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Digital and Web Design Resources #7

Every week we collect some of the best web and digital design resources that will be useful for designers. This week features free multi-language fonts, icon sets, design trends you can use in your next project, and some tips on best practices when designing for the web and mobile. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies.   (more…)...

Digital and Web Design Resources #6

Every week we collect some of the best web and digital design resources that will be useful for designers. This week features free multi-language fonts, icon sets, design trends you can use in your next project, and some tips on best practices when designing for the web and mobile. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies.   (more…)...

Digital and Web Design Resources #5

Every week we collect some of the best web and digital design resources that will be useful for designers. This week features a collection of free icons, mock-ups, and guides to SEO and e-commerce design. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies.   (more…)...

Digital and Web Design Resources #4

Every week we collect some of the best web and digital design resources that will be useful for designers. This week features a large collection of free icons, web and mobile interface and wireframe PSDs, e-books and some inspiration from other designers and usability experts. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies.   (more…)...

Digital and Web Design Resources #3

Every week we collect some of the best digital and web design resources that will be useful for designers. This week features a free OS X Yosemite UI template, useful user experience tools, guidelines to abide by when designing for mobile devices, and some inspiration from other designers and usability experts. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies.   (more…)...

Digital and Web Design Resources #2

Every week we collect some of the best web and digital design resources that will be useful for designers. This week features an iPhone wireframing toolkit, free backgrounds and vector icons, and some inspiration from other designers and usability experts. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies.   (more…)...

Digital and Web Design Resources #1

Every week we collect some of the best web and digital design resources that will be useful for designers. This week features wireframing tools, free fonts and icons, and some inspiration from other designers and usability experts. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies. (more…)...

Optimizing your mobile content for responsive sites

If you’re going mobile, it’s a great opportunity to streamline your content creation and meet the needs of a whole new audience. Know your audience The way people read on a mobile device and the type of content they’re looking for is very different to desktop. In some cases, you may even have a completely different audience on mobile. So take some time to think about who will use your mobile site. What tasks will they be looking to complete? What content is most useful to them on th...

Trends vs. Standards: Infinite Scroll

The difference between a Trend and a Standard (using infinite scroll as an example)   Trends A trend is a tendency or an inclination for things to move or behave in a certain way. And trends sometimes last for a long time. These general tendencies can (especially in the information age) gain traction and have a global influence. But a trend is not a standard. To read this (or write it) seems obvious, but “in the moment” we sometimes fall into a trap. A recent example that applie...

Nike Attempts to Establish a “Standard” of its Own in Fitness Tracking

Nike is looking to take its established NikeFuel fitness tracking points to a new level, and make its homegrown activity platform the Standard for all fitness and wearable devices. If you're not familiar with it, NikeFuel is the points system that can be earned through Nike+ apps like Nike+ Running or Nike+ Moves, as well as through Nike's own hardware, the FuelBand. But the latest move by the company is aiming to position itself at the center of the burgeoning fitness and wearables marke...

Digital Design Resources: April 7, 2014 Edition

Designing for Wearables If you haven't yet heard about Android's venture into wearable computing, this selection of concepts dreamed up by designers for the smart watch UI should get you interested. Check out a sample of them below, or see them all at the following link: Designer Concepts on UIs for the New Android Moto 360 Watch     Dark web design Though recent web design trends have leaned more towards white space and away from all dark websites, when it's done right i...

Beautifully (re)Designed: Songza on the Desktop

We've pointed out before how well designed the Songza app for mobile devices is. Now, the music streaming website has brought its desktop website into the fold with a redesign that adopts elements of its mobile counterparts, but also introduces new elements in a responsive design with intuitive hover states. Check out the comparison between the before and after below, and see the new site for yourself at Songza.com Before   After Landing Page Now Playing ...

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