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The Reflections Photography Series

Dallas based photographer Tom Hussey is renowned for his award winning wistful photography series “Reflections“. The highly conceptual photographs depict an older person looking at the reflection of their younger self in a mirror. The idea came to Tom after having a conversation with an 80 year old WWII veteran who shared his bitter experience of how fast time has…

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Do Yourself and Everyone Else a Favor: Make Code Maintainable

Front end development is hard. You have to make something look great and also actually work well. Standards are constantly updated, browsers adopt those updates at different rates, and there is an endless stream of new devices that people use to access the Web. Things are always changing. That’s why developers have to consider maintainability while they code. If we…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.232)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. Reading & Learning How redesigning an icon is changing perceptions worldwide by Stacey Kole The Gap between UI and UX Design…

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Making Bad Feedback from Your Boss or Client Actionable

Most designers work in non-design orientated cultures, where the majority of the people you work with do not have a core understanding of design principles. Believe me. I was one of them. Before focusing completely on building and running UXPin, I was working as a full time in-house UX Designer and UX Manager. One of the most difficult things when…

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Iron Man Digital Art Mashup Series by Bosslogic

Recently, I came across the digital mashup artwork of Australian graphic artist Kode Abdo, AKA the ‘Bosslogic’. Kode is quite a celebrity in the world of digital arts, with his work being featured on a number of great design magazines. Most of his work focuses on either TV or comic book characters. His ‘Iron Man mashup series‘ instantly caught the…

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How to Make Any Website Responsive

According to Verisign’s Domain Name Industry Brief for 2013, it is estimated that 85% of all .com and .net TLDs (top-level domains) have websites: that’s over 100 million websites [being that .com and .net domains collectively number over 120 million]. Now, that is a lot of websites! So how exactly are we going to make them all responsive? If you…

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Less CSS Preprocessor Toolbox

It is common knowledge that CSS has a very powerful syntax. However, if you are working on a smaller project or something that does not utilize every other feature of CSS, this very powerful syntax can become an extra baggage to deal with. To cope with such scenarios, we can make use of CSS preprocessors such as Less. Built by…

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Freebie: Comprehensive Office Environment & Tools Vector Pack

This weeks freebie, designed by our friends over at Freepik, is a huge office environment and tools vevtor pack that contains everything a freelance designer would have (or desire) in their office. From laptops, tablets, cameras, USB dongles, and headphones… to folders, calendars, spreadsheets, notebooks, and general stationary – everything is covered in this comprehensive vector pack. You should check…