A group of the latest design articles to improve your professional skills and help you not miss anything important from the design community. Articles can range in topic from things like design, business, productivity, freelancing and much more.
Recently, I hosted a Fireside Chat about how to best communicate the value of design with Leanne Waldal and Kerry Rodden . While we discussed the various reasons why design is seen as overly-qualitative or “squishy,” we all agreed that the path towards securing the respect design deserves boils down to one key idea. . .
As this year comes to a close, we look toward the new year with excitement for the web design trends for 2020. The past year was filled with developments in virtual reality and voice UX, as well as the prominence of geometric shapes in design, so what will 2020 bring for web design?
Can you guess which design disciplines are in high demand these days? We recently surveyed over 17K designers and design teams in our Global Design Survey to better understand the job growth of different designer roles in today’s landscape. We wanted to find out, which types of design jobs are companies. . .
Whether you’re looking to break free of the 9 to 5 life and start your own freelance design business, or you’re part of a scrappy crew of creatives about to found your own design agency, you need state-of-the-art tools that aren’t going to destroy your bottom line. Thankfully, you can use Webflow for free.
With the quick development of technology, animation is less of a visual luxury and more of a functional requirement that users expect. Animation solves a lot of functional problems within interfaces and makes interfaces feel alive and truly responsive to the user. Let’s explore the key animation tactics that improve. . .
Web designers often think about the web design process with a focus on technical matters such as wireframes, code, and content management. But great design isn’t about how you integrate the social media buttons or even slick visuals. Great design is actually about creating a website design that aligns with an overarching strategy.
The term “skeuomorphic design” may have sent you to Google or Dictionary.com faster than you can say it (probably because it’s also hard to pronounce). So let’s break it down: skeuomorphic designs are designs that mimic elements of real-life products and features. Skeuomorphismis applied when designers want. . .
Product design is a worthwhile endeavor, and a lot of professionals are into it, not just making a few bucks but actually making a living off it. The main problem is in the area of acquiring the skill — product design as a skill does not come cheap. You have to spend a lot of time learning, practicing, and making mistakes. . .
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