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Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

22 web trends every designer should know

The web never stops evolving. 2015 was a year of increasing device diversity, amazing scripting smarts, gorgeous image-rich news sites, and a …

10 Useful Tools & Apps for UX Designers & Web Agencies

Advertise here with BSA<br>There are many good multi-purpose prototyping tools on the market, but even when you limit your search to the very best, it …

20 Best Big Data Visualization Tools Reviewed

By Edoardo L’AstorinaBig Data is amazing. It describes our everyday behavior, keeps track of the places we go, stores what we like to do and how much …

3 Strategies for Scaling Your Facebook Ad Campaign

Hey Big SpenderOne of the great strengths of advertising on Facebook is its wide array of audience targeting options. If you can’t convert leads …

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

15 Genius iPhone Accessories That'll Help Declutter Your Life

For everyone who's addicted to their phone.

15 Websites You Should Know To Make Your Life Easier

One thing that people don’t seem to talk about enough when it comes to the Internet is its daily utility. The whole thing with social media and …

Stunning photos showcase national parks one whole day at a time

This cover of this month’s National Geographic features a unique way to look at U.S. national parks: a whole day at once. Shot by acclaimed …

National Parks

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You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

8 Web Design Trends That Are Bound to Be Huge in 2016 (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As more and more content continues to deluge the web, experts say that embracing a minimalist approach could help your website or app truly pop in 2016.<p>To this end, the rise of flat design -- or the use of two-dimensional figures and …

The 3 Commandments of Great UX Design

Bonus IV: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s metrics.<p>When it comes to the Ten Commandments, there’s quite a few to remember. Talk about cognitive strain. Guess, Hick’s Law wasn’t much of a thing back in Biblical times.<p>For your convenience, we’ve narrowed down our list of commandments to just …

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Conceptual Design for Interactive Systems: Designing for Performance and User Experience

By<p class="quotation">This is a sample chapter from the new book <em>Conceptual Design for Interactive Systems: Designing for Performance and User …

The detection of gravitational waves will open up a new spectrum of the universe – finally demonstrating a theory presented a century ago<p>History may judge 2015 as the year when mankind opened up a completely new window on the universe, exactly a century after Albert Einstein laid the scientific …

Physics

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Colors And Contrast In User Interface Design

In the design world, the generally accepted rule is that a design is successful to the extent in which people are using it. For instance, if a sofa …

7 Keys to Creating a Brand Logo That Works Absolutely Everywhere

A logo should instantly trigger a consumer's recognition of a brand and all it represents. But there are a lot of brands out there and, consequently, …

Top Photoshop Plugins for UI Designers

Adobe Photoshop is still the premiere editing suite for most graphic designers. It's been around for over 20 years and has a massive library of …

4 tools for building a social media empire

In a business world, not so very long ago, many debated the pros and cons of integrating social media into their company’s marketing plan.<p>A few enterprising leaders championed strategy and took the brave leap into conquering the brand presence on a variety of social media networks. The bricks were …

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What are the real merits of material design?

Google’s Material Design is one of the most influential visual philosophies in design. It’s shaping the way people see and interact with interfaces because of clear design and usability guidelines.<p>However, Material Design goes beyond Google and Android apps.<p>Designers are using the design philosophy …

The Vehicles of 'Star Wars' Are Reimagined in Minimalist Form in These Illustrations

Illustrator Scott Park gives your favorite sci-fi vehicles an artistic twist.<p>For all their intricate mechanical complexity, sometimes the awe-inspiring vehicle designs of <i>Star Wars</i> Episodes 4-6 require some dumbing down to fully appreciate. Illustrator Scott Park has done just that, stripping most …

8 Free Online Tools to Bring the First Million Visitors to Your Blog

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

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The Tools For Web Professionals You Can’t Miss This Autumn

This autumn we figured we’d give you an early Halloween treat and share with you our list of the best tools and resources available for all web …

HUDWAY Gets Your Eyes Off Your Smartphone And Back On The Road While Driving

HUDWAY is a piece of glass that turns any smartphone into a heads-up display on the front of your car. The device beams information from your phone to a thin layer of curved glass mounted to the front of any dashboard for turn-by-turn navigation and phone messages.<p>We hear of the poor fool who lost …

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …