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5 UX mistakes that make users feel stupid

Building any website that users will fall in love with requires a few very important things.<p>It must be easy to find. It must know who it exists to serve. It must anticipate and address their questions. It must be their guide. It must help them solve their problem. It must provide ways to connect …

The future of cards in Web design

According to The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design: “The best card design is simple. It also features a rich content experience. For a successful card-style project, both of these elements must be present. But there are plenty of other design techniques that can add to …

UI Design

Top tools to get your startup off the ground

Which comes first – the apps or the business? It might sound like a dumb question, but the consequences of building a business on the wrong software tools can be serious. What if your customer database can’t talk to your accounting system? Or your resource planning is in chaos because everyone’s …

8 incredible travel destinations inspired by adventure novels

An engaged reader is one whose mind wanders to faraway lands when turning a page. An inspired reader is one whose life changes after shutting the …

Literature

26 New Photoshop Free PSD Files for UI Design

Highest quality UI design Free PSD Files download for commercial graphic design projects. GDJ is a best place to download freebies like vector …

27 Apps Designers Can’t Live Without

Top designers from Huge, Zappos, ustwo, OKFocus give us the A-Z of which apps they use most, and why.<p>Maybe it’s just Gmail, or maybe it’s something more esoteric like Processing, but there are certain apps we rely on so much that if they suddenly went missing, we’d have a hard time getting by. …

The future of UX design

User experience design is often thought of as a new or emerging concept in Web design and app design. However, it has been around long before it was ever given the name “user experience.”<p>While the birth of the Internet didn’t focus at all on user experience or even design for that matter, as the …

The changing face of animation & interaction design

While this might be one of the trickiest types of animation to work with, simple page motions are an effective way to make content more stimulating<p>From AJAX loading options to simple shakes or cartoons, full-page motion is certainly a captivating effect. Be warned: too many loading items can bog …

The Parisian apartment of a creative couple

Dressed in a simple floral smock dress and wooden clogs, her dark hair centre-parted, Emilie Faif more closely resembles the Russian dolls that are lined up on a shelf in her four- year-old daughter Sasca’s bedroom than the honeyed, designer-clad ladies who stalk the streets below her Paris …

What People Who Live to 100 Eat Every Day

<b>We'll have what they're having.</b><p><i>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Courtesy Blue Zones)</i><p>There's one pretty mind-blowing characteristic about the people who live in these five communities throughout the world: Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; the Greek island of Ikaria, the Nicoya peninsula of Costa …

Beginning Runners: 7 Myths You Should Know

If you're thinking about taking up running for fitness or for something fun to do, you might have already started to prepare.<p>Perhaps you searched websites and purchased a few specialty running magazines to help you get off to a strong start. That's generally a solid approach when it comes to …

How cards are taking over Web design

As a design framework for organizing large amounts of content – image, headline, main text, call-to-action (such as a share button or link) – on an equal plane, cards have become the go-to structure for the container style of design.<p>Furthermore, this emphasis on organization and clarity extends …

UI Design

9 Health Foods That Aren’t Worth the Money

After handing over what feels like your whole paycheck at Whole Foods, it’s not uncommon to wonder whether the health foods you picked up are worth …

3D Printing Is About To Change The World Forever

I believe, along with a growing number of leaders around the world, that 3D printing will change the way things are produced more in this century than the industrial revolution did over the last 300 years.<p>Consider these two recent events:<p>A little over a year ago, a young Indonesian man named Arie …

Put down the makeup and eat your way to naturally glowing skin

Plenty of beauty products attempt to give your skin the coveted "lit from within glow."But maybe you should skip the makeup and work with the skin …

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

Programming

How To Make Money On The Internet

10 Bucket List Activities for the Great American Adventurer

And gear to help you conquer all

Hiking

White Space in Interaction Design

Your design lives within a finite screen. There is only so much that can be said, done, and offered within that tiny box, and so every last pixel is …

Do People Read Your Content? 6 Facts about Reading Online

Do people actually read content? Here are the statistics that you need to know about online reading habits.

5 dangerous UX myths debunked

However, it’s still important to craft content above the fold so that it tells the user that there’s more to be found below. This is obvious due to the presence of the scroll bar, but you can leave further clues and it’s always better not to assume anything about your users.<p>With this in mind, you …

Myths

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

An introduction to the top programming IDEs and code editors

Writing code during web development, especially the ones containing redundant code causes frustration among programmers, since it takes up too much …

Europe's Underrated Summer Festivals You Need to Know About

<i>g.sighele / Flickr</i><p>Festive celebrations populate every page of the European calendar, but there is no question that summer reigns as a busy season for fun events in Europe. Whether you stumble into a European summer festival as the result of a serendipitous twist of fate or attend after years of …

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

How To Use Evernote More Effectively In Your Small Business

Evernote is a powerful app for capturing notes and ideas -- and that means it can make a big difference to your small business if you use it …

Awesome Blogs Every UX Designer Should Follow in 2015

Still looking for that perfect New Year's resolution? Well, deciding to read more is a great one to get your 2015 up to a great start.<p>In the fast paced world of technology it's crucial to stay up to date with the latest information. Great web design blogs will provide you with cutting-edge industry …

The Best Foods That Will Help You Lose Weight Fast

Wouldn’t it be great if life came with a magic remote control that made the bad parts speed up and the good parts slow down? You could hit FF at the …