How letting go of the familiar can help product designers become more creative. The pursuit of knowledge — challenging the old & embracing the new (‘School of Athens’ by Raphael) Kids are more imaginative than adults. Not only is this pretty commonly observed, but it’s scientifically proven too. In 1968, George Land conducted a longitudinal study where he… Continue reading The art of unlearning
Software accessibility for users with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
When discussing accessibility, the first person that pops into the minds of people is probably a person in a wheelchair. Thinking about software accessibility, the next two types of disabilities might come into mind are blindness and deafness. These are three types of disabilities most people commonly think of when talking about accessibility: blindness, deaf… Continue reading Software accessibility for users with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
10+ Best HTML Templates for NFT Websites 2022
Everything related to cryptocurrency and NFTs are extremely popular right now, which has motivated a lot of people to jump into the industry quickly. Because of this, the desire to make a website for promoting or selling NFTs is strong. Perhaps you want to make your own NFT marketplace? Or maybe you simply wish to… Continue reading 10+ Best HTML Templates for NFT Websites 2022
You’re holding it wrong — How to blame your users
[unable to retrieve full-text content] You’re holding it wrong — How to blame your users The customer is always right. See that black line in the middle photo? If you touch it, you’re “holding it wrong”. The iPhone is a beautiful device. Every version of it has been, but my favorite was the blocky, squared-off shape of the iPhone 4… Continue reading You’re holding it wrong — How to blame your users
Photoshop Basics: How to Zoom in Photoshop
July 1, 2020 by Sangalang Kristine How to zoom in photoshop is one of the most basic, yet important, know-how when learning how to use Photoshop. Usually zooming an image allows for detailed editing. Or simply put, to get a better view of the portion of an image being edited. Please remember one important thing: simply… Continue reading Photoshop Basics: How to Zoom in Photoshop
9 Best Amazon Affiliate & FBA WordPress Themes for 2020
Whether you’re looking to build an online business or generate aside income, creating your own Amazon affiliate website is a great option. Having a high-quality website can make all the difference to the income you’ll generate. From the layout, to the typography and colors, every little detail can make or break your new business. You… Continue reading 9 Best Amazon Affiliate & FBA WordPress Themes for 2020
Create the 80s Style With Fonts, Text Effects, and More!
Ready to go down memory lane? Let’s explore the cool 80s style with neon lights, pastel colors, and cyberpunk! One of the most iconic eras in the last 100 years is the 80s. Everyone references it, talks about it, and reminiscences about it. What was so cool about the 80s, besides the cool toys and… Continue reading Create the 80s Style With Fonts, Text Effects, and More!
Would The Web Be Better With One Good Browser?
When Tim Berners-Lee gave us the WorldWideWeb in 1990, it was the first and only web browser. But it didn’t remain alone for long. Even in those early days of the web, there was plenty of competition for web browser market share: Mosaic, MidasWWW, SlipKnot, Arena, Netscape, and Internet Explorer emerged around that time, too,… Continue reading Would The Web Be Better With One Good Browser?
10 Stunning Trends for Website Designers to Follow in 2020
Like every field of design, the web design industry also continues to evolve with new and exciting trends and design practices each year. People and businesses who want to stay on top of their web design game keep up with the latest design trends to make their website look trendy and modern, because who likes… Continue reading 10 Stunning Trends for Website Designers to Follow in 2020
15 Best APIs for Web Designers and Developers
With an API, you create a connection between your website and an application for the purposes of drawing on its data or features. This allows you to not only enhance the on-site experience, but to streamline a lot of the processes that would otherwise require much tedious hand-holding behind the scenes. Many of you are… Continue reading 15 Best APIs for Web Designers and Developers
How to Make Stylish Layouts for a Portfolio Template in InDesign
What You’ll Be Creating Show off your creative work and nail that next job interview with this stylish portfolio design template. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a brochure in InDesign. This multipage document is perfect as a portfolio template. It is versatile and easily adaptable to any work you want to… Continue reading How to Make Stylish Layouts for a Portfolio Template in InDesign
How to Create a Menorah Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll be creating a Hanukkah holiday card and illustrating one of the most popular Jewish symbols, the Hanukkah Menorah. The Menorah is one of the oldest symbols in Judaism. Sometimes called the ‘Chanukiah’, the Menorah is a nine-branched candelabrum that is used on Hanukkah. It stands for light, wisdom,… Continue reading How to Create a Menorah Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
Make Sure You’re Ready For GDPR With Our GDPR Checklist
June 11, 2018 by Alex Fox GDPR is all about making sure companies are accountable for responsibly storing and using their users’ data. It has the effect of placing significant regulatory burden on companies that process and store user data, but this kind of thing has been a long time coming. Complete lack of oversight… Continue reading Make Sure You’re Ready For GDPR With Our GDPR Checklist
Comparable experiences: The starting point for inclusive design.
Photo by Talles Alves on Unsplash How many of you drink Coca-Cola? Did you know that initially it was not sold in supermarkets, but in pharmacies? In the beginning, the recipe included alcohol and was used to cure headache, nausea, and even addiction to morphine. A vintage 1917 Listerine Antiseptic ad. Credit: Vintage Art Clips Let’s try… Continue reading Comparable experiences: The starting point for inclusive design.
How to Make Your Own Easy Button Logo with Adobe Illustrator
This Adobe Illustrator tutorial will teach you how to make your own button logo using pre-generate gloss and chrome effects. With this tutorial, you will learn a quick and easy method to design logos and other web graphics using arcing gradients and shapes. Step 1 – Button surface First, we will want to create the… Continue reading How to Make Your Own Easy Button Logo with Adobe Illustrator
From a Handful of Beans to the Starbucks Experience
“A person’s hands holding a coffee cup and pouring cream into it” by Taylor Franz on Unsplash How much does a cup of coffee cost these days? Depending on where you buy your beverage, anything from $1 to $6. And while you’ve probably guessed right, that the $1 option is a McDonald’s special, likely you’re also… Continue reading From a Handful of Beans to the Starbucks Experience
Getting Started With Redux: Why Redux?
When you’re learning React, you will almost always hear people say how great Redux is and that you should give it a try. The React ecosystem is growing at a swift pace, and there are so many libraries that you can hook up with React, such as flow, redux, middlewares, mobx, etc. Learning React is easy,… Continue reading Getting Started With Redux: Why Redux?
Studying Web Design: 5 Typical Problems Newbies Have
For people who are just getting accustomed to the world of website creation, studying web design is an intriguing prospect. Learning how to customize websites and make them unique is a lovely thing. But if you are a beginner, you’ll agree this isn’t easy. To correctly describe web design, one would call it ‘a science… Continue reading Studying Web Design: 5 Typical Problems Newbies Have
3 Reasons A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words In Design
Whoever said, “a picture is worth a thousand words” was right. It’s especially true on the internet. The images displayed on your website determine how your visitors perceive your business and brand. If you’ve got a website and want your visitors to consume your content or take a specific action, it’s imperative to project the… Continue reading 3 Reasons A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words In Design
Create a Surreal and Magical Dream Bottle Landscape
In this advanced tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a magical bottle scene set against the backdrop of a surreal landscape by compositing and blending several stock images together using techniques of layer masks, adjustment layers, dodge & burn. I’ll also explain how to work with shadows and lighting as well as with the Camera… Continue reading Create a Surreal and Magical Dream Bottle Landscape
Diverse Device Hands by Facebook
The design team at Facebook has just released another great free resource called Diverse Device Hands: it is basically a set of phone mockups held by hands that you can use in any presentation of your designs. The package includes PNGs of the hands holding various devices as well as a Sketch file of the hands with vector… Continue reading Diverse Device Hands by Facebook