Prototyping An App’s Design From Photoshop To Adobe XD

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(This is a sponsored article.) Designing mobile apps means going through different stages: pre-planning, visual concepts, designing, prototyping, development. After defining your project, you need to test how it will work before you begin to develop it.This stage is captured by prototyping. Prototyping allows designers to get a feel for the functionality and flow of … Continue reading Prototyping An App’s Design From Photoshop To Adobe XD

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This hidden Instagram feature can make you a photography genius (Economic Times )

Popular photo and video sharing app, Instagram , reportedly has an undiscovered feature, which could potentially let people shoot stylised portraits with bokeh effect-blurred backgrounds or other lighting effects. According to TechCrunch, buried within Instagram's Android Application Package (APK)

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I have been using the Google Arts and Culture application on my iMac for two years.Β  Over the last couple of months, it has taken the smartphone world by storm.Β  A new feature that is not actually front and centre on the app allows users to take a selfie and compare themselves to great works of art.Β 

Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

The Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.Β  In the late 1980's and early 90's, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the HedgehogΒ created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.Β  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.

iTunes … coming to Windows Store

You can download iTunes ... in Windows Store! The days when Microsoft could not mention Apple have been left behind. The Microsoft Store has announced the arrival of iTunes to its Windows Store application store, which means that the 500 million users of Microsoft's new operating system will have access to the content store created … Continue reading iTunes … coming to Windows Store

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Contributed by Daniel McQueen Source: http://workmode.show DYNAMO Β© 2017 . License: All Rights Reserved . Workmode is a series of conversations with leading creators on how they get their work done, hosted by Alex Nemeroff, Co-Founder of Dynamo, a digital agency based in Montreal, Canada. Source: Workmode

Weekly News for Designers (N.369)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter or follow us on Twitter for some more amazing design articles, resources and freebies. Source: Weekly News for Designers (N.369)

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Google launches new art and and culture application

Google Arts and Culture app lets you explore paintings and other artefacts up close, as well as find out more about the artists and museums around the world.Google developed a new application that allows users to view works of hundreds of artists and iconic places, all withΒ 'Google Arts & Culture'.Β I have found a much-wanted distraction from the US election.