Emotional Design: How to Persuade Users to Convert

Emotional Design: How to Persuade Users to Convert

Last week we talked a little bit about branding, and one of the topics discussed was how emotional design is used to make users feel a »

A Quick Guide to Branding for UX Designers

A Quick Guide to Branding for UX Designers

Icons by Xinh Studio licensed by Creative Commons (Attribution 3.0 Unported). ——— Branding is half art (visual design) and half science (communication), and represents how a »

High-Fidelity Prototyping and Design Handoff with Adobe XD and Sympli

High-Fidelity Prototyping and Design Handoff with Adobe XD and Sympli

Last week we talked about lean UX workflows, and we learned why the lean UX technique works well for teams using collaborative design tools like Adobe »

Lean UX and Low-Fidelity Prototyping with Adobe XD and Sympli

Lean UX and Low-Fidelity Prototyping with Adobe XD and Sympli

Last month we released our new Sympli for Adobe XD CC App, which helps UX designers export their designs from Adobe XD to Sympli for a »

How to Export Adobe XD CC Screens to Sympli

How to Export Adobe XD CC Screens to Sympli

Designers have been able to export screens from Sketch and Photoshop to Sympli for a while, but we're happy to announce that you can now export »

What's New in HTML 5.2? Hint: Native Modals and More...

What's New in HTML 5.2? Hint: Native Modals and More...

HTML 5.2 is finally here (meaning that web browsers will begin supporting the specification very soon, if they haven't already). What's new? What's disappeared? Today »

7 Breakout Tech Trends for 2018

7 Breakout Tech Trends for 2018

Icons in cover image by BomSymbols. It's finally 2018, so it begs the question, what sort of applications will we be designing and developing this year? »

5 Great Stock Photo Collections That Integrate with Sketch and Photoshop

5 Great Stock Photo Collections That Integrate with Sketch and Photoshop

Icon by Designmodo, licensed under Creative Commons (Attribution 3.0 Unported). In today's article we'll be featuring 5 stock photo collections that integrate with Sketch; some »

A Beginner's Guide to CSS Grid

A Beginner's Guide to CSS Grid

Remember back in the old days of the web, when websites were made of tables? Source code looked a lot like this: <table> < »

How to Run a Quick Usability Test with Sketch Mirror

How to Run a Quick Usability Test with Sketch Mirror

We all know how valuable user testing can be for improving UX. It's an important step in any lean workflow, where the aim is to collect »

Why Shipping Should be a Part of Your Design Process

Why Shipping Should be a Part of Your Design Process

Iteration is a natural and necessary part of the design process, but so many of us go about it the wrong way. Before we talk about »

How to Design Responsive Logos (and Why)

How to Design Responsive Logos (and Why)

By harnessing the capabilities of SVGs (Scalable Vector Formats), we can design logos that are responsive (that is, they adapt to different screen sizes in ways »

A Designer's Guide to Eye Care When You Stare At Screens 24/7

A Designer's Guide to Eye Care When You Stare At Screens 24/7

Designers (and developers too, of course) who stare at screens 24/7 often suffer from blurry vision, debilitating stress, and chronic headaches. It's an awful feeling, »

Why MVP Design Needs to be Driven by Data (and How)

Why MVP Design Needs to be Driven by Data (and How)

Data-driven design is when something is designed in accordance with sensible logic; that is, when the data proves that it should be designed that way. When »

How to Convert Paper Prototypes into Sympli Screens

How to Convert Paper Prototypes into Sympli Screens

Consider UX theories like "as the world wide web becomes accessible in more countries, more inexperienced (and older) demographics are using the internet now, so we »