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6 Landing Page Test Ideas You Need to Try

More doesn’t always equal more – the infamous Jam Study first taught us this lesson over a decade ago.Via SandglazChoice invariably leads to more …

McDonald's

The ultimate guide to GIF design

We're in a world where communication increasingly takes place online, and GIFs are on the rise. They now permeate everything from popular culture to …

GIF Animations

10 Ways to Visualize Data with WordPress

The ability to easily share data is a foundation of what makes the web so great. But, it’s often been difficult to present data in an easy-to-digest …

How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

10 Image Bookmarking Sites for Visual Inspiration

Image Spark allows its users to upload and collect images. Their Community section features popular images and moodboards bookmarked and created by …

10 best Star Trek universe episodes to watch now on Netflix

<i>Star Trek</i> turns 50 today (September 8, 2016). That's half a century(!) of space shenanigans, inter-planetary politics gone awry and stories that make …

Science Fiction

23 Underrated Netflix Shows You Should Totally Be Watching

Prepare to get addicted.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

April's 10 best new web design tools

Every month we select the 10 most useful web design tools (and some that are useful to developers, too). They include add-ons, libraries, Chrome …

Web Design

Top 10 Photoshop Plugins for Web Designers in 2016

Photoshop wasn’t created as a web design tool, but no one bothered telling us web designers that. Luckily, here are 10 plugins to <b>make Photoshop do to</b> …

Prototyping

The UX of UP: Urinals and Usability

About half the world’s population uses them, yet have you ever stopped to wonder what urinal design can tell us about good Enterprise Mobile …

Why Sketch and Atomic.io are the Best Prototyping Duo

The Mac OS X app Sketch is wonderful for designing user interfaces. Its artboard system only adds to the experience, letting users demonstrate how a …

How to design a foolproof storytelling website

When thinking about the story, consider some elements that all stories have – characters, plot, action, emotion. Your story should contain these elements as well. The other thing that many stories have in common is a voice or narration. While at first you might think this means you need someone to …

Typography

7 Simple Rules for Creating Elegant UI Interactions — SitePoint

'Interaction design' is one of those newish buzzwords that has become strongly tied into the UX design process. In 2015 it's no longer enough for …

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn’t Exist

Let’s face it: no matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, you cannot come up with the best web page design if you don’t have …

Web Design

Useful free tools for the web designer’s toolbox

Working in the web design industry, you cannot expect to stay competitive with other web designers if you don’t keep up-to-date with the latest tools …

14 essential Firefox add-ons for developers & designers

Nowadays, the browser is the place to be. Our home. Whether we are developing, designing or managing projects.Or simply browsing the web and …

Software

The Ultimate WordPress Cheatsheet

WordPress is quickly becoming a household name if it isn’t already. It’s everywhere, this benign beauty, powering some of the...The post The Ultimate …

WordPress themes

a Better Prototyping Tool

Advertisement<p>Mockups are usually easy to create. They are useful for uncovering particular issues early in the design stage, and they serve as …

Prototyping

25+ Awesome CSS Tools You’d Regret Missing As A Web Designer

Productivity, Tools, Web, Web Design<p>A+ A-<p>Email Print<p>https://www.fromdev.com/2015/07/best-css-tools-web-design.html<p>Tools have always worked wonders …

Web Design

User Experience Design: How to Do it Right

We know that the customer is always right. However, this motto is often neglected costing website operators a lot of money that could have been …

UX Design

Rapid Front-End Prototyping With WordPress

34 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Web Design

Visual Storytelling With D3: A Conceptual Introduction to Visualizing Data with JavaScript

Bio<p>Ritchie S. King is a visual journalist at FiveThirtyEight, meaning that he builds interactive data visualizations (mostly with D3), makes and …

Top 11 Wonderful Tools for Designers To Create Infographics - I am programmer

96 Shares<p>For all the importance we place on text, it’s an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise …

Infographics

50 Really Useful Photoshop Tips and Tools

50<p>SHARES<p>If you know Photoshop at all, you'll know that no matter how much you read up on it there will always be many useful tools, tips and tricks …

26 New Photoshop Free PSD Files for UI Design

Highest quality UI design Free PSD Files download for commercial graphic design projects. GDJ is a best place to download freebies like vector …

Graphic Design

Atlas, the new home for charts and data

Today we are thrilled to launch Atlas, a new platform for discovering and sharing great charts. You can find it at atlas.qz.com.<p>This is a big step forward for Quartz and, we hope, all of you. Atlas deepens our journalism by offering readers better access to the data and visualizations in so many of …

10 Useful Web Design Tools For Designers

To design responsive websites a designer requires perfect tools which Comprise of frameworks, services, and downloadable scripts. These tools tend to …

Web Design