Co-creating has drastically improved my designs

How co-design has drastically improved my work Users, engineers, product managers… I’m not the only one designing things around here I find defining a problem challenging. Ideally, at the start of a project all the metrics and objectives form a crystal clear statement. But working with high ambiguity in the platform space, I often start with a… Continue reading Co-creating has drastically improved my designs

Top 5 Web Design Trends That Will Stick in 2022

Posted · Category: Best Collections, Design Web design trends don’t just appear out of the blue. They arise in response to people’s thinking in terms of their needs and comfort zones. We tend to welcome change, as long as its for the better and doesn’t create chaos during a transition from one condition to the… Continue reading Top 5 Web Design Trends That Will Stick in 2022

System Fonts: All You Need to Know

In this tutorial, we’ll be taking a look at system fonts. We’ll be going over what exactly system fonts are and what they aren’t! We’ll be looking at them from a design perspective, discussing the pros and cons of system fonts. We will also be exploring system fonts in popular culture, and we’ll touch briefly… Continue reading System Fonts: All You Need to Know

Getting Started With the MStore Pro React Native App Template

Building a React Native app from scratch can be difficult. Setting up the initial project can be complex and annoying, especially for those who work primarily on web applications. How do you deal with the command-line interface? What is exporting your project? These questions pop up, and for your first few apps, they’ll seem like… Continue reading Getting Started With the MStore Pro React Native App Template

What’s New in Ecommerce, January 2021

Ecommerce design may seem fairly straight-forward; you build an online store that showcases a company’s products or services and gives customers a quick and pain-free way to purchase them. While that formula will always hold true, ecommerce is undergoing some big changes, and web designers need to be prepared to keep up with them. This… Continue reading What’s New in Ecommerce, January 2021

Popular Design News of the Week: October 5, 2020 – October 11, 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: October 5, 2020 – October 11, 2020

30+ Free Signature Fonts (Script Fonts to Download Now)

Don’t let a less than outstanding signature hold you back. Instead, try a cool signature font and create a unique signature you can be proud of. Try a premium signature font from Envato Elements, like Magnolia Stylish Signature Font Today we’ll share with you over 30 free signature style fonts as well as a selection… Continue reading 30+ Free Signature Fonts (Script Fonts to Download Now)

Can Best Practice Replace Design Research?

Heart-warming or not, co-creation with a client—the utopian ideal of shared vision—has its drawbacks. There are only so many times you can hear the words “brand strategy” before actually chewing your own face off. In the age of WordPress, Drupal and, dare I say it, Wix, it’s never been more tempting to pay lip-service to… Continue reading Can Best Practice Replace Design Research?

Boost Your Website Loading Speed with CSS Hacks

The user experience on a website matters the most; the content on it being of parallel value. A website’s user experience is all about making the navigation and the buyer’s journey of a prospective customer/visitor as smooth as possible and providing them with everything that they need to complete an action or a transaction, given… Continue reading Boost Your Website Loading Speed with CSS Hacks

How to Create a Typographic Album Cover

What You’ll Be Creating In this article, we’ll analyze some album cover design examples that have an emphasis on typography. Then, we’ll take some of these album cover ideas and experiment with them in a sample typographic album cover. Whether your focus is on CD album covers, a cover for your podcast, or creating and… Continue reading How to Create a Typographic Album Cover

Web Design Tips to Help Increase Customer Conversion

Having a well-designed website is no longer an option for anyone with ambitions of having a successful business—it’s a requirement. This article discusses how a great web design helps businesses, and provides tips that can help increase customer conversion. How great web design helps businesses In this increasingly digital world, your website often serves as… Continue reading Web Design Tips to Help Increase Customer Conversion

Creating Smooth User Pathways With Your UX

As a web designer, it’s easy to jump right in to the visual part of web design. We start messing with templates and wireframing pages right away, excited to start a new project. But that’s really the last step of the process. First, we need to think about how our users will progress through the… Continue reading Creating Smooth User Pathways With Your UX

Design for a Cause

Personal Design Projects Apart from the professional design work, most designers, especially aspiring designers invest a reasonable amount of time on personal ‘side projects’. These projects typically include redesign or UX analysis of an existing product, concept product design, usability testing etc. They are really good for practicing UX skills. Simultaneously, most designers showcase them in… Continue reading Design for a Cause

A Comprehensive Guide to Typography Basics

If you’re learning web design from zero and want to significantly improve your typography chops, then this article is written for you. We will cover typefaces, fonts, typographic anatomy, hierarchy and how to choose typefaces. You will learn enough to become dangerous in no time. Topics As is usual for these comprehensive guides, we’ll be… Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Typography Basics

12 Free Geometric Textures & Patterns Sets For Your Design

  ADVERTISEMENT Geometric shapes are always used in web and graphic designs. They are simple yet very effective in creating successful web and graphic designs. No matter whether you are using simple shapes or complex ones, geometric designs always end up being nice and eye catching. Here is the full collection of 12 geometric textures and… Continue reading 12 Free Geometric Textures & Patterns Sets For Your Design

Learn Something You Didn’t Know Today

I’ve been working with print media for a long time. Understand that I’m not a designer, but as an editor who’s worked closely with designers in the past, I have a decent working knowledge of using InDesign — enough to get me in trouble, but not enough to layout a magazine. The other day, I… Continue reading Learn Something You Didn’t Know Today