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The Dark Corners of Your UI • Cap Watkins

He pinged the designers and we obviously filed a design bug immediately to bring that page up to any kind of snuff. However, the discovery of that UI …

Emerging Technology

This Bike Elevator Makes Steep Hills a Little More Manageable

These Intergalactic Travel Posters Look Like They Were Designed By Don Draper

If you could fly to Pluto on a 1950s-era Pan Am flight, this is what the advertisements would look like.<p>How do you get average non-nerds interested in learning factoids about the solar system? If you’re celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, you host a multimillion-dollar relaunch of <i>Cosmos</i>. …

Library

Improve the payment experience with animations

Behind the scenes of Stripe Checkout<p>It’s easy to see how designing forms can be seen as a chore that detracts from the time that could be spent on …

How much does it cost to make an app? - App Cost Calculator

About Crew<p>Crew is the online marketplace for creative talent – a trusted community where you connect with acclaimed mobile and web creators that have …

Sheet of Grid – Slot Machines Perspective

For all the different casino games that you could choose from, pokies are those that lend on a mobile and themselves being played on the internet. If …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

The State of Car UI

Why can’t quality brands get it right? (Hint: It’s hard)<p>Everywhere you look a new car manufacturer is coming out with a screen-based User Interface. …

Designers will rule the web

While designers have played an important role, they’ve been more behind the scenes. Designers have always been at odds with the web development …

Stop Password Masking

<b>Summary:</b> Usability suffers when users type in passwords and the only feedback they get is a row of bullets. Typically, masking passwords doesn't even …

project 27 | No one wants to use your website

There are a ton of exceptions, of course. But if you’re selling a product or a service, there’s a good chance your user has no desire to be …

We should clone game Interaction Design tools.

Previously, I wrote about the state of Interaction Design tools. It’s pretty <i>piss poor</i> if you ask me. I’ve been penning down endless pages of tool …

Recruiting Ads

Recruiting Ads<p>by for MailChimp<p>keyboard shortcuts: <b>L</b> or <b>F</b> like <b>Z</b> toggle zoom<p>View on …

The world's largest photo service just made its pictures free to use

Getty Images is betting its business on embeddable photos<p>If you go to the Getty Images website, you'll see millions of images, all watermarked. There are more than a hundred years of photography here, from FDR on the campaign trail to last Sunday's Oscars, all stamped with the same transparent …

Wes Anderson Palettes.

Icons by Hour is an ongoing project exploring iconography in relation to time. Each set focuses around a different hour of the day, and visualises …

Where Flat Fails: Why "Flat" Illustrations Could Be Anything But

Colordot - A color picker for humans

19 Hipster Logos Rebranded As Evil Corporate Doppelgängers

What would the Dogfish Head logo look like if it were as mainstream as Miller Lite?<p>What would the brands most popular among hipsters look like if they were recreated in the style of their corporate counterparts? What if Intelligentsia Coffee’s logo looked like Starbucks’s, or Best Made’s like Home …

Your Logo Is Not Hardcore

How Flipboard’s Head Designer Grapples With The Web’s Manic Pace Of Change

Design, like life, is ephemeral. “Anything we design today will be obsolete by next year,” says Flipboard’s Zen-like design chief, Marcos Weskamp.<p>Get Marcos Weskamp, the head of design at Flipboard, talking for a while, and the conversation soon comes around to monks. It might seem a stretch–what …

Icons

Working on some new icons for a marketing site we are making. These are a few of the ones I have so far. I am also doing an alt version to see what …

Some things can't be wireframed

Research and analysis help show you the workflows, usability principles ensure it’s clear and intuitive, but how do you get to delightful? You’re on …

iOS Apps

Good Design Can Make Anything Sexy. Even Dry Cleaning

Dry cleaning shops are inherently unglamorous places. They have a few distinct purposes, none of which are to be trendy. We don’t begrudge them; it’s …

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