Category: Mobile Design

3 Overlooked Tweaks to Optimize Website Usability

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According to Adobe, given 15 minutes to consume content, two-thirds of users would rather consume something that’s visually appealing, than something plain. But, users also expect websites to load in less than 5 seconds at least, therefore designing a website (or app) for speed and satisfaction should be every designer’s focus. It’s difficult to overlook […]

Introducing Microsoft’s Fluent Design System

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We’ve seen leading companies implementing either their own design languages, or existing ones such as Google’s Material Design. Think of a design language as a well-documented guideline for creating apps and websites with an intuitive, engaging and consistent appearance. Microsoft recently unveiled their Fluent Design System, which is intended for use on a wide range […]

Putting the “App” in Progressive Web Apps

The web is better than ever. You can now build fast, rich app-like experiences. As Googler Zach Coch said: The line between what is web and what is app is more blurry than it’s ever been. And this is a great opportunity to get better at creating those incredible experiences. But the web has its […]

A Designer’s Guide to Fast Websites and Perceived Performance

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Faster websites do better across a whole variety of metrics. Speeding up websites improves SEO and therefore click-through rates, so faster websites rank better, and it boosts conversions, so it definitely improves user experience as well. As a web designer you’ll want to do everything that you possibly can do to make your website faster, […]

12 of the Best Dribbble Designers to Follow

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Most designers, whether they’re web designers, mobile app designers or graphic designers, are familiar with Dribbble. This powerhouse designer community is not only a social network of creative artists, but it’s also a magnificent hub of endless inspiration, and some of the best Dribbble designers also offer free design resources. While Dribbble’s invite-only membership system […]

Why Prototyping with Adobe XD is the Most-Complete Design Solution

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Even though Adobe XD is still relatively new, the reception has been terrific. So I thought we’d do a quick-but-fun tutorial that illustrates how designing and prototyping with Adobe XD is wonderfully rolled into a single tool, without making the app feel too bulky. In fact, Adobe XD is pretty minimal and it’s really easy […]

3 Mobile UX Trends That Are Changing How We Design

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Mobile users today are finicky. They’ve become accustomed to frequent updates and new features, which puts added pressure on designers and developers to continue innovating. However, mobile users aren’t necessarily looking for something brand new. Some of the hottest design trends that have been hyped in recent years (conversational interfaces, motion design, virtual and augmented […]