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The Toptal Design Blog is a hub for advanced design studies by professional designers in the Toptal network on all facets of digital design, ranging from detailed design tutorials to in-depth coverage of new design trends, techniques, and technologies.

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Jorge Gonzalez Miksi

You Be You: Creating Content for the Gen Z Design Aesthetic

By Jorge Gonzalez Miksi
Today’s young adults have enormous buying power, but they’re choosy shoppers with particular tastes. Understanding what drives their purchasing decisions can help you design content that resonates with Gen Z.
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Danny Rubyono

7 Expert Tips for Creating a Convincing Promo Video

By Danny Rubyono
Drawing on more than 25 years of design and motion graphics experience, Toptal designer Danny Rubyono explains how he makes enticing promo videos that compel viewers to action.
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Molham Bakir

The Benefits of a Design System: Making Better Products, Faster

By Molham Bakir
Design systems increase collaboration, ensure consistency, and accelerate design and development cycles. Toptal product designer Molham Bakir lays out how—and shares insights and tips from his experience building them.
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Rodrigo Perez Estrada

4 UX Tips to Reduce Users’ Cognitive Overload and Burnout

By Rodrigo Perez Estrada
Knowledge workers spend most of their workdays using digital tools. These low-friction UX strategies help reduce techno-stress and increase healthy user engagement.
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Elena Bukhonok

UX Design Job Interview Tips for Global Candidates: Landing Your Dream Role in the US

By Elena Bukhonok
Searching for a design job is never easy—and it’s even more challenging if you’re new to the country and culture you want to work in. Here are steps one designer took to build a successful design career in America.
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Bariledum Keenam

Supporting Diverse Needs: A Rebranding Success Story

By Bariledum Keenam
Brand designer Bari Keenam shares how he turned a tricky logo redesign into a brand overhaul that helped his client establish an emotional connection with its customers.
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Kiran Khan

Haptics in Healthcare: An Opportunity for Designers to Help Revolutionize Telemedicine

By Kiran Khan
Telemedicine has exploded in recent years, expanding access to healthcare services. But it's missing an indispensable element of medical care: touch. Enter haptic technology.
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Ravi Talajiya

The Allure and Impact of Minimalist UX Design

By Ravi Talajiya
Minimalism is a prevalent design approach, but putting its principles into practice is challenging. Follow these minimalist UX design strategies to build frictionless digital products that help users reach their goals.
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The 10 UX Deliverables Top Designers Use

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Stelian Subotin

Dashboard Design: Considerations and Best Practices

By Stelian Subotin
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