How Climate Change Affects Business (and How Leaders Can Respond)

Some business leaders believe that the only reason to care about climate change is that consumers care about climate change. With this mindset, these leaders might do the bare minimum to convince their audience that their organization utilizes sustainable practices. Yet, there are plenty of important ways that climate change directly impacts business performance. Changing… Continue reading How Climate Change Affects Business (and How Leaders Can Respond)

7 Basic Usability Heuristic Designers Live By

There are basic usability heuristics all designers know and live by. Why? Because designing for usability takes up more complicated planning processes than it looks. Contrary to most people’s thinking, UI and UX design is NOT about the aesthetic. It’s about creating a workable, and successful, path for users on an interface from the moment… Continue reading 7 Basic Usability Heuristic Designers Live By

UX and UI Logo Trends

26 Shares With the advent of online and mobile working culture, UX/UI trends have experienced a significant transformation over the years. Yet 2021 is just no exception. As a UX/UI professional, it is vital to keep updated about these continuously shifting trends and follow and recreate good UX design examples. The COVID-19 issue has transformed… Continue reading UX and UI Logo Trends

How 1/100th of a second changed the world

[unable to retrieve full-text content] I’m surprised how jolted I was by Charlie Watts death. Yes, he was the oldest, but (unrealistically) seemed like the least likely to die… Continue reading on UX Collective »

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Can design change the world?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Design won’t make the world a better place unless we make it happen Illustration of Design Evocatio, or falling in love with a new Roman God 1. Design Evocatio When Roman generals aimed to conquer a new city, they had plenty of technological tools and tactics, but one of the most interesting ones… Continue reading Can design change the world?

5 Worth Checking Best Tools to Create Infographic

What is Infographic? Infographic or visual graphics are representations of your product, information, or data that  intentionally present the way where the audience easily and quickly digest and understand your message. In this article, we have shortlisted 5 Best Tools to Create Infographic, with the help of these tools you can create and present your… Continue reading 5 Worth Checking Best Tools to Create Infographic

5 Worth Checking Best Tools to Create Infographic

What is Infographic? Infographic or visual graphics are representations of your product, information, or data that  intentionally present the way where the audience easily and quickly digest and understand your message. In this article, we have shortlisted 5 Best Tools to Create Infographic, with the help of these tools you can create and present your… Continue reading 5 Worth Checking Best Tools to Create Infographic

Best Web-Design Tools and Websites for Students

0 Shares There are thousands of different career options for students, but one of the most popular and fastest-growing is in web design. By mastering technical coding and design skills, students can develop their creativity by making aesthetically pleasing and functional websites. While still in their freshman year of college, students can begin honing their… Continue reading Best Web-Design Tools and Websites for Students

Programming for Android: What Language to Use?

Before you start your career as an app developer, you first need to acknowledge the immense value apps provide to their users and the responsibility that comes with building that sort of impact.   According to the latest research it was found that millennial smartphone users check their phones more than 86 times daily. From… Continue reading Programming for Android: What Language to Use?

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

Basics of the Java Language

Java is among the most widely used programming languages and platforms today. It is prevalent due to its efficiency and simple syntax. It is known for its speed and reliability and is used for web applications, desktop computers, gaming consoles, and even the most complex scientific supercomputers. And of course, Java is the language of… Continue reading Basics of the Java Language

Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Reflections on a one-year road test of mindfulness meditation Murrumbidgee river, NSW, Australia. The cynical marketing of mindfulness as a panacea for a world of corporate ills have made many of us sceptical about its proclaimed benefits. Mindfulness as a tool for overworked executives. Mindfulness as a relief valve for… Continue reading Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice

Understanding Cybersecurity for Your Website

A massive national oil pipeline was recently shut down amidst a secondary pandemic of ransomware attacks. This comes just as industries pivot to accommodate the virtual shifts brought about by COVID-19. For your website, this means a new and focused approach towards cybersecurity is more important than ever. Understanding the importance of cybersecurity is the… Continue reading Understanding Cybersecurity for Your Website

3 Ways to Design More Inclusively

Inclusive design is often mistaken for accessibility, or even used as an interchangeable term, which is a good indication that most designers don’t know what it means. Accessibility is a process that seeks to mitigate issues in a design that is not sufficiently universal; inclusive design increases the universality of the design. In real-world terms,… Continue reading 3 Ways to Design More Inclusively

Analysing micro-expressions from a (failed) user testing session

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In a recent professional experience, I was unexpectedly sent to Spain for a user test of a system I did not design with the promise of a translator. Once there, no translator. Nice. But the possibility of capturing the video of the faces of the users and their interactions with… Continue reading Analysing micro-expressions from a (failed) user testing session

Where are we headed with technology?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Observations from a product designer. Cyberpunk 2077 — few would refuse to live here if given the choice. 1. We will have second lives in a massive virtual environment. It won’t exactly be like Ready Player One, but our primary social gatherings will shift to entirely virtual settings. In fact, this transition has… Continue reading Where are we headed with technology?

How to Choose a Tattoo Font

What You’ll Be Creating Planning to get a lettering tattoo with some cool words and wondering how to choose a tattoo font? Or maybe you want to know more about lettering tattoo styles? Today, we’ll discover different lettering styles for your new tattoo and take a look at the best tattoo fonts available on Envato… Continue reading How to Choose a Tattoo Font

35+ Best Photoshop Actions for Designers & Photographers

64 Shares The best professional Photoshop actions can make your photographs unique and attention-grabbing. The hand-picked high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photographs 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… Continue reading 35+ Best Photoshop Actions for Designers & Photographers

20 Most Popular Sans Serif Fonts for 2021

Let’s take a look at some of the most popular sans serif fonts for 2021. What is a sans serif font? We’ll show you, with some inspiring sans serif font examples you can download now. So sit back, enjoy the type inspiration, and pick out the best sans serif fonts for your next design project. … Continue reading 20 Most Popular Sans Serif Fonts for 2021

13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

IDAHOBIT is today! With some parts of the world opening up, you may be getting ready to celebrate this special day in the real world too. However, read on for our tips to fly the flag online.   What is IDAHOBIT? Every year, people across the world stand together to celebrate IDAHOBIT, which stands for the… Continue reading 13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

How to Start Freelancing on the Side

0 Shares The freelance industry has received a lot of attention in the past year. This is due mainly to the industry’s success during the Covid-19 pandemic. While most other sectors were negatively affected by the pandemic, the freelance industry flourished. In 2020, freelancers constituted 36% of the American workforce. This number is steadily increasing.… Continue reading How to Start Freelancing on the Side

7 Skills You Need To Thrive As A Web Designer In 2021

Web design is an ever-evolving field. Those of us that have been in the industry a long time (i.e., six months plus) have seen the launch of more products, the establishment of more ideas, and the promise of more growth than most industries see over a whole career. While the tools we use, the terminology… Continue reading 7 Skills You Need To Thrive As A Web Designer In 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

Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex

Validation of form input is something that should be taken seriously. With luck, nothing worse than garbage data will be submitted to a site which uses data from forms without proper validation. However, there also a chance that hackers will be able to compromise the private data of users who trusted you with their information.… Continue reading Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex