“UI” stands for “User Interface”, a way for users to interact with something. As every website is a user interface “UI Design” is at the core of web design.
Sketch is an amazing application for digital design. Its toolset perfectly suits those who design for the web, UI, or mobile, and it’s also useful for icon design.
GitHub is a great place to find projects that are freely distributed to the public, but have you ever starred a repo only to forget how cool and useful it could be? In this roundup I’ll bring to light some fantastic projects freely available on GItHub that have a strong focus on helping interface designers build for the web.
In this video from my course Up and Running With Sketch, you’ll learn about five essential Sketch plugins for web designers. Here’s a quick rundown:
It’s been a while since I’ve done this sort of article, but today I’m back, and I really think you’re going to love this one. We’re going to put our creative juices on hold and spend some quality time together exploring the history and evolution of those little critters that we like to call “icons”.
Welcome to the next in our series of tutorials where we use the general sibling combinator
~ to create various components for the web. This tutorial will cover navigation elements using links and radio inputs.
Gravit Designer is, in my opinion, the next big vector editing program. It’s user friendly, professional grade, and truly cross platform in that it works in the browser, on Linux, Mac, ChromeOS and Windows, and will at a later date be available on iPad and Android too. It’s under active development with new features being added at a fast rate.
In today’s quick tip I’ll help you make your web designs and mockups as realistic as possible by getting rid of dummy content. Generic dummy text can be really helpful in giving a design “body”, but it often removes an element of context, ultimately making the design weaker. Let’s improve that!
Prototyping should be a fast and easy way to gain confidence in your designs. No longer regarded purely as a way to sprinkle motion magic or over-polish designs, prototyping is a communication tool. Whether communicating with stakeholders, design managers or users, a good prototype helps to communicate design decisions and test ideas.