I’m not a robot (but, are you?)

The case for authenticating humans, reclaiming our identities, and defending against the coming swarm of bots. It’s 2022 and we are living in the opening scene of a dystopian Black Mirror episode. The line between what is real and what is fake has already blurred. The line between who is real and who is fake is now… Continue reading I’m not a robot (but, are you?)

UX fundamentals for web3, investing in design, automated UI variations

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Crypto-natives have been living and breathing Web 3 for years. They populate an enormous echo chamber of people speaking a language that most tech people can’t even understand, to say nothing of the general public. The sense of wonder and empowerment that comes from knowing you are building the future… Continue reading UX fundamentals for web3, investing in design, automated UI variations

15 Best Lingerie, Swimwear, and Bikini Shopify Themes 2022

Creating an online store is an excellent way to reach more customers. And what better platform to create an online store with than Shopify? Shopify is easy to use and allows you to build an online store quickly — without any coding.  What’s more, there are numerous Shopify themes available for online stores that have… Continue reading 15 Best Lingerie, Swimwear, and Bikini Shopify Themes 2022

15 Best New Fonts, December 2021

Are you tired of using the same old Google fonts from website to website? You’re in luck! In this month’s roundup of the best new fonts, we’re showcasing the latest and greatest fonts from independent type foundries and designers worldwide.   Astronef Super Astronef Super is a retro-futuristic font collection with seven styles that are… Continue reading 15 Best New Fonts, December 2021

How to Build a UIkit Lightbox With Dot Navigation

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Have you ever worked with the UIkit front-end framework? Its current version at the time of writing is 3.9.4, and in the next few months, YOOtheme (the team behind it) plan to release v4. This isn’t the first time I’ve written about UIkit; some years ago, while still… Continue reading How to Build a UIkit Lightbox With Dot Navigation

7 UX Principles to Boost SERPs

User experience is one of the most important principles of web design. There’s no doubt that you focus on UX with every page you design on the web, whether it’s a portfolio, a profile page, or an entire website.  Unfortunately, what many experts forget is that UX doesn’t just apply to digital pages. That means that… Continue reading 7 UX Principles to Boost SERPs

JavaScript map vs. forEach: When to Use Each One

In this article, we’ll discuss the map and forEach methods in JavaScript, and we’ll also go through the differences between them to understand when to use each one. JavaScript is one of the core technologies of the web. The majority of websites use it, and all modern web browsers support it without the need for… Continue reading JavaScript map vs. forEach: When to Use Each One

Quick Ways to Make a Webpage More Scannable

In the information age, time is a valuable commodity and something people don’t want to spend too much of. As a result, the average visitor only reads about 20% of the content of a page.  For web designers and developers, that means a few things: first, you need to ensure that the web pages you… Continue reading Quick Ways to Make a Webpage More Scannable

How to Start Your Own Online Store (Beginner Guide)

Setting up an online store years ago used to be mind-numbingly complex. Simply creating products, product pages and a checkout sequence was bad enough. But then you had to worry about payment gateways to accept payment. Shipping. And don’t forget about taxes! Is it time to start your own online store? Image source: GraphicRiver Thankfully… Continue reading How to Start Your Own Online Store (Beginner Guide)

Is It Time to Reset HTML?

HTML is one of the foundational building blocks of the Web. But just as web design best practices and techniques change over time, so does the code we use. As HTML evolves, some of its older markup has been deprecated while other parts have been repurposed. Does that create more problems for us, though? Would… Continue reading Is It Time to Reset HTML?

Where are we headed with technology?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Observations from a product designer. Cyberpunk 2077 — few would refuse to live here if given the choice. 1. We will have second lives in a massive virtual environment. It won’t exactly be like Ready Player One, but our primary social gatherings will shift to entirely virtual settings. In fact, this transition has… Continue reading Where are we headed with technology?

Start Using a Smart DAM and Image Optimization Stack

Asset management and website performance optimization are two of those unavoidable headaches faced by every website owner. A digital asset management (DAM) platform can provide centralized asset repositories with intuitive dashboards to help you manage assets. On the other hand, an image CDN can help you get rid of that messy responsive syntax and provide… Continue reading Start Using a Smart DAM and Image Optimization Stack

5 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

Stop procrastinating and get unstuck with these tips to enhance your branding and attract clients. You’re a busy freelance designer. You’re always hustling hard to make sure that your clients are taken care of — a bit too hard, in fact. You consistently deliver amazing design work for your clients, but you’ve been procrastinating on investing… Continue reading 5 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

HTML5 Form Validation With the “pattern” Attribute

In this tutorial we’ll explore HTML’s pattern attribute, using it to help us customize the way we validate our forms. Form Validation Video Check out the video tutorial below, subscribe to Tuts+ on Youtube, or read on to learn more about HTML form validation and the pattern attribute! HTML5 Form Validation Form validation is of… Continue reading HTML5 Form Validation With the “pattern” Attribute

20+ Best High Quality Photoshop Brushes

26 Shares This Photoshop brushes gallery contains 20+ brushes set with more than 1500 brushes for Photoshop. super high resolution Photoshop brushes, up to 5000 pixels in size. All brushes are very high quality, super detailed and realistic brushes for Photoshop. Photoshop brushes can be useful in the way it could make your work easier and have… Continue reading 20+ Best High Quality Photoshop Brushes

Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters

Functions are an important part of programming languages. They help us avoid code duplication by allowing us to run the same set of instructions over and over again on different data. In this tutorial, we will talk about functions in PHP. We will cover all the basic concepts of functions in PHP, and you’ll learn… Continue reading Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters

Common Pitfalls New Web Designers Should Avoid

7 Shares Web design is one of the most crucial parts of digital marketing. A poor website design causes a site to lose visitors, which is throwing money out the window. When designing a website, there are some mistakes you cannot afford to make. We all learn from our mistakes. But, taking some time to… Continue reading Common Pitfalls New Web Designers Should Avoid

The Future of UI Design for Embedded Systems

The expectations for embedded GUI designs are higher than ever. While the launch of any new embedded device makes the public and developers excited to see if it actually delivers a great UX but simple designs are still prominent in smart fridges, cars, and ovens, etc. Despite the growing need for smartphone-like devices, not all… Continue reading The Future of UI Design for Embedded Systems

Best Law Firm Websites

Building a website for your law firm is no easy task. Much like with law firm software, there are so many different options and ways to present your services to the public. If you struggle with presentation and marketing, all you have to do is look for inspiration online! Don’t worry, it’s not stealing if… Continue reading Best Law Firm Websites

How to Harness the Power of a Strong Client Testimonial

People who trust your brand are much more likely to give your products or services a chance. Customer and client testimonials, along with other direct statements from people you’ve worked with, can make your brand seem much more trustworthy. A real quote from a previous customer can help prove how seriously your business takes customer… Continue reading How to Harness the Power of a Strong Client Testimonial

UX challenge: Teaching a person who is blind to design

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Designing a system for the visually impaired to recognize color. It’s been a year since I published my very first article and it was about solving a problem in accessibility. This problem bothered me for a good half of my life. I finally think that I’ve opened a door to… Continue reading UX challenge: Teaching a person who is blind to design

How to Use Color Fonts on the Web

Every web designer knows how to set a font’s color, right? It’s one of the first things we do when we begin learning CSS. We choose a color, and then we use styles to set it, like color: blue; or color: purple;, so all the glyphs in our chosen font turn that color, and only… Continue reading How to Use Color Fonts on the Web

2 Smartest Ways to Structure Sass

Sass – the extended arm of CSS; the power factor that brings elegance to your code. With Sass, it is all about variables, nesting, mixins, functions, partials, imports, inheritance, and control directives. Sass makes your code more maintainable and reusable. And now, I will show you how to make your code more structured and organized.… Continue reading 2 Smartest Ways to Structure Sass

How to Prioritize Speed with a Mobile-First Design

By the end of the year, the number of global smartphone users is expected to reach 3.5 billion. That’s a significant 9.3% increase over the last 12 months. In a world where everyone is constantly connected to their mobile devices, it makes sense that web developers and designers would need to consider new rules for… Continue reading How to Prioritize Speed with a Mobile-First Design