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Tips For Minimalism

There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about minimalism – living simply, with only what you need to get by. The attraction is that when you …

Minimalism

How to build an experience map

BY <b>NIALL O’CONNOR</b><p>An <b>experience map</b> shows the journey a customer has while experiencing a product or service. It also shows what competitors and your …

Illustration: How to begin, Where to begin? – Muzli -Design Inspiration

<b>The Age-old Question</b><p>How to start? Where to start? This is the most common question I received since writing my last article <b>Year 1: My First Year in</b> …

When diabetes is your life, DIY on glucose monitors, pumps help

One sunny day last July, I was chatting with my cousin Kathryn as we watched her daughter Ruby, now eight, dashing around the garden of my childhood home in Manchester, England, a cute red and white polka-dot bag slung over her shoulder.<p>It was an idyllic scene, one that stands in stark contrast to …

Diabetes

Here’s everything I’ve learned from designing 10,000+ UI screens as a lead product designer.

Besides: “Yes, that is still misaligned.”<p><b>Quick Note:</b> <i>I learned all of this from amazing designers like you, fantastic mentors, and lots of trial and</i> …

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) is most famous for his iconic <i>Great Wave off Kanagawa</i>. But he produced a huge body of work, including a little-known …

Hopefully, the Ultimate Guide to a Flat Icon Set – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Creating monochrome icons for user interfaces. For nerds who have read my article on visual weight and optical alignment.<p>1. Use the optical grid<p>An …

Make it Cuter—and More Branding Lessons From the Weird and Wonderful World of Japanese Mascot Design

While there’s no official category for “Most Beloved Mascot” at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, that doesn’t mean the entire country of Japan won’t be …

Japan

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Framing

50+ Drawing Ideas That Will Get You Sketching Right Now

Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills. Learning the basics and repeating them over and over again is the only way to improve. For proof, just check out what a few years of drawing practice can do. It’s truly incredible the progress that you can make by dedicating time to this …

El fraude de los Influencers

La agencia H2H ha creado un influencer falso comprando miles de seguidores, demostrando lo fácil que es hacerlo.

Cómo gestionar y cobrar por derechos

En el presente artículo enseñaré cómo gestionar y cobrar derechos, aspecto que debe estar presente en toda negociación por obra gráfica, visual o …

Was Your Design Stolen? Follow These 6 Steps

By Mark Wilson in Fast Company<p>It really does happen. Sometimes, your piece of art or design is copied by someone else. Maybe it ends up in a gallery …

Idea Sex: How New Yorker Cartoonists Generate 500 Ideas a Week

Every Tuesday the 50 or so freelance cartoonists for t<i>he “New Yorker”</i> submit their weekly batch of drawings for publication consideration. Some email …

10 tips that will turn you into an epic freelancer

<i>This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think</i> …

5 Basic Tips for Illustrating – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Tips and tricks that most people wouldn’t highlight when illustrating. They’re probably no use to anyone but me…<p>So, I’m not going to use this article …

When Should You Get an Illustration Agent (Hint: Maybe Never)?

A good relationship between an illustrator and their agent is like a marriage. “If it’s going to work, it’s all about the long-term,” says Jon …

Multimedia

Our web dogma

Our Web Dogma was conceived by FatDUX CEO Eric Reiss back in 2003. It was inspired by Danish cult filmmakers Thomas Vinterberg and Lars von Trier, …

The Design System Guidebook

How to design for over a million users.<p>tl;dr<p>I analyzed the top design systems and wrote about each one. I examined their goals, key principles, use …

A Comprehensive Overview of UX Design Deliverables

What do UX designers do on a daily basis? A lot of things! UX professionals need to communicate design ideas and research findings to a range of …

Using storytelling in UX design

Using storytelling in UX design to its full potential can entice users, make their user journey easier and persuade them to convert<p>Using storytelling …

7 ways to enhance your eCommerce site today • Alchemy Digital

Today’s consumers are driving their own experiences and choosing their user journeys, make sure that you empower this behaviour with your eCommerce …

Beyond the propaganda posters: Everyday design in North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> The few examples of North Korean design seen by those outside the secretive state show a number of recurring themes. The destruction of the US is a common one, often depicted through propaganda posters of American soldiers being crushed or children curiously observing nuclear warheads.<p>But …

How to land your first client: working as a fashion illustrator

September 18, 2017<p>Fashion illustrator, Brooke Hagel is at the top of her game. Find out how she faced her fears and landed herself a life-changing …

Iris van Herpen’s Hi-Tech Couture

The designer combines 3-D printing and hand stitching to reimagine the possibilities of the human body.<p>Several years ago, Iris van Herpen, a Dutch fashion designer, began visiting <i>CERN</i>, the center for particle research near Geneva. Van Herpen, who is thirty-three, does not have a background in …

6 tips for creating a social media presence that works

When I first joined Facebook in 2009, I did so to stay connected to family members, friends, and students. My social media presence was quite …

12 Reasons Why I Suck at Instagram and You Probably Do Too

Like many photographers, I've been scratching my head at how to win the Instagram game. Over the last six months, I decided to up my game and upload …