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Are Wireframes Obsolete?

Are wireframes obsolete? For years they’ve been used to help web design and development teams reach shared solutions and gain efficiencies on big projects. But with the shift toward rapid prototyping tools like Bootstrap, Framer, and others, are they really needed anymore? Who Needs Wireframes? Earlier this week one of my colleagues also questioned the […]

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UX In Typography

“Typography is what language looks like.” -Ellen Lupton, Thinking With Type Did you know that on average, people remember 80% of what they see vs. only 20% of what they read?* Since our brains are hard wired to understand visuals more than text, it’s a good idea to make that text as visually appealing as […]

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Interview With Sketch Master Creator Peter Nowell

Peter Nowell is the creator of Sketch Master, a series of short online courses for beginner to intermediate-level Sketch users. Highly endorsed by Sketch’s parent company Bohemian Coding, Peter somehow keeps his courses updated right along with Sketch’s constant software updates. He is also a successful freelance designer from San Francisco. His clients include Apple, […]

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Learn UI Design Course Video Review

UX designers are always pushing for improvements – in themselves as well as in their designs. A user interface design (UI design) course can help you improve your resume by adding in-demand skills to your tool belt. You’ll be more attractive to potential clients or employers, and gain confidence in your ability to create a […]

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The Value Loop

Joe Natoli (Give Good UX) is one of my favorite UX thought leaders. One of his most compelling concepts is called “The Value Loop”. It’s the sweet spot in the middle of the classic UX Venn diagram. Why The Value Loop Is Important A value loop represents the intersection between Business Needs and User Goals. […]

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