Handpicked design news

30 May 2019
The 30-second trick that can make anyone more creative

“The reason it works is because empathizing, or thinking about someone in an emotional way, leads to more cognitive flexibility,” says professor Kelly Herd.

#Design Thinking #Creativity

29 May 2019
10 Web Design Trends We’re Already Over

Design trends have to be used cautiously. Just as quickly as many trends come into fashion; they can fall out of favor and make a design feel dated.

#Trends

29 May 2019
The future is dark

Things to keep in mind when designing a dark mode for your app or websites

#Visual Design

28 May 2019
Introducing Mercury OS

A speculative vision of the operating system, driven by humane design principles.

#Visual Design #Design Thinking

27 May 2019
Obama’s former design director on the new wave of political branding

I'd like you to pretend that I just handed you the world's most mysterious design brief. There are few projects bigger than this one.

#Interview #Branding

27 May 2019
Getting Unstuck in Design Conversations

A playbook for keeping discussions flowing

#Design Process

27 May 2019
Watch Out for These Phrases Designed to Trap Freelancers

We've all heard them; the carefully worded, manipulative phrases designed to take advantage of freelancers where they're most vulnerable.

#Design Process

27 May 2019
Teaching designers how to code

An interview with Design+Code creator Meng To.

#Coding #Interview

24 May 2019
The world needs a tech diet; here is how designers can help

It's time we bridge the gap between feel-good Design & Ethics panels and the work we do everyday as digital product designers.

#Design Process #Design Thinking

24 May 2019
Front-End Documentation, Style Guides and the Rise of MDX

You can have the best open source project in the world but, if it doesn't have good documentation, chances are it'll never take off.

#Design Systems

24 May 2019
Accessible Icon Buttons

An icon button is an icon that triggers some sort of action on the page. More accurately, technically speaking, an icon button is a button that contains an i...

#Accessibility

23 May 2019
CSS can do that?

A list of amazing things that CSS can do!

#CSS #Web Design

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