Component libraries—developers love them and so should designers. #
Functional animation is subtle animation that has a clear, logical purpose. It reduces cognitive load, prevents change blindness and establish a better recall in spatial relationships. But there is one more thing. Animation brings user interface to life. #
Good UX design can be everywhere, even in what most of us would probably think of as as the most non-user friendly software out there—CRM systems! #
Create simple presentations using only Markdown. Pretty awesome. #
Fantastic guide for basic knife skills every home cook should understand. #
Shot by Joe Capra of Scientifantastic.com, PHASED | LA was shot natively in 12K resolution entirely on the Phase One XF IQ3 100 megapixel camera . That is three times the resolution of existing 4K Ultra HD content, and each and every single frame of this film is 100 megapixels. With the latest software update to the XF system Phase One added a new timelapse mode which allows users to easily shoot extreme resolution timelapses. Having the ability to shoot in such extreme resolution allows you much more creative freedom and flexibility in post production, and this film's purpose is to demonstrate that. You can punch in extremely far into a scene while maintaining massive amounts of detail.
The defining characteristics of this hot new trend sweeping across Silicon Valley are:
- Bigger, bolder headlines
- Simpler more universal icons
- Extraction of color
The result? The user interfaces of some of our favorite apps are starting to look more and more like they could all be housed under the same brand.
UX and UI design are too often thought of as different disciplines and at many companies as even different positions but those distinctions are fading quickly. The roles of UX and UI designers are converging in a focus on the end users and the product experience.
Tons of handcrafted UI components created to increase your web creating speed,
for Sketch and Photoshop #
I remember watching live as Tony Hawk went attempt after attempt at the 1999 X Games to eventually land the first 900 on a skateboard. It's among a number of sports moments I'll always remember.
Typography nerds rejoice...this morning Google Fonts got a very nice redesign.
Saving the web 1kb at a time. #
Free unlimited VPN for ad and tracking blocking from the folks at Opera. #
Waybackpack is a command-line tool that lets you download the entire Wayback Machine archive for a given URL.
UX designers know the importance of telling a good story—we strive to give our users a comprehensive understanding of our creations with consistency, accuracy, and intuitiveness.
Recognizing the relationship between these disciplines resulted in a relatively fluid translation of [Pixar's] rules into lessons for good UX.