For a UI/UX designer, the ability to prototype your designs is a much sought-after skill, and prototyping's importance in the product design process shows no sign of letting up anytime soon. If you're still unsure prototyping is something you want to bring into your design process, let Marc try and put your mind at ease with these ten points.
Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is now excellent across all modern browsers, and the image format appears in sometimes surprising contexts on many different kinds of web pages. But despite existing as a standard for almost two decades, SVG remains somewhat new for some designers and developers, leaving them confused as to how it should used on their site. Dudley Storey gets into why you should be using SVG and how you can integrate them into your site.
Technology isn't agnostic. It's time to recognise that the products we build are reflections of their creators as well as their users. Ivana McConnell explains how we need to understand whether or not we can grasp the problem we aim to solve, and how the smallest decision can have enormous human impact.
With a single line of CSS, we can completely reorient any element - moving, rotating, resizing, and more. Dan Wilson gets into the transform property and how you can use it to change everything on your site.
The field of data visualisations has expanded rapidly in recent years. All kind of exciting projects are pushing the boundaries. But where do you start? And what kind of principles should you consider? We talked to some leading experts and asked them for their tips and advice on best practices.
Psychology and behavioural science are must-have tools for designers these days. They give you great insights, for example into why someone may not be using your site (or app) in the way you hoped and how to engage users more. Oliver Lindberg lists five must-read books to help you get the insights you need.
If you're involved in the constantly competitive world of e-commerce, you know you need to keep track of the latest trends to stay on top. John Surdakowski, founder and creative director of Avex Designs, discusses the six trends he sees shaping this year.