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Level Up – A Guide to Game UI (with Infographic)

by Micah Bowers

Like websites or mobile apps, video games have common UI components that help players navigate and accomplish goals. Discover the four classes of game UI in this level-warping infographic.

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Aesthetics and Perception – How to Approach User Experience Imagery

by Rian Dutra

Once designers better understand how people’s minds work with imagery, they are able to create better products that really make sense in a person’s life, while positively affecting the business itself.

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What Is Strategic Design Thinking and How Can It Empower Designers?

by Kent Mundle

Designers are not mere pixel pushers. If they improved communication and employed their skills more effectively through strategic design thinking, they could make a bigger impact with their work.

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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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How to Structure an Effective Typographic Hierarchy

by Cameron Chapman

Since designers work with so much text-based content, creating an effective typographic hierarchy—one that clearly shows what information is most important—is a vital skill for designers to master.

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Pinterest for Designers – An Overview

by Cameron Chapman

When it comes to social media for designers, the first site that comes to mind is Instagram. But designers shouldn’t overlook the second-most-popular image-based social network: Pinterest.

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Mini Tutorials – Working with Figma Button Components

by Micah Bowers

In Figma, UI Components are all-powerful and unbelievably versatile, but how do they work? We demonstrate their power by focusing on one of the most common UI elements of all—the button.

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All About Process – Dissecting Case Study Portfolios

by Adnan Puzic

A portfolio is more than a cache of images, it’s a way to demonstrate design skills and problem solving to clients. We show how to elevate portfolios by explaining the inner workings of a case study.

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Design Principles: an Introduction to Visual Hierarchy

by Kent Mundle

The theory of visual hierarchy is different from its practical application. More advanced concepts of visual perception are worth exploring because their mastery is key for great visual design.

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