5 Ways to Communicate With Non-Visual Thinkers

Many, if not most designers will at some point encounter this scenario: they’ve just completed a digital wire-frame for a new project, with a new client. They’ve thought long and hard about the placement of everything, and they’re ready for feedback. They figure it’ll be a short conversation, just enough time for the client to… Read More

Free Download: Non-Profit UI Kit for Adobe XD

Halting climate change; distributing wealth around the globe; achieving social, racial, sexual, and gender equality; ending violence; there are so many challenges in today’s world. The web can be an incredible vehicle for change, and Adobe are lending a helping hand with an incredible, free UI kit for Adobe XD. The UI kit has been… Read More

Foundation 6.5 Released

After an extended wait, Zurb have finally released the much anticipated version 6.5 of its popular Foundation framework. (This is in place of the originally intended 6.4.4 release.) So, what has changed? Well, this is not a major release so we’re not getting CSS Grid yet, but the changelog is pretty long. The folks behind… Read More

5 Trends of Voice UI Design

At its core, the concept of interaction was always about communication. Human-Computer Interaction has never been about graphical user interfaces, which is why Voice User Interfaces (VUIs) are the future of user interface design. An interface is just a medium people use to interact with a system—whether it’s a GUI, VUI or something else. So… Read More

Take Your Business Online with Ease: Create Your Website with Mozello

Few of the current crop of page builders are as simple as Mozello. You don’t need any previous experience, Mozello takes care of everything for you. Just run through the quick set-up and you’ll have a working website, online, in minutes. Mozello is a surprisingly easy-to-use platform that offers you the opportunity to create a… Read More

What’s New for Designers, November 2018

Designers and developers are hard at work creating tons of new goodies to make work life easier. This month’s roundup of tools for designers includes a smorgasbord of resources that includes everything from productivity and collaboration tools to icon and design kits to fonts that you’ll love. If we’ve missed something that you think should… Read More

Popular Design News of the Week: November 5, 2018 – November 11, 2018

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Read More

5 Principles of Cuteness in Web Design

Okay, how in the heck do you make something “cute”? Now maybe you’ve grown up in an environment where getting in touch with your feelings was anathema. Maybe you just naturally gravitated to Max Steel over Hello Kitty. Maybe you’ve never had a problem with any of this, and freely make high-pitched noises whenever there’s… Read More

10 Tips for Building a Visual Language

A visual language is just like any other form of communication. Where “language” refers to spoken or written communication, visual language goes a step further to connect with a certain community. Elements from color to style to type of photos or illustrations establish what a brand or company is. These visual elements tie together a… Read More

Unique Ways to Integrate Social Media into Web Design

There’s something very special about social media marketing and how it compels consumers to engage with it. The Hootsuite 2018 Social Media Barometer says there are now over 3.2 billion global consumers who are active on social media. With such a large part of the population actively involved in social media, it’s no surprise that… Read More