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...

Any designer or creative professional would agree that there is no on/off switch for creativity. Inspiration can be a frustrating, elusive beast: absent when you’ve set aside time for important work, and then striking when you’re in the middle of something else entirely. There are a...

Presentations Must Tell a Story We’ve all been there, dutifully enduring a dull presentation at work or an event. The slides are packed with text, and the presenter feels obligated to read every single word. There are enough charts, graphs, and equations to fill a trigonometry...

80% of businesses fail in their first year, not because their products aren’t good, but because nobody wants them, needs them, or asks for them. Businesses that don’t understand the needs of the market intimately, basing important design and business decisions on theories, can wind up with nothing...

Every design project can benefit from a well-thought-out style guide. Use this tutorial to build out a UI kit and simultaneously create a custom (and reusable) library for rapid prototyping. Whether a Sketch expert or new to Sketch, designers are finding it a valuable resource for their design toolbox...