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Karuki Wireframe Kit – User Interface Web Elements

Karuki Wireframe Kit, a well designed user interface collection with more than 200 web elements.Mahamed Elgendy is a skilled UX/UI designer with …

17 Marketing Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

December is the time of year when every strategist should be taking a step away from the day-to-day and giving a good hard look at the past year’s performance. After all, if you’re not paying attention to what has worked (or hasn’t worked) over the past 12 months, how are you going to know what to …

Marketing

How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

Small Business

3 awesome mobile onboarding scenarios you need to know

The app industry has come a long way when it comes to mobile user onboarding. In the past, discussion around this topic would lead to at least one participant discovering the very basic definition of the process, whereas today there’s hardly any need to explain the term. It’s interesting and …

7 Tips for Logo Design in the Modern Mobile Era

While the right approach to designing a visual identity and logo will vary by brand, here are seven tips for creating a logo optimized for the digital era.<p>Before the rise of digital, visual identities and logos were designed with control in mind: easy to replicate and apply consistently across …

Graphic Design

The biggest secret to learning a new language, according to a CEO who speaks 7

You put in tons of effort, but it just feels impossible to move off the plateau?<p>You have a large vocabulary, and you understand a lot but when it comes to speaking, you keep wondering why you can't sound like a native speaker?<p>Well, I had the same feeling with English when I started to learn it many …

3 online style guides that do it right

2015 seemed like the year of style guides. While it's awesome to see more and more websites sharing their design guidelines online, there are a few …

Why everyone should do usability testing (even you)

I vividly remember the first usability test I attended. I was a brand new employee at eBay, and I walked into a dark observation room with no idea …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

When you talk to yourself, what do you say? Do you motivate yourself with kind, empowering words like you do when you speak to your loved ones, or …

6 Job Interview Questions Every Employee Needs to Ask

Sometimes the questions you're asked are more important than the answers job candidates give to your questions.<p>Almost every small business owner has interviewed people to fill their openings. I have. You have.<p>So you know it almost always seems like a waste of time when you ask a candidate, "What …

Employment

How To Answer 15 Common Job Interview Questions

Got a job interview coming up? Here are sample answers to 15 common job interview questions, to inspire you! You can use these answers as templates and customize them with the specific details that suit your situation. The job-seeker in our example is interviewing for a Call Center Supervisor …

How designers earn & keep their seat at the table

It’s no secret that good design is good business. In recent years, even the most engineering-driven companies are snatching up design talent as if it were going out of style.<p>But the path to better products isn’t as easy as just hiring designers by the hundreds. When it comes to implementing design …

6 storytelling techniques for great interaction design

5. Hide secondary elements for an “easter egg” effect<p>This is one of the trickiest interaction design strategies to pull off, and is only suitable for certain sites. But if your project is well-suited, the joy of discoverability can be one of the most memorable experiences for users. Some types of …

UI Design

How To Kill Creativity (And How To Rebuild It)

Many of our organisations , without realising it , act as inhibitors of innovation.<p>Rules and protocols are put in place — often for very good …

Musical Posters Combine Graphic Design with Synths and Theremins

And one of Trapped in Suburbia's posters even explodes.<p><i>Sound Poster 4.0. Images courtesy of Trapped in Suburbia</i><p>In 2013 we covered Trapped in Suburbia's very first <i>Sound Poster</i>— an engaging visual work that responded to human touch and created synth-like abstract sounds. But since <i>Sound Poster 1.0,</i> …

Building Project Comet: Evolving Onboarding

As a design-driven Product Manager, working on Project Comet is a surreal experience—the momentum and excitement from the UX/UI community has been …

UX Design

8 habits of awesome UX designers

One of the fables that floats around UX teams is that of the US space program and its quest for a pen that could be used in anti-gravity.<p>They reportedly spent million dollars developing a high-tech writing utensil with ink that remained solid until the flow of writing and a pressurized chamber that …

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from January 2016

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Typography Trends Designers Must Know in 2016

To survive in the ever-changing design industry, you need to be updated with latest trends. But don't simply know about them, also use them in your work.<p>Typography trends for 2016 will surely illuminate your designs, making it captivating and memorable. Here you aren't simply introduced with a list …

15 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Follow

Despite being glued to their reply buttons, plenty of managers still don't know how to use email appropriately.<p>The average US employee spends about a quarter of the work week combing through the hundreds of emails we all send and receive every day.<p>But despite the fact that we're glued to our reply …

Employment

Why The Shape Of A Company’s Logo Matters

Welcome to a world in which curves are a good thing.<p>Think about the iconic brand names you know: Apple, Target, McDonald’s, Gap. What images come to mind? For many of us, probably their logos. That’s because whether it’s an apple or big golden arches, a logo is crucial to a company’s identity. Now, …

Graphic Design

5 (Non-Obvious) Daily Habits That Unleash Your Best Work

Are you stacking the deck in your favor, or leaving your work to chance?<p>Success doesn't occur overnight, but <i>neither does failure</i>. Luck aside, both are typically the result of cumulative choices, and how well you position yourself to take advantage of opportunities. By putting a handful of daily …

dedicatetime

Meet The Man Who Created Papyrus, The World’s (Other) Most Hated Font

Chris Costello sold Papyrus for the equivalent of $2,500 when he was 23. He never could’ve guessed how big it would become–or how reviled.<p>You’ve probably never heard of Chris Costello, but there’s a good chance you hate him. Outside of Comic Sans creator Vincent Connare, Costello is perhaps the …

Word Origin Comics: Making it to the Finish Point

How to keep up with the pace of everyday life?<p>"Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws. The Hingefreel people of Arkintoofle Minor did try to build spaceships that were powered by bad news but they didn't work …