Matthew Winick

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Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

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How to Start Designing With Developers

<i>Jerry Cao is a UX content strategist at the collaborative wireframing & prototyping app UXPin. For expert advice on building creative yet feasible</i> …

How To Tackle The After-Effects of Mobilegeddon

Have your site managed to survive the recent Mobilegeddon? If you haven’t even heard about it, don’t panic – after all you are still alive. …

11 Foods That Were The Kale Of Their Time

When you hear "food trend," do you think kale and bacon, or fondue and Tang? Turns out, our love affair with fads is as old as America's culinary history itself. Here, the passing trends that were once the kale of their time.<p><b>1910: Hellman's Mayonnaise</b><p>Skirt hems were rising, and new processed foods …

7 personality traits of great designers

Like we mentioned above, usability testing reveals smarter paths to satisfying user and business goals. The more you understand your users and their behavior (Empathy), the more-informed your business decisions.<p>Beyond studying users, designers need to also grasp why projects were initiated in the …

5 ways to bridge the designer-developer gap on responsive web projects

Great web projects don’t succeed through good design or development chops alone—they also need communication and collaboration between designers and …

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7 tips for designing awesome animated GIFs

People always ask us how we make our GIFs, so we figured it was time to spill the beans.The post 7 tips for designing awesome animated GIFs appeared …

How to create animated GIFs for UI design presentations: Part 1

You may have seen really cool animated GIFs that design professionals are using to present UI design on Behance, Dribble and other design communities …

Ever had a day when you want to draw, but don’t know what to draw? You just stare at the blank piece of paper? Well Moose Allain has some great ideas about how you can draw on days when you don’t have an ideas. And it all starts with a random bit of ink splashing...

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This RPG plays itself, so you don't have to bother

Say hello to <i>Dreeps</i>, a role-playing game, of sorts, for mobile phones.<p>Like many RPGs, it features a cute character exploring an alien world, interacting with objects, talking to people, getting into battles. The only major departure from standard norms is that, in this game, the player is not …

Custom Scene Constructor from Itembridge Creative Store

The Custom Scene Constructor, an extended product mock-up with header and stationery objects from itembridge creative store.<p>With the <b>Custom Scene</b> …

How to Apply Optical Illusions to Web UI Design

In the above visual aid, viewers perceive a straight line and a curved line — <i>not</i> a bent black line and a bent red line. This makes the power of continuation greater than that of colors, itself a powerful visual tool for showing similarity.<p>What this means is that users perceive items on a line or …