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Color in UI Design: A (Practical) Framework

Erik D. Kennedy goes into detail on how to pick color variations for your designs: Element states for example are variations on a single color, let’s take “blue”. The result isn’t best described as “a palette of 3 blues”. It’s … Continue reading

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How to design clarity in 3 steps

This article is a quick summary of a basic design course. It addresses a simple question: How do you design interactive systems that are easy to understand? Well, it all comes down to two things: structure and process. Next to … Continue reading

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Using science to make truly tappable user interfaces

Since the average human finger pad is 10 to 14mm — and the average fingertip is 8mm to 10mm we can pretty easily define a range for what constitutes a “truly tappable UI:” A truly tappable UI is built with … Continue reading

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Mozilla Rebranding

Nice! Arrival – Mozilla Open Design →

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The bold beauty of content prototypes

Thomas Byttebier, after having joined a digital team at Base a while ago: It’s been a crazy six months. And in all honesty: I struggled. I struggled with process. I struggled with communication. I struggled with clients. Front end was … Continue reading

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Famous Artworks Ruined By Clients Who Think They Know Better

Designers often have to compromise with their clients, but sometimes it’s just too much. Inspired by a tweet and born out of frustration at client demands, Paris agency Graphéine decided to show what would happen if famous artworks were given … Continue reading

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Redesigning Chrome desktop

In the beginning of this month of September, the new Chrome Core UI redesign, or so called “Chrome MD” (for Material design), rolled out on Windows as part of our 53rd update. It is the last step of a three … Continue reading

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Title Design: The Making of Movie Titles

Title designer Dan Perri explains how he designed movie titles for films such as “Star Wars,” “The Exorcist,” and “Raging Bull.”

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Web Design in 4 Minutes

Now this put a smile on my face: how to go from a blank – unstyled – website from a version that has gotten some love. A great resource to show in a first class on web design / web … Continue reading

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Stress test your design with forceFeed.js

Fun script by Heydon Pickering, whom you might know from the lobotmized owl selector, and quantity queries with CSS. Static mockups are liars. They only show the designer’s content. The forceFeed.js script is designed to help you test your design’s … Continue reading

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