Posted · Category: Design, Tools It’s 2024 and the number of web design resources and tools on the market seems overwhelming. That’s good news since you need the right tools and resources to come up with competitive designs. The bad news is, rather than sifting through thousands of products to get the ones that best… Continue reading 15 Great Tools & Resources for Designers & Agencies in 2024
A comprehensive review of popular SaaS marketplaces, including Airtable, Figma, Miro, Slack, and Zoom. Designing a SaaS marketplace or platform? Want to understand the SaaS marketplace experience of today? You’re in the right place. In this article, you’ll find a summary of the research I gathered to support my team in building our emerging platform. By reading… Continue reading The state of SaaS marketplace UX
It is estimated that 15% of the population has Dyslexia. In absolute numbers this means that 30 million adults in the USA alone are dyslexic and a lot of them don’t even know — because it is often not diagnosed. Dyslexia is a cognitive disability where the brain has difficulties to manipulate the sounds and letters of… Continue reading Software accessibility for users with Dyslexia
Search bots based on LLMs contain hidden dangers Photo by Julius Drost on Unsplash At the moment, conversational AI search is in a perilous place. In the midst of an AI hype boom, it’s easy to overlook the challenges and dangers inherent in the way major search companies are applying large language models to our information ecosystems.… Continue reading Conversational AI search: beware of smoke and mirrors
Serendipity by design Ideas for applying serendipity principles in the digital world (I) An (un)expected discovery I love flea markets. Whenever I go there, I usually don’t look for anything specifically; I am just opening myself to chance, to discovery by luck. I suppose most of the people coming to this place do the same: they expect… Continue reading Can technology generate serendipity?
The best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software solutions help sales teams streamline critical processes to improve productivity, track customer interactions and gain actionable insights to deliver a personalized experience to sell smarter, shorten the sales cycle and drive better retention rates. This article reviews the 21 best CRM software to help you streamline your searches.… Continue reading 21 Best CRM Software
In the “Back to basics” series, I would like to rediscover the content of the textbooks I read at the beginning of my industrial design studies. I am a supporter of wise (prudent) use of the achievements of the predecessors, which is why I re-read these valuable, twentieth-century books on design and try to extract… Continue reading What did Victor Papanek leave for UX designers in “Design for Real Word”?
Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Any of us could face what our colleagues at Twitter faced yesterday. Some of us already have, and some of us will in the future, especially if you stick around the profession long enough. It’s a good reminder that, whether we realize it or not, we’re in this together. We… Continue reading Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility
Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation Mental shortcuts and cognitive frameworks aren’t only useful in everyday judgments and problem-solving. When faced with creative challenges, we can also tap into our “design brain” to channel previously encountered ideas into our own work. At their core, design heuristics are the combination, exploration, or transformation of often already… Continue reading Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation
Are you interested in book design but don’t know where to start? You’ve landed in the right place. If you’re a book lover and you’ve always wondered how to design a book, here you’ll find a collection of resources and tutorials that will point you in the right direction. We’ll cover what book design is,… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Book Design
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create the Cyberpunk 2077 logo using fonts and patterns from Envato Elements. To start, you will learn how to add and adjust a pointy font. Later, you will learn how to stylize this sharp edge font. Using an amazing vector pattern from Envato Elements, you will… Continue reading How to Design a Cyberpunk 2077 Logo
Need to automatically convert your Excel file, product feed, or XML into PDF catalogs? Did you know that retailers and wholesalers can now connect various data sources automatically to create an interactive catalog? Keep reading to learn the fastest and automated way to create a branded online ODF catalog from a data source. The innovative… Continue reading How Automatically Convert your Excel File, Product Feed or XML to PDF Catalogs
November 24, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment An avatar is a digital representation of a person or a user on a platform. Avatars are normally used in gaming, it is always fun to see a digitized version of yourself, right? Avatar graphics are limited in the past. This means that there are often… Continue reading Where to Find the Best Avatar Graphics, Or Simply Create Your Own
November 9, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment As a designer, we always need to have seasonal design elements on our archives for whenever our clients want design updates for holidays. It is always so fun to design our websites for fall and autumn, especially now that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Fortunately,… Continue reading 24 Free Thanksgiving Banners You Could Use For Your Website
October 4, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Animation in websites has reached new, incredible levels since the increased availability of free looped animation on the internet. The great news is that there are numerous sources available. These could be samples, templates, or ready-to-use animations you can simply embed on your website. Why Use Looped… Continue reading 16 Free Looped Animation and Samples to Use for Your Projects
[unable to retrieve full-text content] “Games and entertainment have pointed us toward a new way of thinking about interacting with software: spatial interfaces.” — John Palmer, Spatial Interfaces Spatial Interfaces presents a vision for the future of UX, in which “lots of the software we already use can be augmented by spatial interfaces”. Palmer envisions “spatial environments,… Continue reading 3D worlds and the future of UX: A review of “spatial interfaces”
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps, you will learn how to curve text in Affinity Designer. We’ll use this simple badge design to exemplify all the techniques that you can use to edit and stylize curved text in Affinity Designer. Once you’ve learned how to curve text in Affinity Designer, you can take… Continue reading How to Curve Text in Affinity Designer
Want to reconnect with an old buddy but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn more about the people in your life, your family members, or your relatives? Do you have any information about the whereabouts of someone you used to know? Everything and everyone is at your fingertips in this world… Continue reading 10 Tips to Help You Find People Online (100% Works)
There’s no shortcut to success when it comes to Google search results. That is unless you count pay-per-click advertising. While pay-to-play will shoot your site to the top of the SERP immediately, it’s not a sustainable strategy for maintaining your position there. So, you’re going to have to get serious about SEO. This guide will… Continue reading 17 Things You Can Do To Improve Your SEO Ranking In 2021
0 Shares When talking about WordPress, it is renowned in the world of website development. Many large and small businesses are now adopting WordPress CMS for their website development. Let’s navigate the reasons why WordPress should be adopted by your firm? Firstly, the Reason behind need of WordPress in an Enterprise If you are into… Continue reading WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?
May 17, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Although Google may be one of the most popular, there are multiple search engines that are gateways for users to the internet. Of course, just like Google Analytics, there are SEO practices for these search engines as well. How do we learn about SEO practices for… Continue reading 5 SEO Practices for Search Engines Other Than Google Web Developers and Designers Should Follow
At the dawn of the web-era, there was much focus on how environmentally friendly websites were: we’d chop down fewer trees, ship fewer products, and travel less for business. And because the web was small, any negative impact it had was relatively small. But the Internet’s no longer small, and neither is the impact it… Continue reading 3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Site’s Carbon Footprint