2017 Adobe XD November Update
The Adobe XD team is on a roll. The most recent update includes the addition of Design Specs to improve collaboration and obtaining feedback, a new Layout Grid, JPEG export, improvements to text display, and a whole lot more. See this blog post for details.
2017 Adobe Experience Design CC Make It Impactful Contest
For our fourth Make It Impactful tutorial and contest, we're inviting you to follow a simple tutorial that highlights some features of Adobe XD, an all-in-one tool for designing and prototyping websites and mobile apps. We asked designers Leah Buley and Marcelo Silva to demonstrate Adobe XD by building a simple landing page or home page, on the theme "Making an Impact". Try these tips on a project of your own and share the results, and you may win a one-year Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, a $750 Visa gift card, a lifetime unlimited pass to UI8, and a one-hour mentoring session with Leah or Marcelo. In addition, you'll also have a chance to win our grand prize, a trip to Adobe MAX 2017 in Las Vegas!
2017 Designing for Generation Z: How to Engage Today's Super-Savvy Kids and Teens
2017 Julieanne Kost Teaches Photoshop
My super-talented Adobe coworker, Julieanne Kost, has started a YouTube series teaching Photoshop skills and techniques. The videos are short, 2-5 minutes each, and are highly recommended if you are new to Photoshop.
2017 Getting Started With UX
The Adobe UX team has posted a great article on Do This, Not That. UX Dos and Don'ts if You're Just Starting Out.
2017 Project Felix Updated
Project Felix is a new Adobe application that makes it easy to composite 3-D objects using 2-D images. The goal is to open up the world of 3-D design to individuals without previous 3-D design experience, and the latest update, Project Felix 0.3, is all about efficiency and workflow improvements.
2017 What Creative Cloud App Should I Use?
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign are very different products used for very different purposes. Right? Actually, there are definitely feature overlaps and there are projects that can be created in more than one of them. Which is why the Creative Cloud posted this great Which Product Do I Use to Create That? roundup.
2017 Improve Your UX Vocabulary
Do you think A/B testing belongs in elementary school? Don't know the difference between end users and personas? Think a fishbone diagram is culinary advice? The Adobe XD team has you covered with this handy Master Your UX Vocabulary With These 50 Must-Know Terms.
2017 Dreamweaver And Git
2017 On Using Hero Images
A hero image, the first image that your site visitors will usually come across, is more than just a pretty picture; it's also a powerful communication tool. The Adobe XD Team has just posted some invaluable insight into how to effectively use hero images.