Wordle is a masterclass in product design simplicity

Some of the most fun I’ve had this year is playing Wordle with my friends and family. But I’m a product designer and a programmer, so as I played, I couldn’t help but notice some strange things about how it was constructed. I was right in the middle of making my own product School Morning Routine,… Continue reading Wordle is a masterclass in product design simplicity

How to Create Metal Textures in Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to create a metal pattern in Photoshop. You’ll create five different textures with Photoshop filters, gradients, and Blending Modes. You’ll get a cool metal pattern in Photoshop to use in your photo manipulations and digital paintings. Looking to brush up on… Continue reading How to Create Metal Textures in Photoshop

Metaverse UX, designing with data, immature orgs, how to ask for gender

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “I’m sure that you or someone else you know have worked somewhere in the past where you felt that UX people were out of place. After all, UX is an emerging discipline and a lot of organizations want to hire people from our field because no organization wants to… Continue reading Metaverse UX, designing with data, immature orgs, how to ask for gender

The foot-in-door-somersault-strategy. Making accessibility laws your superpower

The cool kids on the block You know all those movies where the main character first is a nerdy nobody and transforms into someone amazing or popular? Sandy in Grease. Peter Parker in Spider Man. Harry Potter. You get the point! That’s kind of how we feel like at the moment in the accessibility (a11y) community.… Continue reading The foot-in-door-somersault-strategy. Making accessibility laws your superpower

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 Make your First App in Java

Are you a budding developer who knows the basics of Java and wants to make their first app using Android Studio? With PlayStore currently hosting 2.89 million Android apps and growing every minute, it is a great decision to learn and eventually master Android apps development. Get Started With Android Studio To make an android… Continue reading How to Make your First App in Java

Building micro-interactions in Adobe XD

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The beauty about micro-interactions is that it’s a digital conversation users can initiate with the system or the system can initiate with the user. Let’s start with what they are Micro-Interactions are a heuristic approach to meaningful feedback responses that let users know when an action is performed. Simply put, the user… Continue reading Building micro-interactions in Adobe XD

5 Secrets to Making an Eye-Catching Logo

A logo is intended to catch the attention of people and make your brand memorable to both prospective customers and clients. In many cases, logos can be more recognizable than the names of the company, along with all of its connotations. This is why you need to make your logo as eye-catching as possible if you… Continue reading 5 Secrets to Making an Eye-Catching Logo

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

15 Top Soft UI and Neumorphic UI Kits

Designers are always in search of unique ways to display content. Yet there is a delicate balance between something that looks good and is both accessible and intuitive. Everything needs to be in harmony, otherwise the end result suffers. Neumorphic UIs can serve as an effective solution. Neumorphism is a design technique that is based… Continue reading 15 Top Soft UI and Neumorphic UI Kits

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

Lessons from Spotify: using multiple touchpoints to build an identity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Digital-first design is well and truly here and COVID-19 has accelerated the trend. Increasingly, people are aware that a digital brand is a brand built on quality experience and design. Today brands literally live and die in the consumer's hands, and often digital experience is baked into the DNA of… Continue reading Lessons from Spotify: using multiple touchpoints to build an identity

CSS Charts: How to Create an Organizational Chart

In previous tutorials we’ve learned how to create different types of charts including bar charts, thermometer charts, and donut charts. Today we’ll continue this journey by building a CSS-only organizational chart. Ready to test your CSS skills? The Organizational Chart We’re Building Here’s the CSS chart we’ll be creating: It consists of four levels and… Continue reading CSS Charts: How to Create an Organizational Chart

How to make a business website better by improving its UX

4 Shares To establish a modern business, you need to create a website. Websites are precious. They provide quick access to the essential information and services a company offers. It is great to have an excellent online presence – and sites allow just that. However, many users expect a particular web design one business to… Continue reading How to make a business website better by improving its UX

Popular Design News of the Week: June 22, 2020 – June 28, 2020

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: June 22, 2020 – June 28, 2020

Making strategic decisions when creating content by using journeys, funnels & maps

1. Customer journey map A customer journey map, as its name implies, focuses on the journey of a customer, or on the process that the user goes through when trying to accomplish a goal. This goal can be learning a new skill, buying a product or service, finding a location and so on. The design… Continue reading Making strategic decisions when creating content by using journeys, funnels & maps

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Automatically Create a Multilingual WordPress Site With a Translator Plugin

A multilingual WordPress site is one that offers content in more than one language. For example, a site can provide content in English, French, German, and Spanish. Since most countries have more than one official language, it makes sense to have content in multiple languages. Having a multilingual site is one of the best ways… Continue reading Automatically Create a Multilingual WordPress Site With a Translator Plugin

ECommerce Metrics That Matter

It’s nearly 2020, and every eCommerce brand should be using key metrics to pinpoint advertising, boost sales and improve fulfillment.  Emma Miller, Senior Editor at Bizzmark, calls metrics the “one thing that can make or break your online presence.” She goes on: “To succeed in the competitive online market, you need to set measurable goals,… Continue reading ECommerce Metrics That Matter

Emergency Lead Marketing Services for Plumbing Needs

Are you running a plumbing company but you don’t have much to do. If you are not earning $80,000 as net profit per annum approximately then you are on the right page. You being the owner of a plumbing company spends more time online to seek ways to maximize the profit then you should have… Continue reading Emergency Lead Marketing Services for Plumbing Needs

How Graphic Design Helps in Business Promotion?

Branding relies heavily on visuals. Graphic design services can be the make or break element in effective business promotion. Be it the design of your products or the look of your advertisements, logos or website; brand recognition begins with great design. Once you have the design looking fresh, brand promotion strategies are your next step… Continue reading How Graphic Design Helps in Business Promotion?

Design Persuasive Websites With These Basic Principles

November 5, 2018 by Alex Fox Web design has become the focal point of the online industry. Why? Entrepreneurs are now concentrating all their resources on improving their online image, reputation, and brand. That brand is defined most strongly through an official website. Official websites are by far the most common tool used to attract… Continue reading Design Persuasive Websites With These Basic Principles

50 Top Fonts For Graphic Designers

Huge list of best professional fonts and typefaces for designers. These top fonts was inspired by classic and modern fonts. Typefaces included different styles, icons, vectors and extras.  The fonts included script fonts, handwritten brush fonts, vintage fonts and display fonts that can be perfect for branding, logos, greeting cards, wedding stationery, typographic quotes, book covers, website headers, flyers, clothing, packaging… Continue reading 50 Top Fonts For Graphic Designers