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Free e-course—Designing with your developer in mind - InVision Blog

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For the best and quickest path to market, a designer needs to work with development principles in mind. In an ideal world, design would exist on a plane with art, a noble pursuit of one’s creative passions, unbound by time or outside influences.…

What does it mean to design for development? - InVision Blog

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A design can improve with the input of a developer, and code can be better written with the help of a designer. Designing for development is about finding the solution that produces the best possible user experience with the least moving parts. Web…

Design for Emotion – Google Design – Medium

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Humans have feelings, thoughts, and emotions — we all have them. Some of the best sites, apps, and experiences i’ve seen over the years have been designed for emotion — not simply performing a task but along the way they are…

3 trends in landing page design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

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via Muzli design inspiration 1. Diagonal layout 2. Wavy 3. Block-separation becomes less obvious Source: 3 trends in landing page design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Where has the creativity gone in web (and UX) design? - InVision Blog

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The fate of innovation in web design is in your hands. What will you do with all that power? It seems as though the entire web/UX design industry has completely given up on actually designing new experiences. And this extends beyond the agency…

Why developers should learn design - InVision Blog

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Developer Christian Rennella explains how learning design changed his career for the better. The reality of every developer is that they’re completely immersed in the back end, but they’re never face-to-face with the end user. The user…

Atomic Design

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As the craft of Web design continues to evolve, we’re recognizing the need to develop thoughtful design systems, rather than creating simple collections of web pages. A lot has been said about creating design systems, and much of it focuses…

PiX - Interaction Notation for UX Design

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PiX is a visual language specially crafted to define and model user experience within digital services. We need a design deliverable that can encapsule the flow of interaction, the quality of the experience we're proposing to the user, to our…

Principles of Mobile Site Design — UX Planet

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by Nick Babich Mobile users tend to be very goal-oriented, they expect to be able to get what they need from a mobile site easily, immediately, and on their own terms. Whether it’s making a purchase, getting a quote or joining an email…

What k-pop can teach us about design — Free Code Camp

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Five characteristics of good design taught through k-pop A few weeks ago, my roommate introduced me to the world of Korean pop music, otherwise known as k-pop. The more I dug into the genre, the more I realized how applicable some of the…

7 Psychology Books Every Designer Should Read ~ Creative Market Blog

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Using Psychology to Create Design that “Works" | Inspirationfeed

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To be successful in design, you will need to understand both the principles of psychology as they relate to the words you use and the principles of Source: Using Psychology to Create Design that “Works" | Inspirationfeed

Aquarium Ferns Grow Inside An Air Bubble Within Upside-Down Fish Tank

Japanese designer Haruka Misawa trained at the design office Nendo, created this incredible upside-down fish tank. A large air bubble is encapsulated within the water of the fish tank, allowing ferns to grow and fish to feed off them. The…

12 Hilariously Honest Dog Breed Slogans

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Drone Photography with Dirk Dallas | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration

I feel we are still in the state of novelty while talking about  Drone Photography. Why? There's isn't that much of it out there yet, I might be wrong but this is my thought. I also a great fan of those who pushes the limits of this tool/hardware…

Easy Steps To Better Icon Design – Smashing Magazine

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Scott Lewis explains which easy steps you can take to improve your logo design. Icon and vector marketplaces like Iconfinder (where I work) are making well-designed vector icons an inexpensive and readily available resource for web and…

What is the purpose of a logo? It’s more than design…it’s about purpose — Prototyping: From UX to Front End

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My friend Spencer Chen, VP of marketing and business development for Alibaba, blew up Twitter recently by observing that… My friend Spencer Chen, VP of marketing and business development for Alibaba, blew up Twitter recently by observing…

7 Tips & 40+ Resources from My First Year in Product Design — Prototyping: From UX to Front End

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Everything I’ve learned since I changed my design focus. The past year has been an uphill climb from being ‘stuck’ in a print design role to leading design at a startup product. There’s nothing wrong with print design, in fact, it’s…

How to Stay a Creative Genius — Life Learning — Medium

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I think we can all agree kids are pretty slow. They can’t draw worth a darn, they walk like drunks, and they definitely can’t talk right. No, I do not want “basgetti” for dinner. They fail at everything they try. They fall down.…

Design, Illustrated in 3 Charts — The Year of the Looking Glass — Medium

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Been typing a lot of words recently, so this one will be simple: a few doodles from the sketchbook pondering what, exact… Source: Design, Illustrated in 3 Charts — The Year of the Looking Glass — Medium

How fast should your UI animations be? | Val Head - Designer & UI Animation Consultant

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This is a question I get asked a lot at workshops and talks, and it’s an important one! Good timing choices are essential for creating a good experience. Often times I hear designers and developers say they have one specific small number,…