Design

  • CSS Flexbox Learning Guides, Tools & Frameworks

    CSS Flexbox Learning Guides, Tools & Frameworks

    Flexbox is an advanced method of more efficiently using space amongst items of a CSS container. While its theory can seem a bit complicated and difficult to master, thankfully the web is chock-full of great opportunities to learn. We’ve compiled a collection of some of the best resources out there […]

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  • The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

    The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

    During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot to hurt the experience that the user has while using your software. We put together a list of points for you to check before the design is signed […]

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  • 10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

    10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

    The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another level with independent animation properties. But digging even further you’ll notice that open source code has revolutionized the process of creating and using such […]

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  • The Free Web and Mobile Wireframing & Layout Kit

    The Free Web and Mobile Wireframing & Layout Kit

    We have a fantastic free toolkit for you guys today. It’s a complete collection of wireframing tools, perfect for web and mobile mockups, planning out sitemaps and quickly creating UX flow charts and maps. Within the free download package, there are 21 mini web layout templates that cover almost all […]

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  • Developing a Sense of Mythology Around Your Designs

    Developing a Sense of Mythology Around Your Designs

    There’s a legend among the cheese connoisseurs of New York City. In most of the US, it’s illegal to sell raw (non-pasteurized) dairy products. The reasons why are complicated, but many non-Americans who were raised on fresh milk and cheeses are often surprised when they come stateside and are unable […]

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  • The Difference Between Visual Art and Graphic Design

    The Difference Between Visual Art and Graphic Design

    The fine line that separates visual art and graphic design is something that’s been debated for a very long time. While both artists and designers compose visuals and have a shared toolkit and knowledge base, there’s a distinct difference between the two. Pinpointing exactly what the difference is, that’s where […]

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  • The 10 Golden Rules of Simple, Clean Design

    The 10 Golden Rules of Simple, Clean Design

    There’s a lot more to simple design than you think. A product such as the iPhone may appear clean and unobtrusive to the naked eye, but there’s a lot going on beneath the surface that most people don’t know about. Nor do they need to. They only need to know […]

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  • How to Effectively Use Whitespace in Web Design

    How to Effectively Use Whitespace in Web Design

    Have you ever found yourself gazing at a finished design thinking, ‘something’s missing’? More specifically, have you ever come to the conclusion that a design is ‘too empty’ or ‘too busy’? For us designers, it’s difficult to spend any appreciable time in our craft without running into this scenario. This […]

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  • Finding and Using Your Own Design Voice

    Finding and Using Your Own Design Voice

    Your design voice – or design style, if you will – is how you choose to relay information to your audience. That sounds simple, but for the uninitiated, it can be incredibly confusing. I have a confession to make today: when I started writing this article, I was stumped at […]

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