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By Mike Lane | The latest resources spanning all aspects of Product Design, User Experience, Visual Design and Development.

How CSS Specificity Works

CSS

Useful Facts That Help To Develop Your Critical Thinking

Many of us are not how we could be. We are generally less. We’ve got great capacity. But the majority of it can be dormant; most is …

Critical Thinking

10 Reasons Why the Best Design Is Invisible

Good design is not something the average user look at and says “wow, that’s a great design!” Good design is something that is easy to use, read and …

Information Architecture

Google Ventures: Not Every Product Needs to Be Beautiful

Maybe, like Craiglist, you don’t need to create a beautiful product at all.The post Google Ventures: Not Every Product Needs to Be Beautiful appeared …

Google

Benton Modern: Case Study On Responsive Web Typography

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Having the ability to set legible body copy is an absolute must, and we’ve come a long way with web typography since the dawn of web …

Typography

The 10 commandments of user interface design

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UI Design

Exploring the Design Trends of Small Business Websites

Small businesses make up most of the cogs that keep society moving. Every successful business provides something of value and this is especially true …

Fashion Trends

24 Amazing Landing Pages for iOS Apps

You're reading 24 Amazing Landing Pages for iOS Apps, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Software

Simple UX mistakes to avoid on your blog – Volume 2

And we’re back with the second release in our blog-focused UX & Design series where I aim to provide you with short tips and ways to avoid the most …

Typography

Design user research explained for everyone with animated gifs

The most relevant source of inspiration and considerations when designing things are people. This inspiration can be deeper than understanding what …

Research

The Evolution of Apple.com

Within the past few decades, Apple has transformed how the world operates, interacts, and communicates by introducing us to unimaginable technology …

Big History

Understanding the Mobile User

There was a time when the only form of Internet access was through desktop computers. Today, most users access the Internet from multiple devices – …

UX Design

UX, the foundation of the modern brand

We’re living in heady times as UX designers. The industry is booming, demand higher than ever before. Every company – from globalised conglomerate, …

Branding

UX: a Process or a Task?

Gene is an interaction designer. During a sales call, he’s asked if he “does UX.” He assures the client that he does, and the client asks why he …

UX Design

The Art Of The SVG Filter And Why It Is Awesome

After almost 20 years of evolution, today’s web typography, with its high-density displays and support for OpenType features, is just a step away …

SVG

Accessibility, Part 4: Operable

Broadly speaking this is the principle that your website must be able to be safely navigated for all users. This includes the guideline that your …

Accessibility

10 Tips for Becoming a Better Designer

I don’t think there’s a single designer out there that thinks he or she can’t get any better. This is not the day when you are as good as you will …

Trash

7 Mobile UX Mistakes You’re Probably Making Right Now

Making changes on mobile UX can be a tricky process, especially if you come from a web background. In mobile, developers have more constraints, …

A/B testing

The Ryanair approach to progressive enhancement

I fly – a lot. I spend more time in airports, in the air, hotel rooms and conferences than at home. As I am a natural recording and analysing device, …

Progressive Enhancement

How Time Perception Impacts Interaction Design

You're reading How Time Perception Impacts Interaction Design, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Interaction Design

Innovating on the Pull-To-Refresh Gesture

By Jacob Gube

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The pull-to-refresh interaction design pattern has become a staple in mobile apps. It allows users to check and see if …

Industrial Design

18 Insider Web Design Tricks to Simplify Your Process & Workflow

Over time, every web designer collects their own stash of tricks to make work easier – hacks, workflows and insider information that only experience …

Web Design

The 10 Commandments of Good Form Design on the Web

1. Thou shalt provide clear, always visible labels for each field

There is a trend in web design to show form labels only when a field is focussed. …

10 Commandments

Why visual consistency can make or break your web design | Web design

Humans are visual creatures.

Compared to the rest of the animal kingdom, our other senses are, to put it politely, "lacking". So we rely heavily on …

Web Design

8 Rules for Creating Effective Typography

Today we’re going to discuss something that is both a hot trend and timeless art: typography. The basic rules outlined below will help you become …

Typography

Rekindling Your Passion For Web Design

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I love being a web designer and I’m incredibly thankful that I decided to join this industry many years ago. Still, despite my love of

Web Design

3 key lessons for websites that work

Almost every web design story has three main actors. Each of them occupies a particular place in the story, and each has different motivations and …

Web Design