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5 iPhone 7 Mockups (Sketch)
This is a set of iPhone 7 mockups for Sketch built with vector shapes by Rahul Das. The package provides 5 accurate and fully customisable mockups, each one in a different color (Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold), you just need to put your screens in. Download.
There’s something about the world’s greatest cities that makes them instantly recognizable. Whether it’s a red double-decker bus or a yellow taxi cab, whether it’s an iconic opera house or a unique pastry; a simple glimpse and you know exactly where you are. Each city’s icon set comes in .ai, .sketch, and .svg format. And they’re free for personal and commercial use. Download.
Octanis: A full font-family ideal for headlines
Octanis is a free font-family designed by Pasha Korzhenko that comes in 10 beautiful styles based on Sans, Slab and Serif. It’s a typeface ideal for headlines, logotypes, typographic compositions and paragraphs of text. Download.
Cassannet Plus Regular: A font for vintage typography
Cassannet Plus is a vintage font family based on the style of lettering seen on Cassandre posters including 6 styles, a large number of ligatures and stylistic alternates. Download.
170 Retro Business icons for Sketch
This is a set of 170 coloured Retro Business icons designed in Sketch. The icons – built on a 58px base grid – are resizable and fully customisable, which means you can easily change colours to fit your design. Download.
Two reasons designers don’t need to code
This topic of designers needing to code is a tired one. So let me say it one more time: designers don’t need to code, and here are two compelling reasons why:
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15 Must-have Chrome extensions for web designers and front-end developers
This post features 15 Chrome extensions that should be in every web designer and front-end developer’s toolkit.
Digitization and The Loss of Iconography
Just as the work of writers relies on the universality of a dictionary, the work of designers depends on widespread, shared understanding of the meaning of images.
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What UX Designers Can Learn From Video Games
Video games have to balance UX with visual design for an addictive and fun user experience. Here are a collection of helpful lessons gleaned from the gameplay systems.
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How To Prevent ‘Sudden Client Designer Syndrome’
We’ve all been there: a client really, really wants to make a change to your design that, as a designer, you can immediately tell will result in disaster. It happens to every designer, and, as far as I can tell, there’s no real way to avoid it.
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Fancy SVG Letter Animation
Here is a fancy little lettering animation made with SVG and anime.js. The idea is inspired by Jake Bartlett’s gorgeous opening animation for the “Shading Letters in Illustrator” Skillshare class by Jamie Bartlett.
Motion in UX Design
Motion in the world of design is used to describe spatial relationships, functionality, and intention with beauty and fluidity. Motion might sound like a big concept, but when used effectively it is subtle and natural.
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36 Brilliant User Interface Animations
This post showcases 36 slick UI elements with smooth, creative transitions that are a joy to watch.
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The Age of the Wordless Logo
MasterCard’s rebranding reflects a wider shift among some of the most widely recognized global brands to de-emphasize the text in their logos, or remove it altogether.
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