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The Latest Research for Web Designers, March 2020

While it’s important to know about the latest research and surveys impacting web design, I think it’s just as important…

5 Biggest Non-Design Skills Designers Need in the 2020s

Being a great designer isn’t the only skill you need to grow your career over the next decade. Here, we take a look at…

Design for Browser Inconsistency With Lambdatest

When the web was young, a 56k connection was fast, CSS was new, and Flash was but a glint in Macromedia’s eye, there…

5 Simple Responsive Blunders (And How To Avoid Them)

Nearly 49% of all the web traffic worldwide originates from mobile devices (excluding tablets). If you don’t design…

Can Design Systems Work for Freelancers?

There’s a lot riding on your shoulders as a freelance designer. You have to play the part of salesperson, project…

Introducing 15 Best New Portfolios, February 2020

Each month we publish a roundup of the best new portfolios, launched in the previous four weeks, by freelancers,…

3 Strategies to Follow When Your Site is Failing

It’s frustrating when your website isn’t succeeding in fulfilling its objective. At times, it can be unclear what the…

6 Best Browsers for Developers in 2020

Web developers do a lot more than just browsing when they’re online. Because of this, the average developer needs a…

The Latest Research for Web Designers, February 2020

One of the most valuable resources you have as a web designer is data. Data informs a lot of what you do for clients,…

5 Web Design Trends For 2020 That Are Here To Stay With Us

We are always looking for ways to improve our skills and services and what we create. Sometimes that desire to improve…

How to Deal with Confrontational Feedback

If you’re putting your creative work out there — be it design samples on Behance, a WordPress tutorial on your blog, or…

3 Lessons UX Designers Can Take from Netflix

There’s a reason consumers are drawn to streaming video services like Netflix, Hulu, and HBO Go. And it’s not just the…

20 Freshest Web Designs, January 2020

Each month we roundup the freshest website designs released in the previous four weeks, all with an eye-out for hot new…

How to Keep Designing When Tragedy Strikes

Tragedy strikes from nowhere, and it’s devastating both emotionally, and financially. It might be a motorcycle accident…

10 Best WordPress Plugins for Digital Marketing

Currently somewhere in the region of 34% of websites are built with WordPress, it’s the most utilized CMS (Content…

What Does 5G Mean for Web Designers?

As we head into 2020, everyone is talking about 5G. The newest generation of mobile connectivity has some exciting…

The Latest Research for Web Designers, January 2020

One of the most powerful tools we have in web design is consumer and industry data. It’s like a gauge that tells us…

Can Best Practice Replace Design Research?

Tempting it may be to skip the consultation process, but a ‘first principles’ approach is not going to cut it with the…