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Seven UX Resolutions for App Design in 2014

Many innovative trends came into their own this year where experience design and application development converge, specifically the simplicity of …

Apps

The Top UX Predictions for 2014

If 2013 marked a year of frenzied growth in the land of experience design, 2014 could be a year of downright explosive expansion.<p>There's no arguing …

Web Design

Designing Products That Scale

The design system and style guide behind Salesforce1<p><b>Doing product design in a huge organization is tricky.</b> Clear, constant communication is …

Avoid Category Names That Suck

<b>Summary:</b> Categories and hypertext act as signs and should give people a strong indication of what will happen before they click the link. People …

UX Design

Applying Lean UX

We recently wrapped up a project for a startup in the digital photography space, and aside from being great design partners, one of the fun things …

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 …

Fat Fingers: A Look Into Responsive Navigation Trends

Get our posts emailed to you with our monthly newsletter, subscribe here.<p>Often when browsing a website on my iPhone I am impatiently zooming in and …

The trick that’s pushing movie titles to the front of the alphabet

For many movies these days, the shortest route to the top of the charts is through the alphabet.<p>Film studios have figured out that, all else being equal, it’s better for a movie to appear toward the top of the A-to-Z listings where people increasingly pick what they’re going to watch next.<p>“We call …

Video on Demand

Your app makes me fat

In 1999, Professor Baba Shiv (currently at Stanford) and his co-author Alex Fedorikhin did a simple experiment on 165 grad students.They asked half …

Testing Dialog Design in a Speech Application

Designing applications that use speech recognition as their primary user experience is a challenge that is compounded somewhat by the difficulty in …

Web Design

63 Web Design Terms Every Marketer Should Know

Uncover the ultimate design vocabulary with this guide of the 63 most essential design terms for non-designers.

UX Design

How the touch screen revolution is impacting UX

The introduction of Windows 8 saw a massive overhaul of the Windows user interface in line with the Windows Phone interface in order to be more …

Google Steals Ideas From Bing, Bing Steals Market Share From Google

Last month, Google added a new feature to its homepage that enabled users to select a background image. Google included a gallery of professional photos to choose from, including those by famous artists and National Geographic. Soon, Microsoft responded via tweet over the obvious similarities of …

Mobile Web Problems and How to Avoid Them

Two years ago Jen Simmons (@jensimmons) and I made a site called WTF Mobile Web, a Tumblr which highlights the frustrations mobile web users …

Dark UX: The Elements of The Video Gambling Experience

Most of us have played games like poker and blackjack with friends. Up to a point, these games can be great fun. Unlike other forms of play, however, …

Web Design

13 Tenets Of User Experience

4 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

How To Sketch For Better Mobile Experiences

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A User Experience Business of One

My initial foray into UX frustrated me. Although my job title suggested that I made products easier for end-users, I actually spent a lot of time …

Has flat design made our sites too simple?

When I was first introduced to graphic design, I was extremely young and a member of a pretty popular message board. Posters showed respect for other …

In Defense of Floppy Disks: The Vocabulary of the Interface

I work on interfaces used by college students to search for academic articles. Librarians buy these databases. Librarians happen to be wonderful …

UI Design

The Truth about Skeuomorphism vs. Flat Design

A classical example of skeuomorphism: Apple’s iCal mimicks texture and layout of a paper calendar, including torn edges, which do not have any …

UI Design

Tools for Mobile UX Design

Designing in HTML is not the only issue. I have similar concerns regarding almost any specialized tool or solution for UX design—like doing <i>all</i> design …

Book Excerpt: Design For Care

Design Research for Healthcare Services<p>Service design potentially represents a significant change and challenge to experience design and technology …

Design

5 Ways To Prevent Bad Microcopy

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Getting to Signature Moments with Microinteractions

Microinteractions are the small pieces of functionality that are inside or around features. They are brief, single use-case moments. Turning off the …

Ford gives up on turning its cars into smartphones

Ford saw a future in which every surface is a touchscreen. But its customers didn’t share in that vision. So the American carmaker is reversing course and adding back knobs and other traditional controls to its dashboard panels.<p>MyFord Touch, first introduced in 2010, put most of the controls for …

General Motors

Flatness, Blurriness and Ambiguity

Apple just unveiled a strikingly different UI for iOS 7, their mobile platform operating system. Where previous versions embraced skeuomorphic …

UI Design