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15 Great Google Font Combinations For Your Next Design Project

Designers often spend a lot of time deciding which typefaces to pair up and most sites just give one-sentence examples that don’t offer a real …

Building a UX Team

<i>Originally published in</i> <i>The UX Newsletter</i> <i>on Feb 10, 2014.</i><p>User experience is such a nebulous term. It’s a container that can hold almost any …

How Much Does it Cost to Have a Baby?

The decision to have a baby is a big one, and one of the least understood aspects of child-rearing is <i>“how much will it cost?”</i> While some of the …

Will UI Designers Be Unemployed Soon?

2015 is probably the best time in history to be a UI Designer, but if you are one — It’s probably time for you to start thinking of your next …

My “UX” Reading List — 2015

Today I was asked by someone for a good reading list for Interaction Designers, Design Researchers, Information Architects, Usability Professionals …

EVERYTHING You Need To Know About a Full Stack Designer

Without a question, it is difficult to come up with a job title that vividly explains and defines the skills that you have as a professional web …

Four Common Prototyping Traps to Avoid

There’s a scene in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” where Indiana Jones winds his way through a Cairo marketplace. Suddenly, the crowd parts, and Indy faces …

B2B Product UX

There is <b>no difference</b> in <b>B2C</b> or <b>B2B</b> product UX design. Both are dealing with <i>human — technology</i> interaction, even that each group has specific <b>goals</b> and</b> …

Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data<p>“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking …

The User is Always Right? Wrong!

by Stefan Rössler on August 25, 2015 –<p>As someone who might be called usability expert I’ve often referred to the old saying that the user is always …

Redesigning the way we design

When I started as Yotpo’s first UX/UI designer, my first task was to redesign our customer-facing dashboard, which is where people go to access their …

Top 10 Mobile App UI of August 2015

In the third edition of our Top 10 Mobile App UI series, we’re excited to present some of our favorite mobile app designs that we’ve come across …

40 Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers – August 2015

If you love the tools and resources you can find on the site, especially freebies and goodies for web designers, then here’s a new compilation which …

12 things to teach your kids about money before age 12

Although some financial topics might seem challenging, you might be surprised what your children can absorb.<p>From about age five, children can understand saving and spending, and as they get older they can learn more about budgeting and even investing.<p>To give you some examples, here are 12 money …

Debt Management

The future of iOS: apps you can enjoy without ever opening them

Apple wants app developers to start thinking outside the box.<p>Whatever the specifics of the company’s announcements at its developer conference this week, a major theme is likely to be features that break free of the rounded square app icons that have defined Apple’s mobile strategy since its …

11 secret features hidden in your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

Finance Goals For Your 20s | The Art of Manliness

You’ll sometimes hear these days that 30 is the new 20, and the importance of moving towards career, relationship, and finance goals in your twenties …

Atomic interface design tool makes collaborating easy

Earlier this year we wrote about Atomic, a startup that’s building a browser-based tool for designing high quality, interactive prototypes of apps and websites.<p>The company’s public beta, which launches today, aims to get more designers onboard to understand how they use the tool and begin testing …

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

How To Go From Junior Designer To Chief Design Officer

A savvy designer should treat his or her career like a design problem. Here’s how.<p>As design school grads launch into their chosen professions, it’s a good time of year to remind all design professionals that your career is the one design project that you control. There is no single right path, no …

Student Loan Consolidation Guide

Introduction<p>Student loan debt is a grave concern in modern America. In fact, the amount of debt from student loans topped $1.3 trillion at the end of …

Personal Finance

Stop Thinking About User Interface: A Product Approach for Designing Products of the Future

One month ago I subscribed to Digit, a service that promises a way to “save money without thinking about it”. The way it works is simple – you submit …

You Can Push Google Maps Directions from Desktop to Phone

We all use our smartphones more often than we’d like to admit, but let’s face it: Typing on a full-sized keyboard will always be easier to do than on a handheld device.<p>So when it comes to searching for Google Maps directions, now you can research commute routes ahead of time, then push the …

Manage large-scale web projects with new CSS architecture ITCSS

CSS architecture are in vogue right now. It's something you've no doubt heard mentioned numerous times over the past year or so, and with good …

Why the Best Wireframe Style Is No Style

What tool would you use to hit a nail in? Only a hammer comes to mind. This is because a hammer’s form meets that specific function. It’s form …

8 visual design tips for UX designers

The UX industry places an enormous emphasis on usability. User stories, site maps, wireframes, and usability testing get all the limelight—while …

Collection of Fresh Design Freebies – April Edition

The community sprang to life after a long cold winter season and is ready to hand out freebies for building splendid, professionally looking user …

Why You Need a Roth IRA

With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks.<p>One of the smartest …

The New York Times Invents A Conference Table That Takes Notes For You

It’s called the Listening Table, and it not only transcribes meetings, but knows when they’re important.<p>Like most offices, the <i>New York Times</i> holds a lot of meetings. Editorial meetings, ad sales meetings, design meetings, you name it; all centered around a table seemingly for no other purpose than …