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Design UX

The Importance of Digital Product Design

Nowadays, successful companies stand out not only for the quality of their products or services but also for their innovative approach to design. Take a moment to reflect on the beautiful aesthetics of Apple, the seamless experience of Uber, and the convenient offerings of Airbnb. What ties these industry giants together? They all understand the […]

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Design Dev

Making Animations For The Web with Lottie

According to different studies, UI embellishments like animation can produce a positive impact in the overall user experience. Animation is not only fun, but also engaging. Since animating assets using Javascript or CSS may result intimidating for many designers, this is where Lottie comes into rescue. What is Lottie? Lottie is a tiny JS library […]

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Design

Change by Design key takeaways

In his first book, Tim Brown (former CEO at IDEO), a design and consulting firm, reflects on how well-executed design brings a positive impact at every level of business. From the beginning of the book, he establishes the idea that Design thinking includes skills designers have been using over decades in their search to fulfill […]

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Design UX

Everything you need to know about emojis

Emojis are emoticon images that are sent in a small amount of data by using a standard encoding. This encoding allows them to be used, when supported, on a huge range of platforms including iPhone, Android and desktop operating systems like Windows and Mac OSX. Emojis provide a better variety of options, making messages more […]

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Design UX

Why is ADA compliance so important?

One billion people all over the world live with some form of disability, while 200 million do with a very significant one. In the United States that number means a quarter of the adult population. People who have visual, auditory, ambulatory, or cognitive disabilities, can face a real challenge when navigating websites. Accessibility, whether online […]

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Design UX

Designing digital experiences for China

China is among the fastest developing economies of the last four decades. With a population of more than 1.3 billion people, almost 30 percent of the Internet users come from this country. A lot of Western companies want to start operating in this promising market. The questions that arise are: what do design departments need […]

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Design UX

The Illusion of Completeness

Back in the early 2000s there was a golden rule that asserted that websites were best viewed if all the content was displayed without the need of the user to scroll down. Flash websites gave us the possibility to mimic the way a user interacts with an operating system, meaning that all the content visible […]