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Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Six ways successful people stay calm in a crisis

It happens to the best of us. Things go off the rails at work, you witness someone on your team verbally explode because something isn’t working out …

What We Learned From Spending $100k On Facebook Ads

For a three-person digital marketing team like ours, the prospect of having a big ad budget seemed like a distant dream. So when we were suddenly …

What Writers Can Teach Programmers

Heather Knight, Roboticist<p>Have you ever noticed there are no self-help books for programming? Sure, there are <i>for loop</i> explanations, and guides to …

What is the Design Process?

<b>We want to see your design process.</b><br>— Said every interviewer, their voices echoing into the abyss.<p>A d<i>esign process</i> defines every designer’s journey to …

This handy tool makes discovering beautiful Google fonts simple

An often overlooked Google product is Google Fonts. Not only do these look great and speed up the Internet, but they’re also completely free. The only downside is picking one to use in your next project.<p>Better Google Font Finder, by San Francisco-based product designer Mattthew, aims to make that …

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From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

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 …

Collective #312

Inspirational Website of the Week: Maxime BonhommeThe engaging portfolio of Maxime Bonhomme is our pick this week. Get inspired <br>May1Reboot#May1Reboot …

How to blow your boss’s mind

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right — you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always …

20 Sketch Sheets and Templates for Designing Web and App Layouts

Looking for some sketch sheets and templates for creating the perfect web and app layouts? Look no further! We selected some of the best templates …

10 best new web design tools for April 2017

There's good news this month for Foundation users: the team has released a library of UI components you can download, edit and plug into your site to …

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

6 Ikea Hacks Every Tiny Bedroom Needs

The key to blissful small space living relies on one thing: concealing your sh*t. If the idea of splurging on several pieces of storage-friendly furniture is holding you back from the stylish, minimalist existence you deserve, don't let it. There are loads of Ikea hacks that can help you transform …

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The New Outdoor Living Room: 10 Favorite Built-in Sofas for Decks and Patios

We’re in the process of gutting our backyard. One of the design elements we’re adding is a large deck with a built-in, U-shaped sofa–a spot for the …

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The Complexity of Simplicity in Web Design

The experience of a simple and brilliant web design is seamless. Users easily move from one piece of content to the next with confidence and comfort. …

Boost Your Productivity with These Apps & Tools

Whether you web design, operate a business, lead a team, or head up a project, you’re always trying to figure out ways to do things faster and/or …

7 new graphic design tools to make your life easier

The graphic design software scene is very dynamic right now, with new tools being released all the time. Some of these new and updated apps could …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

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Social media firms given a month to fix consumer rights issues in Europe

Facebook, Twitter and Google are under more pressure in Europe to comply with regional rules. The latest issue they find themselves on the hook for relates to complaints pertaining to a variety of consumer rights that have been investigated by EU regulators since last year.<p>EU consumer authorities …

The tech industry needs more designers — are hybrid designer-developers the answer?

The growing need for tech designers is driving the industry to seek out multi-disciplinary talent and leading to more inclusive hiring practices. Highlighting this trend, John Maeda, former design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has published a new report on what companies are looking …

Here Are The Top User Interface Design Trends For 2017

<b>Users have</b> become more tech-savvy and have higher expectations for design than ever—which makes it all the more important that your app resonates …

Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Killer Product Photography at Home

We’re not entirely sure why, but product photography tutorials are coming hard and fast lately. So in case this DIY lightbox wasn’t good enough, and …

The Best Damn Thing in Every State

Travel<p>By Matt Lynch and Andy Kryza Published On 03/03/2017<p>@MLynchChi @apkryza<p>By Matt Lynch @MLynchChi And Andy Kryza @apkryza Published On …

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Weekly News for Designers (N.372)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.You can …

Web Development Reading List #169: TLS At Scale, Brotli Benefits, And Easy Onion Deployments

<b>Everyone here can have a big impact on a project</b>, on someone else. I get very excited about this when I read stories like the one about an intern at …

Creative Commons' New Search Engine Makes It Easy To Find Free-To-Use Images

Busted! You copied an image on your blog that you saw on the internet. You didn’t think you were doing anything wrong but it turns out you were. The image was copyrighted and now the copyright holder is threatening to take you to court unless you pay a fee. That threat may be nothing more than …

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100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

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What is the BBC micro:bit – Gary explains

The BBC micro:bit is part of an initiative to get kids coding, primarily in the UK, however its influence is starting to spread world wide. The micro:bit itself is a small credit card sized computer with an ARM Cortex-M0 microprocessor on it, plus a variety of sensors and LEDS. You can program it …