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Love, Hate, and Empathy: Why We Still Need Personas

UX is a relatively nascent discipline: a boisterous, hopeful, opinionated, and insightful young adult who sometimes lacks perspective.<p>Need evidence? …

Designing for Humans | Elou Design

There is a growing trend throughout the web community to embrace an understanding of behavioral science, and to apply its tenets to our designs. This …

How Habits Can Impact User Behavior

hab·it [<b>hab</b>-it] <b>noun</b><p>an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary<p>In the book The Power of Habit, author …

How To Sell Your UX Design Solution To Clients

How do you convince clients to trust you with their valuable and much-loved product? In my experience, the best way to sell work to clients is to …

There Is No Mobile Internet!

Following the recommendation means making most of your Web content accessible across devices. It ensures that each link shared across the Web leads …

Creating Exciting And Unusual Visual Hierarchies

The Designer As Reader<p>Letterforms make words, and words have meaning. While scale, tone, texture and composition will always be relevant, people’s …

Designing For The Multifaceted User

We Are Multifaceted<p>Put yourself in the shoes of a user for a moment. Imagine that a friend has introduced you to a new Facebook group about a subject …

The Grammar of Interactivity

User Experience Design calls for us to write words on buttons all the time – but how do we know whether we’re choosing the right ones? Linguistics …

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In Defense of In-house Designers

If you’ve attended some of the major user experience design conferences over the past few years, you may have noticed a pattern: many presentations …