A monthly selection of the hottest digital shit.
By Plan.Net Solutions. Created by Sandra Heinzen.

UX Principles: Mobile Usage

Google recently put together an extensive guide to mobile UX principles derived from best practices, UX reviews of numerous apps, HCI principles, and Android and iOS guidelines. The guide can be used to help companies improve their conversion rates for sales, bookings, etc, as well as mobile usage rates.


Make Your UX Design Process Agile Using Google’s Methodology

In an age of tight resources and constrained finances companies are more reluctant than ever to commit to big design projects without a thorough understanding of their chances of success. Google has developed a methodology to make the design process fast and still offer valuable insight. Forget minimum viable products and focus on prototypes and build and test in a week!

The Design Career Map – Learn How to Get Ahead in Your Work

Most people put a lot of effort into their work. Unfortunately, they often neglect themselves in the process. Time served is no longer enough to progress your career (if it ever was). You need to consciously develop your personal and professional skills to succeed and you need a plan to get from where you are to where you want to be.

Why designers should never skip prototyping

There are many reasons to skip wireframing and lo-fi prototyping. None of them are valid. Well, maybe if you need it tomorrow and plan to revise later: build first, plan second, hope for the best all the while.

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MIT echoes Big Hero 6 with microbot-like tech

The Tangible Media Group at MIT Media Lab has developed a way to use a 3D pin-based shape display to assemble structures out of building blocks.


A Lamp That Looks Like A Full Moon By Acorn Studio

The designers behind Taiwan-based Acorn Studio created ‘Luna‘, a unique lamp that looks like a full moon. The serene piece illuminates every room with various light intensities. Each lantern is handcrafted from glass fiber and latex. The process is documented on the website of their ongoing crowdfunding campaign that already surpassed its goal.


Create an Apple TV Poster Parallax Effect in CSS3 & jQuery


Multi-Level Accordion Menu


Easy UX

Collection of easy to use interface designs. Improving accessibility & usability.

Using Flexbox today

Flexbox adds a level of control to our layouts that we didn't really have before, we hacked our floats and clearfixed, we fought whitespace with inline-block, pushed display:table, and even stretched content with position:absolute.

Hands-On With the World’s First Flexible Wearable

Phil Inagaki doesn't like to call the Wove Band a smartwatch. The CEO and co-founder of flexible electronics company Polyera would rather call his team’s creation a “device” or a “digital canvas” than evoke the mental image of a wrist-worn timepiece.

How to Cross the Chasm from Idea to Product

UX Designers must not only create concepts and designs; they must also make the process of creation transparent and communicate the basics of UX design to all the projects’ participants. In my experience working on web projects over the last few years, I’ve observed that people tend to reach a point where they struggle to begin (or continue) with the next step, whether they’re moving from product idea to user stories, or from features to a user interface.


HTML & CSS Examples of Material Design in Action

We touched on Material Design a few months ago (Material Design GUI kits, you should check them out!) just as Google’s innovative visual language began building up a head of steam. Since then, we’ve seen many, many sites and apps that have incorporated the visual language successfully. This is going to be the year of Material Design, and we love it


Lumio Portable Light

Lumio is a portable light that folds up just like a book.



Build the map your application deserves.


Microsoft’s Project X-Ray lets you use HoloLens to turn your house into a game stage

Matthew May became a designer in less than an hour. Push your creative limits by holding a design jam of your own.Microsoft revealed a project it’s been working on in-house today at its event in New York – Project X-Ray – an exploration in ‘mixed reality entertainment’ made possible by HoloLens.


Web Fundamentals

Web Fundamentals


Programming Sucks

Awesome read about programming! Read it!



These FX Wizards May Have Solved VR Films’ Biggest Problem

36 Days of Type by Mario De Meyer

10k insights

Visual Collaboration Software - Organize your content and ideas. Ensure all perspectives are considered. Keep everyone on the same page. 10,000ft Insights is a shared project space to help you visualize your content, ideas and decisions.

Understanding The Process to Selecting The Right UI Design Patterns For a Website

US government releases new design standards so its websites can stop being ugly

Google Used Clickable Paper in Posters Asking People Which Nonprofits It Should Fund

The nonprofits competing in the second Google Impact Challenge have some pretty innovative ideas for how to make the Bay Area a better place to live. And Google's method of soliciting votes for the contest is pretty cutting edge, too.


Curation of functional and aesthetic redesign stories. These stories will walk you through the steps and results undertaken in making better products.

Anatomical illustrations by Nunzio Paci


Easily reveal elements as they enter the viewport.

Night’s projection Photography

UX Designer Salaries

Your UI isn’t a Disney Movie

One of the clearest signs of a competent UI designer is restraint. It’s about knowing the capabilities of your chosen platform and then not using them (until the perfect opportunity arises).

6 TED Talks Every UX Professional Should Watch

Behance takes on Squarespace with new portfolio tool


The first ever paper airplane drone with a LIVE streaming camera

These ethereal 3D light paintings bring Sam Shepherd's music to life

Google Frightgeist

Trending Halloween costumes by location.

Font: Firs

Font: WalkOn

Video: Earth 2045

A Mesmerizing interactive split-screen video

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