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5 Useful Diagrams for Product Managers

1. Swimlanes<p>Swimlanes are a neat way of communicating complex processes. In product management, depending on your vertical, you may be building …

Want To Be A Great Designer? Ban Post-It Notes

Take a cue from Work & Co., the digital design agency that does work for Apple, Facebook, Google, and Nike.<p>To Ray Sison, Post-its are the enemy of good ideas. Sison is a design director at Work & Co, the digital product studio that designs for Facebook, Google, Apple, Virgin America, and Nike. And …

Introducing Framer Design, Bridging The Gap Between Code and Design

Design tools have always been critical in helping us manifest and build world-changing products and services. However, as the products and services …

FREE FONTS #1

Hey everyone! We are back with our weekly <b>FREE FONTS</b> series!<p>Looking for some beautiful free fonts for your designs, then look no further. <b>This list has</b> …

The best new graphic design tools of 2017 so far

Whether it’s new versions of well-known software, or totally new apps from startup companies, new tools for graphic designers are coming out all the …

How a fast-paced agency tuned their design process to a hum

One of my favorite things about working at an agency is that we get to work on a ton of different projects at once. We love helping a non-profit one …

Stop using device breakpoints

I see it all the time. Designers, and developers alike, setting breakpoints according to their favourite device. When will we learn from our past …

Tailoring

Designing responsive web layouts in React Studio

Modern web must adapt to various screen sizes. Mobile is everywhere. Few web apps have the luxury of being desktop-only! But it’s hard to make such …

Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever

Let’s be honest. You are here to for a crash course on writing. And you want a short yet comprehensive guide.<p>Before I start, I want to clarify a good …

8 smart tools to help you create beautiful designs

Gone are the days when designers could rely solely on their talent to come up with their best work. There’s nothing wrong in believing your skills, …

UI Design - Trello Atlassian Redesign Concept

Trello Atlassian is a UI Design concept project for the redesign of the popular service Trello. It was originally shared by the Netguru Team and it's …

Creating an Illustration Guideline

An Illustration is like any other form of design. It’s vital that it is consistent. The best way to do this is by creating guidelines across our …

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

29 Cool and Quirky Kitchen Gadgets You'll Actually Want to Use

Here's proof that clever and quirky kitchen products can also be functional.<p>Fun doesn't always have to mean frivolous! Almost all of these gadgets and gizmos are actually useful, with the exception of a few that are just too cute or ridiculous to pass up.

Kitchens

What colours say about your brand identity and industry

One of the most fundamentally important things to keep in mind when creating a piece of branding or logo design is the choice of colour. This is …

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> …

70+ Free Web Design Resources You Never Knew Existed

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web design, you cannot come up with the best web …

the perfect tool for UI and UX design

Affinity Designer has quickly built a formidable reputation as the fastest, smoothest, most precise professional graphic design app available. A …

Innovators think in terms of verbs, not nouns

Powered by empathetic product managers and designs, companies of any size can meaningfully and continuously innovate.The post Innovators think in …

How we developed a Design Handbook to manage our design process and workflow

When your team starts to grow a lot, like our did some time ago (from a few people into 15 designers, almost over night!) we realized that using the …

The Agile Design Team Maturity Scale

July 13, 2016I believe that all design teams follow the same journey as they adapt their practice to an agile workflow.Design is historically a …

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

When making prototypes of a product, we often found that there are a large number of duplicate parts on the same page. Although these elements can be …

5 Ways Customer Journey Mapping Can Transform Your Business Right Now

Customer journey mapping is a technique that is growing in popularity, not only with customer experience (CX) professionals, but also within …

Adobe Spark Lets You Create Beautiful Images, Web Pages, and Videos Easily

iOS/Web: Most apps that automatically generate things like images or web pages end up looking like crap. Adobe’s new free app Spark can do a bit …

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users’ eyes. Here’s where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as “dumb.” People talk about having to “dumb down” interfaces, design for “the …

5 techniques for prioritising features (or user stories) to try out

Prioritising features is a pretty important step when designing and building any product, from websites and mobile apps to toasters and lawn mowers. …

Product Management

Roundup: 10 Stunning & Unique DIY Wood Floors

indulgyHardwood floors can be a wow factor in a home. These stunning hardwood floors not only use unconventional hardwood flooring materials, but …

Gravit Is a Free Browser-Based Alternative to Adobe Illustrator or Fireworks

Need to create a logo, website mockup, or any kind of digital illustration? You don’t need to buy or download software to do so. Gravit is a robust …

Graphic Design