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4 Ways to Use Functional Animation in UI Design

Just a decade ago user interfaces that used animations were avoided, being most often associated with popups and flashing ads, but this has changed. …

Intimate stories and live actors show just how beautiful VR can be

Hollywood is doing its best to figure out virtual reality, often with less than compelling results.<p>But a small group of VR producers at this year’s …

Why Wireframes?

Have you ever wondered why product teams don’t just design the real UI from the beginning? Why do we make wireframes at all? Is it only so less …

Here Are The Top User Interface Design Trends For 2017

<b>Users have</b> become more tech-savvy and have higher expectations for design than ever—which makes it all the more important that your app resonates …

Three Website Myths That Get in the Way of Great User Experiences

A site that is frictionless for the user can build trust, deepen engagement, and even drive brand awareness.<p>Users expect website design to meet their …

Watching Vintage Star Wars Toys Get Made Is Strangely Cathartic

I mean, it’s not like there’s anything particularly stressful going on in the world today or anything, but sometimes, you just want to watch people …

Readers’ Poll: 10 Worst Movies of Summer 2016

10<p>‘Warcraft’<p>There aren't a lot of good movies based on video games, but <i>Warcraft</i> seemed to have a lot going for it when Duncan Jones signed on as the …

UI Inspiration: Creative Interactions

As part of the process of a redesign, by the way I don't know if you've noticed that we are rocking a new Abduzeedo design. If you see anything like …

The History of Web Layouts: from Renaissance to Virtual Reality

Back in 1993, the first website launched: a text-only site by developers at the European Council for Nuclear Research (of all places). It was a huge …

Responsive Web Design Is Not Mobile First

<i>This article is co-authored by Ted Schadler, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester</i><p>My colleague and coauthor Ted Schadler and I are watching with dismay as company after company shrinks its desktop website down to a small screen using responsive web design (RWD) techniques so it fits on -- but isn't …

10 Requirements For Making Home Page Carousels Work For End Users (If Needed)

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

The Seven Deadly Sins of User Experience Design

If you want a competitive advantage, nothing is better than offering a great experience to your customers. But then, you know that if you are reading …

Here’s the amazingly simple path to incredible homemade bagels

By Becky Krystal and<p>Becky Krystal<p>Reporter covering topics related to food<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Alex Baldinger<p>Alex Baldinger<p>Going out Guide blog editor<p>Bio Follow<p>Let’s be frank. Most of us do not live in New York. Most of us probably wouldn’t want to live in New York, save for one reason: the bagels.<p>Pretty …

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Logo Design Psychology

Learn more about Logo Design Psychology and Colour Theory to improve the effectiveness of your Graphic Design projects in Communicating with …

3 Ways To Remove Backgrounds In Photoshop

Being able to remove a background in Photoshop is an important skill for all photographers to learn. Even if you don’t regularly create composites or …

A Logo Design from Scratch: The L.A. Soccer Team’s Mark

Never underestimate the importance of a magic marker. Designer Matthew Wolff never will.<p>While working as a freelance designer, Spark Creative House …

How To Get A Logo Accepted: 8 Steps To A Better Design Workflow

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Why Orion: The Man Who Would Be King is the one film to watch this week – video review

Peter Bradshaw puts on his blue suede shoes to advise you to watch Jeanie Finlay’s documentary about Jimmy Ellis, a musician with a strange similarity to Elvis Presley who came into his own after Presley’s death in 1977. Wearing a mask to encourage the notion that he was actually the real Presley, …

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14 Sneaky Mistakes That Can Decrease Your Home's Value

Real estate experts say these missteps could cost you in the long run.<p>Real estate experts say these missteps could cost you in the long run.