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Top 8 UX Design and Research Techniques for Your Next Website Redesign

UX designers, UX research, UX web design – what is exactly implied by these terms? No doubt, you have wondered about it, and probably more than once …

UX Design

40 Best Free & Premium Modern Fonts For Designers

All designers have their own personal collections of fonts. Do you have one? It’s like a treasure chest full of the best fonts you use with your …

Typography

UXPin releases free Material Design UI library

The makers of UXPin have released a free Material Design UI kit: a set of 140 handcrafted UI elements and 35 hi-fidelity screens. The kit also …

Material Design

20 Beautiful Free Texture Brushes for Photoshop

This is an excellent collection of 20 beautiful free<i> texture brushes for Photoshop</i>. Download and use them to add artistic textures to your designs. …

Graphics

10 Free Lightweight CSS Frameworks for a Fast Start

Using a quality responsive CSS framework can give you a nice head start on any web design project. Some, like Bootstrap, are a bit bloated with …

Web Design

Factory Patterns - Factory Method Pattern

In this article we will understand Factory Method Pattern. This article is second part of Factory Patterns article series and is the continuation of …

Will Framus & Warwick's Rock 'n Ruler improve your guitar's setup?

<b>We've been somewhat stationary in our stationery coverage lately, but we're willing to bend the rules (cough) for Framus & Warwick's excellently</b> …

Hand-Drawn Logos as Vector Graphics

Download this huge collection of 229 hand-drawn logos with included vector graphics.<p>The friendly team of TSV Creative has packed together this great …

Everything Stores Do to Trick You into Buying More Stuff

Music in shops is getting louder, says the 'Daily Mail,' but what other sorts of witchcraft are retailers using to make us impulse buy?<p>It's a time of economic crunch, and we're all poor and jobless, so stores have to resort to witchcraft and trickery to fool us into giving them our money. High BPM …

15 Online Typography Tools All Designers Should Know

Typography is the foundation of any design, because reading is one of the most basic things we do on the web. The typography you choose have an …

Typography

10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

You're reading 10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

The Problem With Flat Design, According To A UX Expert

Just because people like flat design doesn’t mean they get how to use it.<p>As a user experience expert at Nielsen Norman Group, Kate Meyer has watched a lot of people use a lot of websites. But her favorite quote comes from a young adult–under 25–talking recently about navigating a flat web design: …

UI Motion Design References

There are quite a few things I like to do before opening my computer and using a design tool like Sketch of Photoshop. One of the first things I do …

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 …

Grid Systems for Screen Design

In the 1950s, a small group of Swiss designers started searching for a better way of systematizing how information was organized on the printed page. …

What makes a great Android app UI? The devil is in the details!

As with people, we form our first impressions of mobile apps very quickly. From the moment a new app springs to life on our device, we begin judging its quality and appeal based on the way it looks. And that first impression is crucial because even if the app is <i>useful</i>, we’re much less likely to use …

UI Design

350 Material Design Icons You Can Download For Free

Last time we wrote about icon designer Vincent Le Moign, it was because he and his company Webalys had released a collection of minimalist icons of boobs, bongs, and poop. Webalys’s follow-up is a lot classier: Nova, a collection of 4,000 icons, perfect for use in Material Design apps and …

Material Design

7 Web design trends for 2016

Examples of the latest trends in creating desktop and mobile digital experiencesIn this article I'm going to review the trends in digital experience …

UI Design

Why UI designers won’t be unemployed soon

This is a response to Ariel Verber’s article.<p>Essentially, Ariel states you should start thinking about your next career move after you lose your UI …

How Minimalist Design Almost Killed Skeuomorphism

Some web design experts opine that the growing popularity of the flat design, otherwise known as the modern minimalist movement brought about by the …

UI Design

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …