Cassy Smithies

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Three Mindsets That Kill Creativity

Having a flawed mindset about yourself or your photography is often the biggest hindrance to your creative work. From each of our unique life …

Self-improvement

How to Build an App with UX Design and Design Engineering

An app gains popularity for a number of different reasons. However, the topmost reason for the success of an app is the sleek user experience of the …

UX Design

Adobe Demystifies UX Design Myths That Many Creatives Believe To Be True

<b>Great UX design</b> results in a seamless, intuitive workflow. UX professionals are aware there’s nary a reason to explain elements to audiences if …

UX Design

Pros and cons of the skeuomorphic design

Originally I’ve published this article on Syndicode blog.<p>The first thing you have to think about when launching the new product is to attract the …

Interaction Design & iOS Design: Dribbble Redesign Concept

You know how we feel about redesigns on ABDZ right? It's always a good thing to take a look at them and see what was the general thinking behind each …

UI Design

The Daily Design Quote

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

UX Design

3 Signs Your Team Isn’t Doing Enough User Research

Picture it: We’re in a room with our colleagues, attempting to determine the relative importance of features for a product (because we can’t do<i></i> …

UX Design

Sliders in Web Design: To Use or Not to Use?

Many designers have strong opinions about the use of sliders and slider controls in website design. Some love them; others hate them. A poorly-timed …

Web Design

Take Your Web Design to the Next Level with Animations

Let’s journey back to a time when professional webpages were just text, basic hyperlinks, maybe an image or two, and perhaps a form. And if you were …

A minimal UX strategy for side-projects

As a product & experience designer, I get to work with many clients. Many of them are super early stage products. These ventures are usually at an …

Adobe Predicts Key UX Design Trends That Will Make It Big In 2018

Image by Igor Miske via Unsplash (CC0)<p><b>Designers often</b> find themselves having to build on their skill sets to accommodate users’ evolving needs and …

Brutalist Web Design, Minimalist Web Design, and the Future of Web UX

Web design is changing. Minimalist web design has been the reigning approach for years, but brutalist design is gaining in popularity. Despite its …

10 Beautiful Examples of Motion Design in Mobile Apps

Interactions are a smaller detail of mobile design but can make a tremendous difference to the overall user experience of an application.In the past …

UI Design

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Lean and Mean: Power of Minimalism in UI Design.

Simple doesn't mean primitive. Less isn't vague. Short doesn't say little. Air doesn't equal emptiness. Today we are talking about minimalism. In the …

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 …

Graphic Design