75+ type driven sites

75+ type driven sites

| January 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

When we talk about the visual elements of a website, we are usually referring to images: photos, illustrations, icons, possibly the UI. What we tend to forget is that text is visual too. It is, after all, the visual representation of the spoken word. And text, just like images, can be beautiful or ugly, intriguing […]

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How Mail.Ru Reduced Email Storage From 50 To 32 PB

How Mail.Ru Reduced Email Storage From 50 To 32 PB

| January 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

    When the Russian ruble’s exchange rate slumped two years ago, it drove us to think of cutting hardware and hosting costs for the Mail.Ru email service. First, we had to take a look at what email consists of. Indexes and bodies account for only 15% of the storage size, whereas 85% is taken […]

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40 Free Stock Photos of Work Environments

40 Free Stock Photos of Work Environments

| January 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

High-quality, free stock photos are hard to come by, but we made it easier for you! We decided to gather here 40 free stock photos of work environments. We know that these versatile images ca come in handy when working on a website, app or just about any kind of project. Here you have 40 free […]

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The Underestimated Power Of Color In Mobile App Design

The Underestimated Power Of Color In Mobile App Design

| January 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

    Color is arguably the second most important aspect of your app, after functionality. The human to computer interaction is heavily based on interacting with graphical UI elements, and color plays a critical role in this interaction. It helps users see and interpret your app’s content, interact with the correct elements, and understand actions. […]

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Increase Your Productivity with These 13 Chrome Extensions

Increase Your Productivity with These 13 Chrome Extensions

| January 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

The new year is always a great time to think about ways to help work more efficiently. My handy arsenal of Chrome extensions has helped me increase my own efficiency and productivity, so I’d like to share them with you! Also, I’d love to hear about your favorite extensions in the comments. 1. Grammarly (Free) Grammarly is […]

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Discover powerful analytics for free, with FullStory

Discover powerful analytics for free, with FullStory

| January 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

As UX designers, the most valuable tool we have is knowledge of how users are interacting with our products. It’s impossible to design a valuable, and successful site without a deep understanding of how users experience it in the real world. One tool for developing a comprehensive understanding of how your users experience your site, […]

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Mixed Content and Responsive Images

Mixed Content and Responsive Images

| January 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

I ran into a weird issue. Images weren’t loading for some reason on this project I was working on. And yet, on the old site, they loaded just fine. What was different? After some digging, I noticed that the images that weren’t loading were those defined using the <picture> element. Surely that’s not expected behaviour, […]

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The simple formula for great UX design

The simple formula for great UX design

| January 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

We’re in the midst of a digital renaissance. With the rise of startups and transformative tech companies like Apple and Google, the user’s experience has never been more important. That means that the humble designer is suddenly essential to the experiences of billions of people. And we designers have risen to the challenge. As a […]

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20 Best Utilities Plugins for Your WordPress Site

20 Best Utilities Plugins for Your WordPress Site

| January 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

WordPress is the best platform you can choose if you want to easily build your website. Due to its increased popularity, there are many professional pre-designed themes you can choose from, to start creating your website. These templates include multiple features, but if you need something, in particular, there is always a plugin that can […]

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Making Responsive HTML Email Coding Easy With MJML

Making Responsive HTML Email Coding Easy With MJML

| January 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

    Email is one of the best ways to engage with your users, especially during the holiday season. However, if you want to stand out, no matter how beautiful your emails are, you need to make sure they render correctly in your reader’s inbox, regardless of what email client they’re using. Creating responsive email […]

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