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Watercolor Bohemian Elements and Illustrations
Are you tired of the flat, sterile design trend? Do you long for a more natural, expressive web? Then we have a great freebie for you! This boho-chic download gives you everything you need to add some real beauty to your designs. Download.
Water Sports Icons (SVG)
This icon set’s topic is all about water sports, including various pictographs of all kinds of water activities. The 24 vector icons were designed by the talented team of Icons8. Download.
Bytesize: A style-controlled SVG icon set
Bytesize is a free set of 75+ SVG icons hand-coded along a 32×32 grid that you can easily style adjusting the weight, colour, size, and if you want the edges to be round or square. All 75+ icons measure in at 9KB minified (2KB in SVGZ, or Gzipped). Download.
Sonder: A Wild Font-Family
Sonder is a free “wild” font-family ideal for logo design and big titles. It comes in both serif and sans-serif versions and includes two weights (black and bold) and two styles (rough and regular). Designed and released by Andrew Herndon, a Graphic Designer from USA. Download.
Free eBooks to Nurture Your Inner Web Designer and Developer
Onextrapixel has put together a great collection of free eBooks to help web designers stay up to date on the latest trends and learn new skills. Browse Free eBooks
The 38 Greatest Free Web Fonts, via CreativeBloq
It’s time-consuming to cut through the ocean of mediocre free fonts online, especially web fonts, to find the real gems that punch above their (zero) price tag. With this in mind, CreativeBloq has rounded up the greatest free web fonts from around the web to get you started. Browse fonts.
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Five ways to improve your typography now
Sure there are lots of things you can do to improve yourself as a typographer, like reading books and becoming a generally more observant person. And there’s no getting around that. You’ll eventually have to do it and it’ll take time. ”But what can I learn right now?,” you ask.
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How to Fix Blurry Header and Profile Pictures on Twitter
One of the common frustrations with social media is blurry header and profile pictures. You can spend hours perfecting your profile images, only to find they look pixelated and lacklustre when you upload them to the site.
The Pros and Cons of Long-Scrolling in Web Design
Long-scrolling and infinite-scrolling sites are sometimes portrayed as a new and modern web design trend. These scrolling techniques have actually been in use for many years. They have recently become more and more popular, which gives them the appearance of being new and innovative techniques.
Long scrolling is here to stay, and for a good reason: users clearly like it.
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Human Centered Design & The 6 Fundamental Principles of Interaction Between Products and Users
When the user understands or discovers how an object or product is supposed to work, what it’s supposed to do, and how it’s supposed to behave (even when broken) just by looking at it, then a successful communication between object and user has taken place.
Tips for Creating a Truly Functional Mobile Experience
The need for a website to be mobile-friendly is undeniable. Mobile has already overtaken desktop in the number of users, and Google has made no bones about the fact that it awards brownie points for sites that are mobile friendly.
Dealing with UX Disagreements
While disagreements can be stressful and frustrating, they don’t have to ruin all of your hard work. Here’s how to spot the signs that there’s a lack of alignment and be the hero who helps your team come together to design a successful product.
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UX Trends For Small Business Websites
There are 6 trends that are making big moves into designs from smaller mom and pop shops, up to Fortune 500 companies that, as a designer, you need to pay attention to.
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