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Think More, Design Less: Quotes to Enrich Your Designer Experience

View the original postQuotes by famous designers that will help you work mindfully Illustration: Outcrowd Each designer’s vision and experience are unique. And no matter its wealth and breadth, it’s still only one person’s experience. There are many ways of enriching it. One of the best methods is to study the experiences of other designers. […]

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Designing for User Retention That Works

View the original postHow to create enjoyable and habit-forming UX/UI design: The Board Game Method Illustration: Outcrowd Any designer wants to know how to retain users through design. Is there a way to do that? You try to find answers, but all you get are marketing tips. They certainly have their value, but not everyone has […]

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How to Perform Competitive Analysis in Web Design. A Step-by-Step Guide

View the original postA simple but effective way to analyze competitors’ designs Illustration: Outcrowd For a designer, competitive website analysis is an essential planning stage. It’s a way to get both indispensable info and inspiration. The problem is that many designers only tend to notice the visuals. They make a critical assessment of design and […]

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How to Use Illustration in Design as a Marketing Tool

View the original postHow do illustrations make a brand unique, recognizable, and loved by users? Illustration: Outcrowd Many people are plagued by outdated stereotypes, believing that illustration lies squarely in the realm of art and has nothing to do with business. (Try telling that to Warner Brothers or Walt Disney Studios!) This archaic view holds your […]

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The Hottest Mobile App Design Trends 2021

View the original postThe best mobile design solutions 2021, that will stay on top Mobile app design collection Trends change all the time. But the best solutions remain: with a few changes, they can and will be reused in the future. The best solutions are the ones that work for both your business and your users. […]

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Top 6 UI Animation Tips

View the original postWhat every designer should remember in order to make good animation Illustration: Outcrowd 1. Don’t forget Grandpa Disney The classic Disney animation principles are as relevant as ever and they still apply to anything that happens onscreen. When creating animation, strive to achieve realistic motion of the objects and always make sure they […]

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How to Evaluate Design Quality

View the original postThe features and testing algorithm of good design Illustration: Outcrowd Can you quickly tell whether a design is good or mediocre? The quality of design is not a matter of taste or intuition. “This is awesome!” or “This is meh” are reactions better left to the users. Knowing how to determine the quality of […]

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Logo Design Process: From Start to Finish

View the original postThe principal stages in creating and developing a logo Design by Outcrowd Designing a logo is the first step in building your brand and a mark of professionalism in business. Most business people understand that today no company can thrive without a logo. But not everyone knows what a real logo is or how […]

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Graphic Design as a Communication Tool

View the original postWhat’s the secret to good visuals in web design? Something important we forget about Illustration: Outcrowd Without graphic design, web design would be dead as a doornail. And not only it. Graphic design wasn’t created yesterday. It began with prehistoric cave drawings, with marks on stones, notches in trees, and similar useful ways […]

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3D Tips for Beginners

View the original postThings you should know to master the art of 3D Illustration: Outcrowd 1. Where to begin? From idea to implementation Every work starts with an idea. When you have a rough plan for implementation, prepare sketches, collect pictures, photos, videos, and whatever you think is necessary. 2. What set of tools do I need? […]