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50 Freebies for Designers from April 2014

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth article, or by giving advice/feedback on a forum, or even by freely offering high-quality resources. The sharing is what makes our community truly great! Here are this months freebies for designers: Free Fonts…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.233)

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. New Resources & Tools email.js →Email.js is a set of components that can be used to write email apps in pure…

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A Showcase of Stylish Landing Pages

There’s been a common trend over the last few years for online services and products to focus on creating beautifully designed landing pages, and for good reason. You need to do everything in your power to help establish yourself, and show off your brand identity and product positively. If you want to show that your product is of a high…

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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…