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Oct 20, 2020

A step-by-step process for creating responsive logo designs

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In this guest post, go behind the scenes with the team at Unfold as they share their process for designing responsive logos based on a real client project.

Oct 19, 2020

6 tips to make the most out of your design mentor-mentee relationship

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Learn how to build a successful relationship with your design mentor that helps you achieve your goals and advance in your career.

Oct 16, 2020

Customize your iOS 14 home screen with these trendy icon sets

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Try these unique iOS 14 icon sets to give your home screen a whole new aesthetic! Each of these icon sets was created by a designer in the community.

Oct 15, 2020

Want a better remote work-life balance? Start doing these 7 things

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Learn how to set healthy boundaries between your work and your personal life while working remotely.

Oct 14, 2020

Fresh From Dribbble: A New & Improved Shot Experience

We’re excited to finally share with you a long-awaited update to our Shot Pages! Here’s some of the features we’ve rolled out across the platform—they’re geared to offer you the most practical, engaging, and work-focused Dribbble experience you’ve ever seen.

Oct 14, 2020

Sustainability by Design: 5 Ways to Greenify Your Packaging

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Learn why it pays to make the switch to more sustainable packaging, plus five great options to help greenify your designs.

Oct 13, 2020

10 Incredibly Useful Tools For Remote Creative Teams (A Designer's Picks)

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A designer shares a list of her favorite online tools for remote creative teams.

Oct 12, 2020

5 Reasons Why Hiring A Designer Is Key To Your Business' Success

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Learn how working with a designer who understands your business goals and vision is so instrumental to your company’s success.

Oct 9, 2020

Get lost in these creative 404-page web illustrations

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Oops, that page is… awesome! Check out a roundup of 404-page illustrations that are too good to go unseen.

Oct 8, 2020

10 Excellent Free Online Graphic Design Courses

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Learn graphic design with the help of these ten free online courses to level-up your skills and jumpstart your career.

Oct 7, 2020

Freelancing 101: How to price your freelance design services

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Pricing can be one of the most challenging things a freelance designer needs to do. Price too high and you’ll drive away clients. Price too low and you’ll also drive away clients (and have a very hard time making ends meet).

Oct 6, 2020

New Hue, New You—How to Break the "Rules" of Color Psychology

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The key to color usage is that if it works, it’s correct—even if it breaks every color theory rule you’ve ever learned.

Oct 5, 2020

How to advance your UX design career from beginner to intermediate

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Learn how to take your UX design skills from beginner to intermediate and build a 5-10 year career plan to achieve your goals.

Oct 2, 2020

8 awesome Figma freebies you can download on Dribbble

Break In Between Work!

A collection of free Figma design assets created for designers by designers. Download free design templates, kits, icons, and more.

Oct 1, 2020

The 6 most common mistakes new freelancers make (& how to avoid them)

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Design experience isn’t all you need to be a successful freelancer. Here are a few common mistakes that new freelancers make. Knowing what they are from the outset will allow you to avoid them.

Sep 30, 2020

Taking a design course? Here's how to make the most out of your learning experience

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Learning design? Use these 6 tips to help maximize your design courses and master those new skills with confidence.

Sep 29, 2020

10 tax deductions that every freelance designer needs to know

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Tax deductions are your number one defense against a huge tax bill. Here are ten must-know tax deductions every freelance designer should know about.

Sep 28, 2020

Fidgeting with Widgets: Designers riff off Apple’s iOS 14 interface

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A curated collection of mobile designs inspired by Apple iOS 14’s new widget capabilities.

Sep 25, 2020

Show off your design skills by crafting eye-catching iOS 14 layout themes

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Designers—it’s time to show off your incredible skills. Apple’s new iOS 14 is the perfect opportunity for a new creative project. Get inspired to customize your mobile layouts with a stylish new theme.

Sep 25, 2020

Dribbble's Pump Up Mix Vol. 1 — Mark Johnston

Looking for some new tunes to power your creativity? We’re so excited to present a brand new series—Dribbble’s Pump Up Mix—a monthly Q&A and curated playlist of songs highlighting your favorite designers and the music that influences their creative process.