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Influence with Design – A Guide to Color and Emotions

by Cameron Chapman

The right color palette encourages people to behave in ways designers want them to, while the wrong palette can turn visitors away before they take any action at all.

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The Principles of Design and Their Importance

by Cameron Chapman

Good design is possible without understanding the principles of design. But it may take a lot of trial and error to create something that both looks good and creates an optimal user experience. 🔊

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Dissecting the Intricacies of Typography Anatomy (with Infographic)

by Micah Bowers

The letters used to construct our written languages have their own anatomical features. Here is a collection of lesser-known letter parts that every designer should be aware of (with an awesome infographic).

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Boost Your UX with Clear Visual Hierarchy

by Chris Berridge

A vital part of creating an optimal user experience, visual hierarchy determines the order in which people take in and process information on a page, regardless of whether it’s digital or print.

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Cause and Effect – Exploring Color Psychology

by Cameron Chapman

The use of color in design can affect the emotions and moods of the people. Using colors wisely can improve UX and induce desired behaviors in significant ways.

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Understanding the Nuances of Typeface Classification

by Cameron Chapman

Possibly with the exception of color, the typeface styles used in a design have a greater impact on the way a user perceives that design than virtually any other individual design element.

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Understanding Design Systems and Patterns

by Darcie G. Fitzpatrick

Learn about the evolution of design systems and how designers can adopt a holistic approach to systems thinking.

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Visual Designers vs. Graphic Designers – Who Does What and Why (with Infographic)

by Cameron Chapman

Because graphic design and visual design both focus on aesthetics, the line between the two disciplines is often blurred, especially when referencing digital designs (includes infographic).

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Following Trends: Homage vs. Design Plagiarism

by Cameron Chapman

When looking for inspiration, designers should consider what they can add to the work of others. Where can they make it better? More useful? More elegant? More efficient?

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