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10 tips on prototyping UIs with Sketch

Since it was purpose-built for web and mobile design, it’s no surprise that Sketch is one of the fastest and most versatile tools for designing …

UX Design

The Pros and Cons of Product Management

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the pros and cons of becoming a product manager?</i><p><i>Answer by Dan Schmidt, PM my entire career, on Quora</i><p>If you are considering becoming a product manager, you are probably not comparing the role’s merits to unrelated professions such as sushi chef or …

Product Management

5 Things Successful Parents Know About Kids And Money

Teaching kids about money is complicated. We want our kids to be responsible savers, but not greedy hoarders. We want them to be generous and philanthropic, but not naïve and idealistic. We want them to be successful, but thanks to 2,000 plus years of meek-shall-inherit-the-earth messaging from a …

Sigmund Freud

5 Typeface Challenges in Designing For Next-Gen Interfaces

<i>Jason Pamental is the co-founder of h+w design and</i> <i>author of ‘Responsive Typography.’</i><p>The explosion of new devices — phones, watches, health and fitness monitors and other wearable gadgets enabled by the Internet of Things — is yielding an increasingly interconnected set of user experiences. Even our …

A Guide to Making Your Ultimate Manhattan

With the holidays behind us and the roughest part of winter still ahead, this is the time of year when I keep my head down and just try to survive until baseball season. So when cocktail hour rolls around that means sticking to tried and true staples. Which for me, means manhattans, pound for pound …

Whiskey

Freebie: 5 Beautiful and Responsive Footer Templates

Footers are often underestimated by designers and developers. This area of a website is a great place to provide people with more information like …

Web Design

How Bad Is Booze, Really? 6 Crazy Facts About Drinking Alcohol

Ever wondered how many calories you <i>really</i> consume every time you drink? Or how alcohol actually affects your nightly zzz’s? (Spoiler alert: it’s not …

Alcohol

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

Data Visualization

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

UX Design

National Geographic Travel

The Best User Experience Design Links of 2014

<i>For 2015, check out</i> <i>The Best User Experience Design Links of 2015</i><p>2014 was quite a year for user experience design - Google unveiled Material Design, …

Turning Qualitative User Data Into Actionable Design

Once our Yelp research was complete, it was time to analyze the findings and determine the major pain points users experienced with Yelp’s current …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Embedding Lisp in C++ – A Recipe

Lisp may be said to be simultaneously the most common and near enough most uncommon programming language in the world. We can quantify this. Head …

Programming