- Sliders have been around for a long time and became the de facto standard UI control for selecting a value or a range of values. A slider is helpful because it allows users to explore a range of options quickly.
- There are a number of debates about which additional skills designers should learn. Should designers code, write, or understand business? These skills are incredibly valuable but perhaps not essential.
- It’s a universal truth that there’s more than one meaning to just about every word. This is doubly true for industry lingo. If you’re just getting started in web design, you need to know what everything really means, if you want to get ahead.
- Sketch 52 comes with the ability to instantly populate multiple shapes with images all at once. The same feature can also set the content of multiple text elements. Sketch is preloaded with images of peoples faces and abstract tile patterns.
- CSS Grid and CSS Flexbox are complimentary web layout technologies that have been hotly anticipated for years. However, despite some superficial similarities they are actually used for very different tasks; they each solve a very different set of problems.
- There’s a lot of talk about accessible design, but have you ever thought about color accessibility?
- This year I’ve been involved in a lot of projects to help large organisations improve the web experience for their customers.
- Ever since Netflix became a household name we’ve been scrolling sideways in mobile layouts. Instead of stacking everything on top of each other, horizontal scrolling containers (or lists) have become a common layout practice, as it helps reduce the vertical space of devices with smaller screens.