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SensOR Medical Allows Surgeons to Feel Again

It’s no secret: minimally invasive surgeries (MIS) are on the rise. The tools used during these advanced scope-based procedures provide little …

Medical Technology

Small Item, Big Impact: Types of UI Icons.

Icons in user interfaces are the elements that cannot be overestimated. Small and meaningful, they solve numerous problems. They become little keys …

Download the UX Sales Deck: Sell Your Team on the Benefits of Great UX

Working somewhere that doesn’t put the needs of customers first can be frustrating. These 52 Cards from Paul Boag are designed to help you convince …

UX Design

How to Stop UX Research being a Blocker – Beaker & Flint

Fitting research into agile teams<p>At its best, UX research surfaces insights and enables progress; at its worst it just gets in the way.<p>There are many …

Voice First: The Future of Interaction?

<b>Summary:</b> Devices which include screens, but employ voice as the primary input method point the way towards a more integrated and useful holistic user …

UX Design

UX needs to operate under a new set of rules within the Internet of Things

Internet of Things systems often don't have screens and other traditional outlets for the user experience. This makes development and design more …

UI Confusion Almost Sunk a US Destroyer – Muzli -Design Inspiration

How designers can use real world usability testing to help mitigate tragedy<p>The Collision<p>On August 21st, the USS McCain, an <i>Aleigh Burke-class</i> …

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

A visual overview of Apple’s essential design principles

Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines have been the core of the company’s design philosophy ever since the Macintosh in 1978. Apple design evangelist Mike Stern gave an overview of the ever-evolving guidelines during a Wednesday session at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference.<p>The session, …

Paul Rand’s IBM Graphic Standards Manual to be reissued

IBM’s Graphic Standards Manual originally designed by Paul Rand is to be reissued as a book by Empire editions. The not-for-profit publishing house …

How To Create And Assess Ideas Better: Merge IDEO's Human-Centered Design And BAC's Scratch

The path to better ideas runs through creating, assessing, pausing and then doing it again as appropriate. This is based on a couple of premises: 1) Beginnings are magic. 2) None of us is smart enough to make it perfect the first time. 3) All of us together are stronger than any one of us. 4) …

UX Design

The Future Of UX | Articles | Chief Digital Officer

Customers have been primarily interacting with brands digitally for some time now, a phenomenon that will only grow as more and more businesses go …

Discovering The Missing 'X' In Product Design

When it comes to designing products, most companies make a point of listening to their customers. But what if they’re asking the wrong questions? Customers often have wish lists of functions and features they’d like to see in a new product. But just because customers say they want something doesn’t …

Customers

6 things to watch out for in UX design

The world of UX design is fast-paced and always changing. It can be overwhelming to keep up with what is coming next, so we’ve rounded up a few …

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

The Case Against Empathy

Designers love to tout their ability to empathize with users. But too much empathy can kill a company. Here’s what to do instead.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> The Way to Design, <i>a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses</i>. <i>It was a</i><i>dapted and reprinted with the</i> …

UX Designers: Do Not Be Scared Of Quantitative Data

Research often gets a bad rap in agencies, especially as far as management is concerned. Sure, it is easy to assume that research is a waste of …

UX Design

Design Thinking Is Not a Silver Bullet. Sorry.

<b>Innovation Needs More Than Just a Process</b><p><i>“Learning how to drive a car won’t turn you into a Formula 1 driver.”</i><p>Everyone’s seems to be (talking about) …

9 great new tools for 3D artists in March

We're always on the hunt for tools to help create 3D art. This month's round-up includes a brilliant After Effects plugin, a beautiful reference …

6 Ways to Justify Hiring a UI Designer

Key stakeholders will perk up when they hear about lowering development costs and increasing revenue.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>User interface is the most significant component of successful software. Ease of use is of the utmost importance. It truly can make or …

Zara: A Usability Case Study

Zara is one of my favorite clothing brands, but I run into problems every time I use the app. Although I am not affiliated with Zara, I wanted to …

"Simplicity is the key to excellence" says Dieter Rams

In a rare interview, German designer Dieter Rams has called for a return to well-made, long-lasting products, even if it comes at the expense of …

Motion design: UI and UX Collection

Motion design is intrinsically useful for product design, especially when designing for mobile devices. Even experience designers might have a …

UI Design

UX Research Cheat Sheet

<b>Summary:</b> User research can be done at any point in the design cycle. This list of methods and activities can help you decide which to use …

UX Design

Illustration: Daily Renders: Dimensional UI

Daily Renders: Dimensional UI is an illustration, motion graphics and UI/UX project created and shared by Fyn Ng on his Behance profile. There's a …

How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement

Modern businesses need to stay constantly relevant to their consumer bases if they want to survive, and one of the best methods for doing that is …

UI Design

FDA Efforts to Regulate Innovative Technologies and Facilitate Market Access

At <i>Medgadget</i> we cover regulatory approvals of devices on a daily basis, and many of our readers are involved in these affairs at the companies they …

Digital Health

From Prototype to Product: Ensuring Your Solution is Feasible and Viable

The end goal of a Design Thinking work process is to create a solution that is desirable, feasible, and viable. This means that your product or …

Design

A Primer on the Essential Elements of Successful UX

UX design acts as the backbone of a designing experience. Much like an engine under a vehicle’s hood, the UX ensures that a digital experience is …

UX Design