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How to teach yourself UX design

My learning journey and a living list of UX resources for self-starters<p>First of all, I have to confess that my UX design skill was not completely …

Web Design

Make Your Windows App for the 1%

On the heels of the launch of our most recent desktop Windows Store app, we realized that it would have gone even better if we had changed one …

Windows Mobile

Master Photoshop | 20 Brilliant Tutorials You Should Try

Share!<p>If you want to master Photoshop, these brilliant tutorials will surely help you a lot! We selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials that …

Photoshop

Why Influencers Should be Part of Your Social Media Marketing

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram have become virtually ubiquitous in today’s culture, and it’s more important …

Social Media Marketing

8 great examples of graphic design portfolios

When it comes to creating a graphic design portfolio, there are a number of tips you should follow, but there’s no ‘one correct way’ to lay it out. …

Graphic Design

Personal Branding and Why You Need a Website VS. Social Media

Marcus Williams - A quick process video showing one of my...

A quick process video showing one of my Cooldown sketches. For the folks that asked how long does some of my digital sketches take, the clock in the …

How to draw movement: 16 top tips

When I first took an interest in art, I was drawn to expressing ideas through characters. As my passion for drawing grew I was very pleased to find …

Body Language

Redesigning Evernote for iOS

What I learned redesigning the Evernote mobile experience, twice!<p>Redesigns are intense. As the ship date creeps closer and closer, the team is …

UX Design

13 podcasts that will give you new insight about business and success

There's a reason that podcasts are such a fast-growing medium. They're timely, convenient — perfect length for commuting — and usually free, like a radio station you program for yourself.<p>Whatever you're interested in, there's probably a podcast discussing it — politics, sports, history, music, …

Podcasting

How to Make Good Habits Stick

<i>This article orignally published on July 26, 2012.</i><p>As the late Stephen Covey taught in his runaway bestseller, <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i>, cultivating good habits is essential to an entrepreneur’s success. New habits are hard to master, but learning how we turn intention into reality can …

Success

7 Science-Backed Strategies for Building Powerful Habits

You're not alone. Science can help.<p>Achieving a goal often involves developing a new routine and sticking to it. Whether you want to network more, take on more consulting work, wake up earlier or exercise regularly, you’ll have to cement your intention by making it a habit.<p>Switching up your schedule …

Productivity

6 Strategies to Maintain Your Willpower

Stay strong and focused with these simple steps.<p>It isn’t enough to just want to achieve a goal. There are going to be times, when you’re busy, tired or discouraged and you'll feel like you don’t have it in you to keep going. But you have to fight through those feelings to get over the hump and …

Productivity

18 Destructive Habits Holding You Back From Success

Rarely is one thing we do more consequential than what we do habitually.<p>Habits are the foundation of our everyday lives. We build our daily practices, and eventually our habits and routines shape us.<p>We either build good habits that support us as we move toward our goals or bad ones that undermine …

Success

Build Habits That Change With You And Your Goals

Maximize the great habits you formed from The Goal Standard Challenge.<p>Congrats! You’ve completed The Goal Standard Challenge! It was a tough five-weeks and sticking to the plan took determination and focus.<p>We hope it was worth the wait. By now, you’ve developed a strong work ethic to maintain the …

Success

When It Comes to Achieving Your Goals, Here Are 3 Ways to Stay Motivated

In a Facebook Live, entrepreneur and author Natalie MacNeil shares how to stay motivated and figure out what to do next.<p>Change is not always easy. It can be difficult to stay excited, hard to develop a habit and challenging to get into a new routine.<p>In a Facebook Live for The Goal Standard …

Success

Five Flashlights--the Five Dimensions and Problem Solving in the Dark

I had an MBM mentor that I would bring questions and issues to about once a month. EVERY time, he would analyze the problem and give advice in the …

Thirsting for the new Nokia 3310? Just make sure it works where you live

Nostalgia is cheap, but it gets us every damn time.<p>Nokia's reboot of the classic 3310 sent people in an unprecedented fervour when it debuted at Mobile World Congress on the weekend. Turns out people want durable dumbphones that'll last longer than a year. Even if they don't offer much except for</i> …

Phones

Designing an app for my burger shop

Disclaimer : I’m not a designer!<p>Apart from playing with numbers and strategies, which I always do at CanvasFlip, I love cooking. Had I not been a …

Prototyping

HP bets on detachables for the enterprise as employees’ work and private lives converge

HP announced a new hybrid computer that blends a laptop and table for the workplace, as the company says people’s work lives and private lives are increasingly blurring together.<p>The new HP Pro x2 612 G2 is aimed squarely at the workplace, but for a generation that wants a more stylish gadget that …

Mobile World Congress

The best podcasts for any type of journey

It feels like podcasts have been with us forever, but it was only in the middle of the 2000s that people began to realise their potential - remember …

Podcasting

Best Practices for Split Screen Design

One screen divided in two. More and more websites are using design patterns that include two vertical panels placed side by side. Split-screen design …

Digital Design

Pixar in a Box

Introduction: Pixar’s filmmaking pipeline<p>This video will give you an overview of Pixar’s filmmaking pipeline and prepare you to dive deeper into the …

Pixar

5 top tips for young animators

If you're a young animator it can be hard to know what you should do in order to secure your first real studio job. Here, Milo Targett and Lana …

Animation

Create perfect social media images with this handy cheat sheet

Whether you're using Twitter, Facebook, or still clinging on to Google Plus, one thing you'll notice is that social media platforms like to make …

Infographics

6 reasons why Affinity Designer is perfect for game developers

Affinity Designer is shaping up to be the weapon of choice for increasing numbers of game developers.<p>It’s got smooth raster and vector tools, a …

Digital Design

The 8 biggest typography mistakes designers make

The art of typography at first looks really straightforward: choose a typeface, fiddle with the size and perhaps alter the colour. The truth is that …

Typography

5 great new tools for illustrators

Last month flew by in a flash, but that doesn't mean we didn't have time to round-up the five new illustration tools for September. Our scope this …

Web Design

Perfect your illustration skills with this new free learn how to draw app

Are you an aspiring artist looking for clear direction? Or maybe you've got some experience of under your belt but you need a hand taking your skills …

Drawing