How to start and manage design systems

[unable to retrieve full-text content] So you want to start your own design system? Congratulations! That means you reached the point where you have a set of components, behaviors, rules, and principles that are ready to be wrapped as a “north star” for the design, product, and dev teams on future implementations. No more simultaneously… Continue reading How to start and manage design systems

Challenges In React Native

React Native is popular framework with its pluses and minuses. The react native  is a common term among those involved in the development of mobile applications, and throughout the high-tech world. The cons of React Native are: – React Native is a dynamic framework; – Lack of certain modules and APIs; – Reliability of third-party components;… Continue reading Challenges In React Native

The rise and fall of Polaroid

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The disruptor becomes the disrupted. Photo by Patrick on Unsplash The Positional View and Resource-Based View are two schools of business strategy that seek to describe a company’s competitive advantage. There is a great deal of overlap between the two, as will be discussed using specific examples from the Polaroid company.… Continue reading The rise and fall of Polaroid

A Comprehensive Guide to Flexbox Ordering & Reordering

The flexbox layout module allows us to lay out flex items in any order and direction. Flexbox ordering is, in fact, easier than ordering with floats or CSS grid, even if you might not think so at first. As flexbox is a one-dimensional layout model, as opposed to CSS grid which is two-dimensional, you only have… Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Flexbox Ordering & Reordering

Start Using a Smart DAM and Image Optimization Stack

Asset management and website performance optimization are two of those unavoidable headaches faced by every website owner. A digital asset management (DAM) platform can provide centralized asset repositories with intuitive dashboards to help you manage assets. On the other hand, an image CDN can help you get rid of that messy responsive syntax and provide… Continue reading Start Using a Smart DAM and Image Optimization Stack

A to Z of Figma: Tips & Tricks!

In this tutorial you will be introduced to some rapid tips and tricks on how to use Figma! We’ll have a look at 26 Figma features, tips and tricks from A to Z. Let’s download Figma and get down to business. Once you get familiarized with Figma, check out Envato Elements! With one subscription, you’ll… Continue reading A to Z of Figma: Tips & Tricks!

21 Best Vintage Fonts 2021

29 Shares Vintage fonts are just awesome to bring vintage feelings in your design! Unique and traditional style fonts with vintage touch that really can draw visitor attention. These fonts will make your design stand out in the crowd and spread your message across with a creative font family! These vintage fonts are perfect for… Continue reading 21 Best Vintage Fonts 2021

3 Essential Design Trends, April 2021

The best thing about writing about website design trends each month is looking at all the great sites that are being developed. Designers are stretching creatively and exploring new techniques and ways of doing things all the time. It’s refreshing and inspiring. This month, some of those trends include a style that nods to brutalism,… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, April 2021

Android Essentials: Creating Simple User Forms

Android applications often rely upon data supplied by users. This tutorial walks you through the creation and use of a number of the most common controls used to collect data from the user. Getting Started For this tutorial, you will design and implement a membership registration form. Whether you’re in charge of recruiting members for… Continue reading Android Essentials: Creating Simple User Forms

20 Fonts Similar to Proxima Nova (Alternatives to Download)

Love sans serif fonts, but you’d prefer a Proxima Nova alternative? Fonts similar to Proxima Nova share its sleek, stylish, modern look. In this article, we’ll take a look at the aesthetic of the Proxima Nova font and why it’s so successful. We’ll also take a look at some fonts like Proxima Nova that you… Continue reading 20 Fonts Similar to Proxima Nova (Alternatives to Download)

How to Handle Text Overflow (with a CSS Ellipsis)

When a string of text overflows the boundaries of a container it can make a mess of your whole layout. Here’s a cool trick to handle text overflow by truncating long strings with a CSS ellipsis. Text Overflow (with a CSS Ellipsis) Our Overflowing Text Demo During this quick tip we’ll use the following demo… Continue reading How to Handle Text Overflow (with a CSS Ellipsis)

Putting to the test Google’s plan to disrupt the university degree

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A UX design and ethical analysis of Google’s UX Design Professional Certificate Course. A screenshot of Google’s UX design course on Coursera I usually only binge-watch Netflix shows. But after reading about Google’s plan to disrupt the college degree, following an announcement from Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, on March 11… Continue reading Putting to the test Google’s plan to disrupt the university degree

44 Best Procreate Fonts (Calligraphy, Tattoo, Comic, and More!)

Looking to download fonts for Procreate? In this article, we’ll take a look at some awesome font choices for Procreate, as well as how to add fonts to Procreate, if you’ve never done it before. Add fonts to Procreate and use them in your next design, illustration, or project. If you love calligraphy fonts Procreate… Continue reading 44 Best Procreate Fonts (Calligraphy, Tattoo, Comic, and More!)

Figma for education: Design for learning experiences

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Why would a teacher be interested in Figma? Why would a designer be interested in classroom prep? Join our little Figgy educators group. Currently, I work in the EdTech product design industry (K-12) as an experience designer. I am a former 7th-grade science teacher and am planning to return to… Continue reading Figma for education: Design for learning experiences

32 Best Custom Beer Bottle Labels (Using a Beer Bottle Label Maker)

Craft beer and microbreweries have exploded on the scene in recent years, and with them has grown the need for cool and unique beer bottle labels that match the contents inside the bottle.  Just one of the cool custom beer labels you will find at Placeit.net If you’re launching or relaunching your own craft beer… Continue reading 32 Best Custom Beer Bottle Labels (Using a Beer Bottle Label Maker)

Ethics, UX and our role in all this

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ethics, UX, and our role in all this We live in a world where our behaviours are accurately being predicted every step of the way. It sometimes feels like apps and products know us more than we know ourselves. This is not necessarily bad, or that we should be scared every… Continue reading Ethics, UX and our role in all this

20 Amazing Brush Fonts and Script Fonts for Headlines

26 Shares Amazing hand-picked brush fonts and script fonts collection. Fonts are bold, condensed font, with brushy imperfections and an earthy realism. There are big bold, vintage and brush script font, with a slight punk attitude. Would be perfect for posters, packaging, advertising, headlines, branding, signage and anything where you want that urban look and… Continue reading 20 Amazing Brush Fonts and Script Fonts for Headlines

Applying white space in UI design

[unable to retrieve full-text content] 8 practical tips, with examples. Good UI design is the thoughtful application of whitespace at all scales of an interface, from component to page, micro to macro. When whitespace is used well, the result is an interface that is harmonious, legible, and, above all, effective and easy to use. 1 /… Continue reading Applying white space in UI design

3 Essential Design Trends, February 2021

It’s hard to believe we are more than a month into 2021 already. But that means more trends to dive into this year, right? So far, the biggest trend of 2021 in website design is an overall lack of people in imagery. It’s not that surprising with a worldwide pandemic happening, but it can mean… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, February 2021

String Concatenation in PHP

String concatenation is a very common and useful operation in PHP. There are many ways in which you might want to join strings together like prepending, appending, or combining them at some other point. In this quick tip, I’ll teach you string concatenation in PHP. You’ll learn how to prepend or append strings in PHP… Continue reading String Concatenation in PHP

4 Best Ways Marketing Automation will Build Your Small Business in 2021

0 Shares One of the biggest challenges faced by marketers and business owners the world over is finding the right customers and selling their products or services to the right markets to make a killing. Marketing is the keyword that many of us are actually afraid of. We often wonder how to market our products… Continue reading 4 Best Ways Marketing Automation will Build Your Small Business in 2021

The role of the UX designer in an Agile product team

[unable to retrieve full-text content] 2020 was a hard year. It drove home something I’ve always known but had been taking for granted: good UX Design relies on an environment, process and team that support good UX Design. If the environment, process and team aren’t quite in place, I would argue that it’s the job… Continue reading The role of the UX designer in an Agile product team

12 Best WordPress Themes for 2021

If you already have a good idea of what you want a new website to look like, the next step would be to decide on the tools you’ll need to put into play to turn that vision into a reality. Tools enable you to present its content in ways that will engage and captivate its… Continue reading 12 Best WordPress Themes for 2021