We are living in challenging times, but it’s important to note that there are also unique opportunities available right now to learn and grow as a designer, even while we are all staying home and social distancing. Schools are closed down across the country in an effort to keep everyone safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which means students have extra time to take advantage of leveling up their skills outside of their normal school routine. And let me tell you, many students are doing this — I have seen the proof first hand. …
Design has been around since the beginning of time. From the time of stone tablets to the electronic devices we use today, we have used and continue to use design to communicate our important messages. Every element in our design should help improve our user’s experience and more clearly convey that message.
In this article, we’re going to learn about Visual Hierarchy in UX Design and how we can use it to improve our products and optimize our users’ experiences.
Visual Hierarchy is used to rank design elements and influence in the order you want your users to view them…
As UX designers, we have a responsibility that goes beyond designing for design’s sake. Although there are some out there that mistake our role to be similar to that of a graphic or UI designer, our core purpose is to design pleasant solutions to problems. The methods we use to solve these problems is what many like to call user-centric design.
Greg Hinzmann, the creative director at Greg Hinzmann Design, tells us that user-centric design does not mean you literally interpret user feedback and input, but that you understand their point of view, what their priorities are, and what they…
Sketch 53 just released a few days ago with a few much appreciated features and improvements.
I won’t go over all of them but here are a few of note.
There’s a new look and fill for the color fill popover which includes the ability to name and organize your colors more easily.
Do you have those kind of symbols that has 10 symbols inside it and each layer has a style applied. …
Connect with designers and creators all over the world to share, learn, and grow with the best User Experience Designer slack group.
The App Design Club was founded by a group of designers looking to share their skills and knowledge with others. We share regular hosted design events around the world as well as online articles and tutorials on the latest tools and User Experience design techniques.
Here are just a few channels, you’ll find in this group:
Discuss design tools and features to enhance your design process.
Share your projects for review and feedback from others in the group
Submit your designs from the dailyui.co challenge for feedback, upvotes, and retweets to help give your portfolio some recognition.
Any UX or UI events happening will be posted here.
Tell me… Would you enjoy a free course on Adobe XD? Seriously, no strings attached.
This is the exact same course I am selling on Udemy. I decided to release it to my YouTube subscribers to expand our reach and better help young new designers getting started.
This course comes with over 30 videos and a link to excercise files included in the description.
I currently have over 800 students enrolled in this course on udemy with a 4.7 Star average.
I hope you enjoy it and it helps you in your next app design!
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With the excitement of Tesla announcing the worlds fastest production car, the Tesla Roadster, I decided to build a Tesla Roadster Customizer app to visualize what the car would look like in different colors.
I happened to Design and prototype this app in Adobe XD in under 5 minutes… which is still a bit slower than the Roadsters quarter mile time, but still impressive in the design world.
If you’d like to learn more about Adobe XD, please visit my online udemy course:
Figma is a revolutionary design application that changes the way designers and developers work together.
Many people I talk to want to begin designing new apps or software and are intimidated by the process, which is why I designed this course for all levels.
This course is normally $80 but is discounted to only $10 for a limited time.
In the course, I will cover user interface designing using the powerful tools within Figma. …
The iPhone X has one of the most beautiful screens I have ever seen. And contrary to the negative feedback others are expressing about the camera notch on the top, I’m actually growing fond of it.
But, the new notch and rounded corners come with some design guidelines from Apple to make sure your designs fit nicely around the edges.
This video will show you how I design around the iPhone X frame while designing a music playing app similar to Spotify.
To learn more about Adobe XD, you can visit my udemy course which is steeply discounted for a limited time:
Adobe announced, during it’s MAX event a few days ago that Adobe XD is now available as a part of the Creative Cloud Suite. I’m so excited for the future of Adobe XD, I wanted to create a video showing you how easy it is to learn and master Adobe XD
If you’re serious about using Adobe XD to design your next project using Adobe XD, I highly recommend you visit my Udemy course. (and of course I would. I created it).
This course is available for a limited time, for $15. That’s 80% off! If you have any questions about Adobe XD or the course itself, leave a comment below. Happy designing!