Digital Design

You Are Going to Switch to Figma

I’ve read a lot of comparison articles about the two, but I don’t think they really do Figma justice. Some of them briefly mention the team features, …

Computer Graphics

Digital Design with Adobe Bundle, Save 97%

We have an awesome deal in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 97% on the Digital Design with Adobe Bundle.<p>The Digital Design with …

Graphics

Big Pictures on Small Screens

<b>Summary:</b> When using large screen images on smaller screens, remove images that don’t add information. Then, pay close attention to cropping, scaling …

Fifth Third Bank

InVision is bringing Prototyping Tools within Sketch with Craft Prototype

Having prototyping tools within Sketch is something I've been waiting for quite some time now. And it's finally here! Introducing Craft Prototype by …

Prototypes

Redesigning Android Emoji

Learn how Google reimagined over 2,000 emoji characters — all in the interest of expression.<p>Since the days of Android KitKat, our emoji have grown to …

Computer Graphics

How to get your Sketch files nice and tidy

Let’s face it: Sketch has been stepping strong in the last years and is now becoming the default tool for many agencies and designers alike. I use</b> …

Computer Graphics

Why Color Theory Matters for Bloggers (And how to use it)

Think about the first time you come across a new website. What are your first impressions of that site? Is it powerful, reliable, and trustworthy? Is …

Computer Graphics

On Design Systems: Dan Mall of Superfriendly

We sat down with Dan Mall of Superfriendly to explore his best practices from design systems projects with startups and corporations.<p>Check out the …

Computer Graphics

Sketch is not a UX design tool

The popular design app for Mac is a refined evolution of the “pen-and-paper simulator”, but does not attempt to model user experiences. Even the …

Web Design

Dynamic Icons in Sketch

Two years ago, I had a grand total of zero minutes played in Sketch. Today — let’s do the math — I have approximately 18 months in Sketch x 172 …

Computer Graphics

The Workshop and the Storefront

My wife is a jewelry designer. She has a workshop where she spends much her time hammering, soldering, tinkering, shaping, sawing, buffing, …

Computer Graphics

A new Artboard picker, better vectors and more in Sketch 44

Hot on the heels of Sketch 43, we’ve used this release to focus on one of Sketch’s most fundamental features — Artboards. We’ve also added better …

Computer Graphics

Pattern Lab: Taking Our Workflow from a Linear to Parallel Process | Phase2

Pattern Lab is many wonderful things: a style guide, a component inventory, a prototyping system, and the embodiment of a design philosophy, all …

Web Development

Typography Can Make or Break Your Design

Identify your purpose<p>Before you do anything else, first identify the purpose of your design. What information do you want to convey? What is the …

Typography

“The Style Guide Guide”

The Style Guide Guide imports and displays design-pattern HTML from a separate pattern library. Anytime there’s a change in the underlying code of …

Style Guides

Ryan Brant | Creative Director for Theory A Digital Creative Agency | Experience Design | Transmedia | Branding | Digital Imaging | Photography | Film | Visual Effects

en_US<p>website<p>Creative Director for Theory, A Digital Creative Agency | Experience Design | Transmedia | Branding | Digital Imaging | Photography | …

Graphic Design

The “I’m new to design” starter pack

Insights for anyone thinking about moving into design.If you’re a Twitter user by any means, chances are good that you’ve seen these sorts of memes …

UX Design

5 Rules That Will Make You Instantly Suck Less at Design

Even amateurs can and should master the basics of design, insists this pro.<p>As Jason Putorti, former lead designer at company Mint.com, once memorably put it, great design can seem like magic pixie dust sprinkled over a product, instantly transforming a so-so experience into something …

Computer Graphics

Microsoft’s fluent design system –pass or fail? – Muzli -Design Inspiration

It’s built around people, and people like to be creative.<p>If Microsoft’s Metro design system failed because it was too original, the new Fluent Design …

Material Design

How to have different interaction states within one symbol

Use nested symbols inside a master symbol to show different interactions like hover or selected on things like bricklets and cards<p>This tutorial is …

Computer Graphics

Dead Simple Techniques for Using Branding in UI – UX Power Tools – Medium

Tutorial<p>Dead Simple Techniques for Using Branding in UI<p>The product is a play. The UI is the stage.<p>I tend to be a fairly utilitarian designer by …

Computer Graphics

Rapid Prototyping & UWP Apps

In a design-driven world, rapid prototyping tools are an invaluable asset<p>Tools like Sketch, Framer, Invision, XD, and Principle are growing in …

Computer Graphics

Striking Low Polygon Logo Designs That Would Make Your Brand Stand Out

Poly Owl Logo by Breno Bitencourt. Image via Dribbble.<br>As trends began to shift, designers are bringing more innovation and creative elements into …

Design

30 free Sketch plugins to grab right now

You’ve been working up a storm in Sketch, and for that you deserve all of the high-fives. But now it’s time to kick things up a notch and improve …

Adobe

Barricade Style Guide

Welcome.<p>Style Guide: A Living Document<p>For those of you who don't know what a Style Guide is - it's quite simple really. A Style Guide is a set of …

Computer Graphics

💎 5 New Tools on the Prototyping Radar – Prototyping: From UX to Front End

<i>This was first published to subscribers of our mailing list — </i><i>join here for free</i><i>.</i><p>The prototyping scene is changing rapidly, so we’re covering 2 …

Computer Graphics

Writing Tidy Code

Written by <b>Harry Roberts</b> on <b>CSS Wizardry</b>.<p>My friend Tom recently gave an excellent talk titled <i>Writing Readable Code</i>. It’s only 15 minutes long, and is …

Web Development

The Horizontal Scroll Interface – Muzli -Design Inspiration

UI/UX Basic Research<p>Prelude<p>It always bothered me, that all apps use an interface principle which relies on vertical scrolling. I bet the first three …

Usability

Who are we designing for? The production team (Part 2 of 3)

Methodology<p>Who are we designing for? The production team (Part 2 of 3)<p>Who is going to help you get your product or idea built?<p>This is part two of a …

Product Management