Forging real emotional connections with users takes the guts to protect the soul of your design, to be bold and vulnerable, and look through the customer lens.
Ever since smartphones really began to be smart, and as mobile internet speeds became faster, mobile web design started to take off. Now, 7 years later, mobile web and app design is an ever-important field of design, with many complex and conflicting philosophies, such as the issue of graceful degradation vs progressive enhancement.
"Zeplin is the ultimate collaboration tool between designers and developers. It cuts meetings in half and ensures that designs are implemented perfectly, however complex."
The detachment between designers and users during the majority of projects is potentially damaging to user experience. The ability to empathise with users is an essential part of a UX designers make-up.
Every now and then we see discussions proclaiming a profound change in the way we design and build websites. Be it progressive enhancement, the role of CSS or, most recently, web design itself being dead. All these articles raise valid points, but I'd argue that they often lack objectivity and balance, preferring one side of the argument over another one.
All too often mobile forms make use of dropdown menus for input when simpler or more appropriate controls would work better. Here's several alternatives to dropdowns to consider in your designs and why.
The effect creates a very elegant and stunning result with a mix of shadows and light. You can use your own text with ease and edit the effect to make it your own.