Jenny Yan

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The 4 Essential UX Documents Every Designer Needs

When it comes to UX documentation, wireframes and prototypes are certainly among the most important.<p>But that’s just the beginning. We’ve actually …

15 qualities to look for when hiring a front-end developer

Front-end developers have to bring a range of talent to the table, from a knack for technical detail to a broad understanding of user experience and …

UX Design

Nike Total Football

Yesterday while checking my Facebook I saw this awesome time-lapse video that Rik Oostenbroek posted capturing a behind the scenes of peek of his …

Digital Art

How To Transfer An Image Onto Wood

Photos are always a great gift idea as they can be more personal than any other item. If you want to surprise someone with a truly unique gift, the …

Start A Fire

Beautiful Papercut Artworks of Nature by Marina Adamova

Moscow-based artist Marina Adamova just popped on our radar thanks to Ann Martin, founder of the blog All Things Paper. Though Adamova is a talented illustrator and graphic designer, it's her papercut artworks that really caught our eye. She's a self-taught paper artist who combines illustration …

Art

Amazing Online Productivity Resources for Procrastinators

If you’re looking for ways to improve your productivity, there are plenty of educational resources to be found online. The hardest part about finding …

Time Management

A financial planner explains a simple way to calculate how long it will take to double your money

You likely can have twice as much wealth in 10 years, if you invest it in stocks, or 72 years if it goes into a savings account.<p>It pays to understand the math.<p>Everyone says you should invest because you'll grow your money, but let's back up a second and look at how it really works.<p>Stocks are one of …

Retirement

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & More: Your Cheat Sheet for Adobe Keyboard Shortcuts [Infographic]

Discover the Adobe Create Cloud keyword shortcuts that can help you save a ton of time on your next project.

Graphics

The Home Workout Movement

en_US<p>article<p>Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life, At Home, For FREE. Daily video workouts, motivation, and extensive meal plans to help you live a …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

I Take Letters Of The Alphabet To Draw Famous People

I take letters, numbers and alphabet signs to draw celebrities, characters and icons.

Celebrity Gossip

7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility

Accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web. Imagine a world where …

UX Design

These Blended Frozen Banana Recipes Are Better Than Ice Cream

It’s time to rethink the banana.<p>All you need is a freezer and a blender to transform the potassium-, serotonin- and fiber rich fruit into the creamiest, most healthy treat we’ve had all year.<p>We scoured the internet for delicious ideas, but really, you can’t go wrong: peel and slice some slightly …

Ice Cream

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

Biggest Vintage Graphics Bundle for Designers

Creative vintage graphics bundle contains lot of<b> vintage handdrawn shapes, illustrations, vintage logos/badges, textures and backgrounds</b> all in one …

Graphic Design

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

9 Things I Learned from Talking to 9 Millionaires

When I began interviewing business leaders for my podcast <i>The Inbox Inspiration</i>, I didn’t realize the impact it would have on me. Getting the …

How to Use Plastic Bottles to Make Concrete Pendant Lamps

Let’s face it, designer lighting can cost a pretty penny. Instead of spending your tax refund on a brand new ceiling lamp, make yourself an entire set of stylish concrete pendant lights with a single bag of concrete mix and some old plastic bottles. Concrete is affordable, modern, and you can make …

Home Depot

How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated

Even if you love your job, it’s common to feel burnt out from time to time. Perhaps you just wrapped up a big project and are having trouble mustering motivation for the next one. It could be that your home life is taking up more of your energy than usual. Or maybe you’re just bored. What’s the …

Productivity

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

A Fulfilling And Meaningful Life: 33 Powerful Tips

Let’s face it.<p>You’re frustrated.<p>It’s so difficult to feel certain about what you’re supposed to be doing with your life.<p>One minute, it’s the happiest …

Happiness

42 Ways to Make People Like and Respect You

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>We all want to be liked, yes. But—perhaps more …

Employment

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …