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Website Navigation Best Practices for Web Designers

Share!<p>The structure of your website’s navigation or the navigation style you use often plays a key role. It determines how user-friendly your website …

UI Design

6 Easy Ways to Attract More Website Traffic

Optimizing for mobile and customized email marketing are just two of them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Traffic is the lifeblood of any online business. And success is difficult to achieve without it. No matter how much time, effort and money you've put into building …

Marketing

Don't Have a Degree in Advertising? Here's How Anyone Can Write Copy That Sells.

These six tips will help you write professional copy, even if you're a complete novice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do certain brands consistently churn out killer copy? Copy so good it not only sells products, but entertains, empathizes and makes customers …

Marketing

How Does Solar Power Work, Anyway?

You've seen the panels. And now you know about solar's incredible potential. Which means you probably have some questions. So let's get to it.<p><b>How do</b> …

Solar Power

The Five Best Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website

Website traffic is the lifeblood of every online business. More visitors to your website means more potential customers seeing your products. The more people you get in front of, the more sales you can generate. So driving more traffic to a site is really a no-brainer for most businesses, but what …

Marketing

Creating Themeable Design Systems

TL;DR: <b>Design systems + CSS Zen Garden = Awesome.</b>Is it possible to create a single design system that powers wildly different-looking brands and …

UI Design

How To Write A Provisional Patent Application That Has Value

I think inventors should try writing their own provisional patent applications, even if they end up hiring a patent attorney to write the final version. Why? Because committing your thoughts to paper will help clarify your thinking about your invention. Creating drawings and a prototype will help …

Innovation

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

Building Helpful User Experiences

A practical look at a software support ecosystem that is an integral part of the product and sets users up for success.<p>The only “intuitive” interface …

UX Design

Inside The Design Processes At Netflix, Slack, Pinterest, And More

The design platform company InVision has released an intriguing report on how some of the world’s most innovative companies approach design. The Design Genome Project is an online resource describing the processes, organizational structures, and tool stacks (predictably heavy on InVision) at …

UX Design

Blade Runner 2049's beautiful Screen Graphics and UI Design

Starting off our week here on Abduzeedo with the work of Andrew Popplestone on his work on the outstanding Blade Runner 2049. More precisely on his …

Blade Runner 2049

Fingcar : UI/UX case study of my conceptual app – Muzli -Design Inspiration

The way of transforming my Idea into Interaction Design<p>Lets Starts with Some Stats, The total number of smartphone users worldwide has increased from …

Designing better notifications for iOS — and more UX links this week

<b>Designing better notifications for iOS — and more UX links this week</b><p>Your weekly collection of UX links, brought to you by your friends at the UX …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

Inside UX How Bloomberg’s UX team made multi-tasking on iPad pro a reality

If you’ve ever seen a Bloomberg Terminal user in action, you know multi-tasking is essential. The ability to see numerous streams of financial …

Apps

4 Ways to Improve Your Fundraising Efforts

Without sufficient funding, your product or service may never have an opportunity to reach the marketplace.<p><i>By Nav Athwal, Founder of RealtyShares.</i><p>Taking a startup from an idea to a scalable business requires determination and a crystal-clear vision. But there's an equally important third element: …

Investing

Web Design 2018 Trends - Part 2

Continuing my series of posts trying to illustrate the state of web design. For this post I highlight more designs that adopt what it seems to be a …

Web Design

Designing A Perfect Responsive Configurator

Here’s a little challenge for you. How would you design a responsive interface for a custom car configurator? The customer should be able to adjust …

Web Design

How to get more followers on Instagram

Instagram’s algorithm is constantly changing.<p>They’re trying to make more money with updates to the way – and order – we see photos and adverts.<p>This …

Social Media

Web Design 2018 Trends - Part 1

The cool thing about following websites like Dribbble and Behance, especially Dribbble, is that you can see the direction the visual design community …

Land Artist Arranges Stones and Leaves Into Mesmerizing Mandalas and Spirals

Yorkshire-based artist James Brunt employs sticks, stones, and other ephemeral materials to create elaborate ephemeral art. Featuring intricate mandalas, infinite spirals, and one-of-a-kind sculptures, his series of outdoor installations continues contemporary art‘s tradition of creatively using …

10 Tips for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Mentally strong kids are prepared for the challenges of the world. They’re able to tackle problems, bounce back from failure, and cope with hardships.<p>…

Modern CSS Explained For Dinosaurs

CSS is strangely considered both one of the easiest and one of the hardest languages to learn as a web developer. It’s certainly easy enough to get …

CSS

10 Do’s and Don’ts of Mobile UX Design

Mobile design can be a tricky subject, with many things to consider when creating a mobile app. To simplify the task, I’ve prepared some highly …

UX Design

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

Self-help

Meet The Young Robotics Entrepreneur Who Got A Dream Deal With Apple

Behind the bar of San Francisco’s Four Seasons Hotel last March, a set of doors led into an empty cafe room where an unknown, 25-year-old British-Nigerian entrepreneur named Silas Adekunle was about to meet a senior executive at Apple.<p>If he was nervous, Adekunle didn’t show it.<p>He smiled and opened …

Robotics

This Is The World’s First Graphical AI Interface

Designed by Argodesign and CognitiveScale, Cortex offers a glimpse at the future of accessible AI design tools.<p>Machine learning and artificial intelligence are so difficult to understand, only a few very smart computer scientists know how to build them. But the designers of a new tool have a big …

Artificial Intelligence

10 rules of great user experience

Here's one to bookmark: Laws of UX explores the links between user experience design and 10 key psychological principles, to provide valuable …

UX Design
Typography

UI Inspiration: This week's selections from Lukas Svarc, Quintin Lodge, Cuberto and more

It's that time of the week for our collection of UI/UX interactions to boost your UI inspiration. We are focusing on cool animations, layout designs, …

Graphic Design