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Jun 16, 2021

A designer’s guide to writing effective copy (& why it matters more than you think)

For better design

Believe it or not, copywriting and design go hand in hand. Here’s how to write effective copy that serves your clients and helps you create better designs.

Jun 15, 2021

Mobile UX 101: Tips & best practices every designer should know

In 2021, designing for mobile devices is just as important as designing for desktop. Here are a few must-know mobile UX design tips to get you started.

Jun 14, 2021

Is a graphic design career for you? (7 questions to ask yourself)

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Are you meant to become a graphic designer? Ask yourself these seven questions to figure out if a graphic design career is for you.

Jun 10, 2021

6 self-care tips every remote worker needs for WFH success

Check out six simple self-care tips that will help ensure your WFH experience is both positive and productive.

Jun 9, 2021

Thinking of going freelance? Here are 6 pieces of advice from a pro

Personal Brand Illustration

After three years of freelancing full-time, graphic designer James Round stops by to share his biggest lessons learned and advice for anyone considering taking the leap.

Jun 8, 2021

How to create standout AR effects on Instagram (5 tips & tricks)

Augmented reality is an exciting new medium. If you want to make standout AR effects on Instagram, here are five tips to consider.

Jun 2, 2021

7 graphic designers to follow on TikTok for endless inspiration

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Learning design? Follow these inspiring graphic designers on TikTok for endless design tutorials, career advice, resources, and inspiration.

Jun 1, 2021

How to practice inclusive design in your daily workflow (6 tips for designers)

Everyone is Welcome Here

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that design has the power to impact humanity. Here are 6 ways to challenge your design thinking and start designing more inclusive experiences.

May 31, 2021

UX tips & tools: How to give your customers a sleeker user experience

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UX tips and tools to help you understand your customers, create a better user experience, and ultimately increase conversions.

May 27, 2021

The graphic designer's guide to building a stand-out personal brand

Building your brand as a professional graphic designer? Here are 4 key questions you should be asking yourself to help guide your decisions.

May 26, 2021

How to make friends with developer (& set your designs up for success) 🤝

Designer VS Developer

A UI/UX designer’s guide to working with developers and mastering the art of the handoff.

May 20, 2021

Choosing colors for mobile app design (5 key principles)

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Learn how to choose the right colors for mobile app design along with some visual inspiration to help guide you.

May 18, 2021

5 design portfolio mistakes that’ll send clients running (in the wrong direction)

Welcome aboard!

Do you want clients and hiring managers to love your portfolio? Are you frustrated that your hard work is going unnoticed?

May 17, 2021

UI vs UX Design: Which career is for you? (2021)

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What is the difference between UX and UI and which career path is for you?

May 13, 2021

Get inspired by Katrina Navasca's delicious 36 Days of Type project

36 Days of Type 2021

Enjoy this insanely delicious 36 Days of Type project by Katrina Navasca and get inspired to challenge yourself creatively this year.

May 11, 2021

Learning 3D? Check out these 5 (free) excellent tutorials

Get started in the world of 3D design & illustration with the help of five free video tutorials for designers of any skill level.

May 10, 2021

10 common graphic design interview questions (& how to answer them)

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Your design interview cheat sheet: Study up on the 10 most commonly asked graphic design interview questions and learn how to answer them.

May 7, 2021

Demystifying Inspiration: Four Ways to Spark Creativity

Tips for staying energized and invigorated to deliver unique, show-stopping creative work.

May 4, 2021

7 storytelling techniques to enhance your graphic design portfolio

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Learn seven powerful techniques to weave storytelling into your graphic design portfolio so you make a memorable impression.

Apr 29, 2021

A bigger, more inclusive Dribbble

Our invite system was never meant to stick around forever. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re evolving the invite system to allow creatives from all walks of life to apply for a designer account. Here’s what you need to know.