Gabriel St-Amant

228 Flips | 3 Magazines | 90 Likes | 23 Following | 71 Followers | @Stamga | Designer, digital artist and film producer. Studying at Concordia University, Computation Arts

Responsive Web Design by Sabbath for Ian Vicknair

An inspiring example of finest responsive web design by brand consultancy Sabbath for digital artist Ian Vicknair.<p>Sabbath is a Mexican …

Web Design

Improving UX with Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling

Handsome's Eric Celedonia on how to apply Pixar's 22 rules of storytelling to user experience design.The post Improving UX with Pixar’s 22 rules of …

8 Creative Ways to Make Money with Your Photography

Photography doesn’t just have to be a hobby, in fact, it can be a brilliant way to gain some extra money – and quite a lot at that! I’ve put together …

12 professional fonts for designers

There's no shortage of paid-for and free fonts available for designers to choose from these days. But what if you want a typeface that's really …

These 6 smartphones have the best battery life

Some phones get great battery life simply because there's a giant battery inside, but certain phones will employ other tricks to keep your phone up and running, like quick-charging, removable battery packs to swap in and out, and efficient operating systems that get the most out of every charge.<p>If …

UI/UX Design. On Behalf of a User

Any post we have previously published in Tubik Blog and here on Medium has one major thought standing behind any case of efficient design: <b>designing</b> …

UI Design

23 Free Design Goodies You Will Want To Download

We have another awesome freebies post for you! This time we selected 23 <i>free design goodies</i> that you’ll be eager to download! They include …

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Content Aware Fill in Practice

Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute! This time around …

3D is the new 2D

User interfaces (UI) have been traditionally 2D for native desktop environments and then 2D again for the web. Mobile phone apps, while supporting 3D …

Enough Awesome New Photography Articles and Tutorials to Make Your Head Spin

The photography space has been very busy lately, with tons of great tutorials, special features and great photography shared by a wide variety of …

5 Things Every Photographer Needs to Know About Mirrorless Technology (Sponsored)

Over the past year, one topic has been on the tip of almost every professional photographer’s tongue: the mirrorless camera. From tech experts to …

Many People Overlook This Common Creativity Killer

Don't let a lack of clarity cloud your creative thought.<p>There is a silent, and thus often overlooked creativity killer lurking in your work life. It's not obvious like an over-controlling manager, a nay-saying client, or a fear of failure. It's something that many people never consider, but is just …

Creativity

Microsoft is now selling more powerful Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 models

Microsoft is boosting its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 lineup today. Both devices will now ship with powerful new models that include 1TB of storage, an Intel Core i7 processor, and 16GB of RAM. If you're interested in either of the new devices, be prepared to spend a lot of cash. Microsoft's top …

How to start using Google app voice commands to make your life easier

For many mobile users, virtual assistants are extraneous additions to the smartphone that don’t see much use. Personally, I can’t remember the last …

Interview: Ethereal Marbled Paintings Express the Inner Light Inside All of Us

Through gorgeous, ethereal paintings, artist Emma Lindstrm creates a tangible representation of a feeling. To her, this feeling is floating and irrational, but always uplifting and full of hope–one that can be experienced, but never formed into a thought. The conceptual basis for Lindstrm's artwork …

Art

Google engineer takes on subpar USB Type-C cables

Trying to save a few bucks by purchasing offbrand cables? We've all done it -- but there's something you should know about new USB Type-C connectors popping up on cellphones (Nexus, OnePlus), laptops (Macbook, Pixel), tablets (Pixel C) and even Apple TV. The reason why they can charge so many …

A Criticism of Scrum • Aaron Gray

So Scrum. The most popular agile software development methodology, with seemingly around 70% of agile teams using it. What is it all about? Is it …

Project Management

atvImg

atvImg = 'AppleTV Image'<p>Made by http://drewwilson.com<p>This lightweight (2kb) plug-in will automatically turn your layered Apple TV PNGs into 3D …

When Your Lenses Lie to You

I love my Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM lens. Or was it a 1.4? It turns out that even though it says f/1.2 on the barrel, the story is more complex …

Cameras

9 Ways to Make Money On Instagram

Instagram started out as an image-sharing app with only a tiny workforce.<p>It found a sweet spot in modern society that combined vanity, social …

Are These Photos of Moons, or Frying Pans?

...And here's proper credit to the man behind the images<p>Earlier this year, NASA's Europa Mission Tweeted the following photo:<p>"One of these is …

Astronomy

20 Free Magnificent Professional Fonts

The font what you use in your design is important in fact it makes content very distinguishable and legible. The importance of fonts on professional …

A Former Google Recruiter Reveals The Biggest Resume Mistakes

You learn to spot mistakes fast when you review 3 million resumes a year.<p>Between September 2013 and 2014, Scott Bacon worked as a recruiter for Google in its network operations division. He was responsible for recruiting people to work as software and network engineers, but also in marketing and …

Employment

Sony packs 42.4-megapixel full-frame sensor in RX1R II compact camera

Sony has updated its RX1R compact camera with a second generation, with the new model retaining the concept of a high-resolution sensor crammed into …

Microsoft begins internal development of Windows 'Redstone'

It was earlier this year that we broke news about Redstone, the next major update coming to Windows 10. Now, according to sources, it appears that …

Windows 10

This New Smartphone Does Absolutely Nothing

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Bill Clinton

First-look review: Microsoft Surface Book is both a giant tablet and a lap-friendly laptop

Microsoft’s Surface Book is a good first step to combine a tablet with a lap-friendly keyboard.<p>My first impression when picking up the Surface Book was “wow, this is big.” Its 13.5-inch display makes it close to a 14-inch laptop in size. But what’s really big is the keyboard. This is a full-sized …

This Android Wear Watch Is Gorgeous, And You'll Be Surprised By Who Makes It

Imagine that five years from now Cisco introduces some spiffy new mobile and wearable devices that stack up to the latest and greatest from the big names of the day (will you still be going strong, Apple and Samsung?) and you get some sense of what China’s Huawei, which was largely only a …

Dear Apple: Please be nice to Microsoft

There's just one thing missing. Well, two, technically.<p>I really miss my Apple and Google apps.<p>There are lots of perks to buying into the Apple ecosystem. With a Mac and an iPhone, you get all kinds of computing superpowers.<p>There's Handoff, an Apple feature that lets you shunt websites and draft …