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How to actually test UIs

Testing techniques used by leading engineering teams

The anatomy of a design trend

A discussion of the theory of design trends with sample trends in Industrial Design, Interface Design, and User Experience.

Accessibility vs Design trends

Neumorphism? Glassmorphism? Material Design? All design trends can be accessible.

Why 2020 was the year of data viz

If I had to point my finger at the biggest trend in design in 2020 I’d definitely point at data visualization.

Is the end near for flat logo design?

Recently, logos from various companies have experienced a transformation.

Aurora UI — new visual trend for 2021

UI design and especially its more artistic, visual side is constantly evolving.

Is graphic design too trendy?

Whether it’s chrome lettering or outlined type, we’ve all heard someone say: “Ooh, that’s a bit trendy!”

The web didn’t change; you did

On framework fatigue, complexity of builds and the fact that simple is, and has always been possible.

Why does every advert look the same? Blame Corporate Memphis

The quirky, illustrative style favoured by startups has caused controversy within the design community

Petco and the cold, lifeless modern brand

In 2011 Petco moved from the big jelly letter font to a thinner, more angular one, adjusted a few colors, and reworked their slogan slightly.

Design Trends Predictions for 2021

See the trends predictions from 13 top designers for the year, and get tips and techniques to put them into practice for your brand.

Front-end predictions for 2021 and beyond

Jay Freestone examines trends and technologies that will shape web development this year.

Google Design’s Best of 2020

A look back at the year’s most resilient design projects

The State of CSS 2020 Trend Report

If you didn't have time to read the full State of CSS report, here are the three main CSS trends from the past year.

The Rise and Fall of Invision

The sad slide of the once-darling design co.

Big Review of Major UI Design Trends for Web and Mobile in 2020

Let’s take a look back at what was popular in UI/UX design for websites and mobile applications in 2020.

The Field of UX Design by 2030

Imagine ringing in the year 2030 and the world as we know it has not yet ended.

7 Takeaways from the 2020 UX Tools Survey

Over 4,000 designers responded to Taylor Palmer’s annual UX Tools survey. Here are some takeaways from the results.

Mighty Morphin’ Power Morphism

2020 was a disaster of a year. Now, closer to the year’s end I wanted to share some positive vibes with you.

2020 Roundup of Web Research

Lots of things are published this time of year, like developer advent calendars and organizations reflecting on the past year.