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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.
Color in industry event design informs, inspires, and builds lasting brand awareness. Discover color strategies that delight attendees and set your event apart.
Charlotte has more than 10 years of experience in visual design, UI design, and user research. She excels at creating captivating visuals that delight users and enhance digital and in-person experiences. Her past clients include Virgin Media, Disney Pixar, Nissan, Vauxhall, and Clinique.
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.
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Designer Gemma Busquets shares how she created a responsive website and 20+ engaging charts and graphs for the software development platform’s annual report.
Gemma is a designer and creative director with over 15 years of experience in UX, data visualization, and branding. She has taught data visualization for 7+ years at the university level and has directed a master’s degree program on the subject. Gemma’s portfolio includes collaborations with GitHub, Coca-Cola, Nike, Visa, and Seat.
Designing fintech products requires more than great UX/UI skills—you need to understand finance too. Here’s what designers need to know to get started.
Gints is a fintech product designer with deep financial expertise and a decade of experience designing websites, trading platforms, dashboards, and mobile apps for fintech companies, banks, forex, and crypto trading companies around the world.
At-home medical monitoring is on the rise, thanks to the growing ranks of IoT devices and the promise of fewer doctor visits. How can designers ensure that at-home products meet patients’ needs?
Lauren is a UX designer with over nine years of experience helping businesses build compelling products. In 2015, her team received an International Design Excellence Award for the Interactive Surgical Manager, a dashboard software system that helps hospitals manage surgical supplies. Lauren has also created interaction guidelines for Samsung Electronics and provides augmented reality solutions for an internationally renowned construction tech company.
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.
Innovations in tech and shifts in consumer behavior are changing the cosmetics and skin care business. Here’s how designers in beauty UI and UX are adapting to the new trends.
Abigail is a veteran of Pratt Institute and Columbia Business School, where she oversaw the design and production team for Columbia Business magazine. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and been heard on NPR.
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