Julia Putnina

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Lovely Icons for Creative Professionals

120 icons for photographers, designers, bloggers, digital influencers, and creative freelancers.Diana Hlevnjak of Polar Vectors has created this …

Working With a Grid Layout: How Breaking the Grid Can Create Memorable Experiences for Clients

Balancing creative design with functional UI is a challenge for developers looking to build memorable experiences for online stores. Many clients …

Material design prototyping components

Buttons and switches. Introduction of controls section for the biggest material team library for Figma<p>With this article I’d like to begin the series …

Material Design

#TheList: How to Dress for a First Date

"Sometimes you have to show a little skin. This reminds boys of being naked, and then they think of sex." —Cher, Clueless<p>While living by key "Clueless" quotes is one way to go—we think the key to first date chic is a mix of keeping it simple, cool and reflective of your personal style. Shop ten …

See Sarah Jessica Parker's Style Evolve From Square Peg to Fashion Icon

Prepare for big hair, little outfits, and enviable couture creations.<p>With the recent debut of her new HBO series <i>Divorce</i>, we're seeing Sarah Jessica …

Bravo TV

Frustrated With Your Photography? You Need to Watch This...

Who’s not frustrated with their photography from time to time? Often it requires a few days or weeks of slogging through the frustration to get back …

Photography

Richard Bram New York is a collection of street photography from the past decade.

Richard Bram’s new book, <i>Richard Bram New York</i>, published by Peanut Press,contains 51 photographs that were edited down from an astonishing 30,000 …

How to Reinvent the Customer Experience to Increase Customer Lifetime Value

Customer retention matters.Research continues to reveal that it’s better to retain a customer rather than acquire a new one.Nonetheless, the 2015 …

Customer Experience

10 Rules For Efficient Form Design

Forms is the one of the most important <i>type of interaction</i> for users on the web and in the apps. They are used everywhere — for registration, …

UX Design

Designing the perfect notification UX

Notifications are all around us on the web and on mobile. Originally intended to help our user experience and usability in general, that’s not always …

UX Design

Introducing the User-Centered Design Canvas

April 29, 2016I’d like to tell you a little story, a story about how a problem I faced inspired me to create a simple UX design tool. For the last …

UX Design

The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

Advertise here with BSA<br>During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot …

UI Design

38 Design Tips for Creating an Amazing User Experience

The SEO and online marketing landscape is one that is constantly in flux, changing with small steps or big leaps as the online realm itself evolves to stay in touch with what users want and need.<p>If you are still focusing your optimization and marketing efforts on keeping pace with search engine …

UI Design

UI/UX Design. On Behalf of a User

Any post we have previously published in Tubik Blog and here on Medium has one major thought standing behind any case of efficient design: <b>designing</b> …

15 Psychological Triggers to Convert Leads into Customers

Would you like to know how to get more customers who can’t wait to buy your products and services?<p>It’s a lot simpler than you might think. And the …

Design Sprints: An Ignition System for Innovation Project Teams

The piston-based combustion engine, that marvel that powers automobiles and revolutionized the industrial age, has one major flaw: it can’t start …

What Assembling Ikea Furniture Taught Me About User Experience

In an increasingly complex and unequal world, there is one experience that is almost universal, speaking to both the agony and the ecstasy of the human experience. I’m talking of course, about the assembly of Ikea furniture.<p>We all know the story. You spot an affordable, well-designed piece of …

UX Design

4 popular web design usability elements that could be conversion killers

It's best to test these 4 design elements before using them across your siteIt’s real easy to jump on the band wagon and employ design and usability …

Web Design

People Want to Know and Like You. Invest in Your Personal Branding Now.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The earliest days of a new startup are an exhilarating, sleepless whirlwind of hope, fear and stress. You’re probably doing just about all you can handle, wearing way more hats than any one professional should as you pour your heart and …

Marketing

The 1-page usability test plan

How to sleep better at night<p>A week or so before a usability test, I often have a least one bad night’s sleep where I wake up worrying that I’ve …

Photoshop is a great skill to have on your resume, and now you can learn to master it for cheap

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Microsoft It is more important than ever to make your website stand out. Anyone can log on to Wordpress and create a site dedicated to …

Profit

From Pages to Patterns: An Exercise for Everyone

Language defines the life of components. A “blue button” will work until the button is no longer blue—and then the name won’t make sense anymore. The …

11 Reasons to Buy a Tuxedo Blazer Immediately

There is nothing more elegant than a tuxedo blazer. While blazers are always a wardrobe essential, the tuxedo style takes it one step further with its contrasting lapel; though they usually come in satin lapel, other variations range from velvet to wool in contrasting colors and monochrome …

Clothing

How to design UX for millennials

Ah, millennials. They’re coming of age and are estimated to have annual purchasing power of more than $200 billion by 2017. That’s very significant, …

Customer Service

How to Start a Blog: A Tutorial

If you’re passionate about writing and comfortable with technology, starting a blog is one way to share your personal experiences and insights with …

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 …

7 Usability Testing Tools You Need Now

If you have a business with a website, you know that there are always things you can do in order to make that website better, and easier for your …

UX Design

Microsoft is using the cloud to help you make beautiful PowerPoint slides

For most people, PowerPoint is boring. When you need to make a presentation, it’s the most basic and obvious choice. Unless you have some design chops and/or a lot of time, a ‘beautiful PowerPoint presentation’ is often something of an oxymoron.<p>But that could start changing. Microsoft is …

The 13 Coolest Nail Ideas for Spring 2016

French tips 2.0, precious metals and pastel prints<p>From precious metals and silver sparkles to pastel prints and French tips 2.0, these fresh takes on colors and nail art at the Spring shows are getting us in the mood to move away from our go-to nudes and reds.

Why You Should User Test Your Prototype Before Coding Anything

A friend of mine is in the process of re-designing his web app right now and he asked me this question:<b>Question:</b> <i>Would you suggest I user test the</i> …

Prototypes