From Smashing Magazine

  • Psychology for UX and Product Design

    Full-day workshop • June 28th This workshop will provide you with a practical, hands-on way to understand how the human brain works and apply that knowledge to User Experience and product design. Learn the psychological principles behind how our brain makes sense of the world and apply that to product and user interface design.

    What you’ll learn Through a series of fun, practical exercises you’ll learn:

    Psychology and interaction design.


  • Creative Data Visualization Techniques

    Full-day workshop • June 28th

    With so many tools available to visualize your data, it’s easy to get stuck in thinking about chart types, always just going for that bar or line chart, without truly thinking about effectiveness. In this workshop, Nadieh will teach you how you can take a more creative and practical approach to the design of data visualization.

    Broaden your horizon on what is possible beyond the basic set of charts.


  • Advanced CSS Layouts With Flexbox and CSS Grid

    Full-day workshop • June 28th

    This workshop is designed for designers and developers who already have a good working knowledge of HTML and CSS. We will cover a range of CSS methods for achieving layout, from those you are safe to use right now even if you need to support older version of Internet Explorer through to things that while still classed as experimental, are likely to ship in browsers in the coming months.


  • Sketching With Confidence, Clarity And Imagination

    Full-day workshop • June 28th Being able to sketch is like speaking an additional language that enables you to structure and express your thoughts and ideas more clearly, quickly and in a engaging way. For anyone working in UX, design, marketing and product development in general, sketching is a valuable technique to feel comfortable with.

    Thinking through complex problems on your own, spontaneously pitching an idea at the whiteboard, bringing a user scenario to life in a storyboard...


  • New Front-End Adventures in Responsive Design

    Full-day workshop — June 28th With HTTP/2, Service Workers, Responsive Images, Flexbox, CSS Grid, SVG, WAI-ARIA roles and Font Loading API now available in browsers, we all are still trying to figure out just the right strategy for designing and buildings responsive websites efficiently. We want to use all of these technologies and smart processes like atomic design, but how can we use them efficiently, and how do we achieve it within a reasonable amount of time?


  • JavaScript Graphics and Animation

    Full-day workshop • June 28th In this workshop, Seb will demonstrate a variety of beautiful visual effects using JavaScript and HTML5 canvas. You will learn animation and graphics techniques that you can use to add a sense of dynamism to your projects.

    Seb demystifies programming and explores its artistic possibilities. His presentations and workshops enable artists to overcome their fear of code and encourage programmers of all backgrounds to be more creative and imaginative.


  • The CSS & SVG Power Combo

    Full-day workshop • June 25th

    The workshop with the strongest punch of creativity. The CSS+SVG Power Combo is where you(r team) will learn about the latest, cutting-edge CSS and SVG techniques to create creative crisp and beautiful interfaces.

    We will also be looking at all and any existing browser inconsistencies as well as performance considerations to keep in mind. And there will be lots of exercises (it’s called a workshop for a reason) and practical examples that can be taken and directly...


  • Behind the Scenes with the DDC

    Full-day workshop • June 25th

    Whether you are designing an app or a website, following best practices and design methodologies will always help ensure your designs are usable and engaging. In this workshop we’ll explore the design process in detail including user research, sketching, and visual design. Through real world examples you’ll see how an idea can evolve into a design.

    What you’ll learn in this workshop: Get the inside scoop with Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co.


  • Demystifying Front-End Security

    Full-day workshop • June 25th

    Every day, billions of people around the world use the web to work, to find information, and to be entertained. When they come to your site, they trust you to provide them with a good experience. They expect a site that loads quickly, that works in their browser, and that is well designed. And though they may not vocalize it, they certainly expect that experience will be safe: that any information they provide will not be stolen or used in ways they did not expect.


  • Intro to Vue.js

    Full-day workshop — June 25th

    Vue.js brings together the best features of the javascript framework landscape elegantly. If you’re interested in writing maintainable, clean code in an exciting and expressive manner, you should consider joining this class.

    We’ll run through all the ways that Vue quickly solves common Frontend developer implementations, as well flexible ways to access the underlying API so that you can solve for any use-case.

    Vue is uniquely friendly to all levels of web...


  • Advanced CSS Layouts With Flexbox and CSS Grid

    Full-day workshop • April 19th

    This workshop is designed for designers and developers who already have a good working knowledge of HTML and CSS. We will cover a range of CSS methods for achieving layout, from those you are safe to use right now even if you need to support older version of Internet Explorer through to things that while still classed as experimental, are likely to ship in browsers in the coming months.


  • New Front-End Adventures in Responsive Design

    Full-day workshop — April 19th With HTTP/2, Service Workers, Responsive Images, Flexbox, CSS Grid, SVG, WAI-ARIA roles and Font Loading API now available in browsers, we all are still trying to figure out just the right strategy for designing and buildings responsive websites efficiently. We want to use all of these technologies and smart processes like atomic design, but how can we use them efficiently, and how do we achieve it within a reasonable amount of time?