It will be eighteen years this weekend since GIMP, the GNU Image Manipulation Program, hit version 1.0 on June 5, 1996, and over twenty since the open source project first became generally available to the public.
Are open source alternatives to AutoCAD a good fit for your needs? Read about several options and decide for yourself.
Interview with Bermon Painter on design for open source projects and shutting down BlendConf.
Ginny Hamilton reports from Garth Braithwaite's session on design in open source at the All Things Open conference this year.
We reached out to Garth Braithwaite for an interview ahead of his All Things Open talk, "Open source is ugly: Improving UI and UX."
Reporting from OSCON 2015, Nicole Engard offers an overview of a keynote from Una Kravets, who spoke about ways open source communities can recruit designers to enhance their projects.
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 OSCON talk.
Successful open source content management systems must meet or exceed the consumer's expectations for simple UX.
Libre Graphics Meeting will be held in Toronto from April 29 to May 2. This conference is open to the public, and registration is free. Libre Graphics Meeting is four days of talks, workshops, and hack sessions about free/libre and open source software for software developers, artists, designers,... Read more
Each year, my favorite open source software survey asks "Where is the future of open source taking us?" I think we have to address and made big changes to user experience. Not just user interface, but the whole experience.