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Jun 2, 2020

Black Lives Matter: A Spotlight On Design For Change

Black Lives Matter ✊🏿

✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼 We’re showcasing artwork and design inspired by recent events and Black Lives Matter advocacy.

Jun 1, 2020

Design With Your Inner Child In Mind

Alright

Creative director and former preschool teacher Abby Milan joins us to share a personal story about re-discovering creativity despite the obstacles life throws at you, and how children can teach us to be more fearless designers.

May 28, 2020

Meet Google Illustrator & Motion Designer Ben Tobias

Self portrait with two dogs

Get to know Ben Tobias, illustrator and motion designer at Google! Ben joins us to share what he’s been working on, a peek into his creative process, and where he likes to gather inspiration. Plus, get a glimpse into what a typical workday looks like for Ben!

May 27, 2020

10 excellent font pairing tools for designers

Jon Gs Takeover

On the hunt for the perfect font combination? We rounded up some of the best font pairing tools and generators for graphic designers and web designers. Check them out and bookmark your favorites!

May 26, 2020

How to make your personal brand stand out online

Eye see you

How do you make you and your work stand out in the overgrown crowd? In this handy guide, learn how to create an authentic online presence that stays true to you, while also helping you land work.

May 25, 2020

Beautiful weather app UI concepts we wish existed

01 / Weather App Concept

Who knew there could be so many beautiful ways to tell the temperature? Check out a collection of incredible weather app designs that we wish existed in real life.

May 22, 2020

Spotify’s Reema Bhagat on product design, music, and the key to a happy career

Meet Product Designer at Spotify Reema Bhagat! Reema stops by to chat about her work, what music and design have in common, and the most important list you’ll ever write in your life. Plus, she shares her favorite playlists for blasting through creative work.

May 21, 2020

12 eye-catching mobile wallpaper freebies you can get on Dribbble

Free phone wallpapers

Give your phone friend a little glow-up with these free mobile wallpapers designed by Dribbblers!

May 20, 2020

Design For Good: Join The Face Mask Challenge

Design For Good Face Mask Challenge

💪❤️ A design challenge for good: Our friends at Awesome Merch are donating 1,000+ face masks to first responders through Masks For Docs. Join the challenge on Dribbble and design your very own facemask!

May 19, 2020

5 common mistakes you don't want to make in a design interview

Interview

A Product Design Recruiter at Facebook shares the most common mistakes designers make in the interview process and how you can easily avoid them.

May 18, 2020

7 tips for achieving better composition in your illustrations

Spring Lockdown

Have you ever noticed how some illustrations capture and hold your attention for longer than usual? Learn how to master composition to create even more compelling illustrations.

May 15, 2020

Brand Designer Patrick Moriarty on the power of passion projects

Get to know San Francisco-based Brand Designer Patrick Moriarty! Patrick shares his upbringing in design, how his passion projects have helped him grow in his career, and what life as a designer means to him.

May 14, 2020

5 personality quizzes to uncover your creative potential

Let colors inside - Mobile App Illustrations

Who’s ready for some creative introspection? Take these quick and fun personality quizzes for a deeper understanding of your creative capabilities, and see how your friends and colleagues match up!

May 13, 2020

It's never too late to start your creative career—a chat with Svilen Petrov

Practice is needed!

Character designer Svilen Petrov (AKA spovv) stops by to share his inspiring story and five lessons learned from building a career out of his passion.

May 12, 2020

8 mobile UX best practices every designer should consider

Woman with mobile phone

Create a better mobile experience by following these 8 mobile UI do’s and don’ts.

May 11, 2020

Run more effective remote usability tests with these 5 tips

Usability Testing

Remote testing requires more preparation and planning, especially in setting up the tools you use. Here are 5 tips to help set yourself up for success.

May 8, 2020

A look inside Zellene Guanlao's colorful work & illustration process

Look

Meet Graphic Designer and Illustrator Zellene Guanlao. Read on as Zellene takes us through her illustration process and reminds us that there’s plenty of inspiration to be found in the mundane, everyday things.

May 7, 2020

10 helpful mini-tutorials to quickly boost your design skills

How to create an embossed effect in Ai

Ready to learn some handy design tips & tricks you never knew you needed? Ten designers share some insanely helpful, visual how-tos just for you.

May 6, 2020

Exploring Illustration Systems with Brand Designer Adam Ho

Bitly Illustration System - Props

Brand Designer Adam Ho sheds light on illustration systems, why brands need them, and how they help to create a cohesive visual identity.

May 5, 2020

7 best practices for using photography in UI design

Cappadocia Travel Website

A well-placed photo can tell a story in a single glance, much more efficiently than words can. Here are a few tips to keep in mind for working with photography in UI design.