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The New Landing Page Is To Have No Landing Page At...

I want you to take a hard look at your product and ask yourself if you really need that landing page, all that text, or...

Understanding The “Initial”, “Inherit” And “Unset” CSS Keywords

CSS has default keywords for various values. In this article I’m going to talk about three of them: initial, inherit, and the relatively new...

My Personal Website – From Zero To Hero In 5 Years

Personal websites are useful, offer complete creative freedom and they are a cool way of showcasing your work and testing your current skills. There...

10 Tips For Outstanding Ecommerce Website Design In 2020

Before you go and say how the design of your eCommerce website isn’t as important as the actual products you’re trying to sell, be...

The Split Personality Of Brutalist Web Development

No frills, or flashing neon frills with sprinklers attached? ‘Brutalist’ websites have flourished in recent years, but their guiding philosophy remains unclear...

Redesign: Picking Typefaces

Last time, we talked about how the design of letters accumulate into the feel of a typeface. With all that in mind, let’s take a...

7 UI Patterns From Designing A Habit-Tracking App — A Case...

Micro Habits is a habit tracker app (iOS) inspired by a book called “Tiny Habits” — BJ Fogg. It helps users to develop any...

Instagram’s Decision To Hide Photoshopped Images Is A Disservice To Art

In a controversial turn of events, Instagram has begun hiding photoshopped images on its platform — even in the case of creative uses. San...

The Latest Research For Web Designers, January 2020

One of the most powerful tools we have in web design is consumer and industry data. It’s like a gauge that tells us whether we’re...

5 Reasons Designers Need To Understand Their Client’s Industry

If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ve probably designed websites for a variety of clients. Maybe you’ve built sites for doctors, lawyers,...

7 Ui Trends You Should Be Watching In 2020

New year resolutions are everyone’s favorite thing I’m sure. But researching and knowing where to take a product’s creative direction should be on a...

Industry Review 2020: Changes In Design, Products, & Consume Behaviour

I use near years as an arbitrary check-point to reconcile thoughts, notes, and ideas gathered over the last year, and the year before that....

The Comprehensive 8pt Grid Guide

Start your UI project right with this extended framework for the 8pt grid: Typography, Icons and Layout. In this article I will try and...

Why Doesn’t Your Website Stand Out?

The reason why a website doesn’t stand out because it’s not unique. The reason why a website isn’t unique because it doesn’t have a personality. A...

Design Challenges In The Age Of AI, And How To Overcome...

Design is an ever-evolving field. So much so that it’s hard to keep track of design job titles. Originally, product designers designed industrial products...

HTML5 Generation Gives Eulogy To Flash

The year 2020 marks the end of an era for Flash. The story of Flash began about 25 years ago as a way to...

How You Can Earn The Visitors’ Trust With Your Website’s Design

The World Wide Web can be a frightening place at times. It does not matter whether you are just browsing on your favorite sites...

How To Design For Arabic Users

When you think about the best websites, apps, and designs you have ever seen you will probably think of designs with a western structure....

Why Every Website Wants You To Accept Its Cookies

If you’ve visited a new website on your phone or computer over the past 18 months or so, you’ve probably seen it: a notification...

KPI Is An Imperative Tool For UX Designers

In his recent lecture last year “The Tools We Use: Challenging Dogma in the Design Process,” Emmet Connolly, Director of Product Design at Intercom,...

The Ultimate Guide For Mobile Developers, Who Want To Design

I'm an iOS & macOS developer first, having been coding since I was 13 y.o. However, currently, I'm doing all the design tasks for...

How To Design Better Buttons

A button is an interactive element that results in the action described on it. If it says “save” on a button, clicking it will...

The Complete List Of Font Formats And Their Use

We’re all familiar with the current font formats (otf and ttf) that we can install on our computers and even on mobile devices. But...

Website Contact Page Mistakes To Avoid

When you create a website for yourself or for your clients, you do so with an end goal in mind.  You want your viewers...

The Emotional Rollercoaster Of Being A Web Designer

There are a ton of resources out there to help us learn web design. Whether you want to code like a master or create...

The Definitive PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, And 7.4 Benchmarks...

Each year we release our in-depth performance benchmarks across various platforms to see how different versions of PHP stack up against each other. This...

Progressive Web Apps In 2020

It’s been more than 12 years since Steve Jobs originally presented the idea of web apps “that look exactly and behave exactly like native apps,” and...

The Paradox At The Heart Of A/B Testing

A/B testing began with beer. At the turn of the 20th century, William Sealy Gosset was exploring new ways of running experiments on his...

Designing Your Digital Product Like A Concept Car

Automakers have been producing concept cars for over 80 years — starting with the 1938 Buick Y-Job. The Buick Y-Job featured the first iteration of...

How Developers Will Work In 2020

Software development is perpetually in a state of flux. Coders are constantly fighting a battle to keep their skills relevant. Each year brings new...
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