Archive for the ‘design’ Category

Tool Tip: Moving Letters With Anime.js and CSS

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Animated font effects are real eye-catchers. Used correctly, they can enhance your design. Moving Letters provides you with 16 fantastic visuals. The Swedish designer and developer Tobias Ahlin has an impressive backlog of references. First of all, he...

False Ambition: Am I a Designer, Developer, or Both?

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I started out as a designer. At one point in time, I was forced to start developing. Now, it’s time for a reset. We Didn’t Have Anything This goes back to the nineties. Netobjects Fusion was the most widespread design tool, with Microsoft&#...

Branding: The Perfect Logo Will Be Remembered

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If a logo is truly clever is not decided by its pleasant design. It’s much more important that potential customers remember the logo. If a client can’t even remember your logo, what kind of branding is that? Brand popularity is an asset tha...

Tool Tip: Banimatic Creates Banners of All Sizes

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The online banner generator Banimatic generates banners of any size fully automatically. The results can be edited, and even animated, if you want to. Chop-Chop, a Banner Go make a banner for your website real quick. If possible, do that in six differe...

Roundups: The Newsletter Aggregator for Designers

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Newsletters and other ways of compiling design resources are a dime a dozen. Roundups.co helps you keep an overview. The Part With the Heavy Sighs I don’t know how you feel about this. I’m subscribed to a couple dozen newsletters, and, upon...

Hixle: UI-Design Dissected

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Design is not only about taste. Good design can be constructed, not just invented. The new service Hixle helps you do that. Inspiration is Not Cheap Inspiration itself is a good thing. But, just seeing a pretty screenshot of an app or website won’...

Creative Browsing With Vivaldi 1.12

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The new project Vivaldi by the founder of Opera is gaining momentum. The feature set is slowly expanding towards creative workers. Firefox, Chrome, Edge: All Similar I can’t claim to be satisfied with the big browsers. Thus, I’m even more i...

Adobe Xd is THE Prototyping Tool of 2017

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Prototyping, creating a first usable model of a website or app, needs to be one thing above all else: fast. The fastest tool for this purpose is Adobe Xd. Today, I had to develop a wireframe model of a smartphone app. It wasn’t supposed to be ve...