Dark UIs are dramatic, stylish, and elegant. Nevertheless, designers should tread carefully if they choose to walk on the “dark side.” Creating the look and feel of a product is one of a designer’s primary responsibilities—the initial design decision must be appropriate to the product’s purpose,...

Websites have come a long way in a short space of time—it’s really quite amazing just how much some of the sites belonging to the last decade’s most established brands have changed from their first iteration. When websites were first used for commercial purposes, they didn’t...

Dashboards are a unique and powerful way to present data-based intelligence using data visualization techniques that display relevant, actionable data as well as track stats and key performance indicators (KPIs). Dashboards should present this data in a quick, easy-to-scan format with the most relevant information...

AI magic is here to save the world, making us giddy with excitement and terrifying us at the same time. However, AI is still mostly unknown, and figuring out exactly how it will work in the design world is pretty much like trying to figure...

Spend any amount of time working among professional designers and you learn that equating art with design is a surefire way to stir the pot and hear bold statements like: “Design is not art. Design has to function.” “Art is meant to provoke thought and emotions, but...