Kat Sylve

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Want to Raise a Badass Daughter? Self-Made Billionaire Sara Blakely Says Teach These 7 Things | Inc.com

Sara Blakely is pretty amazing. She's the founder and inventor of Spanx and a self-made billionaire. She even still holds the original patent for her game-changing women's underwear.<p>There are a decent number of self-made billionaires now, and some incredible women entrepreneurs. What sets Blakely …

Entrepreneurship

We Love SVG offers Open Source Icons for UI Design

A modern trend in web design places focus on custom typefaces hosted via open source platforms. Google Webfonts is undoubtedly the most popular …

Web Design

10 Great UX/UI Design Cheat Sheets

Everyone needs a little help sometimes, even the pros. It’s hard to remember every single little detail. Every once in a while you end up searching …

Web Design

35 things you should do for your career by the time you turn 35

We're all for flexibility. Going your own way. Paving your own path. Doing what works for you (and not doing what doesn't).<p>We're also big fans of not …

a visual brief on icon history by FUTURAMO

http://historyoficons.com/<p>website<p>historyoficons.com<p>History of computer icons through different graphical user interfaces in different operating …

Free e-book: The Guide to Interactive Wireframing

The newest release in our free design library explains everything you need to know about how to add interactivity to wireframes.<p>Take a peek …

Redesigning the Apple Watch UI

After wearing my Apple watch daily for the past two+ months, I've found myself wishing for a simpler interaction model for moving between content and …

What I learn in the process of creating UX strategy

This is my 2nd story on Medium and mainly I want to share with you how I finally came up with UX strategy document. For now I only have structure and …

UX Design

10 essential things no graphic designer should live without

Although we doubt any creative would turn down a strong cup of coffee there are a number of other essential things no graphic designer should live …

Graphic Design

Inside design school: Texas State University

In San Marcos, Texas, the School of Art and Design at Texas State University offers undergraduate and MFA programs in communication design. The …

Why Product Thinking is the next big thing in UX Design

<i>Life’s too short to build something nobody wants…</i><p>When thinking of User Experience, we often think of a simple, beautiful, and easy to use feature-set …

BBC
Prototypes

Why I Couldn’t Have Achieved This Success In My 20s

Seven successful women entrepreneurs over 40 share what age has taught them.<p>The most innovative and entrepreneurial people are probably older than you think.<p>Despite the headlines touting the latest college dropout founding a mega tech company, science says that more great achievements have been …

Human Rights

7 resources to help you land your dream job

Maybe your dream career is to become Michael Bolton's backup singer — or perhaps it's to rise to the C-Suite level of a Fortune 500 company or work …

9 game-changing career tips for women, from women

The communications industry is changing every day.<p>Technologies come and go, social networks rise and fall, and trends are here and gone in the blink …

7 secrets for enhancing UX with micro-interactions

Knowing that we all judge a book by its cover, smart designers create catchy and practical interfaces. Potential users may be hooked, but how do you …

10 do’s and don’ts of UI and UX design

User experience online is very similar to the user experience you get when going to a grocery store. You want a pleasant time without any hassle. You want to be able to navigate the store quickly, get what you need right away, head to the checkout line without a wait, and get back home.<p>You don’t …

How Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Play Broad and Real Simultaneously

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, photographed in New York City.<p>Albert Brooks. Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Larry David. The best comedic actors play broad and real simultaneously, coming across as both larger than life and all too human. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer pull off this same magic trick every …

Infographic: How To Become A UI/UX Designer

<b>If you’ve always</b> confused a UI designer from a UX designer, then the following infographic will help you out.<p><b>Titled</b> ‘A Comprehensive Guide On How To …

Blogging your way to your dream job at a startup

So you want to work at a startup. You know how to handle interviews and you know what startup skills you need. You know your strengths and can't wait …

Best Online Courses for Seasoned UI/UX Designers

Being a lifelong learner is critical to a successful career, especially if you are working in a field like UI/UX design. Design techniques are …

UX Design

10 Best Free Online Courses for Web Designers | JUST™ Creative

<i>This post has been contributed by Aaron Black.</i><p>The Internet is full of information you can use to learn new skills and even change your career. Go …

Web Design

I'm Sorry, But Agile Won't Fix Your Products

<i>This article is by Adam Pisoni,</i> <i>co-founder and former CTO of Yammer. He is also a founder of Responsive.org, a new movement dedicated to helping</i> …

Project Management

What Is Zero UI? (And Why Is It Crucial To The Future Of Design?)

What does UI design look like after screens go away? Fjord’s Andy Goodman explains.<p>For better or worse, a large amount of design work these days is visual. That makes sense, since the most essential products we interact with have screens. But as the internet of things surrounds us with devices that …

Artificial Intelligence

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> …

A true UX tool

A call for a tool that goes beyond prototyping<p><b>I draw squares for a living</b><p>It’s a joke I often tell my colleagues, but wouldn’t dare tell a client. …