September 4, 2017
A couple of days ago, I got me an Amazon Echo. The device does an impressive job at showing me how limited today’s voice interfaces are. That needs to change.
Today’s Voice Assistant
“I’m not sure.” “I don’t know that.” That sort of cluelessness is what I hear from Alexa,...
August 31, 2017
Ethics and design should be looked at in context. Despite many claims to do so, this actually happens rarely.
Looking at the G20 riots, each of us has an opinion right away. “They’re to blame.” “No, them.” “You can’t do something like that.” “Yes, just like that....
August 24, 2017
“Real” designers will throw their hands up in horror as soon as someone mentions the word “template” or “theme.” Let’s take a more objective look at the whole thing.
Design Templates: a Massive Market
A template, or a theme, how CMS typically call it, is not a negative thing in...
August 23, 2017
Dribbble and Behance are the top self-adulation platforms of the craft. And this serves a very natural purpose.
Web Designer, Between Heaven and Hell
The web designer is a species that lives in between two worlds. At least, many of them feel like that. For one, there are the clients from hell, and on the other hand, th...
August 21, 2017
In the ideal case, the story is first, then comes the design. You could do it the other way around, but then it would suck. Storytelling is the way to design.
A couple of days ago, here at Noupe, we published the much-noticed article “Storytelling Kills Design: No Image Says More Than a Thousand Words.” My ...
August 15, 2017
The thought experiment that CSS Tricks’ Chris Coyier came up with is an interesting one. How do you create a timeless web design for a site that is meant to last forever?
“By the Way, the Website Has to Run Unchanged For 10 Years!”
Have you ever thought about this? I’ll admit it, I haven’t...
July 20, 2017
I hear this everywhere I look. Nobody thinks they’re creative. You say you simply couldn’t do it. I think, your idea of creativity is just wrong.
What is creativity to you? Do you believe that only painters, musicians, and other artists are creative? If that is the case, I think your definition of the term ...
July 5, 2017
The age of visual design is moving towards its end. In the future, the beauty of a design lies only in its operability, not in its looks. However, designers will still be needed.
However, there won’t be graphic designers anymore, but rather pure UX designers. Here, the fact that they won’t work with the gra...