Since Elon Musk named Clubhouse to be his favorite social network, the app’s popularity started growing exponentially. But in case you lived on another planet for the past few months, we’ll tell you about the network in a nutshell. Clubhouse is a new social network where users can communicate by voice only. Currently, the platform remains closed to the broad public because one can get there only by invitation of a friend who is already registered in the Clubhouse.

Users communicate in so-called rooms — audio chats, which can be public or private. The room has moderators, speakers, and listeners…


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While creating something, designers often rely on the ideas they know. The generation of ideas and their evaluation is based on their personal experience and insights. Is it a wrong approach? It is neither good nor bad. It is one side of the coin. But how to start designing products accessible for everybody? The answer is to use an inclusive design.

Inclusive design is about enabling people with specific impairments to use a particular product in various environments. It teaches designers how to put themselves into different pairs of shoes.

In this article, we will talk about tools for inclusive…


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Did you notice that the restaurant industry has changed over the past decades? It provides users with new solutions, and advanced technologies are predominantly used for the attraction of guests.

Moreover, users became more tempted due to the many available services related to food delivery and restaurants. Applied technology in restaurants is an option to get ahead of the competition.

Today it is highly crucial for restaurant owners to adopt new technologies and integrate them into business processes if they want to remain competitive and follow recent trends. Why are technologies advantageous for restaurants? What are technologies more popular? How…


It has already been a year since a COVID-19 pandemic started, and much has changed in the business. Now we see an updated picture, so it is time to create products and services relevant in terms of pandemic and modern trends.

We would like to highlight the top pandemic-friendly business ideas. The list is based on the trendy small business ideas for pandemic reality within the USA and beyond.

Idea #1. Sport and health applications

The pandemic restrictions have resulted in an interruption of everyday routines, meaning that many people take less care of their health. People couldn’t go to the gyms, run, and train due…


A great designer is always in search of new information that can boost their skills. And YouTube videos are usually the most powerful tool to learn something new or get inspired. We asked Cadabra Studio designers to share their favorite YouTube channels, and we hope that this list will help you in your work.

Motion Design

Eyedesyn

This channel is created by a freelance motion designer who aims to provide easy to understand, accessible, and helpful training for people who want to learn about design and motion graphics. The channel mainly focuses on Cinema 4D tutorials but also has videos about working in After Effects.

Greyscalegorilla

The channel contains tools, training, and tutorials to help you become a better motion designer. Moreover, here you will also find podcasts about the business and creative side of the industry.

Video Copilot

It is the official channel of Videocopilot.net web resource that might be familiar to many…


Are you familiar with this feeling of mental and physical exhaustion when you have no desire or energy to work? Of course, such episodes happen to all designers from time to time. But in case this condition lasts for a couple of weeks in a row, it’s a good sign of burnout.

Though burnout isn’t a medical condition, it could lead to something as serious as depression. Besides, it’s usually accompanied by psychosomatic symptoms. You might get a head- or stomachache several times a week before starting your design working day, your back and neck might hurt more than ever…


Every single day we are surrounded by technology. We use apps on our phones, visit websites, use different tools and software. All these things are the product of Software Engineer work. No wonder that so many people nowadays are looking for a way to enter this highly demanded profession. And if you are reading this article, you must be interested in a career as a Software Engineer too, right?

In this article, we are going to overview software engineering and all the aspects of the profession. Hopefully, reading it will help you understand if this career path suits you.

General Information about Software Engineering

Software…


If you are as fond of typefaces, visual culture, and graphic design as we are, you’ll also appreciate the films enjoyed by Cadabra Studio. We have curated this list to help any designers or artists find a great foundation and fresh inspiration.

The list features some time tested classics with new documentaries — from street art to industrial design. Here’s the selection of films meant to provide mental stimulation and give an urge to create. Besides, there are top recommendations at the end of the article from Cadabra Studio designers. Enjoy watching!

Objectified, 2009


While the Summer list of design conferences entirely consisted of online events, the Autumn one has almost half of the conferences going offline! However, if you don’t feel like traveling, there’re plenty of online events that can help you get better in UI/UX design, front-end development, branding, and other areas.

SmashingConf Freiburg (ONLINE)

Date: September 7–8, 2020

With one track, two days, and 13 speakers, expect actionable insights for your work. The organizers pour their hearts into creating friendly, inclusive events that are focused on real-world problems and solutions. Their focus is on front-end and UX but they cover everything web, be it…


Who said that qualified designers don’t use books? That’s truly unfair. Books enhance designers to deep in design theory, learn some new skills and recharge creative batteries for new ideas. Whatever you want, books can give you something you need. In this article, our designers at Cadabra Studio curated the list of the best graphic design books. Welcome to our essential reading list.

Books For UX Designers

A Project Guide to UX Design by Russ Unger, Carolyn Chandler

The book covers different UX design methods and analyzes all the stages of the project development process. The information is presented as a theoretical overview of both UX design and project management.

The Elements of User Experience by Jesse James Garrett

This book is an essential…

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