Our tendency to focus on negative experiences has prevented us from recognizing and seizing the opportunities of another loop. This is better known as the flywheel effect, and the key ingredient is how success can be replicated through a series of logical but effective steps until it links as a chain. (Image source: Neil Webb) Would… Continue reading Unveiling the experience wheel of true fortune
To make a design thrive, you should support it with strategies to make it even more robust and accepted. There should be a coexistence between a practical design that should be free of explanation (invisibility) and effective communication (notoriety) Like many designers, I’ve been practicing this mantra all my career: “Good design is invisible,” but… Continue reading Good UX is not enough without a proper communication plan
A guide to a streamlined design handoff between designers <> developers Photo by Chris Chow on Unsplash Handing off deliverables and design specifications to developers is always an ongoing debate inside the product design community and product teams I’ve worked with. I believe there are no right or wrong answers because, in a given context,… Continue reading Good handoff improves UX quality
The tea and coffee market is booming. Expected to be worth US$135.9 Billion by 2027 and growing at a CAGR of 2.3% over 2020-2027, it’s a great time to be investing in the industry. With Shopify templates, all you need to do is choose which template is your cup of tea, edit it to make… Continue reading 15+ Best Shopify Themes for Selling Coffee and Tea
UX Design has become one of the top professions of the decade, with UX Designers having some of the most sought after skills in the job market according to LinkedIn. This is because design continues to show its impact on the success or failure of products and services. As a result, the demand for confident,… Continue reading What is UX Design?
[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?
Domain Authority (DA) is a ranking metric that predicts how well a site will rank online. It goes by a scale of 1 to 100 — the closer you are to 100, the better your odds of ranking in search engine result pages (SERPs), thus giving you more clicks. To see how your site currently… Continue reading 9 Ways To Boost Your Domain Authority
In the WordPress platform, theme plays a very important role to create a beautiful and user friendly websites. There are thousands of themes available in WordPress but it is difficult to find perfect theme for your niche as per your need and interest. So we have short listed 10 best free WordPress themes for you… Continue reading 10 Free Yet Simple WordPress Themes
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: May 4, 2020 – May 10, 2020
Posted · Category: Design, Tools Having too many WordPress themes to choose among is of course better than having too few. But there are times when searching for what you really need is like looking for the proverbial needle in the haystack. If you’ve been looking for a top-of-the-line multipurpose theme you will probably find… Continue reading “Needle in a haystack” search problem? This presentation of 15 of the very best WordPress themes for 2020 should fix that.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a tinfoil hat for the last few years, you probably know that UX and UI are not the same thing because “UX is more ergonomic”, or some such nonsense. But what about the unified part? Normally speaking, I’ve got very little patience for hipster acronyms and nit-picking, but actually it… Continue reading Transform Your Design with Unified UX
Learn CSS: The Complete Guide We’ve built a complete guide to help you learn CSS, whether you’re just getting started with the basics or you want to explore more advanced CSS. New CSS Techniques It’s easy to get stuck working with the CSS techniques we know well, but doing so puts us at a disadvantage… Continue reading 7 CSS Units You Might Not Know About
As a freelance web designer/dev, one of the most common projects is a website redesign. Clients want their existing site (or specific pages) transformed into something superior. But this often comes with a price where SEO is concerned. Massive changes to site structure, architecture, and page elements can negatively impact their search engine optimization. And… Continue reading Avoid these 4 Website Redesign Mistakes that Sabotage SEO
Do you want to deliver important, yet overly complex information to your audience in an easy-to-understand way? Or are you finding hacks to engage your readers in the boring statistics? Whichever is your case, infographics might be exactly what you need! Infographics are popular choices when it comes to presenting information in a visually engaging… Continue reading 10 Things To Remember When Designing An Infographic
Unless you are a professional designer who has remained current in your respective field, you may not be familiar with what many of today’s designers know as the “Four Orders of Design”, as developed by Professor Richard Buchanan and extensively written about in his book of the same name released in 1999. However, if you… Continue reading How Technology Has Impacted the Four Orders of Design
If you are a website designer, you probably already know that every niche is different and there are certain rules to follow if you want to meet the users’ expectations. Some designers have already learned from their own mistakes but if you have almost no experience designing legal websites, it is better to be safe… Continue reading Building a Legal Website: 5 Major Mistakes to Avoid
Graphic design is the art that allows you to plan your projects with creative ideas and communicate through graphical representation. What is Graphic Design? The past decade has seen a massive surge in graphic designing and content marketing strategies. Graphic designing stands way tall than other means of promoting businesses. This is merely because of… Continue reading Why Graphic designing is a rapidly growing industry!
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
Ideation is the third component in our Design Thinking process, as seen in the Hasso-Plattner Institute of Design’s proposal which we’ve discussed in our previous articles: Image source: Interaction Design Foundation How Did We Arrive at the Ideate Stage? During the Empathize stage: you approach the user and gather data needed to define the challenge… Continue reading The Zone of Infinite Creative Possibilities
Just about the time you’ve mastered a new technology, something else comes along. It’s a never-ending story. You might be trying to establish yourself as a guru with respect to every new website design trend. However, the burnout could be your eventual reward. You want to be knowledgeable of course, but if you go overboard… Continue reading Save Time In 2018 With These Tools And Resources For Designers And Developers
If you don’t know what the “hamburger menu” is, it’s a mobile app design icon used to indicate the presence of a hidden menu. The familiar icon includes three horizontal lines of equal length stacked on top of each other, representing an abstracted, flattened hamburger in its most basic elements. Its cutesy name has stuck… Continue reading The Hamburger Menu Is Stupid and Worth Killing
Live streaming is one of the key things you should be doing for your business in 2018. We’ve got everything you need to know below. More and more users are going to social media for their information and entertainment, and businesses have done well to respond by investing in social media. However, consumers have a… Continue reading A Guide to Live Streaming
It’s not always easy to find the ideal freelancer for your business. It’s especially hard when we’re talking about design, such as when you’re looking for a logo designer. In this article, you’ll find out how to not just find and approach freelance logo designers but also hire and make them part of your team.… Continue reading How to Find and Hire The Perfect Freelance Logo Designer for Your Business
Nowadays it’s possible to find a mobile app for any purpose. Need to book a hotel? Just a few taps and you can choose from hundreds of them from all over the world. Decided to organize a party but forgot about snacks? Fifteen minutes and a delivery guy will appear on your doorstep with a… Continue reading How to Build Own Mobile App For Conferences?