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UI Designer Shares His Top 19 Bite-Sized Design Tips From Year’s Worth Of Advice

Some of you might already be familiar with UI designer Steve Schoger. Last month, DesignTAXI featured his free-to-download poster for web developers …

UI Design

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

A Sunny Seattle Day

I’ve been traveling for several days recently, and was unable to compose a proper photo story for today, so I hope you’ll indulge me if I just share a few pictures I took in and around Seattle, Washington, yesterday. The weather was fantastic, and I had the luxury of a whole day to do nothing other …

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Google Has A Solution For The UX Design Education Gap: Google

A new degree program with SCAD aims to “fill the gaps” in user experience design education.<p>As a profession, “designer” is constantly evolving. Fifty years ago, chances are you’d either be a graphic designer, industrial designer, or furniture designer. In five decades, you might be an artificial …

10 best new web design tools in August 2016

The two major launches this month are Pattern Lab 2, which is a tool for building atomic design systems, and Fractal, a tool for building web …

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

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 …

UI Design

Shooting Fast Moving Subjects - How to Stop the Blur

In this article you will see how to deal with fast moving objects. For me shooting action is the most fun you can have with your photography. You can …

Photography

15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

Art

The Most Essential Ingredient In Interaction Design? The Words

Impressive graphics and gestures are nice, but clear copy serves a vital function. Here are four things your writing should achieve.<p>This is the first of a series of excerpts from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a …

GifGrabber Captures Your Mac’s Screen and Makes Animated GIFs

OS X: Animated GIFs get your point across visually without using a video. You can make animated gifs from an existing video, but if you just want to …

6 Time-Saving Smoothie Tips

While whipping up a breakfast smoothie is usually pretty fast, here are some ways to make that morning meal even quicker!

Healthy Eating

What's new for designers, March 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of new apps for design teams, domain resources, new design …

Prototyping iOS And Android Apps With Sketch (With A Freebie!)

Why Prototype?<p>When it comes to showing an app’s design to a team, a client or a stakeholder, I’ve found that an ugly-but-functional prototype beats …

The 20 most expensive photographs of all time are worth millions

If a picture's worth a thousand words, these photographs may as well be <i>War and Peace</i>.<p>While most of us are fretting over a selfie hitting the double …

A Complete Guide To Meditation For Stellar Parenting

It's been eight years since I started this parenting adventure with no map and no previous experience. The practices I've learned along the way have …

The 10 Best Exercises for Men

Accelerate your gains and get stronger all over<p>You’ve heard the advice: Switch up your routine every four to six weeks to avoid plateaus.<p>But with so many exercises to choose from, this can easily become an exercise in frustration—unless you start with the moves below. Pepper them throughout your …

30 Free Material Design UI Kits, Templates & Icon Sets

Created and released by Google back in 2014, Material Design is an innovative visual language that has been created to unify the user experience of …

Time for iWatch: Apple’s Beats

The company that created the iPhone is no stranger to fashion. They’ve taken cues from – and given cues to – the fashion industry for years, for …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

CrossFit’s Dirty Little Secret

Everyone has an uncle they’d rather you not meet.<p>Please allow me to introduce you to Uncle Rhabdo, CrossFit’s unofficial and disturbing mascot. Uncle …

Physiotherapy