Designers

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to deliv

Why a design mindset matters

Engineers become engineers because they like to figure out how things fit together, literally and figuratively. This is not always entirely true, but usually. The lines are blurring between traditiona

Canva brings professional design to anyone with its new iPhone app

Online design platform Canva, which makes it easy for anyone to create professional graphics quickly – even if they don’t have a design background – is expanding its reach today wit

The automation of design

Murphy’s Law decrees: “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” For any of us whose livelihood depends on our labor, things going wrong could mean: “Anything that can be automated, will be

Fuse Raises $2.8M For Design-Centric App Development Platform

Fuse, an Oslo and now Palo Alto-based startup offering a iOS and Android app development platform, emerged from stealth today while also announcing $2.8 million in new funding as it heads to launch.

Spaces Debuts A Community Where UX Designers Can Share App Prototypes

A new site called Spaces is now launching as a place where mobile app designers can showcase interactive prototypes of their work, or browse one of many common user experiences from other popular ap

POP Gets $700K To Make Prototyping Apps Easy, Releases Second Version

<a target="_blank" href="https://popapp.in/">POP</a>, an app that lets developers quickly turn paper sketches into prototypes for iOS or Android apps, has raised an angel round of $700,000 from ZPark,

Panda Reveals A Web Dashboard For Developer And Designer News And Inspiration

A new website (or Chrome extension, if you prefer) called Panda is offering entrepreneurs, developers and designers an easy way to keep up with industry news and inspiration from a variety of sources

Screenshotter Is A Simple Tool For Organizing Mobile Screenshots

As a tech reporter who spends a lot of time covering new mobile applications, I tend to have a fairly large collection of app screenshots on my iPhone, which can be difficult to organize and search th

Proto.io Lets You Create Mobile App Prototypes And See Them Run In A Native App

Proto.io, a mobile prototyping platform that's been organically growing its footprint over the last couple of years, is now offering a fairly notable new feature: In addition to being able to easily b

Sitedrop Turns A Dropbox Folder Into A Visual Workspace Where You Can Collaborate With Others

Getting everyone to use the same project management software is a challenge, but everyone seems to have a Dropbox account. Hoping to build on top of the consumer-friendly service's popularity, a new

Backed By $3 Million In Funding, Canva Launches A Graphic Design Platform Anyone Can Use

A company called <a target="_blank" href="http://canva.com/">Canva</a> is today launching what it hopes will become the default tool people use to create and collaborate on design online. The servic

Webflow Lets You Design Responsive Websites Visually, Publish Instantly When You’re Done

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.webflow.com/">Webflow</a>, a Y Combinator-backed startup offering creative professionals an easier, more visual way to design and host responsive websites, is launc

Houzz Expands Its Pro+ Service For Remodeling And Design Professionals To 425 Markets, Launches New Analytics Tool

Houzz is mostly known for the pretty pictures of homes on its website and mobile app that will stir up house envy in even the happiest of home owners, but the service also offers a wide range of tools

Adobe Adds Responsive Design Tool Edge Reflow To Creative Cloud, Updates DreamWeaver, Edge Code And Animate

<a target="_blank" href="http://adobe.com">Adobe</a>'s launch of its Creative Cloud subscription service has been a success with over 325,000 paid and one million free members. Today, the company is u

Leanplum Raises $825K Angel Round For Its Mobile A/B Testing And Optimization Tool

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.leanplum.com/">Leanplum</a>, a TechStars Seattle 2012 alum that wants to make A/B testing easier on iOS and Android, just announced that it has closed an $825,000

Grouper Teams Up With Airbnb & Hipmunk To Offer Engineers & Designers A Free “Hackation” In New York

Great design and developer talent is, as so many know, hard to come by. So online social club Grouper <a target="_blank" href="https://www.joingrouper.com/hackation">is launching what it calls a "Hack

Adobe Launches Its Edge Tools & Services For Designers And Developers, Previews Edge Reflow

This morning during its <a target="_blank" href="http://html.adobe.com/events/">Create the Web</a> event in San Francisco, Adobe officially launched its set of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript-focused Edge

Bill Moggridge, Designer Of The First Laptop And Co-Founder Of IDEO Is Dead At 69

Bill Moggridge, noted consumer electronics designer, died on September 8th, 2012 of cancer. He was 69. Wizards like Bill Moggridge stayed up late to build our future. As the co-founder of vaunted d

User Experience And The Poison On The Tip Of The Arrow

I used Path twice. None of the people that I know are using Path. I even checked with an early adopter of social media recently and one of Path’s earliest users. She told me that she doesn't see a l
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