The Inspiration Behind Brutalism in Web Design

Ben Bate  •  Design  •  September 25, 2017
The Inspiration Behind Brutalism in Web Design

A stripped-down internet inspired by architecture of the 90s. Brutalism in web design, in its most basic form, incorporates stark colors, bold and unforgiving shapes and layouts, and typography that is often clumsy and oversized. By now, we have all experienced some form of the brutalism web design trend that has gained traction over the past year or so. Even Bloomberg has...

Free iPhone X Mockups (PSD, Sketch, AI, Adobe XD)

Nataly Birch  •  Graphics  •  September 21, 2017
Free iPhone X Mockups (PSD, Sketch, AI, Adobe XD)

The web is teeming with highly realistic iPhone X mockups with outstanding quality. We’ve handpicked some of the best in this roundup that includes 15 freebies that are ideal for app exhibitions, to make presentations in different styles (realistic or sketchy) and in different programs (Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, PowerPoint, and Keynote). For multiple generations,...

Are You a Creative? Uncode will Help you Create Stunning Websites

Andrian  •  Themes  •  September 21, 2017
Are You a Creative? Uncode will Help you Create Stunning Websites

Are you a busy creative person? if the answer is positive, you should understand the meaning of the adage – “The cobbler’s children have no shoes.” Try as you might, you never seem able to find the time to showcase your own work. Showcasing your work solidifies your professional standing. You’ll go from being busy to being super-busy – a good thing since...

6 Creative Ways to Use Repeat Grids in Adobe XD

Caleb Kingston  •  Tutorials, UX Design  •  September 20, 2017
6 Creative Ways to Use Repeat Grids in Adobe XD

AdobeXD recently made a big splash during their announcement because of a few unique features, including the “Repeat Grid.” This magical button that turns any group of elements into a grid that repeats those objects. That’s not the best part, though. Using repeat grids, you can easily populate text and images so each grid has unique content. This makes it an obvious tool...

UX at Scale 2017: Free Online Conference with 20K+ Registrants

Andrian  •  News  •  September 19, 2017
UX at Scale 2017: Free Online Conference with 20K+ Registrants

Scaling design is one of the biggest challenges that UX and product teams face today. That’s because design just doesn’t scale like engineering. As teams, products, and processes grow, things eventually break. Luckily, plenty of companies have developed their own best practices over the years. Now they’re gathering in one place for four days to share their lessons with...

Design Websites with a Goal in Mind

Bogdan Sandu  •  Website Design  •  September 19, 2017
Design Websites with a Goal in Mind

Designing an eye-catching website that looks good is great. However, it must do more than look good. Compare a business website to the first thirty seconds meeting someone in person. That’s when their initial impression of you is formed. Your website may get even less time unless, as an interface, it communicates function with these elements: Ease of use so simple they’re...

From Prototyping to Design Systems: Exploring an All-In-One UX Tool

Andrian  •  Tools  •  September 18, 2017
From Prototyping to Design Systems: Exploring an All-In-One UX Tool

Look around the design space today and you’ll find dozens of prototyping, wireframing, and UX tools. In fact, it seems like a new tool pops up every couple weeks. What if there was the “one tool to rule them all”? That’s exactly what UXPin aims for when it comes to simplifying the UX workflow. UXPin started as a wireframing tool in 2011, but has since grown into an...

Exit Intent Modal Windows: Design Trends & Examples

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  September 14, 2017
Exit Intent Modal Windows: Design Trends & Examples

It seems like exit intent modals are the norm with every major blog, SaaS product, and digital ecommerce shop. These exit intents are modal windows that appear on top of the page once your mouse cursor leaves the website. It’s used as a marketing technique to draw people back to the page, or to convert them into a sales funnel. But these modal windows can be just plain...

Speed Up Your Development With Themify Ultra Theme

Andrian  •  Themes  •  September 13, 2017
Speed Up Your Development With Themify Ultra Theme

Never before could one decide that they desired a website, then create one with all the bells and whistles in the same afternoon. Well, the Ultra Theme by Themify is here to change all of that. In a matter of minutes, you can setup a fully loaded website, tailor made for your specific needs. Whether you’re creating an online space for your small business, restaurant,...

Adobe’s Photoshop Has New Tool for Drawing Curves

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  September 12, 2017
Adobe’s Photoshop Has New Tool for Drawing Curves

Photoshop is probably the most popular tool when it comes to retouching images or photographs. It’s also a good package for a lot of other tasks. Drawing curves, however, is not a strong point. If you have an Adobe subscription, the latest Photoshop update has a few goodies in the pipeline, including the “curvature pen” tool. Drawing or selecting curved paths in...