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The Essential Elements of a Successful Website

What makes a successful website?<p>There are some obvious metrics like revenue, traffic and repeat visitors.<p>But these are outcome measures. They don’t …

Example UX docs and deliverables - UXM

Following on from my article about how to create great UX documents, I thought that it would be useful to collate some example UX documents and …

20 Stylish Examples of Flat Illustrations in Web Design

The over-simplified style of illustration was around well before the flat trend in web design, but it has definitely increased in popularity as we’re …

The Principles Of Information Architecture

At the heart of online design sits information architecture. In fact, a large proportion of our function as online designers is devoted to supporting …

The proper way of creating outline icons

Hey guys! Hope your first autumn weekend was great!<p>So if you follow my work or at least read my blog from time to time you may know I love outline …

Logo Stamps Design

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

What Grid System Architecture and the Golden Ratio Do for Web Design

Good design in any discipline usually carries a structure of order and harmony. Since the Renaissance, artists and architects have used a strong …

Showcase of Outstanding Responsive Web Designs

This showcase rounds up a collection of the most inspiring and outstanding examples of <b>responsive web designs</b>. These <b>responsive websites</b> not only look …

Which Comes First? Layout or Content?

<b>Summary:</b> Avoid awkward and difficult page layouts by fitting flexible templates to content whenever possible. Test often during design, and plan to …

Navigation: You Are Here

<b>Summary:</b> You-are-here navigation consists of signs that help orient website visitors as they explore the site. Many websites need stronger location …

Visual Design

Netflix’s New Brand

After flattening the logo, Netflix has adopted a universal branding language that can scale from giant billboards to tiny iPhone apps.<p>When Netflix’s internal design team quietly unveiled a new, flat logo last year, at least one critic made a stink. What was Netflix if not a shout of extrusions and …

25 Visually Stunning App Dashboard Design Concepts

User dashboards are difficult interfaces to design, as there’s loads of information that needs to be neatly presented to bring the user up to speed, …

Empathy Maps for UX

<b>A Tool for Organizing Users’ Thoughts and Emotions</b><p>Our take on the Empathy Map came about as a way to distill and organize qualitative data. We start …

UX Design

6 Powerful Ways Of Improving On-Site User Engagement

So you have an immersive website with the right aesthetic appeal. What is the next practical step? It is to prevent bounces and enhance on-site user …

Exploring the Product Design of the Stripe Dashboard for iPhone

A behind-the-scenes view of how Benjamin and I build products<p>Because of the service it provides, Stripe didn’t start as a mobile-first company, like …

UX Design

Which UX Deliverables Are Most Commonly Created and Shared?

<b>Summary:</b> UX professionals produce a wide variety of deliverables: 11 different deliverable formats were used by at least half the respondents in our …

What’s new for designers, August 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of marketing resources, startup resources, educational tools, …

Web Design

Your UI isn’t a Disney Movie

My previous short article about gratuitous animation really struck a chord with people. The response has been phenomenal and it’s been awesome …

Adobe unveils a revolutionary UX design application at MAX

Debuted today at their own MAX conference, Adobe have just unveiled a brand new design system that could revolutionize the way we work over the next …

Web Design

Channelling Tron: the ultimate café fighter kit

A few months ago, Bill Webb’s Honda CBR1000RR almost melted our servers. The ‘café fighter’ conversion became one of the most popular bikes we’ve ever shown.<p>Bill’s an industrial designer by trade, and he hinted at a short production run of parts. That day has thankfully come, and the kit will soon …

Modern Muscle: Victory Gunner by Tattoo Projects

At just eighteen years old, Victory Motorcycles is one of the youngest marques on the planet. And their current cruiser range has a distinctly modern aesthetic—a hard sell for potential owners looking for the American heritage vibe.<p>Rudy Banny is the founder of Tattoo Projects, the ad agency that …

The Pursuit of Perfection: Eastern Spirit’s CX500

Three years ago, Poland’s Eastern Spirit Garage exploded onto the custom scene with one of the best Honda CX500s ever built. Its immaculate lines even inspired automotive designer Charlie Trelogan to write a hugely popular guide, How To Build A Cafe Racer.<p>Lukas and Sylwester from Eastern Spirit are …

Perfect 10: Auto Fabrica’s BMW R80

By the late 1980s, the simple, classic styling of most BMW airheads had turned gawky. The R80 RT was especially afflicted: its enormous fairing and sticky-out mirrors pleased the long-distance riders, but few others.<p>Thirty years later, this makes the BMW R80 a prime candidate for the Auto Fabrica …

Desert Flower: möto Dubai’s Royal Enfield Bullet

You’re more likely to spot an exotic sports car in Dubai than a classic custom motorcycle. Still, the bustling desert oasis hosts an eclectic blend of people—and a blossoming custom scene.<p>It’s also the home of möto Dubai: a relatively young outfit that recently took top honours in the recent Bikers …

What is UX Design? 15 User Experience Experts Weigh In

What is UX design?<p>Well, I think it’s important to start by saying <b>there’s no commonly accepted definition.</b><p>User experience design is a concept that has …

Whitepapers - Belatrix Software

Belatrix Software—Whitepapers Resources<p>You can read a wide variety of whitepapers related to our innovation, software product development, user …

10 Tips for Perfect Poster Design

Almost everyone has designed a poster or flier at some point. Whether it was for self-promotion or a client, posters can be a fun way to present a …