Luis Costales

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Are You Approaching Prototyping All Wrong?

The chances are, if you are reading this, you already know how powerful prototyping can be. But, too often we think about prototypes the wrong way. …

UX Design

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

Employment

As Design And Engineering Blur, Figma Wants To Be Their Platform

This design tool is built for the web, which gives it the potential to simplify the messy process of melding concepts and code.<p>When Figma debuted in 2015, a <i>Fast Company</i> story described it as a Google Docs for designers—which was as good a way as any to describe the basic concept. A tool for …

Google Docs

Awesome Brand Identity for Royal Stranger

Plot Twist Design created a really beautiful brand identity for Royal Stranger, a contemporary furniture Design Brand from Portugal. The brand offers …

Graphic Design

10 fantastic new web design tools for March 2018

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the amount of learning that’s required to keep up with new web technologies these days, the good news is there are …

Web Development

Vue Design System

Vue Design System is a set of organized tools, patterns, and practices that work as the foundation for Vue.js application development. What initially …

UX Design

Daily UI challenge #1

How Godfrey is Improving the Customer Journey

<b>Randy Frisch:</b><p>Welcome to Conex: The Content Experience Show. I'm Randy Frisch. Anna's here with me, and we have a perfect guest this week. I mean, …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

10 Unique Examples of Drag-and-Drop UI

Drag-and-drop has been with us for decades. It helps us to get things done on both our desktop and mobile apps and operating systems. There’s both a …

Web Design

Four Emerging Digital Marketing Trends To Keep On Your Radar

Updates to digital platforms are rapidly changing and updating. Just this year alone, Mark Zuckerberg announced a drastic change to the Facebook algorithm that’s causing waves in the digital marketing industry. That being said, the way consumers digest advertising is always on the rise and can …

Marketing

Popular ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ Freebie Has Been Upgraded For Responsiveness & More

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Adrián Somoza<br>Designer Adrián Somoza’s free-to-download ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ has played a role …

Freebies

Take your design career further with this massive creative asset collection

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Using Blockchain Technology to Enhance Location-Based Advertising

In the golden era of advertising, finding an audience was as easy as publishing an ad in a widely circulated newspaper, running a radio or TV spot, …

Blockchain
SEO

Stop Exceeding Customer Expectations: To Create Immediate Loyalty Do This Instead | Inc.com

Churn kills business.<p>A few years back I was part a global account team and we were failing with a Fortune 100 client. We tried everything: we looked at all of their business requirements and then went above and beyond. We proved ROI. We answered all the questions, we even flew out multiple times …

Customer Experience

Computers saw Jesus, graffiti, and selfies in this art, and critics were floored

The Barnes Foundation art gallery, located in Philadelphia, boasts a collection of famous work you’d probably recognize, whether that’s Vincent van …

Machine Learning

Green Walls Anyone Can Grow

At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces …

Outdoor Spaces

goodshare.js

Useful<p>jQuery pluginmodern JavaScript solution for share a link from your website to social networks or mobile messengers. Easy to install and …

Project Management
Project Management

9 Proven Tactics of a Successful Local Facebook Marketing Strategy

With 2.2 billion active users, it might seem like turning followers into paying customers on Facebook would be easy. At least a few of those users …

Marketing

7 Usability Heuristics That All UI Designers Should Know

As UI designers, we are confronted with design problems every day. Knowing how best to tackle these issues means investigating, analysing, testing …

UX Design

15-second countdown ads could be the new killer format

Luxury Italian retailer Yoox has announced it is running an exciting new type of pre-roll ad on YouTube: 15-second buy-it-or-lose-it offers. The company will be runnign the ads until mid-December in a few regions globally.<p>The ads are 15-second countdowns featuring a unique product, so. The user has …

eCommerce

Must-Have Sublime Text Extensions For Web Developers

The world of IDE software is massive with programs for every operating system. My personal favorite is Sublime Text, and I use it for all my coding …

Web Development
Graphic Design

The Power of Curation: ShareThis’ Paul Lentz’s Checklist for Success

What’s the link between sharing and curation—and how can publishers of all sizes take advantage of the power of curation to get more eyes on their content? That’s what we discussed with Paul Lentz, SVP of Publisher and Business Operations for ShareThis, a widget that lets people share any content …

Marketing

Google Freshness Algorithm: Everything You Need to Know by @LWilson1980

The Google Freshness algorithm update was a significant ranking change with many important implications to search engine success.The post Google …

SEO

Google Is Quietly Building a Facebook Page Killer for Local Businesses – Adweek

In case you missed it, topping the 2017 American Customer Satisfaction Index, which evaluates how users feel about internet social media companies, …

AdWords