Motion in UX Design
Thoughtful motion in design can enhance user experience over traditional design elements. Let’s talk about the fundamentals of motion design, and how it can h
How to Use Images to Improve Mobile App UX
Images can be a powerful way to capture users’ attention and differentiate your product. They are more than decoration and have the power to make or break a u
What Can You Learn From People Who Drew 30,000 Icons?
Drawing icons every day for 5 years won’t only get you 30,000 of them. You’ll also learn about sexism and racism, how designers and developers get along, tr
White Text on Black Background: Will it Get You Fired?
In website design, what are the pros and cons of dark text on light backgrounds vs light text on dark backgrounds? Is it a subjective design choice, or are ther
Can You Get a Decent Icon Design With Only a Photo Reference?
Read about the creative experiment on one icon design and learn how differently people see the same task.
Mobile UX Design: The Right Ways to Ask Users for Permissions
A mobile app needs to be able to keep in touch with users before asking for permissions, in order to retain engagement. This article will get you on the right t
Gadgets for a Homeless UX Designer
Check practical tips and personal experience on how to deal with your gadgets if you are a design nomad
Why Are So Many Companies Changing to Flat Logo Design?
Dive into the trend of flat design for branding and learn why many big and small companies are changing their logos to flat.
Boarding Pass Usability: How to Save Two Human Lifetimes Per Year
Every second planes are taking off worldwide. We pay a lot of attention to costs, destinations, boarding, and many many other things, but there's one thing we d
Designing User Expectations to Your Product’s Advantage
Every user has a set of expectations regarding your product (app, website, new feature) before they start using it. A good design not only fulfills expectations
Design Career: Best Places to Sell Icons
What are the best places for selling icons? Well, to be honest, there are plenty of them! So let’s dot the i's and cross the t's.
How Did Ancient Aztecs Draw Icons? One Mystic Story
A bit of design history and fun in the company of ancient civilizations and their approach to pictography
Upwork and the Dictatorship of Online Marketplaces
Upwork is not the only autocracy that oppresses the poor and weak, but it’s the one that does it so explicitly. With new pricing introduced this May, they ha
Design Without a Designer. One Developer’s True Story
Following guidelines and finding quality graphic assets, it's quite possible to come up with a decent design, even if you can't hire a professional designer for
How Many People Does It Take to Make Text in Your App Look “Pro”?
Text for user interfaces is not a simple challenge. Check how it works and how many people make it look professional.