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Author Cosima Mielke

147 articles

Cosima has been an editor at SmashingMag since 2013. Whenever she’s not writing articles for the weekly Smashing Newsletter, she’s probably working on a new Smashing eBook.

Inspiring Web Design And UX Showcases

UX Podcasts For Designers

Magical SVG Techniques

Useful UX Guidelines, Tools And Resources

A Showcase Of Lovely Little Websites

Smart CSS Solutions For Common UI Challenges

Useful VS Code Extensions For Front-End Developers

New Year, New Beginnings (January 2019 Wallpapers Edition)

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like… December (2018 Wallpapers Edition)

Colorful Inspiration For Gray Days (November 2018 Wallpapers)

Sunshine All Day Every Day (August 2018 Wallpapers Edition)

Embarking On New Adventures: Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers For May 2018

Exploring New Worlds: March Desktop Wallpapers, Challenge and The Winner

Adobe XD Contest: Create An App Prototype With Your City’s Best-Kept Secrets

Free Adobe XD Icon Sets Made By Legendary Designers

77 Hand-Drawn Space Icons That’ll Take You Into Unexplored Territories (Freebie)

Live Stream From Awwwards Berlin 2018: Showcasing Trends In UX Design

Exploring New Worlds: A Smashing Creativity Challenge

Think Less, Embrace More: Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers For February 2018

Free Online Event On Building And Maintaining Design Systems

The Front-End Performance Challenge: Winner And Results

Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Welcome 2018 (January Edition)

32 Free And Friendly Office Icons

Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition)

Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Make November Even More Colorful (2017 Edition)

Pumpkins, Spooky Fellows And Fall Inspiration For Your Desktop (October 2017 Edition)

UX At Scale 2017: Free Webinars To Get Scaling Design Right

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition)

Summer Bliss And August Adventures: Wallpapers To Kick-Start The New Month (August 2017 Edition)

Free Business Icons For The Startup World (28 Icons, 5 Formats)

Starry Summer Nights, Unexplored Worlds, And… Ice Cream! (July 2017 Wallpapers)

Good Vibes And Summer Dreams: Joyful Wallpapers For Your Desktop (June 2017 Edition)

Free Geometric UI Icons With A Fresh And Futuristic Twist (100 Icons, 6 Formats)

Free Virtual Conference To Take Your Agile UX Skills To The Next Level

All Things Seem Possible In May! Unique Wallpapers To Freshen Up Your Desktop

Blooming Colors And A Bit Of Magic: Wallpapers To Get Your Ideas Springing (April 2017 Edition)

Home Sweet Home: Meet SmashingConf Freiburg 2017

Free Sparkly Icons To (Literally) Make Your Designs Shine (30 Icons, EPS, SVG)

Hibernation Time Is Over! Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Fuel Your Creativity (March 2017)

Free Fonts With Personality And Style

From The Design Community With Love: Unique And Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers (February 2017)

Tech Advent Calendars For Web Designers And Developers In 2016

Winter- And Holiday-Inspired Icon Sets [Christmas Freebies]

Spotify Playlists To Fuel Your Coding And Design Sessions

Stretching The Limits Of What’s Possible

Creating Websites With Dropbox-Powered Hosting Tools

Conversational Interfaces: Where Are We Today? Where Are We Heading?

Quick UX Prototyping With Adobe XD Shortcuts (PDF Cheat Sheet)

19 Delightful Bits Of Vintage Graphic Design Inspiration

Tools And Resources For Editing, Converting And Optimizing SVGs

Never Stop Learning With Conference Live Streams And Videos

Tools And Resources For A More Meaningful Web Typography

Inspiring Everyday Graphic Design Articles

The Flexbox Reading List: Techniques And Tools