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Visual Shelf Life – Why Web Design Illustrations Go Stale

by Micah Bowers

Illustration makes the web a brighter place, but there’s a risk it will grow stale. We explain how designers can avoid imitation with web design illustrations that give clients a competitive edge.

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UI Trends 2020: What's in Store?

by Olha Bahaieva

The best UI trends are visually appealing while improving the usefulness and overall UX of a digital product. 2019 introduced some amazing UI design trends that will continue to be seen through 2020.

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Prominent Design Conferences 2020

by Miklos Philips

Even the sharpest designers need to explore new ideas, learn about new techniques, and draw inspiration from other creatives to stay on top. We present a list of the most prominent design conferences to consider attending in 2020.

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UX Design Trends Retrospective 2019

by Miklos Philips

Every year, popular UX design trends emerge and become popular because they provide better user experiences. This retrospective explores some of the most interesting and effective ones from 2019.

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The Designer's Edge – An Overview of Photoshop Plugins

by Micah Bowers

Photoshop plugins increase functionality and efficiency. But there’s a problem. With so many options, it’s hard to know which are worthwhile. So, we’ve curated the finest Photoshop plugins available.

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Looking at the Future – Design Trends of 2020

by Micah Bowers

We’ve identified 20 emerging design trends for 2020, but we’re not just naming fonts and colors. We’re showcasing game-changers that will define our experiential landscape for the year to come.

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Toptal Design Blog Color of the Year 2020

by Cameron Chapman

The Toptal Design Blog’s Color of the Year 2020 aims to bring hope and positivity to the coming year, while also helping designers (and those they design for) connect with nature and stay grounded.

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Change for the Good or Bad? A Guide to UX Innovation

by Cameron Chapman

From the earliest text-based websites that effectively had no “design” beyond the default browser settings, to current design trends and standards, design constantly evolves and improves.

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Yours Truly, Freelance Design Advice

by Micah Bowers

It wasn’t easy, but you looked uncertainty in the eye and made the biggest bet of your career. Now what? We’ve got an encouraging word for new freelancers and anyone who’s braved self-employment.

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