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Why you need to write your content BEFORE you start designing — and how to do it effectively

Back when I first started designing, I didn’t really care too much about the content. I would never admit that to anybody because I knew

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How you can use deliberate practice to accelerate learning design

It’s common knowledge that if you want to get better at something, you need to practice. “Practice makes perfect” is what we’re told whether we’re

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Are developers capable of delivering beautiful designs?

“I don’t think that I’m capable of delivering beautiful design. I’ve got an idea in my head, but it basically stays there because I don’t

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The 5 best places for web design inspiration

Designing without inspiration is hard. Setting aside dedicated time at the start of a project to indulge in website design inspiration is both useful and,

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A Developers Guide to Collaborating with Designers

When I graduated from university I did what most graduates do: I went in search of a job. At that time, all I could get

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How to pre sell your online course — and make it a success

In January 2018, I pre sold Design Academy’s first course: Design Fundamentals. Up until now, every bit of content I’ve produced has been totally free.

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Taking the Guesswork out of Typography on the Web

Too many designers guess their way through typography. Books and articles from all over are guilty of presenting typography in an overly arty “you have

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In Search of the Ultimate Design Process (And My 8-Step Method)

Ah, the design process. From the first day I became a designer, back when I was 17 and taking my first graphic design class, I’ve

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A Simple Colour Workflow For Web Developers

I’ve never been a fan of colour theory. I think it’s because I’ve always been a bit hopeless at it. I’d love to be able

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The Importance of Good Feedback

Recently I was on a chat with Marissa Louie from Portola Plush. Marissa has a strong background in design boasting clients such as Apple and

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Getting Started with Dashboard Design

If you’ve ever designed any kind of app you will have undoubtedly come across the Dashboard. Popular on Dribbble, usually accompanied by lots of nice

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