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Three Common UI Trends eCommerce Loves But Should Hate

There’s a dangerous little lie the design community has propagated around the internet. Like every entrenched myth, it’s anchored in a bit of truth, …

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

UX Design

You don’t need to know everything about UX

This is a story about anxiety.“You don’t need to know everything about UX”.I find myself saying this to other people quite often. You don’t need to …

The Future of Design Education is... No Design Education

The modern designer has a breadth of human experiences, not degrees.<p>Have you ever seen a door and have been unsure whether to push or pull? Or worse, have you ever pushed a door that was meant to be pulled? This classic design error--the Norman door-- was named after Don Norman, who explored the …

Design

Are Forms Dead? An Inside Look at How Removing Forms Might Benefit You

SEO is constantly changing.Just when you think you’ve mastered keyword research, Google announces a new ranking factor.The same thing is happening …

UX & Psychology go hand in hand— How Gestalt theory appears in UX design?

Source: iStockIn the age of AI and “Human Centered Machine Learning”, it’s essential that we understand the needs and behaviour of our users. This is …

Handcrafted Fonts and Graphics: Limited Time Offer

Get a huge set of handcrafted fonts and graphics worth $1,533 for only $29!After quite some time the friendly folks of Pixelo have put together …

A Brief Overview On Responsive Navigation Patterns

9 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Web Design

15 gorgeous website redesign concepts

Whether you’re just designing for fun, improving your skills, or bulking up your portfolio—web redesign concepts are a fabulous way to peek into the …

UX Design

6 Infographic Best Practices You've Been Missing out on

The key to success with infographics is understanding how to design them according to reader preferences.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Infographics were really hot between 2009 and 2011 in the digital marketing world. And while they’ve become a little less …

Infographics

How to Start a Home Based Web Design Business

Although it's easier than ever to build a website from templates and content management platforms, such as WordPress, many businesses still prefer to …

Web Design

Design principle: The power of desire lines

Here is this week’s design principle post. It is focused on desire lines or desire paths, whichever you prefer.<p><i>Check last week post:</i><p>O.K. Let’s get …

10 Fonts to Follow in 2017

You're reading 10 Fonts to Follow in 2017, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

Typography

Psychology in Design. Principles Helping to Understand Users.

Some people are used to thinking of design as a purely artistic job but there is much more standing behind it. The sense of beauty and inspiration …

Top User Experience Trends Expected in 2017

<i>As the internet continues its migration to handheld devices, user experience will increasingly play a central role in enterprise strategy.</i><p>As we look …

Excercise Caution When Using These Web Design Trends

Like most cultural products, web design has its own zeitgeist. Every year sees a new crop of popular design components, features, and trends. …

Why a Killer UX Doesn’t Always Translate into Conversions

One person’s killer UX is another’s UX killer.<p>Why not copy the killer user experience of a famous site in your industry? The short answer?<p>You’re not …

Bringing design sprints and product development together

We have what we’d like to think is a pretty badass product development process at New Haircut—and we keep it that way through constant and obsessive …

Copy If You Can: Improving Your UI Design Skills With Copywork

• 16 min read<br>• Inspiration, Workflow, Techniques<p>There’s a technique for <b>improving one’s user interface design skills</b> that is the most efficient way I know …

Top Five Slider Implementations for your Website

Adding a Hero Slider to your Homepage Using Slick Slider<p>Slick Slider is a widely-used and extremely powerful mobile responsive slider with a breadth …

Web Design

Cormac Font Family from Typedepot

The Cormac typeface, a humanist font family published by foundry Typedepot in early 2017.Designed by Alexander Nedelev for foundry Typedepot, Cormac …

What Working at a Social Media Company Taught Me about ROI

Marketers need to think of social as a building block that has the power to support, inform and accelerate nearly every aspect of your business.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the past four years, myself and three other marketers have met frequently to …

Marketing

10 Free WordPress Plugins to Help with Legal Compliance

Part of doing business on the web these days is ensuring that you are in compliance with local, national and international law. While laws can vary …

Decovar: A multistyle decorative variable font by David Berlow

A multistyle decorative variable font by David Berlow<p>Decovar is a modular parametric display font with a variety of skeletons and terminals designed …

Typography

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, where Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Ray Liotta pay a late night visit to Pesci’s mom. …

Project Management

Color Scheme for Interface. Light or Dark UI?

In one of our previous articles we have already mentioned that the issue of color is one of the major in design of user interfaces. It can greatly …

UI Design

Simply Superb: Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies<p>Save<p>Indeed, a cookie by any other name would be as sweet. Good thing too, since these Mexican wedding cookies have many …

Why you should be drinking orange wine

Before we even begin expounding on our new favorite wine, let's get one thing out of the way.<p>"Orange wine is not made from oranges. Yes, people ask …