Pricing is a challenging thing, especially for designers who are starting their professional journey. In the article, I will show your factors that affect pricing. We will review various pricing methods and make some practical tips. I will give you also my personal recommendations and show you other designers that know how to price their work!
So, grab the mug of your favorite coffee ☕️, and let’s begin!
Setting the price depends on various factors. You have to think about them even before choosing the pricing technique. Let’s briefly describe the major ones:
The most common question about designers’ earnings…
Glassmorphism is a visual design trend noticed in late 2020. It is not an entirely new thing because we already have seen UI that use glass material years ago, with Windows Vista.
If you would like to create just a single visual element in Glassmorphic style. Feel free to follow 6 simple steps I included in the tutorial — How to Create Glassmorphic Card UI Design. …
There are some design trends that cannot be ignored. Digital glass material is not a completely new thing in UI Design. However, it was recently discovered again. Michal Malewicz calls the trend “Glassmorphism”.
Let me show you how to create a glass card with this effect, so you may use it in your designs. Just 6 steps to achieve remarkable results. You may also find video tutorials for Sketch and Figma at the end of the article.
Grab the mug of your favorite coffee, and let’s start!
To create a card, you need to create a basic shape first. You…
Nobody knows what the future will bring. However, let’s try to figure out what design styles that already appeared may become a significant trend in 2021.
Grab the mug of your favorite coffee and enjoy!
Before we dive into the most promising visual trends, we have to analyze what won’t be “the thing” in the upcoming months.
While neuomorphic designs have been quite popular in 2020. It will not become a trend next year. Why? Neuomorphism looks modern, but it does not work well when it comes to accessibility.
Gray material, where the interactive objects are distinguished from the background…
If you like to use Components a lot in your design, you will fall in love with Variants. This Figma feature moves the design workflow to a completely different level!
Variants are like Components groups. Their purpose is to gather similar Components and give a designer ability to configure it as one element with a couple of toggles.
Variants will make your Design Systems much more flexible and faster to use. Browsing components is much more comfortable. They reduce the complexity of the Components set.
The best thing is that well-prepared Variants preserve the overrides.
There is something necessary in every UI Design — Typography. To speed up your work, the design system must have well-prepared components and a typography system.
In this handy tutorial, I will show you how to improve yours with 6 practical tips:
Usually, one typeface is enough. If you want to create a more outstanding experience, you may try to mix 2. Use one for headings or title and the second one for smaller sizes like Body, Caption, etc. I love to use good free fonts like Montserrat, Lato, Roboto or Inter. They ensure good readability and modern style.
macOS Big Sur is here! Time to update our favorite design tools to get most of the new digital environment.
In a few words: One big feature — new UI Design. It is the most significant UI update since… years!
While the new fresh look is very modern and perfectly adapts to the latest macOS version — it is still our good friend. After a few whiles of excitement, you will start to work smoothly because the transition is very natural.
Without further ado, let’s take a look:
Before the introduction of the M1 chip, I was extremely curious about how Apple will communicate such a complex, technical topic to a wide audience — the majority of people are not engineers. We all should learn from Apple’s Team how to communicate difficult topics to people. I think they have done stunning work.
Now, grab the mug of your favorite coffee, and let’s reveal the secrets of a successful tech presentation!
Charts are normally created to present detailed information — lots of points, lines, and numbers. However, you will not find them in Apple’s Keynote charts.
Sketch is a tool that is very easy to use, but if you want to master its all features… you have to spend some time. I have prepared a collection of some tricks that will boost your workflow and save additional time!
If you would like to know even more unique tips, you may find them in the following articles on my blog:
Below you may find some handy tips:
If somehow you have forgotten to establish Color Variables or Layer Styles or you need to replace color extremely quickly, there is a shortcut for that!
1. Open Edit ->…
The introduction of Assistants was a big thing this year for Sketch user. If you thought that it was the only major update, you were wrong! Version 69 brings even more revolutionary changes to our workflow!
There are three major things that the new version of Sketch introduces with version 69: