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Mark your calendars because it’s open enrollment time! We’re breaking down the big elements self-employed creatives need to consider—from health insurance to retirement, and everything in between.
What is product illustration and why are tech companies suddenly embracing this art form? Get a break down of this niche form of illustration and walk away with some practical tips for getting started.
Who’s ready to spread good vibes all season long? Brand new items have just hit the Dribbble Shop, and we’re here to tell you all about the inspiration behind the collection designed by Dribbbler Aron Leah. We’re calling it—The Good Vibes Capsule Collection. Get the inside scoop!
Using ethical design exercises and treating applicants with operational empathy isn’t just good practice; it also makes a ton of sense for your business. In this handy guide for hiring managers, learn how to attract top-talent by incorporating ethical design challenges into your interview process.
Visual designer and illustrator Tyler Elise Blinderman joins us today to share her inspiring path into design, and why taking risks and doing what scares you is the most important thing you can do to continue growing and learning in your craft.
Hundreds of designers gathered around the globe last month to talk shop, share tips, and participate in design discussions—from how to maximize your presence on Dribbble, to whether designers should learn to code, and much more. Check out a few awesome highlights from October’s Dribbble Meetups 2019!
In a new Dribbble video, we sit down with the one and only Lisa Engler! Lisa gives us a glimpse into freelance life, tells us all about how she got started as a designer, and shares some solid advice for building a successful career in design.
As a designer, should you invest time and effort into learning how to code? Here are four major reasons why having this dual skill set will change the way you approach design and help propel your career forward.
Just a few months ago, brand designer Michael Penda decided to give his side-hustle the full-time treatment. Get to know the talented self-taught designer as he shares how freelance life has been treating him, and get inspired to embrace your inner design chameleon.
Like most people, hiring managers are more captivated by stories than facts or data alone. There’s no better way to shine during an interview than by sharing a few compelling stories about your best design work. Read on for a Design Recruiter’s storytelling tips to help you stand out in the hiring pool.
What do chatrooms, Space Jam, and pizza delivery have in common? They all surfaced the web in the 1990s! Take a trip down memory lane and get a run-down of how web design evolved in the first decade of its existence.
Get in the spooky mood with a handful of Shots designed to make you scream with delight and bring out your inner creepy!
You’ve probably tried all kinds of things for getting over creative block. Well today, we’re here to share some alternative methods that just might surprise you. Check out what your fellow design friends recommend as their most unexpected technique for getting your creative juices flowing.
What is open design and why does it matter? We’re digging into the benefits and opportunities of an open design mentality and how it can be used for the greater good of the industry, now and in the future.
Don’t underestimate the impact of illustration when it comes to the success of your business. Here’s why thoughtful, commissioned illustration is an investment worth making.
Color is one of the most important foundations for a product’s design language, so it’s crucial you choose your palette with intention! Check out these handy color palette generators specifically for UI design and help ensure the effectiveness of your designs.
JP Boneyard takes us behind the scenes of what inspired him to usher the Fifty-Nine Parks Print Series to life, the incredible design talent he got to collaborate with, and what designers can learn from the disconnected experience America’s national park system offers.
Whether you’re a seasoned product designer or just starting out in your career, the art of design is a life-long learning process. Check out a handful of books your fellow product designers love and recommend to you.
Designer Amanda Ortiz recently made some big changes to her lifestyle. On top of transitioning to a full-time design gig after freelancing for a few years, her new routine includes going vegan and taking small steps to live more sustainably — a new source of inspiration for her passion projects. Get to know Amanda as she shares her journey into design, how she tackles impostor syndrome head-on, and more.
Product designer Alex Muench has reviewed hundreds of portfolios from designers of all levels. Based on his observations, Alex explains how to craft a truly effective design portfolio that showcases your skills and thought process in a beautiful and compelling way.