Björn Norlén

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How to build a UX portfolio with no work experience

A lot of user experience professionals who are active in our industry today have faced the question “How to build a UX portfolio if I have never worked in UX?” when starting their career.<p>Let’s be honest: it’s a bit unfair.<p>“Portfolio” is a mandatory field in almost every job application form, …

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day

These science-backed techniques will drastically improve your ability to get more done.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage …

Typography in UI: Guide for Beginners.

People read all the time. It’s not only books or magazines but various info on the Internet, adverts in the streets, in public transport or outside …

It's official: Users navigate flat UI designs 22 per cent slower

Put in some chrome and shadeThe mania for "flat" user interfaces is costing publishers and ecommerce sites billions in lost revenue.…

UXPin releases free Material Design UI library

The makers of UXPin have released a free Material Design UI kit: a set of 140 handcrafted UI elements and 35 hi-fidelity screens. The kit also …

Material Design

Inclusion in Design, crafting bot conversations, interface animations and more UX this week

Here is what’s hot in UX this week:<p>As designers, we spend most of our day imagining and building experiences that, when added up, take a big portion …

UX Design

Balance - Basic Principles of Design

Balance in design is the distribution of elements of the design. Balance is a visual interpretation of gravity in the design. Large, dense elements …

Stay Away From These Annoying Design Trends in 2017

Web designs are vulnerable to the whim of trends these days, no one questions their absurdity at the height of popularity. But eventually, you get …

An Art Director Shares How Book Covers Are Made

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when the cover is insanely gorgeous, who can blame you? Definitely not Alyssa Nassner, an Associate Art Director at ABRAMS Kids. Her job requires creativity; browsing through bookstores; and working with editors, artists, and book sellers to …

Creating A User Persona? Do These 15 Things First

Every business has a target audience that it hopes will buy its product or service. Rather than create marketing campaigns for an unknown quantity of nameless, faceless “consumers,” many companies try to create user personas – clearly defined individual personality types based on real demographic …

​These Color-Changing Tattoos Use Special Ink to Monitor Your Health

​The biosensing ink is particularly helpful for those with diabetes<p>If you’re the type of person who would need to explain a new tattoo to your parents, perhaps you should try one that’s good for your health. (Unlike, say, this tattoo, which killed a man after he swam in the ocean while it was …

How Human Memory Works: Tips for UX Designers.

One of the greatest information processors we deal with in our everyday life cannot be seen or touched. It cannot be bought or sold as well as taken …

The Real Effects Of Bad Web Design

Web designers often talk about the importance of a good, user-friendly web presence, yet businesses still struggle to justify the expense of a web …

Customers

10 great examples of web design portfolios for 2017

If you want to get the job or freelance gig you’re looking for, your portfolio needs to impress. And web designers have a tougher time than other …

Web Design

How to Choose Between Native and Hybrid App Development

Should I build my app targeting Android or iOS? TheThe post How to Choose Between Native and Hybrid App Development appeared first on iamwire.

Apps

How to Apply a Design Thinking, HCD, UX or any Creative Process From Scratch

This post is by Dan Nessler, User Experience Director, Hinderling Volkart,The post How to Apply a Design Thinking, HCD, UX or any Creative Process …

FREE WEB UI Kit (symbols & styles) - Freebie

By<p>Marco Lopes<p>Lead UI Designer at Farfetch.com<p>Follow for updates on what Marco Lopes is creating.<p>Sketch User Interface elements kit<p>Fully organize UI …

Freebies

6 key things all UX designers should keep in mind - InVision Blog

6 key things all UX designers should keep in mind - InVision Blog: The linked article by Sarah Doody...

UX Design

⚡Using FaaS to Create FaaS🍺

Using Azure Functions a.k.a. functions as a service a.k.a. FaaS to create FaaS a.k.a. Foley as a Service<p>Recently I did this blog post<p><b>GitHub statuses</b> …

Online Life

The Realities Of User Experience Design Within The Luxury Industry

For luxury companies and upscale lifestyle service providers, excellence in experience is an essential component of the value delivered. Conceptually …

UX Design

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

31 Best Websites to Score Free Stuff

Want to know how to get free stuff? All you have to do is search some tried-and-true websites to uncover the best deals, freebies and coupons. …

Excercise Caution When Using These Web Design Trends

Like most cultural products, web design has its own zeitgeist. Every year sees a new crop of popular design components, features, and trends. …

UI Design

The future: Zoe Gillenwater on new web technologies

Born in Chicago but based in Amsterdam, Zoe Gillenwater is a senior UX designer at Booking.com. She's also a regular conference speaker who most …

Web Design

11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017

In this post, we will talk about the trends thatThe post 11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

Artificial Intelligence

12 Simple But Impactful Tips for New Photographers

So, you finally jumped into photography? Good for you!As you’ll surely find as you get more and more involved in photography, it’s a fun hobby and …

Landscape Photography

6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017

From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017.<p>WTF is …

UI Design

UX Design Process: Is There Really One?

A UX design process is something that everyone has in the UX industry, but something that everyone does differently. While the majority may maintain …

UX Design