Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. You say you won’t detach instances. You will detach instances. Shhh: don’t tell the new designers →By Michael McWatters The UX Collective is an independent design publication that elevates unheard design voices, reaching over 500k+ designers every week. Editor picks Design in uncertain times →How design can shape our… Continue reading Shhh: don’t tell anyone, Figma’s latest feature, Design in uncertain times
Digital humans are here. They sound and look just like us.
Now digital humans are here. They sound and look just like us. Digital humans, AI-powered digital counterparts, are going to change how we interact with the world around us. https://medium.com/media/5d057cb8920f355e7fa126d3cedcac2c/href In 2016 Miquela Sousa, or @lilmiquela, quickly grew to be one of Instagram's top influencers. At a first glance, there is little wrong with the 19-year-old Brazilian-American… Continue reading Digital humans are here. They sound and look just like us.
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
It takes a village to raise 5-year-old designers
Some of us are both designers and parents. Some of us may have designers as parents. Some of us may even be designers creating products for children. Nevertheless, all of us were once children. Being a child may be a distant memory, to an extent we forget what it is like to be a kid.… Continue reading It takes a village to raise 5-year-old designers
How to increase the UX maturity of Scrum teams
Investing in the UX skills of a Scrum Team delivers a huge return. Learn how. In this article you will learn: Why enabling Scrum Teams with UX Design capabilities is important. Why introducing UX capabilities to Scrum team is frequently hard. What is the job of an UX Leader in a product development organization. How to use… Continue reading How to increase the UX maturity of Scrum teams
Enterprise UX insights & myths you should know
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Handle complexities When I started my UX career 3 & a half years back, I had always wanted to work on consumer UX extensively, because of the immediate references that we had around us in our day-to-day ecosystem. The current aspiration trend is also showing more UX designers wanting to… Continue reading Enterprise UX insights & myths you should know
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
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
Best Web-Design Tools and Websites for Students
0 Shares There are thousands of different career options for students, but one of the most popular and fastest-growing is in web design. By mastering technical coding and design skills, students can develop their creativity by making aesthetically pleasing and functional websites. While still in their freshman year of college, students can begin honing their… Continue reading Best Web-Design Tools and Websites for Students
9 Must-Install Craft CMS Plugins
Craft CMS is increasing in popularity, and as it does, the previously relatively scant range of plugins is growing rapidly. There are plugins for Craft ranging from simple field utilities to the full ecommerce solution provided by Pixel & Tonic — the makers of Craft. An early decision that has borne fruit for Craft has… Continue reading 9 Must-Install Craft CMS Plugins
Corporate Gift Design Ideas You Need to Have for Your Business
Corporate gifts, the love language between companies and their clients. Nothing says we appreciate you as a client than sending them a well-thought-out, branded gift. Over the years, these gifts have evolved from the traditional pens and t-shirts to creative handy gadgets. So, if you are looking for some really juicy ideas to breathe some… Continue reading Corporate Gift Design Ideas You Need to Have for Your Business
CSS Charts: How to Create a Horizontal Organizational Chart
In a previous tutorial, we learned how to create a CSS-only vertical organizational chart. Today, as some folks requested, we’ll go through the process of building its corresponding horizontal one. CSS CSS Charts: How to Create an Organizational Chart George Martsoukos And here’s the twist; we’ll create this new chart without changing a single line… Continue reading CSS Charts: How to Create a Horizontal Organizational Chart
10 Best Free Stock Image Sites For 2021
When photographers take images to sell commercially, like every other business, they want to maximize their returns, so they adapt their ideas to meet commercial trends. As a result, stock always looks like stock, and that minor deception introduces a small amount of doubt in users. But the rise of camera phones, and the increasing… Continue reading 10 Best Free Stock Image Sites For 2021
The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The first part of the ‘Design Debt 101’ series. The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt Monday afternoon. Kick-off meeting. This new project looks very promising, you may have discovered a niche no one knew about. It turns out, you need notifications. “Great! We have a notification system. It shouldn’t be an… Continue reading The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt
Web Design Trends 2021: Designers Should Know
9 Shares Keeping up with emerging web design trends allows you to take on new opportunities, helping you stay ahead of the curve. By keeping track of the popular practices, you won’t have to play catch-up against other well-established designers. You’ll be able to show potential clients that you have the tools to make their… Continue reading Web Design Trends 2021: Designers Should Know
How to Create a Portfolio Site that Well Represents Your Brand
No matter what it is someone might be looking for, the first place they are going to look is the internet. This means it’s extremely important for all freelancers, professional experts and business owners to have a website or blog of their own. However, more often than not, a single page About Me site or… Continue reading How to Create a Portfolio Site that Well Represents Your Brand
Play Clash of Clans on PC with the Best Emulator
Clash of Clans is one of the most played and oldest games, which is about to complete nine years in August 2021. Supercell is behind this famous and trending game, which has been famous for not just one year. The game somehow still attracts a lot of new and old players. The game has a… Continue reading Play Clash of Clans on PC with the Best Emulator
Why Should You Choose an Online Application for Video Editing Over a Desktop One?
Each year software development companies surprise us with new technological advances. If just a decade ago, we relied entirely on desktop apps, today, more and more users are inclined towards web services, even for video editing. Does this mean desktop programs will lose their competitive edge? There is no direct evidence to that, but everything… Continue reading Why Should You Choose an Online Application for Video Editing Over a Desktop One?
25 Best Modern Logos With Simple Designs (Creative Examples for 2021)
If you’re looking for modern logo ideas, there’s no better place to find the best simple logo inspiration than by looking to current logo trends. Here’s One of Our Cool Logo Designs From Envato Elements Today we’ll take a look at five of the hottest trends in best modern logo styles and show you a… Continue reading 25 Best Modern Logos With Simple Designs (Creative Examples for 2021)
25 Best Premium Condensed Fonts Of 2020
21 Shares Super-condensed fonts perfect for headlines, logos, quotes, and more! Super long sans serif and slab condensed fonts best of 2020. I love using condensed font for t-shirt design, printed materials and clothing. You may also check our earlier published highest quality free condensed fonts for graphic designers, handpicked condensed fonts and narrow typefaces specially gather for professional graphic… Continue reading 25 Best Premium Condensed Fonts Of 2020
Game Dev STEM Bundle from SoftWeir for Only $1!
October 30, 2020 by Noemi Game developers, or aspiring game developers, we’ve got a treat for you. No tricks. The Game Dev STEM bundle is the perfect opportunity to dive into the world of video game creation without breaking your budget. Humble Bundle, together with SoftWeir, is offering $344 worth of software and resources for… Continue reading Game Dev STEM Bundle from SoftWeir for Only $1!
How To Manage Stand Alone Validators With The Right Software
Validators are used in any digital process that requires some degree of inspection to validate the transaction being made. They could either make use of a stand-alone (contactless) or contact technology process. They can make use of independent, discrete, and integrated device options. These devices are used in valet parking and payment systems. They need to be… Continue reading How To Manage Stand Alone Validators With The Right Software
The evolution of style guides to AI writing assistants
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Style guides have a long history in the writing process. They’ve always affected more than what counts as good content. They affected our writing process and behaviors, our sense of community, even our egos. As AI pushes the style guide another step, how will it push us along too? Stacking style manuals… Continue reading The evolution of style guides to AI writing assistants
What to look for in an accessibility audit
If your organization is completely new to digital accessibility, an audit or assessment is a great place to start to see where your organization stands. An accessibility audit is a combination of automated and manual testing done by accessibility experts using assistive technologies in various testing states. A detailed audit is a thorough review of… Continue reading What to look for in an accessibility audit