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marcandrew.me

UI & UX Micro-Tips: Volume Ten

In this follow-up article, I’ve provided you with another set of easy-to-implement UI & UX micro-tips to help quickly improve your designs.

uxdesign.cc

UI cheat sheet: Accordions

While accordions may seem like a simple component, there is more to them than meets the eye.

web.dev

Building a 3D game menu component

A foundational overview of how to build a responsive, adaptive, and accessible 3D game menu.

medium.muz.li

Case study : Designing an online photography platform for a studio

I walked through my entire process of designing a dedicated online photography platform for Two Mann studios

marcandrew.me

Creating design systems (based on design tokens) with Figma Tokens

A guide on how to build design systems that scale easily and sync with GitHub, with the help of a plugin called Figma Tokens.

ishadeed.com

Building Real-life Components: Facebook Messenger's Chat Bubble

A deep dive into building Facebook Messenger’s Chat Bubble.

medium.com

Complex Forms Made Simple

In order for organisations to complete a certain business process, they must sometimes ask a lot from their user in terms of specific details.

markup.io

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Cut through the noise with immediate, visual feedback. Go from design to build to publish without losing your mind in the process.

superjumpmagazine.com

Mass Effect: How to Indoctrinate Users with UX Consistency

How the Mass Effect trilogy makes use of the fourth UX heuristic: consistency and standards.

web.dev

Building a multi-select component

A foundational overview of how to build a responsive, adaptive, and accessible, multiselect component for sort and filter user experiences.

r3f-gradient.netlify.app

Mesh and Light Gradients - Real Time and Interactive

Create Stripe-like Animated Gradients

uxdesign.cc

Offboarding: Saying goodbye with grace

One of the major deciding factors when it comes to attracting/retaining users is the onboarding process.

smashingmagazine.com

The Autofill Dark Pattern

A “dark pattern” is a deceptive UX pattern that tricks users into doing things they may not really want to do.

future.a16z.com

Why We Crave Software With Style Over “Branding”

Modern software’s uniformity has fueled a craving for more interesting, opinionated tools — turning inanimate pixels into something with soul.

uxdesign.cc

Design detail: crafting better shadows for interaction

Plato gave shadows a bad name. Alright, look, I may be stretching this a little, but bear with me.

marcandrew.me

9 Figma Design System Tips

In this article, I’ve listed a few quick and easy methods to help you speed up your design system workflow in Figma.

kamushken.medium.com

Designing the Accordion. All you need to know

Accordion is a list of options that are stacked vertically and that can be expanded/collapsed to show or hide additional related content.

pimpmytype.com

What’s the right font size in web design?

You want your text to be read, then set it at a sufficient size! Get some practical examples & numbers focused on body text in responsive web design.

storybook.js.org

UI Testing Playbook

A testing workflow that doesn’t slow you down.

nngroup.com

Designing Empty States in Complex Applications: 3 Guidelines

Empty states provide opportunities for designers to communicate system status and increase learnability of the system.