“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” –Albert Einstein Have you ever ended up on a site after searching for a specific resource, only to find out that you just signed up […]
At some point or another every designer will face a project that requires some prototyping preliminary work. Believe me when I say that deciding what tool is right for you can be overwhelming, and borderline discouraging. There is a vast collection of tools out there with a multitude of features that don’t always fit the […]
Ever since Apple released iOS 7 on September 18, 2013 there has been an ongoing conversation about the advantages and disadvantages of Skeuomorphism vs Flat Design. The irony to Apple’s introduction of flat design in 2013 is that Microsoft had already been doing this since 2010 when they released Windows Phone 7. Before Microsoft’s introduction […]
Previously I posted an article called the benefits of converting your custom SVG icons into webfonts. We touched base on the history of pictograms, their communicational value and most importantly why we still use them today. I concluded that exporting my AI files into SVG icons made it more feasible to convert my vector graphics […]
It’s astonishing to me how much I’ve grown from traditional design into UI/UX and product design. Although there were many challenges and compromises along the way, I appreciate what design has evolved to in this vastly changing market. I originally came from a creative background specializing primarily in illustrations and commercial design. With 12+ years […]
Push notifications, email, backups, you name it: Celery can help. However, learning Celery can be frustrating. What we have listed above barely scratches the surface of the giant that is Celery, and there’s always more to learn. Hopefully these tips make learning Celery a bit faster and save you some sleep too. Happy queueing!
Implementing automate software is valuable when done correctly — it will catch those mistakes that a developer may gloss over ten times, save you time and money in the long run, and ultimately help you produce quality software.
Consumers often fail to buy and switch over to products that are objectively better, more innovative, or smarter valued for an individual or business. This has much less to do with economic and utilitarian value and more to do with emotional whims and established behaviors.
Infinite scroll may not always be the best option, but remember to keep an open mind and make an informed decision for your client. When done well, it can actually benefit the user experience of a site.
Building your own API permits access to all three layers of architecture: data, logic, and presentation, but If you don’t own your API, you are not privy to the data and logic layers.
Flat vs. round: the 500 year old world debate rages on, but this time, in UI design. Flat design has been making its steady climb to the top, splashed across countless UIs and spurring the question: is it just a trend? Trends, just like puka shells and birkenstocks, come and go over the years. Birkenstocks came […]