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We’re super excited to announce a brand new way to bring your ideas to life on the platform – introducing the Marvel API. A powerful way to access the core functionality of the Marvel Platform and build the tools, apps and integrations you need to scale design faster than ever. We are laser focused on changing how design is done, by making… Read More →

If you’ve been following us a little these last few months, you probably noticed we’ve launched a series of small applications built on top of our Platform API. Including: BotBot: Automate Marvel tasks in Slack by using slash commands, such as creating and adding people to projects or pulling up a searchable list. Marvel for Keynote: A Mac app which… Read More →

These books have been the most impactful books in my work+life. They have helped me stay inspired, learn from the experts and motivate my best work. Use these books to examine your beliefs, attitudes, habits and skills. You’ll learn how to invest in yourself, build a remarkable career and live a fulfilling creative life. If you’re looking specifically for UX/Product… Read More →

I’m Matt, the founder of Lucid, the tool that makes it super easy for you to manage and share design systems. As a UX designer I love digital products and have always wanted to create something of my own, but because I’m not a developer I’ve never had the skills to actually build software and make it happen. It’s been… Read More →

The human brain is a formidable machine. Get yourself doing the same task over-and-over-and-over, and your brain will start shaping itself around that task. If you’re an interface designer, chances are you’ll build a special eye for type sizes, alignment, color tones. If you’re focused in UX, your brain will likely be stronger in skills like systematic thinking, flow definition,… Read More →

Finding the right person for a startup can be hard, but finding the first product designer to strengthen your product in terms of aesthetics and usability may be even harder. From the very beginning, you want someone who is capable of leading the design process. You want someone who will do everything they can to solve the problems of your… Read More →

UX writing is the practice of crafting UI copy that guides users within a product and helps them interact with it. UI copy includes buttons and menu labels, error messages, security notes, terms and conditions, as well as any instructions on product usage. The primary aim of UX writing is to settle communication between users and a digital product. In… Read More →

So much goes into building a website. There are several phases every designer should work through to achieve great results and minimise the risk of failure when starting a new project, including journey maps, site maps, user flows, personas, content, Lo-Fi and Hi-Fi Wireframes, UI audits. However, it’s not just about creating a good set of deliverables. The difficult part… Read More →

This brief guide introduces UX designers to color contrast ratios and how to effectively apply this principle to your designs. This article does not delve into the complexities of choosing accessible colors for color blindness. Read more on color accessibility here. The purpose of UX design is to facilitate a seamless interactive experience for users. As such, color selection and… Read More →

Here is something I have learned in my career that has improved my efficiency quite a lot — and that whenever possible I pass on to the designers I work with: Do your work in layers. Not talking about Photoshop or Sketch layers. I’m talking about fidelity layers. Some designers like to work on a product piece by piece. They… Read More →

Buttons are an essential element of interaction design. They have a primary role in the conversation between a user and the system. In this article, I’ll review seven basic principles you need to know to create effective buttons. 1. Make buttons look like buttons When it comes to interacting with user interface, users need to know instantly what is ‘clickable’ and… Read More →

Our mission at Marvel is to democratise design and give everyone access to the tools they need to visualise ideas. That’s why we created our Design Tool, it let’s anyone jump into the browser and start creating wireframes and mockups instantly. Now we want to take that to the next level by helping make every single design you create in… Read More →

At Marvel, we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can increase your design productivity. We’re always looking for ways to save you time, whether that’s automating the entire design-to-development process or simply one less click when prototyping. That’s why we’re excited to introduce our new tool, Userflows, built with the Marvel API. With one click you can… Read More →