Ana Kogovšek

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Marketers: Personalization will become a science this year

It’s 2016, and marketers still have trouble personalizing their outreach to customers. Only five percent of marketers have a predictive understanding of the customer journey, and only 31 percent say they use customer data to provide better experiences.<p>Just 19 percent of marketers personalize their …

Marketing

The 1-page usability test plan

How to sleep better at night<p>A week or so before a usability test, I often have a least one bad night’s sleep where I wake up worrying that I’ve …

Adapting empathy maps for UX design

Empathy maps are a powerful tool for helping teams better understand users. But that doesn’t mean they are perfect. You should feel free to adapt …

Designing for the Web vs. Apps in the Mobile Era

Mobile is on rise, as are mobile apps. Although the web is still relevant, mobile apps are here to stay. These days, there is more and more pressure …

Watch Architecture And Typography Smash Together Like Peanut Butter And Jelly

Ideo looks like a roller coaster designed by M.C. Escher. AKQA is a series of fans gone sentient. These are some of the strange, part-typographical, part-architectural brand interpretations designed by Universal Everything for the OFFF Design Festival.<p>“I wanted to invent some imaginary structures …

What Happens In Your Brain During The Two Critical Stages Of Sleep

We shouldn’t wear lack of sleep like a badge of honor. Our brains are actually doing important work to make us more successful as we snooze.<p>The average person spends one-third, or 36%, of their lives sleeping. That means if you live to be 90, you spend about 32 years asleep.<p>“What that 32 years is …

Hem’s Addictive, Custom Shelving Tool Teases Responsive Furniture To Come

Easily configurable, custom furniture: It’s the anti-Ikea, and the latest trend in interior design.<p>Responsive design has already taken over the web, with apps and sites that can automatically stretch and shrink to fit on tablets or televisions with equal comfort.<p>Now, we’re seeing that same trend …

15 Stunning Data Visualizations (And What You Can Learn From Them)

We’re literally drowning in data. Everyday, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. This is the equivalent of 90% of the world’s …

Adobe’s Project Comet Is a Start-to-Finish UX Design App

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 10.08.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:07 pm. 1:07 pm<p>Adobe is on a mission to make life …

With Assembly, anyone can be a graphic designer

Assembly - Graphic design for everyone ($2.99) by Pixite LLC is an app that allows anyone to become a graphic designer, regardless of experience …

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

The Brain

The Secret of the Apple’s New San Francisco Fonts

iOS 9 is now publicly released. It’s a subtle change but the system fonts of iOS 9 are now changed to the Apple’s new San Francisco fonts, replacing …

Typography

Tips and Tricks for Responsive Web Typography

Responsive web typography is perhaps one of the <b>most important features of web design</b>. There’s a lot more to this aspect than simply just resizing the …

Typography

Videos That Will Help to Improve Your Design Skills

Whether you’re a beginner or advanced web designer you can always use some tips, tricks and tutorials to advance the way you see design as a whole. …

Web Design

10 Poster Design Tips

My name is Allan Peters. I’m the Judge for this year’s Poster Design Awards. I went to art college because I wanted to draw every day for living. I …

Graphic Design

What's new for designers, September 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of color resources, startup resources, educational tools, …

Web Design

The 2015 Innovation By Design Awards Winners: Graphic Design

From television branding to national identities, here is 2015’s best graphic design.<p>It wasn’t long ago when graphic design was all most people thought of when they heard “design.” Design’s myriad other disciplines are roaring now. Yet graphic design hasn’t languished. It has bloomed.<p>The 2015 …

Free ebook on designing mockups

The new ebook Building UI Mockups Developers Don’t Hate explains how to close the gap between design and development. The two disciplines have often …

9 tricky brain teaser questions tech engineers struggle to answer at job interviews

But even they have a hard time answering the brain teaser questions a lot of tech companies like to ask during job interviews.<p>We went through Glassdoor to find some of the trickiest brain teaser questions they get asked, and the best way to answer them.

Employment

Bold Shadows, Flat Design & Hero Images: The Top 10 Web Design Trends in 2015 [SlideShare]

Check out the top 10 web design trends from 2015, from typography trends and micro interactions to hidden menus and split screens.

Top 10

10 Awesome UX Podcasts

There is no denying the fact that user experience (UX) is a hot topic. Being a UX consultant/engineer, as well as a long-time listener of tech- and …

UX Design

4 Mind Tricks You Can Use to Improve Your Focus

The game of tennis is a mental gauntlet, and performance psychologists have made a science out of converting anger into positive mental focus. In …

Self-help

Bidding war rages over Where To Invade Next as Demolition fails to fell all critics

The Toronto film festival has opened with a fierce bidding war that began as the credits rolled on one of the first films to screen and stretched into the small hours of Friday morning. But the movie that had studios and distributors vying for rights wasn’t the official opener, Demolition - a …

Black Lives Matter

Watch Legendary Disney Artist Glen Keane Draw In Virtual Reality

When we think “virtual reality,” most of us imagine video games and movies with bigger explosions. Maybe there’s a virtual Facebook where we see people face to face. But is it really the place where we’ll discover the next wave of art?<p>But put a few virtual reality drawing tools in the hands of Glen …

EVERYTHING You Need To Know About a Full Stack Designer

Without a question, it is difficult to come up with a job title that vividly explains and defines the skills that you have as a professional web …

UX Design

How to light up a tumour

For decades, brain surgeons have struggled to identify cancerous tissue precisely. Could one of the world’s most deadly scorpions come to their aid?<p>In 2004, Dr Richard Ellenbogen prepared to operate on a 17-year-old girl. The operation, to remove a brain tumour, was particularly challenging because …

Cancer

Veerle's Blog

A meticulously curated place of repose, a wellspring of inspiration<p>Nurture your creativity! Please sit back and soak in all the design goodness I …

Graphic Design

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

Street Photography

FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?

Yes, the universe itself will eventually outpace the speed of light. Just how this will happen is a bit complicated, so let's begin at the very beginning: the big bang. Around 14 billion years ago, all matter in the universe was thrown in every direction. That first explosion is still pushing …

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches …