Category: Tips

Learn How to Design a Switch UI in Adobe XD

How to Design a Switch UI in Adobe XD

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to design an on/off switch UI, in Adobe Experience Design CC (Adobe XD). The Steps (1-18) 1. Create a new document by selecting iPhone 6 from the Start Screen. 2. Select the Line Tool and hold Shift to draw a horizontal line that spans the width of your document…

Typography

Tips For Using Fonts In Typography

Picking the right font and using it in the typography is a mystifying process for many people. There are endless choices of fonts, whether you are looking for a normal conventional looking font, or an innovative bunny or candy cane font. A few decades ago, designers were limited to very few web safe fonts, most…

security

5 Thoughts When Building Security into Your Website

In an age where hacking is proliferating at unprecedented rates, website security matters more than ever. But often when building a website, security is at the bottom of a developer’s priority list. And it can be difficult to understand how to build a strong website which stands a higher likelihood of resisting hacking attempts, malware,…

Learn How to Quickly Add Images in Adobe XD

How to Quickly Add Images in Adobe XD

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to quickly add multiple images in Adobe Experience Design CC (Adobe XD). The Steps (1-11) 1. Create a new document by selecting iPhone 6 from the Start Screen. 2. Select the Rectangle Tool and hold Shift to draw a square that fills the entire width of your artboard. Alternatively,…

Learn How to Design a Social Profile UI in Adobe Illustrator

How to Design a Profile UI in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to design a social profile user interface (UI) in Adobe Illustrator. The Steps (1-18) 1. Create a new document, 3000 x 3000 pixels, with the colour mode set to ‘RGB.’ 2. Using the Rectangle Tool, select a light grey and draw a four-sided shape that covers the…

Adobe XD (Preview) The Basics of Adobe Experience Design

Learn the Basics of Adobe XD

Let’s take a look at some of the tools available in the preview build of Adobe Experience Design CC (Adobe XD). Adobe XD Overview   Select a Document Type From the Adobe XD Start Screen, select from a number of different mobile, tablet and desktop devices. Alternatively, you can specify the width and height for your…

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Roberto Blake’s 5 Things you won’t Learn in Design School

One of NYC’s finest designers is Roberto Blake who just so happens to also run a small YouTube channel with advice on the design industry. Recently I stumbled onto this great 13min clip that covers crucial info about marketing yourself and being the kind of person that creative directors want to hire. I know the…

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