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When it comes to parenting, be a 'gardener’, not a 'carpenter’

If permission to stop parenting sounds like the solution to surviving the rest of the summer holidays, then Alison Gopnik is your saviour. The US psychology professor and grandmother of three thinks too much “parenting” risks ruining your relationship with your children. It is also churning out a …

125 Easy Tweaks to Optimize Your Website's UX

Welcome to a huge list of best practices in <i>user experience (UX)</i>, <i>user interfaces (UI)</i>, and <i>interaction design</i>.<p>Whether you’re designing a website or …

UI Design

April's 10 best new web design tools

Every month we select the 10 most useful web design tools (and some that are useful to developers, too). They include add-ons, libraries, Chrome …

Web 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 …

5 Approaches To Creating Lightweight Personas

“So who are we designing for?”That should be the first question of every single project.It should be followed by, “What are their motivations?” or …

UX Design

The Future of Online Schools Infographic

<b>The Future of Online Schools Infographic</b>We’ve already seen the rise of online options, from kindergarten to the university level, but will digital …

Education Technology

25+ Useful Free Graphic Design Tools For Designers

The famous saying of Marshall McLuhan “We shape our tools and afterwards tools shape us” stands perfect with our today’s post. Yes we are here to …

Principles of Mobile App Design: Engage Users and Drive Conversions

Sign up to receive your selected communications from Google LLC and its affiliates. Your information will be used in accordance with Google's privacy …

Apps

New Free Web Design Tools & Resources Shortcut. Design is Easy if...

4.5/5 (2)<p>Can there be too many free tools to speed up/streamline your web design process? Of course there can’t, as new advanced technologies spring …

20 Web Design Concepts That Will Blow Your Mind

Creating an effective and exciting experience is a crucial part of success of any website design. With HTML5 it is now possible to add dynamic …

UI Design

The world of hotel web marketing, in one complex chart

Rate parity, search engine optimisation, keyword buying, distribution strategies – themes that many a hotel owner or intermediary grapple over every …

12 Mobile And Web App UI Design Tricks Nobody Told You About - Until Now

<i>[Proto.io is a mobile app prototyping tool used by entrepreneurs and startups to create fully-interactive realistic prototypes that look and feel</i> …

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

Dashboard/Analytics Page Inspiration

via Muzli design inspiration<p>So much more amazing content…<p>Join over 50,000 others who enjoy Muzli for Chrome.<br>Muzli is a goldmine of inspiring, …

3 Fundamental User Onboarding Lessons from Classic Nintendo Games

Game developers in the 1980s didn’t just need to teach people how to play the games they made, they needed to teach people how to play video games …

Grand Theft Auto

UI Animation. Microinteraction for Macroresult.

Microinteraction is one of the key things to care about in UI/UX design. They are, perhaps, the best proof that attention to small details is able to …

The Practical Guide to Empathy Maps: 10-Minute User Personas

UX designers know better than anyone — it’s what’s <i>inside</i> that counts. As in, the user’s thoughts and feelings, and how those affect what they say and …

UX Design

20 Tips from the Pros to Make Fantastic User Experience Infographic

Although the importance of great user experience has been bandied around for years, and there has been plenty of talk about it, very few have really …

Best of 2015

Happy New Year from UX Booth! 2015 was an exciting year for us. We turned seven years old, broke 70,000 twitter followers, launched a critically …

Mobile App Design Trends for 2016

<i>This article was contributed by Jyoti Bhandari.</i>Let’s face it; every year brings to the fore more in the realm of business access via mobile apps. …

UI Design

The Best User Experience Design Links of 2015

2015 saw Apple’s design criticized, designing beyond the web & mobile screen, even more prototyping tools (including sneak peeks from Adobe), and it …

The 3 Steps To Emotional Freedom

Psychiatrist and author of Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety explains how to liberate your feelings -- and yourself.<p><b>Step 1: Identify Your Negative Legacy Emotions</b><p>Many people live amid so much guilt, shame or anxiety that they become like fish that have been swimming in polluted water since escaping their …

SEO Trends 2016: 44 Experts On The Future Of Organic Search Success

If 2015 was the year of becoming mobile-friendly, then 2016 is shaping up to be the year of user experience.In early 2015, Google introduced an …

SEO

Mutative Design: design methodology to keep users engaged for a lifetime

Meet project Phoebe, a design concept introduced a the first iteration of mutative design, a design methodology that would UI be created and evolve …

UI Design: Go Out and Get Data

Chris Atherton did the closing keynote of the GOTO Berlin 2015 conference in which she talked about designing software. She suggests that, in stead …

The startup framework to validate your idea before you spend $1

“If your startup failed, it’s because it didn’t solve a tier 1 problem for a large enough audience — here’s how to never make that mistake …

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …

4 UX Documents to Help You Fully Understand Your Users

No matter what process or documentation you use, one guideline always remains relevant: design for the user.<i>Photo Credit: “</i><i>Anna</i><i>.” Stefano Montagner.</i></i> …

UX Design

101 startup tools to make your idea a reality

If you want to start a startup there are a couple of things you need to have, at a minimum you need:<p>A killer idea.<br>• The drive to “get sh*t done”.<br>• The right tools and resources to give you the best chance of success.<p>We might not be able to help you with the first two, but the third we have in spades. …