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I hope you had a great start into the new year. And while it's quite an arbitrary date, many of us take the start of the year as an opportunity to try to change something in their lives. I think it's ...

Jan 19, 2018

Designers are very fortunate. Unlike a whole lot of careers out there, we quite often genuinely enjoy what we do. We get to unleash our creative spirit and can make... The post Being a Workaholic Des...

Jan 19, 2018

On September 30th, 2017, the international WordPress community united for 24 hours to translate the WordPress ecosystem. For the third time, #WPTranslationDay fused an all-day translating marathon wit...

Jan 19, 2018

In part one of this two-part article, we began building a drum sequencer in Elm. We learned the syntax, how to read and write type-annotations to ensure our functions can interact with one another, an...

Jan 18, 2018

There’s a high chance you came across the term “REST API” if you’ve thought about getting data from another source on the internet, such as Twitter or Github. But what is a RES...

Jan 17, 2018

(This is a sponsored article.) Before embarking upon the design phase of any project, it’s critical to undertake some research so that the decisions you make are undertaken from an informed posi...

Jan 17, 2018

“Content is King” still holds true when one speaks of what is necessary for a business’s website. Especially, if it is to attract and engage visitors, and encourage them to... The p...

Jan 16, 2018

With WooCommerce powering over 40% of all ecommerce sites, there has been an explosion of plugins built to take advantage of it. Of course, there has been an impressive library... The post 10 Up-and-...

Jan 16, 2018

A key feature of Flexbox and Grid Layout is that they can deal with distributing available space between, around and inside grid and flex items. Quite often this just works, and we get the result we w...

Jan 16, 2018

(This is a sponsored article.) Everybody's talking about design systems, but they are more than just a trend. They are a best practice for design consistency and efficiency between designers and devel...

Jan 16, 2018

It’s a known fact that file selection inputs are difficult to style the way developers want to, so many simply hide it and create a button that opens the file selection dialog instead. Nowadays,...

Jan 15, 2018

You can find amazing tools for improving web forms, ranging from UI kits to advanced jQuery plugins. But one of the toughest input fields to edit is the upload field.... The post 9 Custom Open Source...

Jan 14, 2018

This week's Designer News (N.419) includes a Sketch Plugin for Gifs & Videos, Monitoring Unused CSS, a CSS Cheat Sheet, Instagram Filters in Pure CSS, 10 Must-Read Design Books, 2017 Design Tools...

Jan 13, 2018

In February of 2015, I began working on an iOS app called Air Lookout. The goal of the app was to simplify and remove any obfuscation of air quality information. After over a year of working nights an...

Jan 12, 2018

There’s a dangerous little lie the design community has propagated around the internet. Like every entrenched myth, it’s anchored in a bit of truth, which makes it difficult to weed... Th...

Jan 12, 2018