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Mar 30, 2020

6 underestimated soft skills that will make you a better designer

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Empower your relationships and daily work by developing these six ‘not-so-obvious’ soft skills.

Mar 27, 2020

When design meets mental health—A chat with Headspace's Karen Hong

How to quit sabotaging your own happiness

Meet Brand Designer at Headspace, Karen Hong and learn all about her job working as an illustrator and motion designer in the mental health space.

Mar 26, 2020

5 advanced tips for better dashboard design

Mobile Dashboard for NLP Platform

“Think of the dashboard as a story. Ask yourself how to divide this story into a cohesive set of data units that conveys information in a quick, obvious, and comprehensive way.” — Gregory Muryn-Mukha shares his top tips for designing more effective dashboards.

Mar 25, 2020

How to feel your best & make the most out of working from home

Working from home

Tips and creative ideas to make working from home a little more enjoyable (a Hygge approach).

Mar 24, 2020

There's no 'I' in Rebrand: 3 Tips for Better Client-Designer Collaboration

Toggl Plan recently worked with an agency to carry out a massive rebrand, and we can learn a lot from how they did it. Today they share 3 crucial tips for how agencies and clients can collaborate more effectively together.

Mar 23, 2020

The UX Writing Starter-Kit

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What is UX Writing and how can you jumpstart your career in this fast-growing field of Product Design? UX writer Alysa Yamada explains.

Mar 20, 2020

Hunkered down? Here are 10 creative projects to keep you inspired

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Keep the creative fire burning while you’re stuck at home this weekend. Here are 10 fun personal projects to help you stay busy, inspired, and hopeful during these tough times.

Mar 19, 2020

Building a career in Art Direction—A chat with IKEA's Marko Cvijetic

Meet Marko Cvijetic—an Art Director at the global home furnishing brand IKEA. Marko shares insights on his career as an Art Director and what led him on this professional path.

Mar 18, 2020

A beginner's guide to learning 3D design & illustration

Space Corridor

3D design isn’t as scary as you think! In this beginner’s guide, designer and instructor Roman Klčo explains how to start learning 3D, the right tools to use, and the best industries for you to explore based on your interests.

Mar 17, 2020

Mastering Data Visualization: 3 Tips For A Smoother Design Process

Mastering Data Visualization

Data viz design is challenging. To help improve your process, expert James Round shares his top three tips for a smoother workflow.

Mar 16, 2020

Introducing: A brand new Dribbble

Today, we’re excited to announce our first complete redesign in the last ten years. Here’s everything you need to know about our brand new design system.

Mar 12, 2020

Try these 12 typefaces to give your designs some major personality

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If you want to make a bold statement with your design work, look no further. We’ve rounded up a handful of unique typefaces designed by Dribbblers that are bursting with personality.

Mar 11, 2020

Your ultimate guide to getting hired in UX design

Web Illustration

In this handy guide, you’ll find tips for crafting your UX portfolio and resume from design managers themselves. Also get advice for approaching the UX interview process and negotiating your salary.

Mar 10, 2020

Brand Discovery: 10 key questions to ask clients before you start designing

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A freelance designer shares the 10 most important questions she asks clients to align on project goals and deliver an outstanding design.

Mar 9, 2020

Is remote work right for you? 3 questions to ask yourself

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Considering a fully remote job? Dribbble’s Head of People Ops shares by far the most crucial questions to consider before going full-time remote.

Mar 6, 2020

Airbnb's Jennifer Hom on building a meaningful career in illustration

Meet Airbnb’s Head of Illustration Jennifer Hom! Jennifer shares how her illustration career took off and lends some powerful advice to other creatives navigating their own career paths.

Mar 5, 2020

3 useful tips for designing neumorphic interfaces (soft UI)

Neumorphism UI Trend 2020

Here are some tips and best practices for experimenting with the latest UI design trend—neumorphism.

Mar 4, 2020

The best resources for learning Product Illustration

Brand Illustration Exploration for a Fin Tech Company

Welcome to the era of Product Illustration—where illustrations are not only used for ornamental purposes, but also for humanizing the user experience. Here is a compilation of resources to help you become a great Product Illustrator.

Mar 3, 2020

8 awesome free icon sets to download on Dribbble

Freebie: Earth Icons

Get your hands on these fun, illustrative icon sets created by Dribbblers just for you!

Mar 2, 2020

An introduction to Risograph Printing (& how to start your first project)

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Print isn’t dead! Learn all about the wonderful (and affordable) art of Risograph printing and how to start your very first Riso project.