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5 Reasons to Learn CSS

Why CSS is Important for Web Designers<p>Cascading Style Sheets or CSS are an important way to control how your Web pages look. CSS can control the …

FREE FONT FAMILY: Latina Essential from Latinotype

Latina Essential, a free font family from Latinotype.Because of the great amount of highly professional typefaces that have been skillfully designed …

Typography

Use this Exercise to Solve Any Product Design Challenge

This curated post is authored by UX designer and Product Strategist, JonathanThe post Use this Exercise to Solve Any Product Design Challenge …

Product Management

7 killer ways to influence user behaviour

Websites employ psychological techniques to influence the behaviour of their users. Drawing on decades of academic research that explains how our …

UX Design

20 Best UX Patterns Tutorials

Are you a UX designer looking forward to creating professional-looking designs or just wanting to learn more about user experience? This amazing …

UX Design

This nature-inspired wind turbine is shaped like a tree

NewWind has designed a generator with 63 micro wind turbines that look like leaves on a tree. The company wants to encourage sustainable living in …

Swedish researchers develop low-cost wood filter to purify water in refugee camps

At least 780 million people in the world lack access to clean water, a dire problem exacerbated by the increasing number of people living in …

The Elements of UX & UI Visualized

Introduction<p>As Digital Product Designers we’re always seeking out workflow improvements and new innovative ways to exceed the brief. However as the …

UX Design

The rules of responsive web typography

Responsive web typography is tough – you need to have both design chops and technical know-how. But however tricky it might be, getting it wrong …

The best YouTube channels for designers and developers

I just recently realized how much time I spend on YouTube everyday. To be more precise, about 50 minutes every single day. About three years ago I …

A Step-by-Step Guide for Starting a New App Design Project in Sketch

Sketch Tutorials<p>And why I never, EVER start them from scratch.<p><b>I’m a firm believer in transparency, so before we start, I owe you this:</b><br>Portions of …

Architect turns old cement factory into incredible fairytale home - and the interior will blow you away

When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early …

Cement

My Development Toolset 2018 for iOS

<i>Update: July 23, 2018.</i><p>Hello folks, I would like to update some of my toolset for 2018 that I use for iOS development tools, cloud service, websites, …

MacBook Pro

Eye tracking technology will change these 4 domains

Thanks to advances and breakthroughs in hardware, software and artificial intelligence, eye tracking technology has progressed immensely in the past year, and is now drawing the attention of tech industry’s biggest players.<p>The acquisition of eye tracking companies EyeFluence and Eye Tribe by Google …

All-in-one cube is 'room within a room' that hides bed, bike, closet & office

For many people living in dense urban centres, making the most out of a small living space is a daily necessity. While paring down one's possessions …

Shipping container transforms with walls of glass in Argentina

From industrial to rustic<p>Fans of Philip Johnson’s Glass House take note: As it turns out, you too can have <i>something</i> like the modernist icon if you get a shipping container, paint it black, and replace the corrugated steel with sleek walls of glass. How’s the above example for inspiration?<p>Designed …

How to add fingerprint authentication to your Android app

Android 6.0 saw the introduction of fingerprint authentication, a new security feature that allows users to confirm their identify with a single touch. While this new security feature is most commonly used to secure the user’s lockscreen, fingerprint authentication can also be a useful addition to …

Information Systems

The best tools to get started with Augmented Reality development

Last month, Pokémon GO officially launched in… Oh, wait! Not again! Not another article about augmented reality starting with Pokémon GO! It almost …

Mobile Web Users vs. Mobile App Users

There are two ways that people use their smart phones to access online content: The browsers that come with the phones or dedicated apps.<p>When they …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

7 Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills<p>Updated January 05, 2018<p>In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether …

OpenCourseware

Introducing Lottie

<b>Our new open-source tool makes adding animation to native apps a snap.</b><p>By Brandon Withrow, Gabriel Peal, Leland Richardson and Salih Abdul-Karim<p>In the …

What We Learned Designing a Chatbot for Banking

The truth about online banking interfaces is that they are usually terribly complex. Chatbots make it easy.<p>For the past year we were working on a …

16 UX/UI Instagram accounts you must follow

With hundreds of millions of monthly active users, Instagram is a fantastic visual platform for designers. The Facebook-owned social network lets you …

UX Design

Suspended – Medium

An Upside-Down Drawer Design, a Bicycle Cargo Sidecar, Working with Sheet Metal, Cutting PVC Using Paper & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Drone Accident</b><p>Improvisational problem solving from La Fabrique DIY here, who need to perform a quick rescue …

Woodworking

Five AM transforms caravan into mobile studio with pop-up table and pegboard walls

<b>A+Awards:</b> Belgian design office Five AM overhauled a tiny caravan to create this studio on wheels, which is next up in our showcase of this year's …

Awards