Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: design

481 bookmarks tagged “design

Designing Beautiful Shadows in CSS

joshwcomeau.com/css/designing-shadows/
When I look around the web, most of the shadows I see are fuzzy grey boxes. It doesn't have to be this way, though! CSS gives us the tools to create rich, lush, lifelike shadows. In this tutorial, I'll show you how.

Thinking with your hands – Scott Jenson

jenson.org/hands/
Thinking with your hands is about ignoring your gut, at least at first. It’s about pausing and unpacking your initial instincts. We all know UX requires research and exploratory prototyping: we pride ourselves on never accepting a problem at face value. Why can’t we apply our craft to ourselves? (OK, this is a little meta, hang in there) Isn’t it odd that it rarely occurs to designers that our precious UX process could apply to US? 

Why are hyperlinks blue?

blog.mozilla.org/en/internet-culture/deep-dives/why-are-hyperlinks-blue/
We took a deep dive into the history of interfaces and link designs over the years to track down the origin of the blue link we know today.

Discoverable design - WWDC21 - Videos - Apple Developer

developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2021/10126/
Discover how you can create interactive, memorable experiences to onboard people into your app. We'll take you through discoverable...

What to Include in Your Design Portfolio | Andy Budd

andybudd.com/archives/2021/06/what-to-include-in-your-design-portfolio
The purpose of a portfolio site is simple: to showcase the skills you have to the people who might want them. As such I’m often surprised when I see folks who describe themselves as UX/UI designers, choose to focus their portfolio on the UI side of the equation. It feels to me that these people may be selling themselves short by only focusing on a fraction of their skill-set, but before I jump into details, let’s start with some caveats. 

The perfect link - The A11Y Collective

a11y-collective.com/blog/the-perfect-link/
There’s more to a link than just a clickable word or image. So, how do you create the perfect link? Rian tells you in our blog!

Want a killer product? Become more opinionated | by Adil Aijaz | Jun, 2021 | Medium

adilaijaz.medium.com/want-a-killer-product-become-more-opinionated-dce7b12bba3e
This is such a common frustration with MS Word. It is so common that I wonder whether I am too dumb to imagine the reason Word has not changed this behavior. Beyond the laughs, there is a product…