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UX Design Leaders Have Many Strategies To Choose From

What got them here won’t get them there. We recently talked with a user experience design leader — we’ll call her Tiffany. Tiffany spent the last two …

UX Design

How to get executive buy-in for Design Thinking

<b>Design Thinking is a discipline that uses the designer’s sensibility and methods to match people’s needs. It is an incredibly powerful tool to</b> …

Your body language may shape who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — …

Public Speaking

Creative Imposter Syndrome: How Do You Get Over It?

Imposter syndrome can be especially prevalent among creatives–In/Visible Talks.com’s Arianna Orland knows firsthand. Here’s how she works through it.<p>As a self-taught designer, I’ve often felt like a creative imposter. The label “creative professional,” and even more so esteemed “creative director” …

Why Onboarding is the Most Crucial Part of Your Growth Strategy

When people talk about growth, they usually assume the discussion is about getting more people to your product. When we really dig into growth …

Product Management

Users Don’t Hate Change. They Hate Our Design Choices.

A message appeared to users at the top of the screen that was deep in the administration system for Google’s G-Suites apps. It read <i>“The new User</i> …

UX Design

How These Young Founders Got Industry Leaders to Give Them Time--and Money

Outdoor Voices courted J.Crew's Mickey Drexler. Beyond Meat wooed the ex-CEO of McDonald's. The inside story to how seven founders persuaded the hottest leaders in their industry to invest in their company.<p>The smartest entrepreneurs don't only look ahead--they also check the rearview mirror. "Tech …

Startups

How To Get More Clients

I get tired of fielding questions around how to get more clients, so I’ve decided to write an article on things you need to do right now before going …

10 Things to Remember When You Are Feeling Stuck

You cannot start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the old one.<p>We all feel stuck at one time or another--in a bad relationship, in the wrong job, in business, or just generally in life. Whatever the situation, feeling stuck doesn't make us feel good about ourselves. We may lose …

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Consistent Design Systems in Sketch With Atomic Design and the Auto-Layout Plugin

Do you design digital products (or websites) and hand design files off to developers for implementation? If you answered yes, settle in! While the</i> …

Atoms

how to turn mockups into live websites

What app — out of the hundreds in existence — is the best choice to present your web design ideas? I’ve asked this question far too many times, and …

Apple Just Introduced a New iPad--and Its Presentation Was Vintage Steve Jobs

The Apple co-founder brought presentations to a new level. Today's leaders follow the same template.<p>Apple introduced new products today for the education market, and its presentation was vintage Steve Jobs. From the way they told the story behind the new iPad for students to the way the slides were …

Tim Cook

The essential pre-launch checklist for your website

Even though nothing would make you happier than to get your site out there, you owe it to yourself (and your site) to check (and maybe double check) …

What should a new designer know about typography? – Muzli - Design Inspiration

What are the most important typography terms?<p><b>Readability</b> and <b>personality</b>.<br>Typography is to convey correct information to the audience effectively. To …

Typography

Making Companies Competitive By Expanding Design’s Role

It’s miserable to be sitting at an airport gate, hearing that the airline has cancelled the very flight you were hoping to board. You now get to …

UX Design

How To Make Viral Videos For Social Media | Moment

Tips<p>How To Make Viral Videos For Social Media<p>Words +<p>Videos<p>| Ani Acopian<p>February 14, 2018<p>Previous Post Next Post<p>These days, platforms like Snapchat …

Your Sketch library is not a design system

You can write words explaining how to properly use a toaster, draw pictures of toasters, and even create more efficient ways to draw pictures of …

Style Guides

How to be more creative: lessons from Refinery29's Piera Gelardi

CR's premium content is now only available to subscribers. Join today for the sharpest opinion, analysis and advice on life in the creative …

Marketing Yourself as a Designer

The Power of RAW on iPhone, Part 2: Editing RAW

This is the second in a series of posts on RAW photography on iPhone. I previously wrote about what RAW is by explaining a little on how cameras …

The perils of trademarking logos

There’s been quite a hoo-ha online about the revelation that the new Formula 1 logo, unveiled last November at the Abu Dhabi grand prix, looks …

Intellectual Property

Designing with Scenarios: Putting Personas to Work

This article is an excerpt from the podcast that Kim Goodwin recorded after her virtual seminar, Designing with Scenarios: Putting Personas to Work. …

UX Design

Why Is Blue the Internet’s Default Color?

10 After Effects Templates That Are Taking Our Breath Away<p>Over the course of the last twelve months, we’ve seen a huge emphasis on onscreen text, …

How to Make a Dot

That said, one of my goals with the line style in Symbolicons Pro is to make it as flexible as possible, which is the reason I’m including …

The psychology of sycophants

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump invited Republicans to the White House on Wednesday to celebrate the tax bill's passage through Congress.<p>There, the praise was unrestrained.<p>"This has been a year of extraordinary accomplishing for the Trump administration," Sen. Mitch McConnell said.<p>"Something this …

Colour management, part 1

If someone asked you to build a coffee table and they specified the legs as a height of 50, what do you think that would mean? 50 kilometres? 50 …

Pentagram’s Natasha Jen on Pseudo Feminism, the Power of Passive Activism, and “Alien Stuff”

It’s peaceful to sit in the second floor waiting area of Pentagram’s New York City headquarters. Perhaps it’s due to the full-floor view of leafy …

New York City