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Scott Hurff

Using science to make truly tappable user interfaces<p>2 years ago<p>You know that feeling even if you can’t name it — the mix of frustration and annoyance …

IPhone 7

Visual Web Design Process

Seven Steps to Take<p>My typical website design process consists of three key stages: 1) Consultancy. 2) Design. 3) Development. This particular post is …

Typography

Canva’s Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing

<i>Choosing one typeface isn’t so hard, but how do you choose a pair, or maybe three?</i>Whether you know it or not, different font combinations create …

Best Practices for Cards

Cards are neat little containers for information. They became almost a default option when it comes to balancing clear aesthetics with simple …

JetBlue Cracks 1960s Graphic Design for Time Travel Agency

It was a chilly November morning in New York City—one of the last days that would see brilliant red, orange, and yellow leaves hanging from the …

Yoga: A cross-platform layout engine

Layout is an important part of building user interfaces for any mobile, desktop, or web application, because it describes the size and position of …

The 6 best new UX tools of 2016

Have you been using the same tools for years? Is there a chance a new tool might make your life easier, help you get your work done quicker?<p>New UX …

Jeffrey Zeldman Shares His Advice for Aspiring Freelance Web Designers

Starting out as a freelancer in the web industry can be a daunting experience.<p>From finding new clients to balancing cash flow, many first-time …

How I landed my first 5-figure UX design contract

Designer Louise Campbell shares how she used InVision to create a winning pitch.The post How I landed my first 5-figure UX design contract appeared …

15 Web Design Books to Put on Your Wish List This Holiday

It’s been a fantastic year for web design books. The following is a greatest hits compilation of the best titles I’ve come across over the last 12 …

21 DIY Hanging Shelves + Tables That Will Save You Major Floor Space

What do you do when you have a little extra wall space and lots of stuff to store? Install some hanging shelves, of course! Hanging shelves are great for small spaces because you can stack them as high as you can reach and fit them into the most awkward of corners. And most of them have such a …

Home

The UX Fund: Investing $50,000 in 10 companies, 10 years later

In 2006, the phones in our pockets were used primarily to take a phone call or send the occasional text message. The Web had pushed beyond a basic …

A Furniture Collection Inspired by a Hotel

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Or, in this case, the hotel or the furniture? For Vírgula i architecture studio, they first renovated the …

My journey to becoming a web developer from scratch without a CS degree (and what I learned from it)

First, let me introduce myself. My name is Sergei Garcia, and I’m a full-time front end developer with 2 years experience. In that time, I’ve worked …

Native Apps are Doomed

From now on, I won’t be building any more native apps. All my apps going forward will be progressive web apps. Progressive web apps are web …

Designing the new Uber App

How everything started with a simple twist<p>A big redesign is daunting. There are a lot of variables and unknowns that tell you there will be potential …

Gleaming Bookshelf House in Paris Stores Creativity

This three-level home located in Paris, France, was recently renovated by Andrea Mosca Creative Studio. Named “<b>Bookshelf House</b>“, the project is …

Dining Rooms

Best Motion Graphics Trends in Design for 2017

By Brenda Stokes Barron<p>Animation has always been a crucial part of storytelling. It’s safe to assume that from 2016 on, designers will be looking at …

The Future of Design is Simplicity

By Jake Rocheleau<p>Design trends come and go but great design is always easy to recognize. Print work that catches your eye and naturally intuitive …

How to control your light switch from your smartphone?

Usually, when makers decide to convert their houses from ordinary houses to smart ones, they buy some relays to control the lights but this …

Arduino

9 Photo Composition Tips From Steve McCurry That Will Make Your Photos Look Better

If you’re looking to improve your photography skills then there’s no better person to teach you than Steve McCurry. The award-winning American …

10 minimalist bathrooms that have barely anything in them

Although bathrooms tend to be the most minimal room in the house, we've rounded up 10 of the most extreme examples, including a lonely bathtub in a …

The Golden Rules Of Bottom Navigation Design

Design is more than just good looks – something all designers should know. Design also covers how users <i>engage</i> with a product. Whether it's a site or …

13 design tools and websites that are godsends for UI/UX designers

The continuous improvement of design tools has had a positive impact on usability and user experience. This has provided great convenience not only …

8 simple rules for a robust, scalable CSS architecture

Translations<p>Português (Brasil)<br>• Chinese<p>This is the manifest of things I've learned about managing CSS in large, complex web projects during my many …

JavaScript

20 Of The Best Photo Editing Apps For Mobile Devices

Every day more than 350 million Facebook photos and 95 million Instagram photos are shared. When we share photos with our family and friends, we want them to look good. This is why apps that allow you to edit photos have become very popular.<p>There are many choices of apps that have photo editing …

A Tiny Danish Cottage Gets a Cool Modern Makeover

When you're planning out your dream home there are several things to contemplate first. The color palette, the design theme, and decorating style are …

Unique Shopping Resources to Add Comfort + Charm at Home

As a writer and photographer for Apartment Therapy, Emily Billings knows that readers look to House Tours for inspiration. She was kind enough to …

Creating Websites With Dropbox-Powered Hosting Tools

• 8 min read<br>• Coding, Prototyping, Quick Tips<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web …