A love letter to my prototyping tool of choice.
How Figma and Canva are taking on Adobe, and winning.
What really matters in design.
Proper display of size selectors on product pages matters.
A visual search engine to find images with a minimum of words.
A deep look at the efficacy of simulating color blindness.
The prototyping tool for design teams goes cross-platform.
A tool to create timeless and beautiful patterns and artwork.
Easily create a type scale with the CSS clamp function.
All the ways the brain can fail at a glance.
What does that mean for design work?
Everything you always wanted to offer or eat on the web.
A reply to Adrian Zumbrunnen’s post “Framer is dead”.
Tips that can help you improve your designs instantly.
Heart on fire, exhaling face, gender options, and so on.
A tool for designers to facilitate product developments.
Alegria is everywhere.
A survey over 525 user researchers in 44 countries.
How Apple’s visualizations are handled by VoiceOver.
D3.js, the popular library for visualizing data, turns 10.
Why floating labels aren’t a good idea, and what to use instead.
A short guide to design and development methodologies.
A design toolbox filled with Japanese stories
Is the sensor size to blame? Or the lens size?
What studies say about the UX of web performance.
Easily create beautiful gradients for your designs.
When the algorithm is selecting the final colors, not you.
Google Fonts now supports open source icons.
Proxima Nova, the popular web font, is now available as variable font.
Easily generate nice looking color matrix filters for your images.
How we can master the challenges of the mobile web today.
There shouldn’t be any excuse for not testing with users these days.
A high-quality open source emoji set, ready for any scale and tool.
“Content design is saying ‘you should have invited me to an earlier meeting’ until you die.”
Principles and practice of environmentally-friendly web design.
“As a designer: ‘that looks 1px off’. As a founder: ‘fuck it ship it’.”
More eco-friendly and faster sites with a system-fonts-first approach.
There’s never been a better time to be a woman in design.
What women designers think about their craft and their passions.
Improved performance, better ecosystem compatibility.
“Never forget that most of the people who use your product are just trying to do one of a thousand other things in their day.”
Now you can share your design prototypes to the web with one click.
The visual principles that make designs attractive.
Curated list of design and UI resources for developers.
“My most toxic designer trait is reformatting every doc I collaborate on.”
A guide to one of tech’s fastest-growing writing jobs.
Stock images celebrating disabled Black, Indigenous, people of color.
Salaries of design professionals across industries worldwide.
Generate unique SVG shapes, backgrounds, and patterns.
The science behind visual acuity, legibility, and text size.
History of UI design, computing, and human-machine interactions.
Say hello to a major shift in the photo industry.
A wonderful blog post series on using color with purpose.
Untangling the complex world of accessible patterns.
Introducing 3D vector editing, another step towards a 3D-first design tool.
It isn’t just a fad, it reveals all the flaws in your design system.
Online tool to generate your own trendy textured background.
Why mockups and prototypes are a source of constant friction.
A handy tool to create a fluid space system based on CSS.
Professional grade fonts, free for personal and commercial use.
Pure CSS animations for menu items and links? Search no more.
“A common mistake I see in UI work is fades/transitions taking too long. UI should work in ‘game time’, not ‘cinematic time’.”
How digital creative tools can become better co-creators with us.
Darkroom’s new workflow to cull and review your photos.
It can be fun to make stuff with the wrong tools.
What happens next to the popular source of freely-usable images.
“How to become a better designer: Be a better person.”
Proof of concept for a color mixer interface.
Good replacements for some of the most popular paid fonts.
Wide support for web frameworks, packaging tools, and bundlers.
The many ways to look at design from unusual perspectives.
Optimize cookie notices for performance and usability.
“Designers who credit the other designers and people who worked on projects in their portfolios: I see you and I appreciate you.”
Ways to make an already bad situation even worse.
Real-world exercises to train yourself in crucial UX skills/tools.
Collateral damages of over-simplifications in design.
Many e-commerce sites still have severe mobile UX issues.
“The best designers I’ve worked with go rogue at least 10% of the time in every project, and that’s how the product ends up better than anyone expected.”
“Design agencies are just three freelancers in a trench coat.”