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To help start you off on the right foot in 2020, we rounded up some of the best creative advice we heard from designers throughout 2019. Absorb these tidbits of wisdom, and get ready to shine even brighter next year.
Brace yourselves—because your favorite animated characters received a little bit of a makeover today. Can you identify these famous fictional friends? They might be looking a little different!
Remote work might sound pretty amazing, but the reality is that working from home comes with its own set of unique challenges. See what the most common pain points are for remote designers and learn some essential techniques for overcoming them.
In a very special Dribbble Video, we go back to grade school and revisit art class with teacher Wendy Brasher. Watch Wendy deliver an important message about creativity, letting go of our egos, and making the world a better place through our art—because we could all use a creative pep talk every once in a while.
Is a UX design internship worth your time? A design recruiter at Facebook explains how completing an internship can help you land a coveted UX role more efficiently than jumping headfirst into the job search.
‘Tis the season, Dribbblers! Whether you’re shopping for a graphic designer, UX designer, typography maven, or any manner of design geek, we’ve got plenty of unique gifts in our 2019 Designer Gift Guide!
Get to know Type Designer, Graphic Designer, and Lettering Artist Mark Caneso! Catch a glimpse of his current freelance life where Mark moves to a new state every year, and learn why he’s all about embracing the unfamiliar.
If you want to attract top design talent, you need to know what designers are looking for in their careers—aside from a competitive salary. Here are three other important factors designers said they seek out in a job.
What are the most important skills designers identified as wanting to learn in the next few years to advance in their careers? We’re revealing the top four responses from our global design community and sharing some resources to help you level-up in these areas.
Know your worth and get paid what you deserve: Here are some best practices for approaching the salary conversation in a design interview. Follow these tips, and you’ll be negotiating like a pro in no time.
When it comes to designer salaries, what are the best states with the best buck? We’re revealing the top three US states where you can earn the most as a designer. Study up and make sure you’re getting paid what you deserve!
More than 17,000 design professionals across the globe shared their insights into where the design industry is and where it’s heading. Learn more about Dribbble’s Global Design Survey and explore findings behind designer salaries, career trends, and what’s next for your design discipline.
Ready for a blast from the past? Explore web design in the early 2000s where personal websites, Wikipedia, and the earliest internet meme emerged. Enjoy this fascinating timeline of web design’s evolution between 2000-2004.
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 to get 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!