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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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Understanding Cognitive Bias in Product Design, the Good and Bad (With Infographic)

by Nataliia Pylypchuk

Knowing the psychology of how and why we make certain decisions can help in creating more user-centric sites and apps.

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Designing Remote Ideation Workshops for Startups

by Guoming Xu

Remote ideation workshops help companies address business-related problems through creative exercises that prioritize speed, teamwork, and innovative thinking.

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Minimalist UX Design for Healthier Smartphone Engagement

by Florence Dairo

It’s easy to waste too much time staring at our smartphones, but minimalist UX design can help users build healthier engagement habits.

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Keep It Tasteful: A Guide to Food App Design

by Pili Fernandez Davila

The pandemic has intensified the demand for online food ordering, and businesses are rushing to meet the need. With food apps increasing in popularity, providing an exceptional user experience is critical.

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The New Trend in UI Design: An Overview of Neumorphism

by Kayode Osinusi

Neumorphic design is a visual trend that has gained traction with UI/UX designers and become a popular aesthetic choice for contemporary software, websites, and mobile apps.

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From Promoting to Creating: How an Advertising Leader Found His Calling in VR Gaming

by Micah Bowers

Why did one designer leave a prominent role in the advertising industry and travel halfway around the world to pursue a UX career in VR gaming?

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Ace Your Online Conversion: SaaS Landing Page Best Practices

by Muhammad Junaid

The pandemic has fueled a boom in software services. Learn how to sell the benefits of these complex products with lessons from sharp, trust-inspiring SaaS landing pages that convert.

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Building and Scaling a Design System in Figma: A Case Study

by Abigail Beshkin

Building a design system for a multinational company means cataloging every component in meticulous detail. It’s a massive undertaking that calls for both a big-picture view and a focus on specifics. Here's how one design system team leader accomplished it.

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