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Quickly Find All Font Sizes Used on a Web Page: How-To Guide
How to use Chrome's developer tools to find all font styles from a webpage.
Unlocking Design Secrets from Enzo Ferrari
Designers can learn from Enzo Ferrari's passion, vision, foresight, and marketing prowess, applying these principles beyond car design.
100 Best Pricing Page Examples of 2024
Here’s a list of the top 100 pricing pages for your next research or redesign project.
How to Crush a Product Design Portfolio Presentation
A product design portfolio presentation is the most critical aspect of an interview process. It's your golden opportunity to showcase your skills and let your work shine.
Design Smarter, Not Harder
As designers, much of our success comes from how we manage our time and workload. I've seen great designers crash and burn(out) because they couldn't manage their time effectively.
DeFi Platforms: The UX/UI Challenges and Opportunities
In the rapidly growing world of decentralized finance (DeFi), exceptional user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design are crucial for broader adoption. To create accessible and user-friendly DeFi platforms, designers should focus on simplifying complex concepts, providing clear onboarding processes, and using concise language.
Design Bites: Unleashing Ideas with Microdosing, Crafting a Sustainable Icon, Microsoft's New Font
A look at Microdosing in Design: Tiny Doses for Big Creative Leaps, Unraveling the Origins of the Iconic Recycling Symbol, and the Unveiling of Microsoft's Aptos Typeface
Key Culture Questions: What to Ask Before Taking a New Design Job
Finding the right cultural fit is essential to success and happiness in a new role. It's not just about impressing potential employers; we need to interview them too.
Is Bad Design Undermining Fintech's Potential?
In the rapidly growing fintech industry, many products still struggle with providing a seamless and enjoyable user experience (UX). To overcome these UX challenges, fintech companies need to prioritize UX design from the start, invest in training and external partnerships, and adopt a user-centric, iterative design approach.
How to Run a UX Brainstorming Session: Key Strategies for Success
Running effective UX brainstorming meetings can significantly enhance product development by fostering creative ideation and establishing a clear strategy.
Why Designers Should Bet on the Shape Up Methodology
Shape up is an interesting methodology for product teams that can give more autonomy to designers to create innovative solutions.
The Jobs-to-Be-Done Framework: A Lens for Product and UX Design
Instead of anchoring design around features or demographics, JTBD delves into the core motivations that lead people to “hire” a product or service.
Thoughts from a 30-day music challenge
I recently joined EDM production’s August Loop Challenge. The premise is simple; create an 8-bar loop of music every day for a month. Eight bars may not seem like a lot, but the exercise forces you to produce every day under tight time constraints.
What is the ‘Goal Gradient Effect’ and how can it improve your design?
The goal gradient effect can be a powerful tool for enhancing user motivation if implemented well.
Material You! Everything you need to know about Google's new Material Design Guidelines
Google has released a new design system with Material Design. We've created a free guide to help you understand Google's new design language.
What is a Design System?
A design system is a collection of UI components bound together by design principles and an overarching UX strategy.
8 UX Classics: The Best UX Books That Every Designer Should Read
There’s a handful of UX books should be on the shelf (or iPhone) of every UX designer. These pioneering works offer insight and techniques that have stood the test of time as our industry has evolved over the last few decades.
Typography Trends in 2022: What Should You Know?
I've included 13 trends that I believe will determine the face of typography in 2021. I've also given you my thoughts on how I think these trends will affect professional and product design.
Pantone's color of the year 2021
Earlier week, Pantone announced that it's color of the year for 2021 is not one, but two colors: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating.
Will AI Replace Designers? Debunking Myths and Unveiling Opportunities
"Will AI replace designers?" This question forces us to examine the collaborative potential between AI and design professionals. Instead of replacing designers, AI serves as a valuable ally, fostering innovation, and elevating design capabilities to new heights.