Category: Software

How to Publish Responsive Websites with Sketch and Launchpad

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Anima have built two super-useful Sketch Plugins. Auto Layout helps designers create responsive layouts in Sketch, and Launchpad exports the responsive design as a near-finished HTML/CSS website with decent code quality. TL;DR — watch the video… “Wait…another site builder? Really?” Well, Launchpad is more of an HTML/CSS exporter with some impressive features. It’s not your […]

5 Fast Tools For Generating Polished Product Mockups

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When you hear the word ‘mockup’, it usually refers to a lo-fi website/app layouts. Today I want to talk about another type of mockup, product mockups. These are the mockups you might make to ‘show the product in action’. Typically they take your site, template, theme or mobile app and show it off by setting […]

Incredible Design Tools & Resources, August 2017

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Keeping up to date with the latest design tools, resources, apps, books and trends is tough, and sieving through the things that are relevant, useful and interesting to us is even tougher. Which is why we’ve started a Product Hunt collection showcasing the absolute best design tools and resources that we’ve discovered, some of which […]

Can AI Solve Your UX Design Problems?

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One of Mark Zuckerberg’s key New Year resolutions for 2016 was to build his own “simple AI bot” that could help him with the household tasks. Remember the image of the butler, Jarvis from Iron Man? That’s a well-known Hollywood example of how a simple AI works. But, what precisely is Artificial Intelligence and how […]

8 Fresh Design Tools and Resources for Your 2017 Toolbox

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This is a hammer. To be more precise, it’s a vintage Estwing Claw Hammer from the late 1960’s. It’s a beautifully-crafted, sturdy piece of workmanship, but also not very different to the hammers Estwing produce to this day. Hammers – and the way they’re used – haven’t changed a lot in 50 years. However, the […]

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 […]

Figma vs. Sketch: Who Wins the War on Multiplayer Design?

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Multiplayer designing is when there is more than one designer working on the same design file. The concept of working in a design team (as opposed to companies with only one resident designer) is becoming more and more common every day, and the technology to allow multiple designers to work on the same design file […]

6 Tools to Stop Your Devs and Designers Strangling Each Other

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If you’ve been working in product development, web development, web design or most other areas where designers and developer work together, you’ve probably seen or heard at least one of the following (or something similar to it): From the designers: “We came up with a really beautiful design, but the developers really mucked things up. […]