We’re turning designers into factory workers

Considering the availability of modern tools and recent advancements in governance (design systems), one might think designers could relax and enjoy some leisure time. Surprisingly, that’s not the case. In fact, it feels like designers have even less time than before. As we’re frantically pushing towards an auto-governed future, we ought to stop and think… Continue reading We’re turning designers into factory workers

How to ‘un-stuck’ your design work

Three lifelines to call on when you’re feeling stuck creatively I’ve been a professional designer for over twenty years, working across a wide range of media: UX/UI, motion, branding, web design, mobile apps, and creative coding. Most lately, I’ve been developing my font design practice. Design is a long journey of exploration and growth. You… Continue reading How to ‘un-stuck’ your design work

21 Best Scribble Fonts (Messy, 3D and Pencil Scribble Fonts)

Looking for the perfect scribble font for your project? There are plenty to see in this category. So depending on whether you’re looking for a messy scribble font or a marker scribble font, you can start your search on GraphicRiver and Envato Elements. What Is a Scribble Font? Scribble fonts have textures that give them… Continue reading 21 Best Scribble Fonts (Messy, 3D and Pencil Scribble Fonts)

10 Homepage Design Comparisons to Inspire Your Business in 2022

Looking to give your homepage a well-needed design update in late 2021 or 2022? Not a bad idea; first impressions are crucial when it comes to business websites. But, fixing your homepage and website design is no easy feat. Web design trends are evolving faster. Blame the ever-decreasing user’s attention span. The average visitor now… Continue reading 10 Homepage Design Comparisons to Inspire Your Business in 2022

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

25+ Best Free Hand-Lettering Style Fonts (Designs for 2021)

Need a hand-lettering font for your next project? Check out the list of stunning resources below! Hand lettering is a beautiful art for anyone interested in calligraphic letterforms. Artists create each letter by hand while breaking down the characters with creative techniques. This premium hand-lettering font is available on Envato Elements Now you can incorporate… Continue reading 25+ Best Free Hand-Lettering Style Fonts (Designs for 2021)

Scary Web Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro in the art of web design, you still can’t avoid making mistakes. After all, it is from mistakes that we learn. However, it also does not hurt to know what mistakes can be prevented. In the spirit of the Halloween month, here’s our list of scary… Continue reading Scary Web Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

9 Productivity Tips Everyone Studying Online Should Use

If you want to succeed in online learning, the key thing to keep in mind is that courses taught through the Internet are just as rigorous and intensive as traditional classes at a college. No matter how comfy you may feel, it takes discipline and dedication to stay productive. To help you get on the… Continue reading 9 Productivity Tips Everyone Studying Online Should Use

30+ Best Graffiti Fonts

Street style features an eclectic urban aesthetic that’s hard to miss. And you can add that same cool style into your designs just by adding a dope graffiti font.  Born in the streets with powerful expression, graffiti is a style of writing that’s scribbled, scratched, or painted by hand. So it’s no wonder designers have… Continue reading 30+ Best Graffiti Fonts

37 Best Handwriting Fonts (Fonts That Look Like Handwriting)

There’s something charming and organic about fonts that look like handwriting. They’re like small works of art that delight the eye but also deliver practical information.  Just one of the many beautiful handwriting fonts from Envato Elements If you love handwriting fonts and are looking for one with the right vibe to complement a new project,… Continue reading 37 Best Handwriting Fonts (Fonts That Look Like Handwriting)

12 Home Office Setup Ideas for Web Designers and Developers

Coffee, music, YouTube channels, and procrastination— only a handful of things can make your day when it comes to increasing productivity but none of them are as complete as having a home office setup. It makes a world of difference where and how you work especially if you work from home. Hence, some home office… Continue reading 12 Home Office Setup Ideas for Web Designers and Developers

How to Make a Comic Book Cover

What You’ll Be Creating Truth be told, yes, you should judge a book by its cover, especially when it comes to comic book covers. Read this tutorial to learn some rules for designing a stand-out cover for your graphic novels. Want to create a comic book covers to attract readers and entice people to buy… Continue reading How to Make a Comic Book Cover

Celebrate Diversity in Design—Volume 22

Welcome back to our Diversity in Design series on Envato Tuts+. Discover four talented artists with inspiring styles you’ll love. 4 Artists You Should Know: Diversity in Design Celebrate the work of these extraordinary artists. Each with their own unique background, they draw inspiration from their culture and surroundings to create phenomenal designs. Raúl… Continue reading Celebrate Diversity in Design—Volume 22

50 Best Professional Handwriting Brush and Script Fonts

Best professional hand-picked compilation of brush fonts and script fonts that can give more artistic look to you design. These brush and script fonts based on the expression of real handwriting. Brush fonts will work perfectly for fashion, e-commerce brands, trend blogs, wedding boutiques or any business that wants to appear upscale and chic. Script fonts Suitable for Logo, badges,… Continue reading 50 Best Professional Handwriting Brush and Script Fonts

We need a better name for UX, and that name is “Screllvus”

The debate has been raging for decades now over what to call the practice currently known as “UX.” It’s been called at times (and sometimes all at once) Web Design, UI Design, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, Product Design, User Experience, Customer Experience, and everything in between. But now I have definitively come up with a… Continue reading We need a better name for UX, and that name is “Screllvus”

Web Designers, Stop Wasting Time on Billing and Accounting When You Don’t Have Too

Posted · Category: Tools Keeping a small business running is hard work. You have projects to negotiate, emails to answer, and deadlines to meet. You have to find the time to explore new trends and methods. Sometimes, you have to take whatever time it takes to learn how to use new tools of your trade… Continue reading Web Designers, Stop Wasting Time on Billing and Accounting When You Don’t Have Too

Looking for the Best Productivity Apps For Designers? They are in this Article

Posted · Category: Best Collections Whenever one needs to spend excessive time juggling tasks, deadlines, etc., it’s time wasted. This is irrespective of the professional activity. The same goes for any team leader or a freelance designer. There are better ways to go about managing these tasks. These ways that are faster, more efficient, and… Continue reading Looking for the Best Productivity Apps For Designers? They are in this Article

Tricks to Overcome Common Development Problems

Everyone runs into a web development crisis at some point while working on a project. Either it goes over budget, you find unexpected security flaws, or you just run into a roadblock that keeps you from creating the kind of site you want your clients and users to appreciate. Knowing some tricks to overcome common… Continue reading Tricks to Overcome Common Development Problems

Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid: Why Apple’s New Approach to Diversity and Inclusion is Deeply Problematic

The men and women who are responsible for leading companies and organizations in promoting, acknowledging, and valuing diversity and inclusion in the workplace carry a heavy burden and responsibility. Especially in Silicon Valley. They wake up, praying as they check their emails and social media feeds, “Dear God, please don’t let one person’s foolishness displayed… Continue reading Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid: Why Apple’s New Approach to Diversity and Inclusion is Deeply Problematic

The 5 questions you should be asking yourself all day, everyday #UX

The other day I found myself writing down a list of 5 questions I was asking myself more frequently than ever in the projects I am working on — and decided to pass it on to my team as well. The agency life is extremely fast-paced. Each Experience Designer on my team is simultaneously involved in two… Continue reading The 5 questions you should be asking yourself all day, everyday #UX

Best Photoshop Plugins

April 6, 2017 by Veronika Photoshop is a powerful graphic design software that enables designers to work with both raster and vector images. The incredible algorithms and unmatchable user-friendly interface have helped this design software become a top choice on the market. Yet, what makes Photoshop truly unique is the impressive collection of free and… Continue reading Best Photoshop Plugins

5 Web Design Trends for 2017 and 2018

March 29, 2017 by abovepop Now that we’re comfortably in 2017, we can look back at the last few months to see how our “trends of 2017” predictions have turned out, and offer a few more to consider for 2018 and the rest of the year. Clean Layouts That Let Content Shine There was a… Continue reading 5 Web Design Trends for 2017 and 2018

Lerna – A Tool for Managing JavaScript Projects

Posted · Category: Tools Splitting up large codebases into separate independently versioned packages is extremely useful for code sharing. However, making changes across many repositories is messy and difficult to track, and testing across repositories gets complicated really fast. To solve these (and many other) problems, some projects will organize their codebases into multi-package repostories… Continue reading Lerna – A Tool for Managing JavaScript Projects