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Digital media magazine for designers and developers
Web design plus tips and tricks.

A Practical Guide To Designing For Colorblind People

20 February 2024 @ 12:00 pm

Color accessibility is more than just ticking boxes. Even with good contrast, some color palettes can make interfaces challenging for users. Here are some practical guidelines to ensure more inclusive design for colorblind people. An upcoming part of Smart Interface Design Patterns.

Mobile Accessibility Barriers For Assistive Technology Users

19 February 2024 @ 10:00 am

Accessibility goes beyond making products user-friendly. It can significantly impact the quality of life for people with disabilities. Kate Kalcevich shares lessons she learned from assistive technology users — challenges and barriers they encounter on mobile devices.

How Accessibility Standards Can Empower Better Chart Visual Design

14 February 2024 @ 3:00 pm

Accessibility for data visualization extends well beyond web standards, at least if you’re trying to create an experience that’s actually useful. This article focuses on techniques for creating useful and accessible visualizations that extend well beyond compliance.

A Practical Guide To Designing For Children

13 February 2024 @ 12:00 pm

How to design for children aged 3–12, with insights into user behavior, considerations for parents, and practical UX guidelines.

How To Draw Radar Charts In Web

9 February 2024 @ 3:00 pm

A radar chart — also commonly called a spider chart — is yet another way to visualize data and make connections. Radar charts are inherently geometric, making them both a perfect fit and fun to make with CSS, thanks to the `polygon()` function. Read along as Preethi Sam demonstrates the process and sprinkles it with a pinch of JavaScript to make a handy, reusable component.

Frequently Heard In My Beginning Front-End Web Development Class

8 February 2024 @ 1:00 pm

What could we learn from entry-level students in front-end web development? As seasoned professionals, you might think you’ve seen it all, but the truth is that the newcomers are asking the most intriguing questions and making connections that those of us who have spent years on the front end may have never considered.

Web Development Is Getting Too Complex, And It May Be Our Fault

7 February 2024 @ 1:00 pm

An overwhelming number of frameworks and tooling available today gives the impression that web development has gotten perhaps too complex. Juan Diego Rodríguez explores if web development really is that complex and, most importantly, how we can prevent it from getting even more difficult than we already perceive it to be.

A Guide To Designing For Older Adults

6 February 2024 @ 8:00 am

With one billion people aged 60 or older worldwide, inclusivity is more important than ever. Learn how to create digital experiences that empower independence and competence for older adults while enhancing usability for all. An upcoming part of Smart Interface Design Patterns.

When Words Cannot Describe: Designing For AI Beyond Conversational Interfaces

2 February 2024 @ 1:00 pm

As Artificial Intelligence evolves the computing paradigm, designers have an opportunity to craft more intuitive user interfaces. Maximillian Piras examines how the latest AI capabilities can reshape the future of human-computer interaction beyond conversation alone.

29 Days Of Inspiration (February 2024 Wallpapers Edition)

31 January 2024 @ 12:30 pm

With February just around the corner, how about a little inspiration boost? We might have one for you: desktop wallpapers created with love by the community for the community. Enjoy!

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Useful resources and inspiration for creative minds (html, css, javascript)