A brief guide to writing more accessible content

Make content accessible to everyone, regardless of their abilities Photo by Alexander Dummer on Unsplash UX designers are experts at developing empathy, supposedly. So why do designers ignore such a large segment of their users? People with disabilities are often neglected in the design process. They’re excluded from user research and testing, which is evident… Continue reading A brief guide to writing more accessible content

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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

What is a Design System? A simple guide to get started

A design system is a library of guidelines and reusable components that should establish the consistency of the product experience. The goal of a design system is to create a single source of truth, that is visible and maintainable by the team. Perhaps not all teams need a design system. However, from my personal experience,… Continue reading What is a Design System? A simple guide to get started

The definitive guide to acing every design interview format

I’ve been in big tech for almost my entire career and have interviewed and been interviewed hundreds of times. This has given me unique visibility and insight into exactly how to ace a product design interview. From understanding what skills are being assessed to preparing for specific questions that might come up, this article deep… Continue reading The definitive guide to acing every design interview format

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Flyer Templates

Welcome to this comprehensive guide to flyer templates. We’ll look at what flyers are, why to use them, and how to create them. And we’ll also look at plenty of flyer design inspiration. Let’s get started! What Is a Flyer? At its most basic level, a flyer is a small sheet of paper containing printed… Continue reading Flyer Templates

Why designers don’t use your design system

Improve the adoption of your design system through components flexibility Thumbnail of Cosmos Design System ❤ This is not a recipe for success or a know-it-all article. Here I’m focusing on the most constant and significant challenge when building design systems — reaching a balance and compromising between flexibility and rigidity of components standards. The components in the… Continue reading Why designers don’t use your design system

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

Web Design for Beginners (Epic Free Course!)

If you’re new to web design, this free course on web design for beginners will teach you everything you need to know. “How do I pick typefaces, how do I pick colors, what the heck is whitespace, and how do I position and size elements correctly?” These are exactly the kinds of questions… Continue reading Web Design for Beginners (Epic Free Course!)

Behavioural design: a lean guide to using psychology and motivation for product teams

Design influences behaviour. Using psychological principles and theories of behaviour, we can design with intent, for how users behave, building an environment that supports whatever route they take, instead of forcing them to conform to how our products and services work. There are so many terms mentioned when researching this topic, such as behavioural science,… Continue reading Behavioural design: a lean guide to using psychology and motivation for product teams

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Top 5 Web Design Trends That Will Stick in 2022

Posted · Category: Best Collections, Design Web design trends don’t just appear out of the blue. They arise in response to people’s thinking in terms of their needs and comfort zones. We tend to welcome change, as long as its for the better and doesn’t create chaos during a transition from one condition to the… Continue reading Top 5 Web Design Trends That Will Stick in 2022

UX-Friendly FAQ Page Template Designs

November 18, 2021 by Veronika FAQ pages are what make a website truly user-friendly. They provide the support and information that visitors need to take action, be it purchasing a product, testing a product, or subscribing to a newsletter. This collection includes some of the best examples of FAQ page template designs as well as… Continue reading UX-Friendly FAQ Page Template Designs

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

How to Make a Funeral Program

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, I will teach you how to make a funeral program in Adobe InDesign. You will learn how to apply background images to shapes, format text for an organized layout, and place swirl vectors in your funeral pamphlet template. If time is an issue for you, don’t hesitate to… Continue reading How to Make a Funeral Program

How To Design A Website With Data Privacy In Mind

If you have any experience with web design, you should be aware that a site consists of numerous elements. Examples include navigation, branding, visual graphics, and content, among others. Naturally, when building a website, you have to take into consideration these elements. For example, to ensure proper branding, it’s crucial to include your company’s logo.… Continue reading How To Design A Website With Data Privacy In Mind

Easy Steps to Convert Photoshop Designs Into a Website

Here’s a simple guide to solving the troublesome task of turning Photoshop designs into a website. Or, in more technical terms, convert PSD files into responsive HTML. Modern business cannot operate without the Internet today. Therefore, it is very important to have a high-quality presence in it, for example, in the form of websites that… Continue reading Easy Steps to Convert Photoshop Designs Into a Website

7 Landing Pages Comparisons To Improve Your Conversions in 2022

Landing pages are crucial for conversions. User-friendly landing pages rank higher in the search engines and generate the maximum leads. Interestingly, user behavior changes every year, and new website design trends should be kept in mind to continue acquiring sales from your existing landing pages. If your high-performing landing pages in 2019 have suddenly started… Continue reading 7 Landing Pages Comparisons To Improve Your Conversions in 2022

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

A Comprehensive Guide to Flexbox Ordering & Reordering

The flexbox layout module allows us to lay out flex items in any order and direction. Flexbox ordering is, in fact, easier than ordering with floats or CSS grid, even if you might not think so at first. As flexbox is a one-dimensional layout model, as opposed to CSS grid which is two-dimensional, you only have… Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Flexbox Ordering & Reordering

A Comprehensive Guide to Flexbox Alignment

Alignment is probably the most confusing aspect of flexbox. The flexbox layout module has a handful of alignment properties that behave differently under different circumstances, and when using them you might not necessarily understand what is happening or why. However, if you know what to pay attention to, alignment is less complicated than it first… Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Flexbox Alignment

Best Ways to Browse Instagram Stories Without Anyone Knowing (Anonymously)

Everyone has wondered at least once today how to spy on someone else’s Story without anyone finding out and also without ending up on a “Seen by” list. On the one hand, Instagram encourages openness and sharing, and all this to say, social media has nothing to do with anonymity. But on the other hand,… Continue reading Best Ways to Browse Instagram Stories Without Anyone Knowing (Anonymously)

25 Exciting New Tools For Designers, April 2021

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