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The 8 Worst UX Mistakes Coming From Experts

Have you ever asked yourself what UX is all about? It’s about learning from mistakes. You can build a design around the idea of turning bad …

Useful Prototyping Tools and Good Practices to Follow

Prototyping encourages design review, feedback, and validation activity as well as encouraging teamwork and active stakeholder participation.The …

My “UX” Reading List — 2015

Today I was asked by someone for a good reading list for Interaction Designers, Design Researchers, Information Architects, Usability Professionals …

10 Useful Sites All Marketers Should Save to Their Favorites Bars

If you’re a marketer who often finds yourself overwhelmed by the sheer volume of marketing resources available online, rest assured that you’re not …

Marketing

Popular design news of the week: August 24, 2015 – August 30, 2015

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of …

21 Free Things To Do in NYC

New York consistently ranks among the most expensive cities in the U.S., and while many of us who call the city home have become blasé about shelling …

If You Sit at a Computer All Day This Mobility Exercise Will Change Your Life in 30 Seconds

If you're like me, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen.<p>In fact, you probably spend a lot of time in a hunched over position. Whether it's sitting at a desk, in a car, or on the couch, the default position for many people is shoulders forward, hips flexed, back slightly …

These 18 YouTube Channels Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Wi-Fi don't fail me now.<p>You don't need a gym to get your fitness on — in most cases, all you need is WiFi and a bit of floor space. Here are some YouTube channels you might want to subscribe to for workouts, fitness tips, or just plain motivation to get your butt into gear. Get it!<p><b>Before you get</b> …

7 future web design trends

Too many articles will tell you what is cool in web design. I’m going to take you past the obvious to make some <i>real</i> predictions.<p>1. Gestures are the …

Sweat It Out with the Tone It Up Girls for a Bombshell Bod

Summer's here, which should be reason to celebrate (flip-flops! barbecues! rosé!). Yet for many women, the season is often overshadowed by two tiny pieces of fabric.<p>Yes, we're talking about that itsy-bitsy bikini. To drop the dread, you need a plan that will carve lean legs and whittle your …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

Productivity

Top 11 Tools Which Every Responsive Web Developer Must Have In Their Toolkit

A long ago websites were only designed for viewing on desktops and laptops till the explosion of Smartphones and tablets in this tech world. But as …

Web Design

Dry Creek Falls Hike - Hiking in Portland, Oregon and Washington

Dry Creek Falls <i>(Tom Kloster)</i><p>Dry Creek Falls in winter <i>(Cheryl Hill)</i><p>Bridge of the Gods trailhead <i>(Jeff Statt)</i><p>Columbines blooming in May <i>(Steve Hart)</i><p>Start …

Hiking

15 Epic Typeface Combinations You Can Use In Any Design Project

There are very few more time-consuming tasks than hunting down the perfect typographic pairing for a project, and for us graphic designers; it …

Typography

How to make an animated banner

Learn how to make this simple animated ad banner in our tutorial<p>Every designer will be asked to create a banner ad at some point in their career, …

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Ski Resorts

For Designers, 10 Useful Resources To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

<b>To kickstart</b> the year, we have rounded up 10 useful online resources and irresistible deals that you can use to get your creative juices flowing.<p><b>Take</b> …

From Ideas to Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

Starting a new project is in a lot of ways the hardest part. It’s the only stage of development that you’re turning nothing into something.<p>Luckily, …

Web Design

8 User Experience (UX) Free Tools & Apps

With today’s collection, we have come up with 8 most useful tools and apps for everyday UX tasks that will be helpful for the designers. There are …

6 Web Design Trends

for 2015<p><b>Web design is constantly developing and evolving. Sociological and technological changes in the environment shape how successful websites are</b> …

50 Useful Libraries and Resources for Responsive Web Design

Let's talk about responsive web design. People are increasingly dependent on their smart mobile devices, and chances are that a large portion of the …

Web Design

50 Most Useful jQuery Plugins for Frontend Development

There many other JavaScript frameworks available, but jQuery is clearly the most popular (according to BuiltWith, it’s currently used by over 78% of …

Web Design

Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

We all know about the importance of great copy on the web. It’s often easy to capture attention with visuals but strenuous to capture attention with …

8 Brunch Drinks You Have to Try Before You Die

Brunch is a strange thing. It's a bridge between two "real" meals, but it's more of a social activity than a food event. It's a bit of weekend alchemy, allowing you and your best friends to transform last night's hangover into today's happy vibes.<p>That's where the drinks come in. Once you've ordered …

5 Ways to Make a Whiskey Sour

You might think you don’t like whiskey sours. That’s probably because you’ve only had them made with neon yellow sour mix. And that’s no good.<p>You …