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55 Free Icon Marketplaces And Websites For Your Graphic Design Needs

Are you in need of some quality icons for your website or app, but don’t want to make them yourself from scratch? We’re here to help!Ahead is an epic …

Graphic Design

7 tips to create awesome mobile app designs

Yelp is a good example of intuitive mobile interaction design. The app is very clean, with nice, big buttons that state their purpose. The buttons’ clear labels are easily understood by just about any user. Much more than that, the app uses some common mobile UI patterns, like the toolbar at the …

UI Design

Web Design: Beautifully Designed Home Pages

Matt Wojtaś shared a set of beautifully design website home pages and shared on his Behance profile. I believe most of the work was done as a concept …

Graphic Design

One Last Piece of Life Advice from Anthony Bourdain

Listening back through my tapes from interviewing Bourdain in 2016, I found a gem.<p>A few days before Christmas 2016, former MUNCHIES Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman and I shared the experience of interviewing Anthony Bourdain at Bemelmans Bar here in New York City. We recorded for nearly four hours, …

Manhattan

Anthony Bourdain, Renegade Chef Who Reported From the World’s Tables, Is Dead at 61

Anthony Bourdain, whose darkly funny memoir about life in New York City restaurant kitchens made him a celebrity chef and touched off his second career as a journalist, food expert and social activist, was found dead on Friday in his hotel room in France. He was 61.<p>His death was being treated as a …

Anthony Bourdain

Mexico City officials shuttered this restaurant, but the owners found a way to fight back. And not by paying a bribe

One day last month, Saqib Keval and Norma Listman wandered into a Mexico City cafe to drown their sorrows in a bottle of mezcal. They had just learned that their popular new restaurant, Masala y Maiz, had been shut down by city officials.<p>For a restaurant such as theirs — big enough to support a …

What exactly is this so-called ‘Material Design 2,’ and what will it look like?

If you follow Google at all, you’ve probably heard this “Material Design 2” buzzword that’s been going around since February. At that point it was little more than just number, but as I mentioned, we had rudimentary evidence that there was really something to this. Long story short, we’d heard …

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others, According to Experts

The grass isn't always greener on the other side; it all depends on the ways you think about yourself and others.<p>It’s almost inevitable that at some point you’ll compare yourself to other people in your life. Careers, finances, and relationships can be frustrating when it seems like everyone else …

The peak-end rule: Why you make terrible life choices

It’s New Year’s Eve. There I am on the dance floor – it’s teeming with people and there’s hardly space to breathe. Loud thumping music pierces my …

Psychology

Veinte años de Bolaño

El escritor chileno alcanzó el reconocimiento en 1998, gracias al Premio Herralde de Novela que logró con Los detectives Salvajes.<p>Hubo un tiempo en …

This Simple (but Powerful) Exercise Can Make You a Better Thinker

I think better while in motion, and I'm not the only one.<p><i>Which habit you've adopted has done the most to improve your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Samantha Radocchia,</b> …

San Francisco

Here’s everything I’ve learned from designing 10,000+ UI screens as a lead product designer.

Besides: “Yes, that is still misaligned.”<p><b>Quick Note:</b> <i>I learned all of this from amazing designers like you, fantastic mentors, and lots of trial and</i> …

McDonald's

Biodiversity Scientist Warns: "We're Sleepwalking into a Mass Extinction"

Diversity "can be damaged in the blink of an eye."<p>Most scientists acknowledge that we are smack in the middle of the planet’s sixth great mass …

Extinction

40 brilliant WordPress tutorials

High-quality WordPress tutorials are being published all the time. Here, we've sifted through the good, the bad and the ugly to bring you the very …

Web Design 2018 Trends - Part 2

Continuing my series of posts trying to illustrate the state of web design. For this post I highlight more designs that adopt what it seems to be a …

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer—And Better

*(You're still going to die, though)<p>Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of …

Bill Clinton

How the human eye reads a website

<i>In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin — the wireframing & prototyping app — explains the theory and practice of creating visual hierarchies in web UI</i> …

Mobile Design Best Practices

Good UX is what separates successful apps from unsuccessful ones. Customers are won and lost every day because of good or bad user experience design. …

The State of UX in 2018

UX Design

How to Build Award-Winning Digital Experiences: Lessons from a Webby Awards Judge

With a growing number of online tools and software, it’s never been easier to create dynamic digital experiences. At the same time, this means that …

6 Reasons Why Developers Should Choose WordPress for an Enterprise Site

Building an enterprise website is, by definition, a huge undertaking. The last thing you want is to invest your project’s resources into the wrong …

How To Design Non-Addictive UX (It’s Really Not Hard)

To wean users off their devices, UX designers can deploy the very tricks that made their products so addictive in the first place, writes Bruce Nussbaum.<p>The defining change in the field of design that brought design, finally, to the attention of Silicon Valley was the rise of UX. The ability to …

UX Design

Coding Academy - Learn to Program

Science fiction author Isaac Asimov once wrote the “Three Laws of Robotics” into his <i>Robot</i> series of stories. These laws were permanently hard-coded …

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

UX Design

5 Things UX And UI Designers Could Learn From Wes Anderson

Lessons from the most meticulous filmmaker alive.<p>Director Wes Anderson has always been distinguished for his visual artistry, detail-rich sets, and storybook-like imagery. From the whimsical, campy feel of <i>Moonrise Kingdom</i> to the carefully crafted sets and miniatures in <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, …

UI Design

Designing Case Studies: Showcasing A Human-Centered Design Process

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

UX Design

A brief history of user experience

Think about the last time you ate at a restaurant. What cuisine did it serve?<p>What made you to choose that particular restaurant? What was your first …

The World’s Most Overrated Interface Design

What do delightful design, hamburger menus, Spotify, and iPad apps all have in common? They’re all finalists on our March Madness bracket for the most overhyped examples of interface design.<p>Whether you love ’em (Netflix! Heart emoji!), hate ’em (Flat design! Puke!), or don’t understand how anyone …

iPad Apps

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Google researchers listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here’s what they learned.<p>Some mobile websites are borderline unusable, forcing you to squint and peck around in hopes of finding whatever piece of information you need. But others seem to fit your phone like a glove. …

UX Design

The future of flat design

Flat will also continue to evolve to incorporate more images.<p>Many of the flat or almost flat sites hitting the web today include photos, something very few early flat sites had. Flat-style colors and typography paired with great images reflect hints of a flat aesthetic that is comfortable with …