Creative / Development Inspiration 47
12 articles to help inspire you from last week. This website design and development inspiration has some great pieces on UX, a few website examples, and some more code snippets.
Have you ever considered that web performance goes hand in hand with UX, or why you should definitely user test. Well I have some thought piece for you!
A simple site that works well on desktop and mobile. An interesting product as well. Love a bit of AR.
An article by Huffington post that walks you through the issues millennials have, using modern website techniques. Good work. Interesting read.
Designer Resources, Examples and Inspiration
The product design tool for the day after launch
Site has gone live, but you have seen tweaks are needed. No need to write each one down and send to the developer. With this extension you can make the changes in the console and send with comments. Cannot believe its taken this long!
All those pages (like 404) that you don’t know how to style, or what copy to use. Well here you are.
One place for all your icons – easily used, easily passed on to the next user.
Understanding Design Systems
While it may seem like a new way of approaching digital workflow, the concept of a design system is not “new” to creative industries. At the core of any design system is a language of design patterns that solve common problems a designer might face.
Development Snippets, Samples, and Articles
When to use target_blank
Chris Coyier breaks down when you should, and shouldn’t use target_blank.
Random Colour Harmonies
Last week I showed you how Lyft had created a colour palette generator. Well here is another one!
Google Maps stopped working? This could be why…
Google recently updated their billing model, and changed the way the APIs were set up. Here I outline how to sort that.
A bit of everything
Breaking the Deadlock Between User Experience and Developer Experience
We cannot talk about user experience, without also including performance. This article opens this issue up. Very interesting read.
Getting to Yes — Convincing Stakeholders to Invest in User Testing
Those who understand the importance of UX know that design-centric companies have a higher ROI so including user testing in a design project comes as a no-brainer. On the contrary, unfamiliarity with its potential benefits means that many product owners don’t consider testing in the first place.
No Conversions? Here are 4 Reasons that Might Help
Getting users to convert can be a tricky one. This article highlights for places where your website might be falling down, and how to fix it.