D. Scott Angle

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Designers Solve Problems, They Don’t Push Pixels

“If only I moved that column 5 pixels to the left.. then that would have made our design a success!” — No designer ever.<p>If we can all agree that the …

The 3 Big Differences Between UX And UI Design

The debates over the definitions of UX and UI have been going on for almost as long as the terms have been around. UX stands for User Experience, and …

UX Design

5 Ways to Improve the UX of Your Applications

Application design is the biggest field of endeavour in technology at the moment. It seems that ever since Apple launched the iPhone that clever …

The theory of UX

User experience is not magic. You don’t run a simple test that Becky the marketing intern read a blog about once and uncover quick-fix solutions to …

UX Design

20 Best UX Software Tools for Experienced UX Designers

To become a successful UX designer, you will require some professional software to use in your projects. This article gathers a set of useful <i>UX</i> …

Web Design

Hey, can you ‘do the UX’ for us?

— Hi, I’m John, UX designer starting today on this project.— Cool, I’m Joe, project manager. Glad to have you on the team.— Glad to be here. How can …

UX Design

The art of the error message

<i>Writing clear, helpful copy for when things go wrong • by</i> <i>Marina Posniak</i> <i>&</i> <i>Tamara Hilmes</i><p>The concept of “embracing failure” is big in the tech industry.</i> …

Everything is too complicated

What are you assuming people already know?<p>It’s the very beginning of CES 2018, and the first trickles of gadget news are starting to come out. The flood begins tomorrow as the show floor opens and keynotes and press conferences begin in earnest. It’s easy to see the broad themes of the show and the …

Design Principles for Augmented Reality (Part 2)

“How Might We use Augmented Reality — Part 2”.<p>There are many great suggestions for how we might use Augmented Reality (AR). Luke Wroblewski initiated …

Augmented Reality

UX Mapping Methods Compared: A Cheat Sheet

<b>Summary:</b> Empathy maps, customer journey maps, experience maps, and service blueprints depict different processes and have different goals, yet they …

Data Visualization

The relationship between design deliverables and presentation skills

How the level of detail of a design deliverable varies depending on the presenter’s storytelling skills.In 13 years working in UX, I have joined a …

UX Design

The Power of Progressive Disclosure

Interactive design of any kind means walking a very fine line between not enough information and information overload. At the core of that balancing …

Information Overload

Stop designing interfaces, Start designing experiences

This article is part of a series on our new Interface Guidelines.<p>Messy process, messy results<p>8 months ago, after spending some time in agencies, I …

A Five

Journal<p>A Five-Minute Guide to Better Typography<p>Talk<p>From a three-part talk series on graphic design.<p>Articles are made of articles. I invite you to …

UX Lessons I Wish I Learned in School

<b>Summary:</b> Novice UX practitioners often start with the wrong mindset. Know the common mistakes and how to avoid them.<br>When I graduated with an advanced …

Ergonomics

Psychology in Design: How to Understand Users.

Some people are used to thinking of design as a purely artistic job but there is much more standing behind it. The sense of beauty and inspiration …

Your guide to design systems from the world’s leading brands

Many of the world’s leading brands have made their design systems public, contributing their ideas and processes to the design community at …

UX Design

Tips for starting or growing your career as a UX Designer

As a UX Manager at Google and organizer of XX+UX events in NYC, I often talk to people who are interested in starting or growing their careers in UX …

UX Design

10 things I wish every design student knew

This week I had the privilege of speaking to design students at two universities about my career. Here are some of the things I shared, most of which …

UX Designers: How To Improve Your Empathy To Be A Better Designer

Do you often hear the word <i>‘empathy’</i> at work?<p>Do you find that it gets thrown around too much in the world of design?<p>Do you know what it means?<p>Would …

Understanding The Scope of Lean UCD Methodology

from Using the User-Centered Design (UCD) and Human-Centered Design (HCD) Methodologies, this is an attempt to capture the meaning and to introduce …

UX Design

A Comprehensive Guide to UX Research Methods

You can’t build a product people will fall in love if you don’t know your audience. To maximize your chances of success, it’s extremely important to …

UX Design

A Unified Theory for Designing Just About Anything

A few years back I was obsessed with the question of why some companies rocked at one thing, and sucked at another. How could Amazon be so good at …

Empathy as a Service

Episode #10 Empathy as a Service: Applying Service Design to the Homelessness Issue<p>July 20, 2017 · 26 minutes<p>Listen Now<p>Empathy. It’s an unavoidable …

Christian Madsbjerg: exploring how humans experience the world

Christian Madsbjerg: exploring how humans experience the world<p>In today’s tech-driven economy, it seems like it can be hard to justify the value of a …

University of London

Mobile-Ordering Apps Create Problems for Restaurants

Starbucks and others found online ordering initially increased congestion and frustrated customers, among other issues<p>Restaurant-chain apps are reshaping a business built on human interaction. But these new systems don’t always work as planned.<p>Soon after McAlister’s Deli, a chain of sandwich shops, …

Apps

Agile Masterclass with Jeff Gothelf « Agile-Lean Ireland 2018 Conference | Dublin, April 26th 2018

We’re very excited to offer this class as part of Agile-Lean Ireland 2018.<p>In this hands-on class, Jeff Gothelf, author of Lean UX and Sense & …

Project Management

How To Avoid Startup Burnout

A few people have asked me lately how I’ve managed to last 10 years in the startup industry without burning out.<p>My advice for avoiding burnout …