Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “As Elon Musk burns down the Twitter we know, will a drastically different user experience emerge from the ashes?” Redesigning a breaking Twitter →By Maximillian Piras Editor picks Gamification gone wrong →Why apps should stop with the streaks.By Ben Davies-Romano I’m a designer at LinkedIn →Here are 4 tips to… Continue reading Redesigning Twitter, hierarchy strips, Figma personas, AppleJam
It would be way too easy to answer this question with: “Whoever pays your bills.” And, honestly, I don’t think you can be a very successful web designer if you’re only driven by what the person paying you tells you to do. Then again, that doesn’t mean you should swing to the exact opposite end… Continue reading Who Do Web Designers Really Work For?
Design thinking is an innovative method of coming up with solutions to problems. Design thinking places the users at the heart to the problem-solving exercise with their experiences and opinions used to develop solutions to the problems they are facing. Once a solution to a problem has been found, it is tested on the users… Continue reading Tips to Enhance Your Blog With Design Thinking Approach
When I started off in design, I sucked. I was obsessed with copying pieces of the trending Dribbble shots, but oblivious to how all the pieces worked together. If you could see the harsh drop shadows and unnecessary flourish I added to things, you would gasp in horror. Though I was no product design prodigy,… Continue reading How to develop an eye for Design
As children, many of us used to draw or doodle to express our thoughts. Perhaps we doodled during lessons when work felt tedious and we no longer wanted to pay attention. Some of may have doodles while thinking, creating a pattern or texture on the page. Perhaps we were discouraged by our early results and… Continue reading Tips That Graphic Designers Should Follow
Good typography is vital to having an effective website. Visitors need to be able to read the info on a site, whether it is an eCommerce website or a purely informational website. If they aren’t able to read it, they will quickly leave. The site will not be linked to, so it won’t show up… Continue reading A Showcase of Great Typography Usage in Web Design