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How to Decide on a Color Scheme for Your Website

• By Dylan Feltus /<br>• 6 December 2013<br>• In Design<p>Your website’s color scheme says a lot about you and/or your company. Color goes beyond aesthetics and has …

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

Gear & Gadgets

7 Reglas de oro para crear iconos "Brillantes" para iOS 7 | http://bit.ly/1aRGA6w

Fat Fingers: A Look Into Responsive Navigation Trends

Get our posts emailed to you with our monthly newsletter, subscribe here.<p>Often when browsing a website on my iPhone I am impatiently zooming in and …

4 essential UX rules taught by eye-tracking research

Web designers use a lot of tools to make the sites they design the best possible for site visitors; one of the best ways of achieving this is …

Pinterest Details Engineering Process Behind iOS 7 Redesign

Pinterest’s engineering blog has an interesting post providing a behind-the-scenes look at the development process for its iOS 7 app redesign, which went live last month.<p>Software engineer Steven Ramkumar explained the company’s plan to drop iOS 5 support, make use of the new APIs in iOS 7 and …

10 Useful Usability Findings and Guidelines

<i>Tumblr features a simple and elegant sign-up form that adheres to UX Matter’s recommendation.</i><p>Positioning labels on the left also poses another …

12 web experiments that show you don't need Flash

CodePen is a code editor that works in your browser and gives you instant previews of your work. It's also a great place to share your creations and …

Flatness, Blurriness and Ambiguity

Apple just unveiled a strikingly different UI for iOS 7, their mobile platform operating system. Where previous versions embraced skeuomorphic …

Applying Lean UX

We recently wrapped up a project for a startup in the digital photography space, and aside from being great design partners, one of the fun things …

Learn Photoshop and Illustrator Shortcuts with These Cheat Sheets

Keyboard shortcuts are among the best productivity hacks, and Adobe's design programs offer plenty of them. Whether you're just starting to use Adobe …

Walt Disney: The World’s First UX Designer

I'm a huge fan of the Walt Disney park experience, and my family has traveled to Walt Disney World and Disneyland multiple times. The service we’ve …

UX Design

Onboarding Techniques and Examples for Your New Users

Another popular technique used in the onboarding process is to draw attention to a key element of the UI and then providing helpful information about …

Why good storytelling helps you design great products

One of the biggest flubs that product teams make is confusing designs that look great with designs that actually work well. It’s a simple mistake, …

Holistic UX: Designing Ubiquitous Multi-device Experiences

It's the user who's mobile, moreso than the device, and users will turn to the best screen available when they want to get things done. Will your product work on that screen, whatever size, shape, or capabilities it offers?<p>Can a single information architecture serve multiple device types? How do …

The Inside Scoop on Google's Visual Design Guidelines

What makes Google look like Google?<p>A group of Google designers have shared the various quirks and guidelines behind the tech giant's visual …

Flat Design And Thin Is In

Information Overload<p>As a constantly connected culture, we deal with a nonstop flow of information, some of it important and relevant, most of it not. …

Fundamentals of Designing for Multiple Devices - GA, New York, 07 Oct 2013

Slides from my Designing for multiple devices class at General Assembly in New York on the 7th of October 2013.<p>The rise in smartphones and tablets has not only changed the way we consume and interact with content, but also the way we design and approach it. This class will explore the shifting of …

Prototyping

A prototype is a draft version of a product that allows you to explore your ideas and show the intention behind a feature or the overall design …

Icon Design: A Showcase of Sketched Vs. Ready

More often than not we are critical of about the end product or end result of a design process. Behind the scenes a lot of processes go to work, one …