Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation

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

I neglected Duolingo for 20 days after signing up. Here’s every email they sent me.

About 3 weeks ago, I signed up to Duolingo intending to learn Swahili every day for about a month. Why? To learn something new, to make some progress with a language I’ve been casually interested in for some time, and to document to process from a UX perspective. What went wrong? Not to be dramatic,… Continue reading I neglected Duolingo for 20 days after signing up. Here’s every email they sent me.

3 Great and Terrible Examples of Rebranding

Visual identity is one of the keys to a successful business. When a rebranding is done the right company can witness an increase in sales from new and existing customers. The constant brand presentation has seen an increase in revenue by an astonishing 33%. Introducing a custom business logo design is one of the most effective… Continue reading 3 Great and Terrible Examples of Rebranding

25+ Best Lawyer WordPress Themes: For (2020) Law Firm & Attorney Websites

No matter which area of the law you practice, it’s imperative that you have proper online representation. You need to provide your clients with a sense of trust and credibility, and as such, creating a law firm website that conveys that impression should be at the top of your list.  Not only can you show… Continue reading 25+ Best Lawyer WordPress Themes: For (2020) Law Firm & Attorney Websites

18 Best Contact Form PHP Scripts for 2020

Are you looking for an easy to use contact form PHP script?  Contact forms are a must-have for every website. They encourage your site visitors to engage with you, while potentially lowering the amount of spam you get.  For businesses, this engagement with visitors increases the chances of turning them into clients or customers and… Continue reading 18 Best Contact Form PHP Scripts for 2020

Biggest Graphic Design Trends for 2020

2020 has rung in the new decade, and what a decade it has been so far! It has brought with it a new evolution of design within the graphic design world. Almost as if marking the start of a new era, new trends, ideas and looks have started appearing and making themselves seen and heard… Continue reading Biggest Graphic Design Trends for 2020

26 Amazing Geometric and Origami Logo Designs

39 Shares Origami and Geometric style logos are very popular and due to unique style of art origami logos and Geometric Logos can catch customer attention. Today we are gathered amazing Geometric and Origami inspired logo designs for your inspiration. Logo design is really tough job for graphic designers, and we are here to make your designing job a little… Continue reading 26 Amazing Geometric and Origami Logo Designs

What’s New for Website Design and Website Trends in 2020

Are you looking for some new design trends for your website but aren’t sure what the 2020 trends are? It can be hard to stay up to date with technology and the trends that go with it since they change all the time. We are here to tell you the top design and trends for… Continue reading What’s New for Website Design and Website Trends in 2020

Balance Between Content and Web Design: How to Reach It

Just recently, I was given a very hard task – to find the perfect balance between web design and content. I have plenty of experience with both, but the combination of the two always gives me a lot of trouble. Still, for a website to be a success, it has to have the perfect balance… Continue reading Balance Between Content and Web Design: How to Reach It

To Land a New Job in Style

Are you eyeing a new position? If so, is your resume design current? And will it represent you creatively—allowing you to stand out distinctively in a crowded pool of applicants? Creative Professional Resume Template – One of the creative resume examples that’s trending in 2018. If you’ve recently seen a compelling job ad, or you… Continue reading To Land a New Job in Style

Understanding the Messy “Define” Stage

In our previous articles, we’ve discussed the basics of design thinking and immersive empathy. In this post, we’ll dive a little deeper into what we refer to as the “define” stage in that process. Warning: it’s messy! So let’s first remind ourselves where it sits in the Hasso-Plattner Institute of Design’s proposal: Image source: Interaction Design… Continue reading Understanding the Messy “Define” Stage

No one designs like you

We’re imposters, you and I. But that designer you look up to. The one you feel knows something you don’t about design. About craft. About success. About leadership. Why don’t we think they’re imposters? That they have it all figured out? And why, for many of us, does achieving their level of mastery seem almost… Continue reading No one designs like you

Maximizing Marketing Videos (Tips & Tricks)

If you are a growing brand or business who want to engage your target audience, creating a marketing video is one sure-fire way to propel your business forward. Visual content is a key factor in connecting and reaching out to customers at a much deeper level. With the proliferation of online video content, you need… Continue reading Maximizing Marketing Videos (Tips & Tricks)

AI-Driven UX Design

What impact might AI have on UX? My take on how we can design for AI. How will Artificial Intelligence impact UX design? How can we design meaningful experiences in an era with AI-driven products & services? How will this creative process look like? These questions keep clouding my mind, and I like to give… Continue reading AI-Driven UX Design

12 Free High Quality Website Template PSDs To Download

  ADVERTISEMENT In this compilation, we have presented 12 free and high quality website templates in PSD format for you to download for free. Since, all of these website templates are in PSD format, therefore, you can easily add a few of your personal touch to make them look more beautiful and customized. So, let us… Continue reading 12 Free High Quality Website Template PSDs To Download

27 New Creative Branding, Visual Identity and Logo Design Examples

Modern, creative and professionally designed corporate branding and visual identity logo design examples for inspiration. Business identity can be most valuable asset for any company or brand. Corporate branding is what sets your business apart from your competitors and the key elements of visual identity set is presentation folder, letterhead, envelope, compliment slip, corporate flyer and business card. We are already… Continue reading 27 New Creative Branding, Visual Identity and Logo Design Examples

Connections and creativity.

In 1978, scientist and historian James Burke produced a ten part documentary called ‘Connections’. In this documentary series he traced back a (then) modern invention through the history of connected ideas that led to it. Across the ten episodes the viewer goes on many weird and wonderful journeys learning such things as: how the concept… Continue reading Connections and creativity.

Digital suffocation.

It’s dawned on me how incessant and intrusive phone notifications are. I may be realising this late. About two months ago I installed an app called 360 Security on my Android phone. One of the many functions it had was a ‘Notification Manager’. I switched it on and let it do it’s thing. A week… Continue reading Digital suffocation.

SpriteKit From Scratch: Visual and Audio Effects

Introduction In this tutorial, the fourth installment of the SpriteKit From Scratch series, we look at the various visual and audio features SpriteKit provides to add some more detail and variety to your games. This includes particle systems, filters, lighting, and audio. To follow along with me, you can either use the project you created in… Continue reading SpriteKit From Scratch: Visual and Audio Effects