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An Introduction To Gravit Designer: Designing A Weather App (Part 2)

   Welcome back to the second part of this tutorial on Gravit Designer. In the first part we took a general look at Gravit and set everything up, created the background image in the weather app and the status bar, and then started to make the initial elements of the design’s content. Let’s continue where we left off.Having created the main text layers of the content [...]

UX Meets MBA: What Happens When A Designer Goes To Business School

   If great design can imbue customers with trust, why are designers so removed from product management and the larger business strategy? As a VP of UX with an MBA, I strive to bring both worlds together to create a new model in which user experience and design align with overall business strategy and company vision to drive increased revenue and customer engagement.As the Internet became [...]

An Introduction To Gravit Designer: Designing A Weather App (Part 1)

   Being a designer at the moment is great because a wealth of modern design applications are available that let you easily bring your ideas to the screen: Sketch, Affinity Designer, Adobe XD (beta) and Figma, to name just a few (not to mention the classics, Photoshop and Illustrator).One app that is quite new, though — and perhaps a bit overlooked — is the free Gravit [...]

Taming Advanced Color Palettes In Photoshop, Sketch And Affinity Designer

   Creating large, harmonious and uniform color palettes can be a challenge. Good intentions and confident plans can be abandoned when things get a little unwieldy.But you can equip yourself with some tools to manage the complexity. With the right techniques, large color palettes can be created, refined and refactored at will. Large color palettes can be tamed. The post Taming Advanced Color Palettes In Photoshop, Sketch [...]