Neil Martin

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Designing for VR | A Beginners Guide

Getting Started<p>I wrote this article to help people get oriented with the processes, tools, and principles when creating VR experiences. Let’s dive in!<p>…

Virtual Reality

The 10 Commandments of Good Form Design on the Web

1. Thou shalt provide clear, always visible labels for each field<p>There is a trend in web design to show form labels only when a field is focussed. …

UX Design

CSS Web Fonts

The CSS @font-face Rule<p>Web fonts allow Web designers to use fonts that are not installed on the user's computer.<p>When you have found/bought the font …

Typography

Browse fonts

Adobe Stock<p>Complete your composition with one of our best shots from among millions of royalty-free photos, videos, illustrations, and graphics from …

Design Principles for Reducing Cognitive Load

Every time you visit a website, a process of learning is initiated in the brain. Whether it’s the navigation, layout, or that auto-rotating image …

UX Design

The role of copywriting in UX and onboarding

Wherever you look online, there’s a lot of talk around UI/UX design. UX copywriting? Not so much. A quick search on a leading job site spat out …

Copywriting

Atomic Design

Hey there! I wrote a book called <i>Atomic Design</i> that dives into this topic in more detail, which you can buy in paperback and/or ebook formats.We’re …

Atoms

5 ways to bridge the designer-developer gap on responsive web projects

Great web projects don’t succeed through good design or development chops alone—they also need communication and collaboration between designers and …

B tested patterns for higher conversion rates and growth

Try Being Direct instead of indecisive.<p>You can send your message with uncertainty trembling in your voice, or you can say it with confidence. If …

UX Design

Digital Design Thinking

The world is rapidly move forwarding to the digital world. And, the experience mechanism changed from text to gesture and voice …

Design

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Designing User-Interfaces for Virtual Reality

An introductory look into spatial design and typography<p><i>This article is based off a lecture series from September 2016 discussing the implications of</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to Chatbots: Why they’re disrupting UX and best practices for building

I believe contextual communication (a form of dynamic intelligence) is what will make chatbots the revolutionary technology everyone is …

Homepage

An effective layout can also have character. Discover how Shrine, a retail app, arranges products in a playful, unconventional grid.<p>Select the image …

Retail

10 UX copywriting tips for designers

All too often, tech companies lack the writing staff to get copy written for every single interface, ad, and interaction. Which means that designers …

The Design Sprint — GV

The sprint gives teams a shortcut to learning without building and launching.<p>The sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business …

UX Design

The Digital Designer of the Future

These days, the latest technology goes in and out of style at light speed. It’s enough to make a digital designer wonder how she’ll be prepared for …

Review of Popular Design Trends for Interfaces in 2016

The year is going away so fast: seems each day just melts away like a snowflake. Now it’s the high time to turn away and revise what deserves to be …

UI Design

Best Practices for Hero Images

When users come to your page, they’ll have some kind of reaction. Whether it’s positive or negative, in large part, is determined by what they see. …

Visual Design

How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Web Design

Crash Course: UI Design

<i>A recap of my design workshop</i> <i>PennApps</i><i>XV.</i><p>UI vs. UX<p>If you’ve done any kind of research about software design, you’ve probably heard of the terms “UI” …