Dan Bartow

55 Flips | 5 Magazines | 14 Likes | 2 Following | 9 Followers | @DanBartow | Software Product Designer, lover of great design.

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

Public Relations

30 Ways to Earn Money from Blogging [Infographic]

Have you ever fantasized about becoming a full-time blogger - getting paid to write about the things you love, and dictating your own work schedule …

Blogging

If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re probably not a good leader

I learned that there’s something wrong with feeling like the smartest person in the room from a man with a third-grade education—from my grandfather Luther, who along with my father founded the Dollar General Corporation, which I headed for 37-1/2 years.<p>It’s with more than a touch of shame that I …

Leadership

Top 10 Podcasts for Designers and Creatives

Ready for a good listen? A great podcast can provide inspiration as well as a mental break while you work or relax. There’s no shortage of …

Creativity

Two Fascinating Things Salesforce Discovered When It Studied Color

What you think you’ll like isn’t always what helps you make the best decisions, Salesforce Analytics finds in a new research.<p>Consider the last time you made a decision with data. Chances are, you used some kind of visualization to help understand the bigger picture. In visualizations, color is …

Data Visualization

#GTMTips: Automatically Duplicate Google Analytics Hits To Snowplow

I’m back with another customTask tip, but this time I’m exploring some new territory. Snowplow just introduced their latest version update, which …

How to Apply Information Architecture in UX: Tips for Designers

Being a good designer means constant learning various sciences and methodologies helping to improve professional skills. One of the essential studies …

A Template for Startup Executive Summary or Investment Memo for VCs

Useful for Founders and Investors<p>We all very well know that writing a 100-pages-long business model to raise funding for a startup is outdated and …

Venture Capital

51 Best Color Sites for Designers—Updated!

Get featured in PRINT’s all-new book when you win a Regional Design Award!Fire up your bookmarks: These are 50 of the best color sites for designers. …

10 Open Source Login Pages Built With HTML5 & CSS

Designing a quick login page may not seem like much. It’s just a form and a submit button after all.Yet if you dig into various login form pages …

Popular ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ Freebie Has Been Upgraded For Responsiveness & More

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Adrián Somoza<br>Designer Adrián Somoza’s free-to-download ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ has played a role …

SaaS Interface Design: Trends, & Best Practices for Designing a SaaS UI

You're reading SaaS Interface Design: Trends, & Best Practices for Designing a SaaS UI, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, …

Someone just transformed the iPad into a touchscreen MacBook Pro

When I first discovered a Medium post that explains how developers were able to add a button to an iOS device, I thought that’d be a neat solution …

Top 20 Best jQuery Carousel Plugins

Share!<p>Carousel elements will give your website’s visitors the ability to easily access multiple content items. Carousels are scrolling lists of …

Web Design

Custom Properties | Codrops CSS Reference

Custom properties define a new value type in CSS that allows for the use of variables through the var() function.<p>One of the most commonly cited …

JavaScript

Beautiful light installation in Dubai

Float4 shot this cool footage of their light installation at Meraas City Walk in Dubai, which "merges LED, video mapping, water-screen projection, …

Trends

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

IKEA Releases DIY Instructions to Create Your Own Globe-Shaped Greenhouse

Last year, we shared our excitement over the Growroom, a spherical and sustainable solution to urban farming designed by Space10 (a “future-living lab” launched by IKEA in 2015). It was merely a highly anticipated prototype at the time; however, IKEA has made it a reality. The innovative furniture …

Product Design: Kontrol Editing Tablet

We’ve seen tools like the Wacom and even the Touch Bar from the MacBook Pro to somehow increase our productivity and workflow. They both have their …

Product Design

How To Use Shadows And Blur Effects In Modern UI Design

When you examine the most successful interaction designs of recent years, the clear winners are those who provide an excellent functionality. While …

Creating Non-Rectangular Headers

Over at Medium, Jon Moore recently identified "non-rectangular headers" as a tiny trend. A la: it's not crazy popular yet, but just you wait, …

Best Sit Stand Desk

Best Sit Stand Desk Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteAs we began compiling our list of the <b>best sit stand desk</b> options, we didn’t have a lot …

Best Handheld Vacuum

Best Handheld Vacuum Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteAre you looking for the <b>best handheld vacuum</b> to help with cleaning tasks around your …

Best Vacuum for Hardwood Floors

Best Vacuum for Hardwood Floors Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteThe <b>best vacuum for hardwood floors,</b> and our <b>#1 pick,</b> is the Hoover Hardwood …

Best Ice Cream Maker 2017

Best Ice Cream Maker 2017 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWhat is the best ice cream maker? To narrow your search, look for ice cream …

Imprint CumulusPRO Standing Desk Mat Review

Imprint CumulusPRO Standing Desk Mat Review Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteStanding desks have become the new hot must-have items for …

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

UX Design