I Took on an Internship When I First Switched Careers into UX – Here’s Why

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Breaking into UX may not be as straightforward as you may think Whenever people talk about career switching, securing full-time jobs usually come To mind. This was exactly what I thought when I signed up for a UX course a year ago. However, is breaking into UX really that easy? I’d… Continue reading I Took on an Internship When I First Switched Careers into UX – Here’s Why

How to Create and Customize Procreate Brushes

What You’ll Be Creating Have you ever wanted to create your own Procreate custom brushes? Maybe you’d like to customize some of your favorite brushes or just get more familiar with Procreate’s wealth of brush settings. In this tutorial, we’ll take look at some Procreate brush basics and settings, and you’ll learn how to create… Continue reading How to Create and Customize Procreate Brushes

3 Essential Design Trends, January 2021

Don’t drop the ball on these website design trends for the new year. All of the trends featured here this month are visual in nature – not as many user interface elements as previous months, but all just as stunning and usable. Here’s what’s trending in design this month. 1. 3D Scenes on White (Light)… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, January 2021

How to Make a Minecraft Twitch Overlay

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, we’re going to make a Minecraft Twitch overlay template. We’ll use screenshots from the game to create a custom stream overlay that you can use on Twitch or any other platform you prefer. You will need Minecraft, Adobe Photoshop, and streaming software of your choice. The result is a Minecraft… Continue reading How to Make a Minecraft Twitch Overlay

Using Redux in a React Native App

Redux is a library for state management that ensures that the application logic is well-organized and that apps work as expected. Redux makes it easy to understand your application’s code regarding when, where, why, and how the state of the application is updated. Redux is made up of the following key parts: actions reducers store… Continue reading Using Redux in a React Native App

15 Best Free Twitch Overlays (Including a Free Twitch Overlay Maker)

Look, we get it. Money is tight, but you’re getting into streaming and need a well-designed Twitch stream overlay for your channel. Find the right Twitch Overlay Template for you at Placeit.net Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for you. We’re going to share how you can find top-quality free Twitch overlay templates at Placeit… Continue reading 15 Best Free Twitch Overlays (Including a Free Twitch Overlay Maker)

Get Started With WPBakery (Formerly Visual Composer)

Writing HTML, CSS, and PHP code to build or customize a WordPress site can be incredibly time-consuming, even for an experienced web developer. That’s probably why much of the WordPress community has moved on to using page-builder plugins instead. WPBakery Page Builder (formerly called Visual Composer) is the most flexible and feature-rich WordPress page-builder plugin you… Continue reading Get Started With WPBakery (Formerly Visual Composer)

Deque Systems announces axe-con, a new, digital accessibility conference: March 10-11, 2021

Free, Multi-track Online Event Focuses on Helping All Professionals Build, Test and Maintain Accessible Digital Experiences Deque is excited to announce a brand-new digital accessibility conference: axe-con!! Axe-con is an open and inclusive digital accessibility conference that welcomes developers, designers, business leaders, and accessibility professionals of all experience levels to a new kind of accessibility… Continue reading Deque Systems announces axe-con, a new, digital accessibility conference: March 10-11, 2021

25+ Best Free Distressed Fonts (& Grunge Fonts)

If you want to give your text a weathered look, use a grunge or distressed font. Depending on the context, these fonts can convey either an edgy urban vibe or a vintage style. Portico Urban Rough is just one of many awesome distressed fonts available at Envato Elements Check out this list of the 25+ best… Continue reading 25+ Best Free Distressed Fonts (& Grunge Fonts)

Case Study: Storytelling Through Brand Design

A successful rebrand goes far beyond flashy graphics and high-res photos. It tells a story. It positions a product to fulfill the wants and needs of the consumer. Following the rebrand journey of Lettuce Grow, take a look at how visual elements can enforce the mission of your brand, engage your consumer and cultivate incredible results.… Continue reading Case Study: Storytelling Through Brand Design

Exciting New Tools for Designers, June 2020

The best new tools for designers are ones that make your life easier and your workflows faster. You’ll find some of those in this list this month for sure. From tools to help you capture and manage color palettes to AI-powered design analytics to simple animations, there’s something for almost every designer or developer. Here’s… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, June 2020

Building Brand Trust with Transparency: What Web Designers Can Do

The web has made it all too easy for consumers to look up anything and everything they’re interested in or have questions about. “Pet stores near me.” “Best web hosting 2020.” “Tom Brady net worth.” And it’s with this easy access to data that consumers have grown pickier about who they do business with. Because… Continue reading Building Brand Trust with Transparency: What Web Designers Can Do

The Psychology of Fonts (Fonts That Evoke Emotion)

Designers have used powerful fonts to give designs a certain mood and feel for decades, but the power of font psychology to shape individuals’ emotional responses to a brand or logo has only been fully realised in recent years. Fonts that provoke a psychological reaction can be used to make a brand feel more trustworthy,… Continue reading The Psychology of Fonts (Fonts That Evoke Emotion)

25+ Best WooCommerce Themes: To Make a Better Online Store

Adding an online store is a big step toward expanding your customer base and increasing your revenue. With WooCommerce and the best WooCommerce themes, you can easily create an online store and start selling online.  WooCommerce has many benefits that make it an ideal solution for small business owners who want to sell online in… Continue reading 25+ Best WooCommerce Themes: To Make a Better Online Store

10 Best PHP Instagram Scripts and Bots in 2020

Are you looking to save us time and use Instagram more efficiently and effectively? Incorporating Instagram scripts and widgets is the easiest way to automate routine functions, download images and videos from Instagram, and do tasks like creating e-postcards from Instagram photos. Instagram bots help build and engage with followers. Do You Need an Instagram… Continue reading 10 Best PHP Instagram Scripts and Bots in 2020

Women You Should Know in Graphic Design History

As a graphic design student, I looked up to many renowned designers. Through reading my textbooks and seeing my professors mention examples of designs, I realized there was one common denominator. It was a man’s world. There would be mentions of a few female designers like Paula Scher and Debbie Millman, but that’s about it.… Continue reading Women You Should Know in Graphic Design History

Get to Know the WordPress Admin Dashboard

The very first thing you’ll see when you open the WordPress back-end—also known as “the admin panel”—is the dashboard. This is the starting place for the majority of tasks you’ll be performing in WordPress. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use the dashboard, and also how to customize it to fit your preferences and… Continue reading Get to Know the WordPress Admin Dashboard

The Must-Have Fonts for Graphic Designers and Font Lovers

Whether you love to use fun and interesting fonts in your work or simply in everyday use, this must-have list of everything from serifs to scripts and more should be right up your alley. Thanks to the ever-growing foundry of Envato Market and Envato Elements, you’ll find fantastic fonts below to suit all of your design… Continue reading The Must-Have Fonts for Graphic Designers and Font Lovers

3 Lessons UX Designers Can Take From Netflix

If we look at this from a design perspective, there’s definitely something about the way the user experiences are designed that makes them more attractive than other movie or TV viewing options. Especially Netflix. Today, I want to put the spotlight on Netflix and give you 3 lessons you can take away from the platform’s… Continue reading 3 Lessons UX Designers Can Take From Netflix

15 Best Email and MailChimp WooCommerce Plugins

By adding premium email WooCommerce plugins to your WordPress website you will be able to successfully connect with your customers to ensure the best possible eCommerce experience.  One of the many premium MailChimp WooCommerce plugins available on CodeCanyon Integrating your email service provider into your WooCommerce website allows you to collect emails from discounts, tag and… Continue reading 15 Best Email and MailChimp WooCommerce Plugins

15 Best Email and Mailchimp WooCommerce Plugins

By adding premium email WooCommerce plugins to your WordPress website, you will be able to successfully connect with your customers to ensure the best possible eCommerce experience.  One of the many premium Mailchimp WooCommerce plugins available on CodeCanyon Integrating your email service provider into your WooCommerce website allows you to collect emails from discounts, tag and… Continue reading 15 Best Email and Mailchimp WooCommerce Plugins

Create Amazing Prototypes in No Time with the Envato Elements Sketch Plugin

The rise of prototyping tools in recent years is undeniable. Designers are harnessing these powerful, yet easy-to-use programs to build functional models of both websites and mobile apps. As such, they have become a vital part of the design process. Among the most widely-used and well-known prototyping apps is Sketch. This Mac-based program… Continue reading Create Amazing Prototypes in No Time with the Envato Elements Sketch Plugin

How to Create Custom Login and Registration Forms in WordPress

The login page is the first thing users will see when they need to access your site, so it needs to be beautiful and user-friendly. A boring login page can give users a bad impression of your site! Customizing the login to match your brand will lead to a better experience for users. In this… Continue reading How to Create Custom Login and Registration Forms in WordPress

How to Make Modern Websites With Clean WordPress Themes

Creating a website has never been easier thanks to platforms like WordPress. Not only is WordPress very easy to learn, it’s the perfect platform to create any type of website.  Thanks to the huge number of themes, you can get your site up and running in a matter of hours, whether you want to launch… Continue reading How to Make Modern Websites With Clean WordPress Themes