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Why You Should Switch to Code-Based Design

View the original post Since the very beginning of digital product design, the default way of designing user interfaces has been image-based. Designers have been drawing different states of the mobile app or web designs using graphic design tools – GIMP, Adobe Illustrator, Fireworks, Sketch, or now Figma, Invision, Adobe XD – and then the […]

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Best Practices

Storybook Best Practices That Will Improve Your Product Development Process

View the original post Storybook integration with UXPin makes it easier than ever for you and your team members to build digital products from a UI library of approved, interactive components. After the integration, expect a better workflow and more effective product development. Simply integrating the two tools, however, doesn’t mean that you get all […]

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Low-Code and No-Code Tools – What Are They?

View the original post There is an ever-growing hype around no-code and Low-Code Application Platforms (LCAP). It seems like every week a new low-code product hits the market. Some low-code products target a specific niche, while others work on solutions to eliminate the necessity for coding for a broad spectrum of apps, software, and tools. […]

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Who Is a Web Designer: All You Need to Know

View the original post Love that website you see? Having fun with the links, the buttons, and the colors that mesmerize you? How about the typeface that makes it easy for you to read?  That’s all the work of web designers whose work brings you the slick websites you visit every day.  How the website […]

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Storybook Frameworks You Can Use to Build Component Libraries

View the original post Building component libraries can make UI development efficient and failure-proof. Some of the advantages of making a component library include: Creating a single source of truth that keeps everyone in line with your current guidelines. Scaling quickly when you need to meet a significant milestone or release date. Improving collaboration and […]

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Prototyping

8 Common Prototyping Mistakes Plus Tips on How to Avoid Them

View the original post Prototyping is one of the best ways to validate design ideas before time and resources are wasted on ideas that are not viable. While there is no single “perfect” way to create a prototype, there are common mistakes that designers make. These mistakes can affect the suitability of your prototype and […]

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Design Ops

Does Your Team Need a Design Operations Manager?

View the original post Design operations managers have become increasingly important as more companies turn to digital products that help them connect with customers and streamline processes. If your design team members work on several projects simultaneously, it makes sense to bring in someone who knows how to manage designers and developers. As a relatively […]

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Mobile

9 Principles of Mobile App Design

View the original post What is app design and what makes it good?  App design is a combination of UI and UX design to build out a usable piece of software. Modern users don’t have patience for apps that are confusing to use. Ideal mobile app design is good-looking, functional, and straightforward all at the […]

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General

Negative Space – How Best to Use It in Website and App Design

View the original post Have you ever viewed an image or photograph that you really like and wondered why it looks so interesting and engaging? Or maybe you’ve wondered why a scene in a movie or TV show triggers a strong emotional response. Is it the subject matter or the artist’s use of perspective? Perhaps. […]

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Design Systems

Storybook Design System: It’s Time to Reap Its Many Benefits

View the original post Since you’re here, there’s a good chance that you have used our design-with-code  Merge technology to build fully functional prototypes. (If you haven’t taken that step yet, try for free our Storybook integration.) Recently, we took a giant leap forward by releasing an integration with Storybook.  We don’t want to assume […]