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10 homes that have been created within unusual buildings

This week's roundup of images that have been popular on Pinterest showcases 10 unusual buildings that have been adapted into homes, including a coal …

7 must-read books for design students

Heading off to uni this year, and looking for recommendations for graphic design books to keep you inspired? Maybe you're already studying and keen …

Graphic Design

The Ultimate UX Reading List to Take You to the Next Level

To paraphrase Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a design can be considered perfect not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to …

5 ways type can define brands

Choosing the right typeface is a crucial part of the logo design process, but when it comes to defining the unique characteristics of a brand, it can …

20 Inspiring Mobile Login Forms

The following article brings you 20 <i>inspiring mobile login forms</i> that will teach you some new styles and design techniques for designing mobile forms. …

Graphic Design

Better Form Design: One Thing Per Page (Case Study)

In 2008, I worked on <i>Boots.com</i>. They wanted a single-page checkout with the trendiest of techniques from that era, including accordions, AJAX and …

UX Design

Why personas stop innovation—what to do next. – Muzli -Design Inspiration

There is a misconception that personas help us design clear goals for our customers in order for them to maximise whatever our business offers.<p>Why …

User-centered design: how to merge it with a design thinking program

Sometimes underrated and later-introduced in the process, user-centered design is a fundamental tool for innovation. The design thinking approach …

Design

How Human Memory Works: Tips for UX Designers.

One of the greatest information processors we deal with in our everyday life cannot be seen or touched. It cannot be bought or sold as well as taken …

Mobile Design Best Practices

Good UX is what separates successful apps from unsuccessful ones. Customers are won and lost every day because of good or bad user experience design. …

UI Design

The Research-Backed Impact of Not Using UX Patterns

Most people are creatures of habit. We love doing the same thing, the same way, day in and day out. Research tells us that we’re hard-wired for …

UX Design

UI/UX Design Glossary. Navigation Elements.

One of the basic features of product usability is thoughtfully created navigation. It doesn’t matter if the visual performance is creative, stylish, …

UI Design

The 1 Thing Nobody Understands About Social Media Marketing (and It's Seriously Mind-Boggling)

You're doing it wrong.<p>Let's get down in the weeds for a second about social-media marketing.<p>I cannot tell you how many times a day I hear the words, "We need to be on Facebook. We should be posting more on Twitter. We should show people our culture on Instagram."<p>Nobody cares.<p>That's the cold, …

The Best Mockup & Wireframing Design Tools & Apps for UI/UX Designers

Prototyping/wireframing tools are the best communication method between interaction designers, project manager, and website developers. It’s a key ste …

Prototyping

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Pictures

The 6 Biggest Branding Errors Most Startups Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Branding is an imperative central foundation to any marketing strategy. Serving as the aggregate component of your company identity, your brand is often responsible for formulating first impressions, building familiarity in the public, …

How to Build Your Brand Around Your Company's Story

Every brand's origin is unique and its identity should speak to that.<p>brand/<p><i>noun</i><p><i>A type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name.</i><p>We all know the technical definition of what a brand is but the better question is how is it created, defined, and maintained? At Laurel & …

6 Health Hacks to Eat Better as an Entrepreneur

We’re all aware that eating healthy is important. But, why doesn’t the ability to enjoy a juicy cheeseburger after clocking in more than 15 hours of …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking

Snapchat code reveals possible video/audio calling, livestreaming, other new features

Two developers looking around in the Snapchat for Android APK have found references to video and audio calls possibly coming to the ephemeral social network at some point in the future. Additionally, there might also be an audio notes and a Periscope-like livestreaming feature coming…<p>Posting their …

Livestreaming

The CEOs of these British sharing economy startups are hoping to hit the big time in the US

Sharing economy companies provide platforms that allows the public to let out their goods or services in exchange for a fee. Uber and Airbnb are arguably the biggest firms operating in this space but there are several British companies that are gaining traction and raising large funding rounds from …

Apple and Google surprise Daimler with their progress on cars

You'd think that the head of Daimler would have little to worry about from Silicon Valley right now given his company's technological progress, but there is apparently a good reason to be nervous. CEO Dieter Zetsche tells <i>Welt am Sonntag</i> that a visit to tech companies in the Valley left Daimler …

Is Content Marketing A Valid Strategy In 2016?

Over the past three years I have been a strong advocate for content marketing. It is part of my DNA which still wants to hold on to “organic search”. …

5 Social Media Marketing Trends For 2016 - #infographic

It's that time of the year again! Most businesses would have probably chalked out their marketing plan for 2016. But does your social media marketing …

10 web design trends that ruled 2015

Another practical trend popularized by the mobile movement, card layouts display a wealth of content in a clean, organized manner attuned to browsing. Each individual card contains all the relevant information a user needs to know, usually:<p>Enticing image<br>• Title<br>• Description (or relevant tags)<br>• Control …

Web Design

4 Disruptors That Made Superior Branding Their Competitive Edge

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s hard to stand out unless your business literally has zero competition. Even if you enter a market without any competitors, it’s likely only a matter of time before someone else emerges to threaten your position, so it’s unwise to …

3 Tips for Turning a Company Into a Brand | Inc.com

Boosting online visibility has never been more important. Because of this, the number one job for companies online is building a unique brand and gaining credibility. No longer can companies create brands using old school tactics. In this smart era, the traditional form of branding doesn't work at …

Marketing