The Step-by-Step Guide for Pairing Fonts
Aug 7, 2020, 4:00 AM
If you google for how to pair fonts, you’re going to get a lot of awful results. A first-page result recommends pairings no experienced designer would touch with a 10-foot pole. Google Fonts hilariously recommends you pair literally...
Learn UI Design Reviews
Jun 9, 2020, 4:00 AM
Here are reviews of Learn UI Design and Learn UX Design that I know about. I’m limiting this list to more comprehensive reviews (>100 words) and not including anything by affiliates of the course. Please notify me if you’d like me to...
100 Things a UX/UI Designer Should Know
Apr 7, 2020, 4:00 PM
Architect Michael Sorkin recently died from coronavirus, and in a tribute to his beautiful piece 250 Things an Architect Should Know, I’ve compiled a list of 100 things a UX/UI designer should know.
The iOS 13 Design Guidelines: An Illustrated Guide
Feb 12, 2020, 3:00 PM
In this article, we’re going to cover basically everything you need to know to design an iPhone app following standard iOS 13 conventions and style.
Maybe you’ve never designed an iPhone app, and have no idea where to begin....
The 3 Most Common Logo Design Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)
Nov 8, 2019, 3:00 AM
Whether you’re a freelance designer or you just have your own entrepreneurial side projects, face it: you’re going to be working with organizations that need logos. Maybe you’ll be the one designing the logo, and maybe not. Either way,...
iOS vs. Android App UI Design: The Complete Guide
Nov 2, 2019, 4:00 AM
If you’re designing both an iOS and an Android (Material Design) version of an app, this guide is your new best friend 😎. We’re going to cover the most relevant differences between iOS and Android for UX/UI designers. If you’ve created an...
4 Rules for Intuitive UX
Aug 8, 2019, 4:00 PM
This is my advice on improving the UX of your designs WITHOUT hours of user research sessions, paper prototyping playtime, or any other trendy UX buzzwords.
The 3 Laws of Locality
Jul 31, 2019, 4:00 PM
One of the most efficient ways to get better at design fast is through learning heuristics: that is, short rules of thumb that come up in a wide variety of situations.
The #1 Way to Spice Up Your Designs (And Create a More Cohesive Brand)
May 28, 2019, 4:00 AM
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How to Create Your UX/UI Portfolio (Without Much Experience)
Jan 21, 2019, 3:00 AM
There’s a real chicken-and-egg problem with getting hired as a designer these days: