Art and design

Open source design is ugly, here's why

Ginny Hamilton reports from Garth Braithwaite's session on design in open source at the All Things Open conference this year.Read more

Open source is ugly: Improving UI and UX

We reached out to Garth Braithwaite for an interview ahead of his All Things Open talk, "Open source is ugly: Improving UI and UX."Read more

Top 5: Blender movie, Minecraft alternatives, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, our best articles of the week are about a new Blender short film, alternatives to Minecraft, back to school with open source,...Read more

How to get designers involved in your software project

Reporting from OSCON 2015, Nicole Engard offers an overview of a keynote from Una Kravets, who spoke about ways open source communities can recruit...Read more

How to get started with Natron, an open source compositor

You've probably heard of Blender, but do you know about Natron? Our how-to will help you get started using this open source compositing tool.Read more

How designers can contribute to open source

Open source software isn't always pretty. IBM developer Una Kravets talks about how to get more designers involved and offers a sneak peek at her...Read more

The tools don't get you the job

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The concepts and ideas of creative design should be taught, not just tools. That doesn't get you the job.Read more

The UX of open source content management

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Successful open source content management systems must meet or exceed the consumer's expectations for simple UX.Read more