How to Build an Effective Design Framework

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in UI | No Comments

If you’ve been in the design world for a while, you’ve probably heard these terms: design framework, UI framework, UI kit, or pattern library. They all refer to the same thing—a system of design standards, templates, UI patterns, and components that are used throughout a product and serve its design language. If you haven’t created a […]

New Realities: VR, AR, MR, and the Future of Design

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in UI, UX | No Comments

Advances in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and virtual reality mean fresh design opportunities for designers. The digital and technological landscape is constantly changing, and in many ways accelerating. Designers tasked to come up with innovative ideas have to keep track of what is trending and where the creative opportunities are. Recognizing the changes that are […]

Amazing Travel UIs

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in UI | No Comments

The following is a curated collection of beautiful and futuristic travel UIs created by different designers from around the world. Some of the designs are captured from live products, some are still in development, and some are purely concepts designed to push the bounds of what is even considered possible. Note to designers: Some of the following contains […]

How to Hire a UI Designer

How to Hire a UI Designer

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in UI | No Comments

Working with a UI designer in most cases is an exciting period of a product’s journey. All the nuts and bolts start coming together and the intangible finds itself materializing into reality. But finding a great UI designer can also get tricky and in some cases difficult, especially when it comes down to defining a […]

7 Tips for Shooting the Perfect Kickstarter Video

7 Tips for Shooting the Perfect Kickstarter Video

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in UI, UX | No Comments

Producing a fundraising video for Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Fundable, or a promotional YouTube video for a business can be a fairly big investment. A startup founder will often pitch an idea speaking directly to the camera—this is known as a single-presenter video pitch or “talking head.” Unfortunately, not many people do it well. It is said, “you never get […]

Page Speed 101: A Primer for Mobile UI Designers

Page Speed 101: A Primer for Mobile UI Designers

Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in UI, Web Design | No Comments

Did you know that 40% of people will abandon a web page if it takes more than three seconds to load? As responsive web design has taken hold, internet users have come to expect exceptional performance. They want sites to perfectly cater to the device they’re using, they want easy navigation and intuitive design, and they want […]

A Design Workflow Tutorial for Developers: Deliver Better UI/UX On Time

A Design Workflow Tutorial for Developers: Deliver Better UI/UX On Time

Original Article BY LUBOS VOLKOV - LEAD PRODUCT DESIGNER @ TOPTAL #Design #Development #Freelance #Remote #UI #UX #Workflow Editor’s Note: Lubos Volkov is an experienced designer who has worked remotely with numerous developers throughout his career. As the product designer at Toptal, Lubos interacts daily with team members from a variety of departments including engineering, community, and content. He is a talented designer whose communication […]