Visual forensics, impostor syndrome, UI color system, accessibility checklist

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “User feedback is always a valuable source of information. But if product designers aren’t careful, user feedback can quickly become a to-do list of features organized by whoever yells the loudest and most often. This not only runs the risk of pulling a product team in dozens of different… Continue reading Visual forensics, impostor syndrome, UI color system, accessibility checklist

Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions

In this human body drawing tutorial, you’ll learn basic human body outline drawing techniques. If you’ve practiced capturing energy in the previous tutorial, you’ll have acquired a good feel for loose sketching of people. We’re going to start giving structure to that feeling-based groundwork by studying the body with a more scientific eye. Let me… Continue reading Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions

Why Do Data Breaches Happen Despite Tight Cybersecurity Measures

No business wants to experience a data security breach. Beyond the immediate financial impact, a loss of customer faith can cripple a business. Just one data breach can impact the viability of a whole organization which is why many businesses are spending more on cybersecurity tools and technologies today. However, many of them are not… Continue reading Why Do Data Breaches Happen Despite Tight Cybersecurity Measures

Invisible women: When you only design for 50% of the population

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Over a year ago, my ex-boss sent me a screenshot of a book cover on Telegram. I just knew I have to read it. I know I am not supposed to judge the book by its cover but I did. Not because the cover is particularly spectacular but because the… Continue reading Invisible women: When you only design for 50% of the population

Everything you need to know about Zenserp

It has become quite challenging to scrap search result pages from the various search engines. This is owing to the fact that all search engines, including Google, have put some strict regulation services in place for dealing with scraping SERPs programmatically. If you want to get around these restrictions, you need to use an effective… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Zenserp

Object Oriented Programming in JavaScript ― Scotch

Object-Oriented Programming is a popular style of programming that has taken root in JavaScript since the beginning. It’s so deeply rooted in JavaScript that many of JavaScript’s native functions and methods are written in the Object Oriented style; you’ll also find many popular libraries written in the Object Oriented style as well. If you already… Continue reading Object Oriented Programming in JavaScript ― Scotch

Combatting unconscious bias in design

bi·as: prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair; cause to feel or show inclination or prejudice for or against someone or something. A few years ago, a male-led design team was working on a brief for a major athletic apparel… Continue reading Combatting unconscious bias in design

Human Visual Processing – Why understanding it is Crucial for Web Design [Infographic]

You know that attention spans are quickly becoming even shorter. When people watch movies and television, go shopping, browse for books, and surf the web, they make up their minds in seconds—sometimes to their detriment, true, but that doesn’t matter in cyberspace. You can’t track down every person who visits your site, delivers the Blink… Continue reading Human Visual Processing – Why understanding it is Crucial for Web Design [Infographic]

How Human Centric Web Design Improves Your Workflow

Human-centric and user-centric design are two terms we often hear in the industry, though sometimes both designers and developers consider them to mean the same. User-centered design is something most of us aim to put high on our list of priorities; having the end-user in mind and reflecting this philosophy in our products. Human-centered design… Continue reading How Human Centric Web Design Improves Your Workflow