Welcome to the next edition of my Design Strategy blog series. Today, I’m sharing a client story with the hope that y’all will focus on thinking about WHY you should do things differently so that your program can rapidly mature and scale quickly. I will once again skip the “how-to” article formula and dry laundry… Continue reading Name/Role/Value – Whose Role Is It Anyway?
Our tendency to focus on negative experiences has prevented us from recognizing and seizing the opportunities of another loop. This is better known as the flywheel effect, and the key ingredient is how success can be replicated through a series of logical but effective steps until it links as a chain. (Image source: Neil Webb) Would… Continue reading Unveiling the experience wheel of true fortune
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Handle complexities When I started my UX career 3 & a half years back, I had always wanted to work on consumer UX extensively, because of the immediate references that we had around us in our day-to-day ecosystem. The current aspiration trend is also showing more UX designers wanting to… Continue reading Enterprise UX insights & myths you should know
Choosing to work for free, pro bono, gratis, without charge is something that most of us find ourselves doing at one time or another. Whether we’re filling a hole in our portfolio, there’s a friend or relative we feel beholden to, or because there’s an opportunity to aid a cause we value. Recently, I agreed… Continue reading How to Work for Free Without Wrecking Your Career
1. Go Back to Basics [OOP, Data Structures & Algorithms] One can not build a skyscraper without having deep firm roots. Similarly, if you want to grow as a reputed developer, you must be great at the core concepts of Computer Science. We can not stress this enough, that having small conceptual issues in understanding… Continue reading Top 7 Ways to Brush Up your Java Development Skills
Let me show you some rapid tips and tricks in Sketch for Mac. We’ll look at 26 Sketch tips and tricks from A to Z. Once you get familiarized with Sketch, check out Envato Elements! With one subscription, you’ll have unlimited access to numerous Sketch resources such as Sketch templates, Sketch shapes, and more. One… Continue reading A to Z of Sketch: 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!
What You’ll Be Creating Using this method you can create an email that has responsiveness baked in to the layout, without any need for CSS or media queries in the <head>, so that even in the worst case scenario of email rendering, your layout will remain intact. Is Developing HTML Email Still Hard? HTML email has… Continue reading Creating a Future-Proof Responsive Email Without Media Queries
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: November 30, 2020 – December 6, 2020
Looking for modern sans serif fonts for your next design project? Whether you fancy thin modern fonts or modern bold fonts, this list is full of some of the best modern fonts to download now. Download modern sans serif fonts, like this sans serif font family on Envato Elements. Sans serif fonts have only continued to grow in… Continue reading 34 Best Modern Sans Serif Fonts (Ready to Download Now)
World Mental Health Day (10th October) is an international day for mental health. Its goal is to raise awareness and to lower social stigma in an empathetic way. The World Federation for Mental Health started the event initially in 1992. Richard Hunter, the then Deputy Secretary General, organized the event, aiming to start a long-term… Continue reading Understanding Mental Illness in the Tech Field
107 Shares Creative digital lettering, typography and font design inspiration. A beautiful collection of amazing lettering and typography designs created by professional type artists and designers. Here’s the selection of most impressive lettering and typography projects. Typography is always inspiration for those who know the importance of words. Good handmade lettering and typography designs are always great… Continue reading 32 Remarkable Lettering and Typography Designs for Inspiration
SVG color fonts are poised to take over the graphic design world in 2020, but what exactly are they, and how can you use them? Here we’ll sift through the tech jargon and get to the simple truth of color fonts. This unashamedly in-your-face trend promises to put the fun back into typography. A must-know… Continue reading What Are Color Fonts?
22 Shares Graphic design is one of the fastest-growing, high demand creative industries, ranking among the top in the leading freelance services. Do you think you have what it takes to become a graphic designer, but you don’t really know where to start? Don’t worry! Our experts from Web Monkey Online are here to help… Continue reading How to Start a Graphic Designer Career in 2020?
77 Shares Heart touching lettering typography quotes with inspiring design. The beautiful artwork of lettering and typography designs are just amazing. Now a day watercolor, chalkboard, paper, and gold glam textures are used by graphic designers and typo artists to make attractive and motivational and inspirational quotes and thoughts. Today I just gathered amazing handmade lettering, calligraphy and… Continue reading 33 Amazing Lettering and Typography Artwork for Inspiration
We’ve all been there. It’s 4pm on a Friday afternoon, you’re already in your “weekend outfit” (underwear and hoody combo) and you get an email. It’s Client X: Hey, erm, I’ve just had a couple of thoughts, can we talk? Wearily, you reach for the phone. Sure enough, the “couple of thoughts” become a rambling… Continue reading The Art of Persuasion: How to Handle Clients With Mad Ideas
The Best Photoshop actions for your HDR photography effects. The hand-picked fresh twenty high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photos into realistic Oily effect, newspaper print, abstract, watercolor effect, comic and dots effects within a seconds. Mostly Photoshop actions available with video tutorials that shows how to setup action files and how to… Continue reading 20 Best HD Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers
Styles are applied to a web page using CSS selectors; selectors which make it possible for you to target a specific element or sets of elements. Usually, when you are starting with CSS, you’ll make use of element selectors before pivoting to use classes and IDs. As powerful as these selectors are, they can be… Continue reading Demystifying CSS Pseudo-Classes (:nth-child vs. :nth-of-type)
What You’ll Be Creating WordPress is a great system for building a company intranet. You may already be using WordPress for your public website, but it also handles intranets really well. From sharing news, to social interaction and collaboration, WordPress lets you add functionality to your company intranet that helps you communicate more effectively as… Continue reading Add a Calendar to Your Company Intranet With a WordPress Plugin
The Best Photoshop actions can instantly transform your photos into HDR photography. The hand-picked twenty five high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photography into Oily effect, newspaper print, abstract, watercolor effect, comic and dots effects within a seconds. Mostly Photoshop actions available with video tutorials that shows how to setup action files and how… Continue reading 25 Best High Quality Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers
A quick Google search of the term “SEO tools” will give you a list of countless apps and software all claiming to help you get higher rankings. For SEO specialists and digital marketers, this can be both good and bad news. Good, because it’s a sign that the industry is constantly evolving. Bad, because finding… Continue reading How to Build an SEO Tool from Scratch
#1 Power of synthesis Finding designers who are naturally curious is not that easy. Not only that, but people who know how to go incredibly deep when researching a certain topic, incorporating multiple sources and points of view into the same study. When the research is done, this is where they differentiate themselves from other… Continue reading Work skills for the modern design workplace
Great customer experiences don’t happen by accident. In digital product design, the customer experience encompasses everything that the product team does; development, design, DevOps, and QA — everyone’s role impacts the customer experience but especially the design and user experience. Since I’m a product designer, there’s a particular part of the process that I’m obsessed with, and… Continue reading The importance of Design QA in digital product design
For people who are just getting accustomed to the world of website creation, studying web design is an intriguing prospect. Learning how to customize websites and make them unique is a lovely thing. But if you are a beginner, you’ll agree this isn’t easy. To correctly describe web design, one would call it ‘a science… Continue reading Studying Web Design: 5 Typical Problems Newbies Have