Morgan Spencer

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19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>You don’t just need to think about what types of …

How to Keep Avocados from Browning

Food & Drink<p>32 Ways to Savor Avocados<p>Food & Drink<p>How to Cut & Peel an Avocado<p>Food & Drink<p>This Avocado Art Is Surprisingly Captivating<p>Food & …

Google Gave Away a $1 Million Design Guide for Free

Google introduced the world, and more specifically designers, to a whole new way of thinking about User Interface and User Experience design at …

Disney explains why its 3D animation looks so realistic

Have you watched 3D-animated Disney flicks like <i>Big Hero 6</i> and wondered how some of its scenes manage to look surprisingly realistic? Today's your lucky day: Disney has posted a top-level explanation of how its image rendering engine, Hyperion, works its movie magic. The software revolves around …

Animation

News for Designers - css2sass, Punk CSS, Git Commander and more

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.<p>You can …

Use Sass Within Minutes

Sass is a seriously powerful web development tool.When it was first released, to install and use Sass required the command line and a Ruby framework. …

Get started with SVG for responsive web design

One of the nifty things about HTML5 is its integration with Scalable Vector Graphics, or SVG.<p>Like we mentioned in the free ebook Web UI Best …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

A font that automatically censors NSA “spook” words as they are written

Do you dare install this font on your computer?<p>The new font called <i>Seen</i> automatically crosses out words flagged in the list of sensitive “spook words” monitored by the National Security Agency (NSA). According to research by its creator, the NSA monitors about 30,000 trigger words and the UK spy …

The pro's guide to responsive web design

Responsive web design sounds incredibly simple. Opt for flexible grids for the layout, use flexible media (images, video, iframes), and apply media …

What a CSS Code Review Might Look Like | CSS-Tricks

By Geoff Graham On July 6, 2015<p>Many programming languages go through a code review before deployment. Whether it's a quick once-over, in-depth peer …

Top 5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

When I launched VerbalizeIt in 2012, I knew I was in uncharted territory. Having never before grown a small business, I surrounded myself with as many talented and experienced mentors, teammates and investors from whom I could learn best practices as we scaled our company. Since then, we’ve failed, …

Entrepreneurship

Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data<p>“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking …

Making your design portfolio stand out in 2015

You know what sets a design portfolio apart these days? It’s not a designer’s experience, beautiful visuals or the number of clients. It’s the way you communicate those things.<p>Your portfolio should first demonstrate how you get things done rather than showcase a bunch of visuals out of context. It …

Design

9 Best CSS Framework For Web designers & Developers

Framework is a type of outline which is like a solid foundation for your project. CSS framework is thus the starting point for any website …

7 tips to create awesome mobile app designs

Yelp is a good example of intuitive mobile interaction design. The app is very clean, with nice, big buttons that state their purpose. The buttons’ clear labels are easily understood by just about any user. Much more than that, the app uses some common mobile UI patterns, like the toolbar at the …

What You May Have Thought Wrong About UX

The User Experience of your website has probably been neglected for far too long, if it has ever even been addressed at all.Though it has become a …

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, June 2015

New projects are being released all the time that make us excited, curious, inspired and sometimes a little bit jealous. Today we continue our …

Retrospect: Beautiful Flat HTML Template

• Source<br>• Jun 26, 2015<p>A cool flat HTML template which makes use of images and little chunks of text. It has a single page design, which makes ti great …

This is the Coolest Mac App I’ve Seen in a Long Time, and it’s Ridiculously Simple

Sometimes things don’t have to be very complex to have an impact. In fact, Apple’s entire design esthetic focuses on the “less is more” philosophy, …

The changing face of animation & interaction design

While this might be one of the trickiest types of animation to work with, simple page motions are an effective way to make content more stimulating<p>From AJAX loading options to simple shakes or cartoons, full-page motion is certainly a captivating effect. Be warned: too many loading items can bog …