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30 of Our Favorite jQuery Plugins from the Last Few Months

In this post we have collected some of our favorite jQuery plugins that have been released over the last few months. And just to help make your jQuery plugin search that little bit easier we have categorized the plugins into the following categories: jQuery Plugins for Page Layouts, jQuery Plugins for Images & Video, jQuery Sliders & Galleries, jQuery Typography…

Creating an Origami Style Vector Swan in Illustrator

Creating an origami-inspired design is an easy feat when you know the technique. Follow the quick tutorial steps below to learn how to bend your digital paper to create a fantastic design. We’ll be using Adobe Illustrator, but you can adapt these techniques to other vector or vexel programs as needed. Tutorial: Origami Style Vector What You’ll Be Creating Step…

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Exploring Social Design Patterns For the Web

Although many people are designing mobile products that are social in nature, few understand what that really means, how it works, or why it’s important. While social features are becoming increasingly important for many reasons, they require careful thinking about the identities and respective communities impacted by them, and how the nature of the product changes with this kind of…

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5 Essential Tools to Integrate with Trello for Web Developers

Web development can often be a challenging process, requiring a lot of collaboration and meticulous attention to detail. Therefore, organizing everything properly is of paramount importance to web developers. Trello, a collaboration tool that has recently hit 5 million users, is considered to be one of the most popular tools among web developers to manage a workflow. However, is it…

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Free Ebook: The Guide to UX Design Process & Documentation

Design documentation is much more than a pile of papers for occasional browsing. It is product narration, a formalized vision, and a compass for when things become unpredictable. Smart documentation brings people together and gives form to ideas. Documentation should inspire, not dictate. The Guide to UX Design Process & Documentation by UXPin looks at real-life examples of design processes…

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The Importance of Navigation Design Patterns

In this article we discuss the importance of navigation design patterns using examples from some of the hottest websites and web apps. Once someone starts using your website or web application, they need to know where to go and how to get there at any point. If they can’t navigate through your your application easily, you’ll quickly lose them. Thus,…