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Priority Guides: A Content-First Alternative to Wireframes

No matter your role, if you’ve ever been involved in a digital design project, chances are you’re familiar with wireframes. After all, they’re among …

Web Design

The Golden Ratio: Design’s Biggest Myth

The golden ratio is total nonsense in design. Here’s why.<p>In the world of art, architecture, and design, the golden ratio has earned a tremendous reputation. Greats like Le Corbusier and Salvador Dalí have used the number in their work. The Parthenon, the Pyramids at Giza, the paintings of …

How To Think Visually Using Visual Analogies – Infographic

Visual learners are people who think in pictures and use words to communicate that picture to others. About 60% of the world population are visual …

Data Visualization

Everything Easy is Hard Again

This talk was given on October 12, 2017 at Mirror Conf in Braga, Portugal, and again on February 9, 2018 at the Awwwards Conference in Berlin.<p>This …

The Offset Table Is Divided in Half for Added Workspace Functionality

With more companies going for open concept workspaces, tables and desks with added functionality make more sense when it comes to accommodating new …

Furniture

Introducing the User-Centered Design Canvas

April 29, 2016I’d like to tell you a little story, a story about how a problem I faced inspired me to create a simple UX design tool. For the last …

UX Design

Promoting a Design System Across Your Products

The scene: day one of a consulting gig with a new client to build a design and code library for a web app. As luck would have it, the client invited …

UX Design

Design Systems Handbook

In the 1960s, computer technology began outpacing the speed of software programming. Computers became faster and cheaper, but software development …

UX Design

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

Inside IBM Design: The era of fetishizing the process of design is finally ending

Can you teach an old company new tricks? IBM’s metamorphosis into the world’s largest design-oriented company hasn’t been easy. <i>The Loop</i>, a new documentary produced by digital design company InVision, gives an illuminating peek into how the 109-year old company is convincing staff that embracing a …

Design

THE LOOP: a documentary on IBM design thinking

Dive deeper into enterprise design thinking transformation<p>IBM's new tools and practices for software design<p>Russell Parrish and Bobby Smith of IBM …

Creating a design language that’s uniquely IBM

Four years ago when IBM set out to transform its 100-year-old culture with design thinking practices, the early team at newly founded IBM Design …

UX Design

The ACLU’s Design Guide For The Resistance

The nonprofit is rolling out a new design system, accompanied by a guide to why it matters and how to use it.<p>For 97 years, the ACLU has defended the rights and freedoms that the Constitution guarantees. But over the past few years, it’s gradually adopted a new strategy to achieve that mission. In …

3 Problems With AI That Only Design Can Solve

In an era when users have to theorize about how algorithms work, design has never been more necessary.<p>AI is in desperate need of designers–in part, because machine learning products often originate in the world of research, where design principles are rarely applied.<p>Closing the gap between …

9 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design, According To Ideo, Microsoft, Autodesk, MIT, And More

“Our profession is in between ‘utopia and oblivion.’ It will be oblivion if we continue focusing on minor aesthetic problems.”<p>The world is changing faster than ever–socially, technologically, environmentally, politically, and economically. In the midst of these shifts, designers have the crucial …

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it.<p>In 2013, Rae, founder of …

Fjord CEO: Good Design Takes Away, Bad Design Adds

Fjord’s chief executive Olof Schybergson is obsessed – with a wrench. He keeps one prominently displayed on his office table in New York, and is …

Discover DesignBetter.Co

Discover. Learn. Elevate.<p>Aarron WalterVP of Design Education<p>As the VP of Design Education at InVision, Aarron Walter draws upon 15 years of …

UX Design

Wolff Olins’s New CEO On Branding, AI, And The Future Of The Design Agency

Sairah Ashman brings 23 years at Wolff Olins into her new role, as well as a keen interest in the ways new technologies are shaping our world.<p>After three and a half years as CEO of the global branding and business strategy agency Wolff Olins, Ije Nwokorie has stepped down, leaving former chief …

Another Lens

How can you design for everyone without understanding the full picture?<p>To help examine how bias influences our worldview, Airbnb Design partnered …

Journalism

Airbnb Debuts A Toolkit For Inclusive Design

Working with media startup News Deeply, Airbnb has created questions for designers to ask themselves if they want to check their biases.<p>Earlier this summer, Airbnb paired up with the media startup News Deeply on an installation called <i>Shadow to Light</i> for San Francisco Design Week. Guided by the …

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

Top 3 UI Techniques That Users Hate Most

by Nick Babich<b>Note:</b><i> the technique mentioned in this article aren’t always black or white. Meaning, they all have great potential if implemented</i> …

Acquainted

Email Development Best Practices 2017

Email development can be a very confusing undertaking. Many new email developers, or web developers who are new to email, find that the complex and …

Butterick’s Practical Typography

Butterick’s<br>Practical<br>Typography<p>Newest Demo the Practical Typography fonts at mbtype.comTypography in ten minutessummary of key rulesForeword by Erik …

10 Basic Principles of Visual Design

<i>Yesterday I was listening to a podcast and heard someone who was about to ask a question saying something along the lines of "..long time fan, first</i> …

UI Design

The Death of Creative Excellence

In the dim and distant past, a friend of mine worked as a psychologist at a notoriously tough jail in Scotland.<p>In an attempt to lighten the grim …

My kind of contract

The work for hire terms at Segura, a design firm in Chicago. My three favorite bits: 1. “Time is money. More time is more money.” 2. “If you want …

U2

CSS in JavaScript: The future of component-based styling

Fundamental №1 —Typography<p>Let’s start off with typography, a fundamental basis for design. <b>The first step is to define typography constants</b>. And …