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Mastering Another Dimension: An Isometric Illustration Tutorial
Isometric illustrations improve user experience and engagement—but they’re time-consuming to create. This tutorial teaches designers an easier, faster way.
Majo is a digital product designer who has worked with clients such as Fantasy Interactive, Zypsy, and Studio Echt. He specializes in UI design for apps, motion graphics, and illustration.
5 Signs Your Product Strategy Is Broken—and How Designers Can Help Fix It
A good product strategy aligns team efforts, cuts costs, and encourages long-lasting conflict resolution. Three Toptal product design experts discuss how product strategies get derailed and what designers can do to help get things back on track.
Christian is a product designer, product owner, user researcher, and Webflow developer. He led the design team at Chaka, a financial solutions platform, and worked as the founding product designer at SquadPal. His product experience spans B2B, B2C, and SaaS enterprise software.
The Benefits of a Design System: Making Better Products, Faster
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.
Molham is a product designer with 12 years of UI experience who specializes in building design systems. His clients include Snap Inc. and e-commerce websites Dubizzle and Mumzworld, the largest online baby shop in the Middle East.
For Your Health: 5 Tips and Strategies for Wellness Branding
The health and wellness industry is booming, creating opportunity—and a competitive market. Wellness businesses can apply these branding best practices to stand out and connect with customers.
Pilar Rios Niño
Pilar is a UX/UI designer and illustrator with deep expertise building brand design and strategy for yoga, health food, and fitness companies. She holds a postgraduate degree in UX/UI design and bachelor’s degrees in fine arts and advertising and public relations.
Life in Motion: A Guide to Animating Mobile Data Visualizations
Animation can make data more comprehensible, engaging, and useful, especially on mobile. When animating data visualizations, designers should use motion design principles—and avoid common pitfalls.
Daniel is a senior product designer with more than 14 years of experience. Previously, he was the Principal Product Designer for the animation platform LottieFiles. His expertise includes UI/UX, mobile, and motion design, and his background as both a designer and an engineer gives him a unique perspective on technology and creativity.
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NFTs for Designers: An Introduction
The global NFT market relies on designers to support artists, Web3 platforms and marketplaces, and major global brands. Toptal designer Gabor Molnar offers insights from his experience breaking into this emerging field.
Gabor is a 3D generalist and designer in the fast-paced world of crypto and NFTs. He is a creator of the NFT collection Omnimorphs and a consultant for other NFT brands. He is also a product designer with a background in business economics, user experience design, user interface design, and branding.
Craft an Outstanding UX Portfolio With These Recruiter Tips
Many UX portfolios are poorly formatted and lack crucial information. Leverage these portfolio design tips from a UX recruiter to stand out and get hired.
Ignasi is a product designer and UX recruiter who has spent more than a decade working with tech companies, design consultancies, and outsourcing services. He specializes in developing research frameworks, creating wireframes, producing vibrant digital products, and building customer experience teams by recruiting talent from around the world.
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