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To Use Or Not To Use: Touch Gesture Controls For Mobile Interfaces

General Gestures<p>Gestures come in all shapes and sizes. The most common are listed in the graphic below. These are the conventional controls to which …

IKEA for Grownups: 5 Next-Level Scandinavian Shops

Although we would never want to put an age limit on shopping at everyone's favorite Swedish superstore, a new study by the lending company Earnest …

Research

All perfectionists need to adopt this strategy for coping with failure and rejection

Any creative person knows that pursuing meaningful work also means climbing aboard an emotional rollercoaster. One moment, you’re on top of the world, stepping out onto a stage, or hitting “publish” on a post. Then a disappointing email or a critical comment about your work sends you plunging into …

Self-improvement

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017 | Inc.com

Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique--that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more …

Time Management

7 Books to Help You Slow Down and Cheer Up

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most. We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy? Are our never-ending …

New York Times

7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post 7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

Procrastination

Looking for Inspiration? Here's What Influencers Are Reading

The new year brings a fresh start and new ideas, but a little inspiration doesn't hurt. So we asked some adland decision makers what they're reading …

Advertising Industry

5 Free Ways to Make Working Out at Home Even Easier

When it comes to the gym, I'm a little bit like Chandler Bing. In fact, I just cancelled my gym membership this month... and by "cancelled" I …

Exercise

How to Come up With More Than Enough (Great) Ideas for Your Blog

Do you ever sit staring at your computer screen, wondering what the heck you’re going to post about?<p>Maybe you scramble around for an idea – <i>any</i> idea! …

The 8 Design Books We’re Most Excited About This Winter

We rounded up the best books about design, architecture, and visual culture coming out over the next few months.<p>The luxury of lying around reading a book may feel like it passed along with the holiday, but there will still be many winter nights ahead for bunkering down and cracking open a book. In …

Books

How to Take Screenshots of Anything (Even When They're Blocked)

Whether you’re showing off your video gaming prowess, trying to fix a problem, or capturing a badly-spelled tweet before it’s deleted from the web, …

Bay Area hikes that are even better after the rain

Many of the region's best waterfall hikes haven't been much to look at the past few drought-ridden years. But that's changed in a big way recently.<p>Waterfall lovers are in heaven right now, thanks to a bit of March rain. All over the Bay Area and beyond, Northern California's prettiest cataracts are …

Web Design: Squarespace Re-design

Squarespace Re-Design is a web design and art direction project shared by Peter Bagi on his Behance profile. I have been a fan of Squarespace pretty …

Web Design

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

Weekly News for Designers (N.368)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.You can …

Web Design

resources | Abduzeedo

articles on<p>resources<p>A Resource Library for App Design from Facebook<p>If you're a designer or developer looking for Facebook resources and templates, …

Graphic Design

Improve UX by Understanding What Compels Human Behavior

When assessing the effectiveness of a website’s design, we often look at numbers. After all, numbers don’t lie. We track bounce rates, engagement …

Web Design
Web Design

13 great tools for pitching to clients

Giving the perfect pitch is never easy. You have to know your subject inside-out. You have to grab people’s attention and know the answer to all …

Animated Movies

7 Important Digital Skills All Marketers Should Master In 2017

Marketing isn’t what it was 10 years ago (or even 5), with all the advancements of technology and data the past few years have brought. According to HubSpot, half of all new marketing hires will require technical skills. Here are some that will probably be on that list of job requirements.<p><b>1.</b> …

Marketing

12 Things You Can Do To Feel Better When You are Down

Gone are the days when we were little kids who had everything in life and the only reason we used to be sad was because our parents did not let us …

Happiness

How to Get Out of a Funk and Add More Happiness to Your Day

Do you feel like you’ve lost touch with yourself, like you’re stuck in a funk? Like you’re going through the motions, getting things done but …

Literature

The Atomic Workflow — People, Process, And Making Design Systems Happen

<i>We are all trying to figure it out: how do we design flexible and future-proof responsive websites without reinventing the wheel every time a new</i> …

13 Super-Successful Women Reveal Their Morning Routines

Not ALL of them wake up at the crack of dawn.<p>Photograph courtesy of Shutterstock/Alyssa Zolna<p>What you do first thing in the morning sets the tone for the day. But as these 13 successful women prove, there’s no right way to wake up. Here’s how women who’ve made impressive careers for themselves as …

6 Things You Should Do When You're Mentally Drained (Instead Of Resting On The Couch)

At one point or another, we all burn out. It wouldn’t be wrong to think that plopping yourself down on the couch for a few days would leave you …

25 Plugins to Consider After Creating Your First WordPress Site

<i>Have you selected WordPress as the CMS of choice for your first website?</i><p>If you answered yes to this question, you aren’t alone. At this time, …