Jasson Schrock

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5 of the Worst User-Interface Disasters

In my <i>Scientific American</i> column this month I vented about the importance of software interface design. Bad design wastes our time, makes us feel …

Your Logo Is Making Me Sick

Years ago, my mother got a nasty case of food poisoning from an order of chicken tikka at a restaurant. For years after that, if I’d sneak up behind …

5 Essential UX Rules for Dialog Design

Dialogs are effective user interface element when you <i>design</i> and <i>use them right</i>. They can help your users complete reach their goals faster and easier. …

Your App Login is Boring, Bring it to Life with Motion

Ah the login, such a mundane task. Passwords are necessary, but a pain, always that extra step between you and your secure content. Many companies, …

So your boss doesn’t believe in design research

<b>Speak the language of your decision-makers</b><p>Designers have empathy for their users, but often forget to apply this same approach to the decision-makers …

User Testing in Data-visualisation 1/3

User Testing in Data Visualisation Pt. 1<p>Here is the first article of three-part series exploring how we perform user tests on datavisualisation …

Data Visualization

All Talk and No Buttons: The Conversational UI

We’re witnessing an explosion of applications that no longer have a graphical user interface (GUI). They’ve actually been around for a while, but …

Web Design

Design in a Sea of Engineering

As the sole designer on my team, I sometimes have trouble managing my workload.<p>At the time of this writing, I support a team of nine back-end …

Microinteractions: The Secret of Great App Design

by Nick Babich<p>The best products do two things well: features and details. Features are what draw people to your product. <i>Details</i> are what keep them …

Reactions: Not everything in life is Likable

I come to Facebook to share all kinds of things with people I care about — from celebratory posts about practicing yoga for 60 days straight, to …

Design systems in difficult places

This is Manchester. I grew up on the outskirts of Manchester. I have memories like this picture. Black and white. Snowing. Wildlings. It’s grim north …

UX Design

Designers shouldn’t code. They should study business.

Increasingly, more and more companies are looking for great design leadership these days. They are being told that their company needs a bigger focus …

Defining Principles to Drive Design Decisions

There’s a standing joke here at Salesforce… Whenever someone in the product organization presents a list — and it could be a list of anything: …

Knowing the words is half the battle

One of my favorite career stories is this one from Michael Beirut:Continue reading on Medium »

InterAct

How to build an experience map

BY <b>NIALL O’CONNOR</b><p>An <b>experience map</b> shows the journey a customer has while experiencing a product or service. It also shows what competitors and your …

UX Design

Any Research is Better Than No Research

When thinking about product research, you shouldn’t be asking yourself, “Can we afford this?” It should be, “Can we afford <i>not</i> to do this?”All product …

UX Design

Dribbble and The Creation of The Useless Designer

The definition of design according to Webster:<p>“to plan and make (something) for a specific use or purpose”<p><i>Learn How to Become the Best UI Designer</i> …

Product Principles: Read Receipts

When we released our real-time messenger, we tried to push aside the traditional live-chat model, and instead took our cues from modern messaging …

Chatbots

The first secret of great design | Tony Fadell

Rules for Dot-makers, or: How Not to Piss People Off With Your App’s Blue Dot

When it comes to new products from established platforms, the fine details are subjected to the brutal judgement of all kinds of user testing before …

Your product shouldn’t tell me about your product organization

I play fantasy football on ESPN. Here’s what the Scoreboard view looks like:<p>Fine, just fine. But what’s “FantasyCast”?<p>I’m not sure but the button is …

I drew a bunch of dots to explain why social media is broken.

Let’s play a game.<p>You sign up for a new social media site. You follow 5 accounts.<p>Each is a person or organization you trust, publishing things they …

Four Things Working at Facebook Has Taught Me About Design Critique

Critique is an important part of any design process, whether you work within a diverse team or independently. The feedback you get through a formal …

Digital Product Design Principles

<b>I wrote down twelve design principles for our team at</b> <b>Degreed</b> <b>to help us make design decisions. I tried to make them practical and clear and hopefully</b> …

How to Build an App That’s as Addictive as Coffee

Coffee and running are addictive in their own unique ways. Each provides a buzz that keeps people coming back for more. In kind, Runkeeper and …

Why UX Designers Need to Think like Architects

<b>During a recent conversation with my father-in-law, an architect with nearly 40 years of experience, I couldn’t help but notice the parallels between</b> …

Let’s Get Physical:The expanding role of digital UX design in a connected world

December 28, 2015The way we interact with technology is quickly moving from the screens in our pockets into the physical world around us. Smart …

UX Design

The State of UX in 2016

Our team at uxdesign.cc has seen a lot this year: 48 issues published, 384 links curated and sent to 61,295 designers around the world every week via …

Is the Hamburger Menu a Problem?

For web and UI/UX designers, this icon is all too familiar: three horizontal lines that stand for a menu. At <i>Mic</i>, we use it to activate a navigational …

Conversation As Interface —Landscape & Future of Mobile Design

There’s an important trend happening right now where messaging & communication is becoming central to the interfaces and apps we design. Siri, Slack, …