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Digital Product Design—2016

From major rebrandings—good and bad—to fantastic new tools, augmented reality to industry-shaking innovation, 2016 had it all—and design led the …

Building a Visual Language

This article is part of a series on our new Design Language System. Karri recently answered questions about this topic in a Designer News “Ask Me …

UX Design

How HTTP/2 Will Speed Up the Web

The Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP), the simple, constrained and ultimately boring application layer protocol forms the foundation of the World …

A Case Study on Boosting Front-End Performance

<i>The following is a guest post by Declan Rek, who works as a developer at De Voorhoede, a front end tech agency. A version of this article was</i> …

Prototypr

5 microcopy (UX writing) best practices we can learn from Lemonade<p>5 microcopy (UX writing) best practices we can learn from LemonadeThis post was …

The 4 Components of a Microinteraction

Microinteractions are the magic little things that keep us coming back to the products we love. They’re the satisfying little details that happen …

UX Design

Why your next hire should be a product designer

You’d be hard pressed to find a startup founder who wouldn’t jump at the chance to be the world’s next Uber, Netflix, or Airbnb. Design-driven …

UX Design

Best Practices for Long Scrolling

<i>The days of “above the fold” are over.</i> Long scrolling and infinitely scrolling sites are becoming more and more common lately, and it’s no mere trend …

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// Por: Staff<p>Mar 27 diciembre, 2016<p>//Por: Alejandro Escobedo<p>Existe una teoría que dice que si alguna vez alguien descubre exactamente para qué existe …

Frequently asked questions about design sprints

New Haircut's Jay Melone answers 8 burning questions about design sprints.The post Frequently asked questions about design sprints appeared first on …

Designing a conversational interface

Saent's Tim Metz shares lessons his team learned from building a conversational UI.The post Designing a conversational interface appeared first on …

Designing the new Uber App

How everything started with a simple twist<p>A big redesign is daunting. There are a lot of variables and unknowns that tell you there will be potential …

Los Angeles

If Satan was a web designer… – UX Collective

Questions to ask developers before you start designing

Form a clear path of communication with your developers at the outset of a design process.The post Questions to ask developers before you start …

How to design APIs that don’t suck

Other developers actually have to use the APIs you design. So don’t let those APIs suck. If you don’t want hordes of angry programmers to descend on …

Consistency is key for users and developers alike

Design is both an art and a science.The post Consistency is key for users and developers alike appeared first on InVision Blog.

Visual Dividers in Mobile UI Design

Designing an app may seem easy at first glance, but when you actually get to start prototyping it, things get complicated. What at first seemed …

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

Finding Time to Become a Better Developer

There’s no time for anything. At least that’s how it feels doesn’t it? No time to learn all the things you think you need to learn to stay ahead of …

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

There’s value in learning to be comfortable with being uncomfortable<p>When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach …

Heart Rates

How Spotify’s website UX has changed (2006 to 2016)

What a difference ten years makes<p>Web design has changed a lot in the last decade. Here I’ll be analysing Spotify’s website through the years and …

UX Collective

6 Practical Skills for UX Designers<p>Thoughts on how to transform the way you develop products, services and processes<p>While we can all agree that the …

WTF is Experience Design? – UX Collective

The first question out of everyone’s mouth when we meet:<p>Q: What do you do for work?<p>A: I’m an Experience Designer.<p><b>Q: WTF is an Experience Designer?!</b><p>A: …

Why and How to Avoid Hamburger Menus

We now have data that suggests Sidebar menus—sometimes called Hamburger Menus/Basements—might be causing more harm than good.Here’s some public …

Top Three UX Mobile Design Trends – Joanna Ngai – Medium

UI/UX trends that are shaping the next generation of mobile apps<p>The way we used our phones have changed in the last few years. Mobile design trends …

The typography of 'Stranger Things'

<b>Update 10/27/2017:</b> In honor of the premier of season 2 of <i>Stranger Things</i>, we’re re-sharing this—one of our most popular posts of all time. Enjoy!<p>Like …

Designing Perfect Text Field: Clarity, Accessibility and User Effort

For any app or web application, nothing will ever happen without some initial and ongoing input from the user. It is, therefore, critical that …

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