking about work that much. But there are still plenty of new tools and resources popping up to help you become a better or more efficient designer. Here’s what new for designers this month. Haikei Haikei is a web… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2021
Do you struggle with a simple circle from the first step of every tutorial? Do your straight lines keep bending, no matter how hard you try? Do you seem to be unable to draw two points with a given distance between? Do your pictures look wrong even after repeating carefully every single step from a… Continue reading I Want to Draw: Simple Exercises for Complete Beginners
Headlines for blog articles are, in most cases, the only opportunity to reach the consumer with our message. From the marketer’s pov, the ability to create them is therefore crucial. Therefore, it is worth knowing some patterns or tricks that will allow us to write better and attract readers more effectively. In this article, you’ll… Continue reading How To Create Better Headlines?
Inclusive design is often mistaken for accessibility, or even used as an interchangeable term, which is a good indication that most designers don’t know what it means. Accessibility is a process that seeks to mitigate issues in a design that is not sufficiently universal; inclusive design increases the universality of the design. In real-world terms,… Continue reading 3 Ways to Design More Inclusively
This month’s new tools and resources collection is a mixed bag of elements for designers and developers. From fun little divots to tools that can speed up development, you are sure to find something usable here. Here’s what new for designers this month: June’s Top Picks Codewell Codewell is a service to help you learn,… Continue reading 22 Exciting New Tools For Designers, June 2021
42 Shares Check out the Award winning websites for inspiration. These website designs shows the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the web design industry. If you are a web designer or website developer and you are looking for creative website designed, you might want to look into the… Continue reading Website Design: 32 Modern Websites with Amazing UI/UX
Every day design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best way to keep up with the most important stories for web professionals is to subscribe… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: May 24 2021 – May 30, 2021
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
19 Shares Photoshop Actions, best of all time. These action sets have been developed for photographers and graphic designers. Premium Photoshop actions are best for getting high-quality results. These Photoshop actions can transform your photos into HDR portraits, Oily effect, newspaper print, abstract, watercolor effect, comic and dots effects within a seconds. Mostly Photoshop actions… Continue reading 26 Best Premium Photoshop Actions
At the dawn of the web-era, there was much focus on how environmentally friendly websites were: we’d chop down fewer trees, ship fewer products, and travel less for business. And because the web was small, any negative impact it had was relatively small. But the Internet’s no longer small, and neither is the impact it… Continue reading 3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Site’s Carbon Footprint
Rather than spring cleaning, do some spring “shopping” for tools that will make your design life easier. Packed with free options this month, this list is crammed full of tools and elements that you can use in your work every day. Here’s what new for designers this month: April’s Top Picks Charts.css Charts.css makes creating… Continue reading 25 Exciting New Tools For Designers, April 2021
Programming and computer science are undoubtedly becoming the top valued careers in the world, so there’s more than one reason to hurry up and master one or both of them while the demand is still high. Still, learning how to speak to a computer and treat it right beyond the basic user’s ability can be… Continue reading Top 5 Online Courses to Learn HTML for Students
We’re going to try something a little different this month; with this roundup of tools and resources for designers, we’re going to pick a few of our favorites and group everything else in a manner that makes it even easier to find elements that will work for you, and your projects, right now. Here’s what’s… Continue reading 23 Exciting New Tools for Designers, February 2021
40 Shares High quality retouching Photoshop actions set has been developed for photographers, graphic designers and photo editors. These are best skin retouching actions that will help to achieve magical results in few seconds. These actions let you retouch portraits in a fraction of the time with only a basic knowledge of Photoshop. You can… Continue reading 20 Professional Retouching Photoshop Actions for Photographers
24 Shares New Year 2021, brochure templates perfect for corporate portfolio, business annual report, product catalog, fashion booklet and photography portfolio. Huge list of brochure designs for 2021 are designed with a strong theme, multi-functionality and fully editable. Clean and simple brochure designs has all the features you’d expect in a brochures, from placeholders, to text… Continue reading 50+ Best Brochure Templates For 2021
In the spirit of fall feasts, this month’s collection of tools and resources is a smorgasbord of sorts. You’ll find everything from web tools to icon libraries to animation tools to great free fonts. Let’s dig in. Here’s what new for designers this month. The Good Line-Height The Good Line-Height is the tool you won’t… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, November 2020
30 Shares Clean and creative brochure design and graphic designer portfolio templates for corporate agency, annual reports or personal photography catalog. All brochure templates has been arranged specifically detailed with grid, separated layer, and paragraph + character styles. Brochure templates are designed with a strong theme, multi-functionality and fully editable. These brochures are perfect for corporate annual report, fashion… Continue reading 25 Professional Brochure Templates Design
Looking for just the right font for your next tattoo? Rumble Tattoos is one of the awesome tattoo fonts found at Envato Elements Well, check out this list of over 30 free tattoo fonts as well as a selection of premium tattoo fonts from Envato Elements. Unlimited Tattoo Font Downloads at Envato Elements Cash-strapped designers will appreciate the list of… Continue reading 30+ Free Tattoo Fonts (Download Now to Use)