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Henry & Clover - Some design trend data

It took a surprisingly long time and about fifteen million get requests to scrape meta data for every upload (as of the end of August ‘13) on …

5 Principles of Persuasive Web Design

What’s the best way to persuade somebody when talking to them? You have to be confident, talk fast and swear a little, among other things. But what …

Yep, paid apps are dead

Marco Arment recently wrote what most people with top apps were thinking and what David Barnard predicted over a year ago: “Paid-up-front iOS apps …

The Best Freebies for Designers (September 2013)

Here are the best freebies for designers from September 2013. We have free GUI templates, icon sets, fonts, Photoshop brushes, PSD templates, PS …

MockUPhone

MockUPhone - Free and simple<br>screenshots device mockups generator<p>Wrap your design in mobile devices in a few clicks!<p>Check out new mockups!<p>Get started …

UI Design

Why Not To Do a Startup - Dave McClure

Webstock '13: Mike Monteiro - How Designers Destroyed the World

9 Rules For Running A Productive Design Critique

Design critiques can be painful, long, and unfocused. Here are some guidelines for avoiding the most common pitfalls.<p>Four people crowd around a 27-inch monitor, peering at a design mockup.<p><i>First developer: “Are you nuts? We can’t build all that for the next release.”</i><p><b>Second developer</b>: “Have some …

Mockups

Bento - Learn to code and be a self-taught expert developer

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Source Code

The Very Best Hidden iOS 7 Features

Your first impression of iOS 7 may have left you loving (or hating) the new features included in the latest operating system for iPhones and iPads. But only after spending some time with it do you begin to appreciate the fun, secret features as well.<p>Or at least we did. Here are the best hidden …

Communicating Animation Ideas

If you like this post consider signing up for my newsletter<p>Animation video courtesy of Creative Dash<p>This post is inspired by a conversation I started …

Flat UI and Forms

This article is about two important four-letter words that start with “F”: “flat” and “form.”<p><b>Article Continues Below</b><p>Prepare for leadership roles at …

UI Design

Tablet sales are on a tear, while desktop swoon continues

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>If you thought the tablet growth spurt might be fading you should think again. The latest numbers from Gartner(s it) show …

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TOP<p>ここぞとばかりに、風俗で遊ぶ私の体験談をご覧下さい。<p>デリヘルは休日よりもむしろ休前日派<p>毎日仕事なので、せっかくの休日くらい普段出来ないようなことをしたいって思うのは世の常人の常ってやつですよね。だから休日にゆっくりとデリヘルを楽しんでいる人も多いんじゃないですかね。<br>仕事帰りだとどうしてもバタバ …

Superb Interface Designs by CreativeDash

Based in San Francisco, USA; the talented folks at CreativeDash are awesome at crafting their skills in UI/UX Design, Icon Design, 3D and Graphic …

San Francisco

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. The player guides the silent princess Ida through

Tesla’s Groundbreaking UX: An interview with User Interface Manager Brennan Boblett

<b>It doesn’t take a rocket scientist (or a UX Magazine reporter) to notice that much about the Tesla Model-S’s user experience is vastly different from</b> …

UX Design

Aviate Makes Using Your Android Phone Way Less Irritating

Unless you’re a tech dork, organizing and searching your apps is a pain. Aviate does it for you.<p>Natural user interfaces like Siri and Google Now aim to “disappear” by understanding you perfectly or anticipating your technology needs before you have them. I don’t trust them. You know who already …

Apps

The Myth of the Design Studio Turned Product Company

How a remarkable story of a small design studio unwittingly drove an industry to madness.<p>37Signals successfully navigated the path of going from a …

inFORM Shape Display Allows User To Physically Hold Objects From Afar

0<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p>Touchscreens and displays are all one dimensional, and we have yet to come up with a way to truly turn them …

Basic Animations in CSS and Javascript for Prototypes

Motion design is getting more important everyday when it comes to design interfaces that engage with the user both functionally and emotionally. …

UX Design

From Paper, A Stylus That’s Like A Pencil

By the team behind Paper, this isn’t any old stylus. If the Pencil takes off, the iPad may never be the same.<p>The iPad never came with a stylus. Steve Jobs’s famous quip was, “God gave us 10 styluses–let’s not invent another.” In some ways the quote epitomizes Apple’s legacy of design simplicity, …

Apps

The Smart Design Idea Behind Coin, The Digital Credit Card That Could Replace Wallets

Coin could make wallets irrelevant. But its real appeal will be deeply customizable security.<p>By now, you’ve probably heard of the stealth project called Coin. It’s essentially a smart credit card that, with the push of a button, allows you to cycle through your Visa, Mastercard, or Amex–up to eight …

Cryptocurrency

TapTap Wristband Keeps You In Touch with Your Loved One

<b>TapTap Wristband</b> keeps you and your loved one connected, it’s a small device that transfers touch between 2 people. Aside from transferring the …

Wearable Tech

The Pace of Technology Adoption is Speeding Up

Many people suggest that rates of new product introduction and adoption are speeding up, but is it really, across the board? The answer seems to be yes. An automobile industry trade consultant, for instance, observes that “Today, a typical automotive design cycle is approximately 24 to 36 months, …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

Gear & Gadgets

Everyday Usability in Japan (Part 1)

While I design software for a living, it’s often the design of everyday physical objects which intrigues me the most. From ticket machines to …

Time I