Web Site Usability Tips Here are the general categories the tips fall into: Navigation Related Usability Tips Tips on Improving Readability Usability Tips on Using Search Usability Tips on HTML Coding Tips for More Usable Forms Usability for Design and Layout Usability Tips on Using Color Ecommerce Usability Tips Tips on Usability Testing Usability Tips for Graphics and Flash Advice on Frames General Web Site Usability Practice Advice on Following Usability Guidelines 1. Bear Low Poly and Contour Design To continue my low poly style design work I decided to finally get around to doing a self portrait. This one uses my vector contour line style for the beard. This design uses 2615 triangles, all drawn with the Illustrator touch interface.Digital Art, Graphic Design, Illustration2015 I started this as a means to record my process, I recorded about 20 minutes of footage and got tired of having to stay in one spot and work.This was done like my Malkovich as Dali design, using the touch interface in Adobe Illustrator. I also used the Astute Graphic Widthscribe Plugin to do the Widthstamp tool effect on a couple of the variations.Ultimately, it's 6663 triangles.
Mega Collection Of Cheatsheets for Designers And Developers Cheatsheets and various quick reference guides are available for almost any type of software and language these days. Unfortunately they’re not always easy to find when you actually need them. This is why I decided to take some time to gather up as many as possible and share them with you here! ConversionXL Before you get out your pitchforks, I want to stress that this article does not represent Peep’s views. The easiest lies to believe are the ones we want to be true, and nothing speaks to us more than validation of the work we are doing or what we already believe. Due to this we become naturally defensive when someone challenges that world view. The “truth” is that there is no single state of truth and that all actions, disciplines, and behaviors can and should be evaluated for growth opportunities.
Photography Extreme Photo Manipulation of Robert Jahns 15.04.2014 in Photography Robert Jahns – Photographer and art director from Hamburg, creates dizzying extreme collages. UX Design Defined 2 - User Experience - UX Design « Continued from UX Defined. What User Experience Designers Do User Experience Designers, like Web Designers before them, usually have a visual design background. Blog.SpoonGraphics How To Create Digital Particle Waves in Adobe Illustrator The blend tool in Adobe Illustrator is often used to create abstract wave graphics, but I’ve been experimenting with some additional adjustments and discovered some handy tricks to create sci-fi inspired digital particle waves. This kind of imagery perfectly complements hi-tech interface designs with colourful data visualisation effects, or it could be used to create abstract art in its own right. We’ll create the initial effect in Adobe Illustrator, where I’ll show you a few options for randomising the result, then switch over to Adobe Photoshop for some extra colour enhancements to really boost the vibrancy. How To Create an Editable Retro Text Style in Illustrator Many of the text effect tutorials I produce for Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop tend to require the text to be permanently set, which means if the wording needs changing, the effect would have to be created all over again from scratch.
The Importance of Copywriting in Web Design Designers often neglect to focus on both well-written copy and structuring a design so that it highlights the copy on the page. Today we’ll discuss why copywriting is so important, who needs to learn it, and how to create content-centric designs. Good Design, Bad Copy As designers, we rightfully spend our time focused on aesthetics. We are pixel pushers who firmly believe with the strongest conviction that attractive websites are fundamentally better websites. High Velocity Human Factors: Touch Screen User-Interfaces: Touching to KNOW vs.Touching to say NO Touché to TOUCH?! We have evolved the sense of Touch to Know, to glean information about an object. In this context, a physical object is its own user-interface. It doesn't require a Capacitive or Inductive Touch Screen to probe it and get a pixilated answer on the screen! Why?