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The Donkey Kong Timeline Is Truly Disturbing

Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various <i>Donkey Kong</i> games, the Kong …

Solving design problems: Finding UX tools, methods & activities

Solving design problems: finding UX tools, methods, and activities<p>Involving users, audience, stakeholders, partners, internal teams and developers …

Design

10 Laws Of UX, Illustrated

A handy guide for remembering Fitts’s Law, Jakob’s Law, and more.<p>Good design tends to follow general principles that give designers overarching guidelines to work within. But for user experience and interface designers, there are also laws that govern the nitty-gritty. For instance, it’s helpful to …

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

darktable Brings Its Free, Open Source Lightroom Alternative to Windows

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there’s some good news: the free and open …

Transform your Sketch-based design system into real code using React Studio

Sketch’s symbols and overrides have made it possible to create complex UI design libraries. With the free React Studio and its Sketch transfer …

Responsive Design in Sketch — Part 1

What is new in the group resizing feature.<p>With the latest version of Sketch (v.44), the group resizing feature has been updated. Even though there is …

Futuro Line Icons – Big 2017 Update!

Download 1200 pixel perfect vector icons for multiple purposes.Bloomicon’s popular Futuro collection received a huge update in 2017, which includes …

Graphic Design

The Most Efficient Way to Use Icons If You’re A Designer or Developer.

Sketch Tutorials<p>Not just how to do it, but WHY it’s better than any other way.<p><b>Confession:</b> This article is intentionally polarizing so that someone …

Best Practices for Website Header Design

Everyone knows: there is not the second chance to make the first impression. In the sphere of digital products, this eternal truth works in terms of …

Painting with Code

Today, we’re excited to share a tool we built to help bridge the gap between designers and engineers working on design systems at scale. …

San Francisco

Wireframes by Top UX Designers

Wireframes are important for multiple reasons. One of them would be that they, the wireframes, focus on functionality, behavior, and priority of …

UX in 60 Seconds: Using Component Libraries

Welcome to this super-quick introduction to using component libraries; helpful for designers, developers, and users alike. Let’s jump in!Component …

Web Design

A Better Way to Make Buttons in Sketch

Sketch Tutorials<p>Buttons like you’ve never seen them before! Probably.<p>Download this demo file to follow along, or check out UX Power Tools to get the …

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

Introducing Lottie

<b>Our new open-source tool makes adding animation to native apps a snap.</b><p>By Brandon Withrow, Gabriel Peal, Leland Richardson and Salih Abdul-Karim<p>In the …

Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark

When it comes to mobile app development, every step ofThe post Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark appeared …

Apps

Learn How the Action Method Helps Creative Entrepreneurs Excel

The Action Method Helps Creative Entrepreneurs Excel<p>Updated April 15, 2018<p>Productivity is at the core of any entrepreneur's survival. Managing …

Productivity

This is, without a doubt, the coolest Sketch technique you’ll see all day.

Sketch Tutorials<p>Warning: More GIFs than the peanut butter aisle.<p>Yes, I pronounce it “Jiff”. Go away.<p><i>Huge shout out to</i> <i>Lloyd Humphreys</i> <i>for inspiring</i> …

Free WordPress Themes

Free WordPress Themes<p>Total downloads<p>We provide the WordPress community with a range of free themes developed according to the official WordPress …

Web Design

Build Your Own Arcade Stick Encased In IKEA Parts

Arcade sticks are the best way to play a lot of different games, and making your own is a lot easier than you’d think. The problem generally is …

Retrogaming

Dark Side of UI: When Dark Is Good for Users.

The aspect of using dark colors and shades in backgrounds of user interfaces still belongs to highly debatable issues. No wonder it's so actual: …

UI Design

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

UX Design

The Golden Rules Of Bottom Navigation Design

Design is more than just good looks – something all designers should know. Design also covers how users <i>engage</i> with a product. Whether it's a site or …

Web Design

20 top tools for freelancers

Freelancing looks idyllic from the outside. Working with the best clients, choosing fun projects, determining your own hours and working from home or …

Web Design

15 Must-have Chrome extensions for web designers and front end developer

<b>The freshest links about design and interactive, from around the web. A designer’s must!</b><p><b>Responsive Web Design Tester is a quick and easy way to test</b> …

How To Design Error States For Mobile Apps

Every error, regardless of cause, becomes a point of friction for your users and blocks them from moving forward in their experience. Luckily, …

75 of the Smartest Resources for Web Designers

A lot of these lists just cram everything and anything into the lineup. So, we decided to pick our designers’ brains to bring you the best resources …