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What is the real role of a design portfolio website?
Or “stop judging someone’s portfolio before knowing their objectives”.
Carousell: a Guerilla UX Case Study
How incremental design changes can improve the seller experience to drive listing growth & engagement
Uber Creator Spotlight: Designers Who Photograph their Cities
A remarkable, chance collaboration united two talented photographers from Uber’s design team.
Imagine Making Your Own Font
An Interview with Author of “Designing Type” Karen Cheng
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Starting Your Own Type Foundry
We talk to Jesse Ragan and Ben Kiel about starting their new type foundry XYZ Type.
Make War, Not Interfaces
Sun Tzu’s Lessons on Product Design
Paul van Oijen
Top 3 UI Techniques That Users Hate Most
by Nick Babich
100 Days of Vector Illustration
My thought process on creating illustration using Sketch
Mobile UI Design: Basic Types of Screens.
Smartphones have invaded almost every activity of our lives. Different applications assist us and make the life easier. A designer’s job is…
How to identify Good Design in 6 steps
Breaking apart the subjectivity.
🙇🏻🚫🤐😁✌🏻— Meaning without words: an emoji revolution
As an indicator of the growth of post-digital culture and typography the use and prevalence of emoji is part of the development of what…
Why hire more designers?
This was first published on my mailing list The Looking Glass. Every week, I answer a reader’s question.
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How to Pair Fonts and Overcome Your Type Anxiety
An Interview with Bethany Heck on her upcoming Font Review Journal and how to make stronger choices when pairing fonts
4 Ways Friction Can Improve UX
by Nick Babich
Pretty Pixels vs. Functional Design
This has been a post in the making for a few years now. At first, when I realized what had started happening in the design community, I…
The Combination of Simplicity with Creativity: Helvetica
A delicate flower should find a breathe against all the fancy and embellished figures. With its smooth lines, Helvetica combined the beauty…
Designed Degradations: UX Patterns for Hostile Environments.
This is the second article of the “Designed” series. Check out the first article: Designed Inconveniences: UX Patterns That Can’t Be Taught
Juan J. Ramirez
Making our own emoji
I’m making a real Apple-esque emoji for every one of my colleagues in Bakken & Bæck. The first finished set includes everyone from our…
Designing interactive experiences
The ‘what, when and how’ of interactive prototyping
Most Common UX Design Methods and Techniques
The list below contains most common methods and techniques used by UX Designers as they create great experiences for users. For each item…
OCD: Obsessive Compulsive Designer
How being a Designer can push you to excessive judgment and criticism.
The UX of Getting Started in UX
By Dan Maccarone & Sarah Doody
How to switch your career to product design
Learn from 6 Dropbox designers with different backgrounds
My Journey into Digital Art: Reflections by Photoshop Hall of Famer Bert Monroy
In February of 1990, everything changed — Adobe Systems introduced Photoshop.
Computer History Museum
Snapchat is the Donald Trump of UI Design
What can designers learn about the success of Snapchat’s unconventional design from the rise of Donald Trump?