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Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets

You're reading Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be …

Web Design

A Comprehensive Guide To User Testing

<i>(This is a sponsored article.)</i> With a prototype of your design built, it’s important to start testing it to see if the assumptions you have made are …

UX Design

Note-taking during design reviews — and more UX links this week

A weekly collection of UX links, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective.If you like the links, don’t forget to …

UX Design

How do you lower your resting heart rate?

Heart rate refers to the number of heartbeats a person has per minute. It is also commonly called the pulse. Having a lower resting heart rate is …

5 articles to improve your web design career

A web designer's career is rarely predictable. From user experience to information architecture, there are new specialisms popping up all the time. …

UX Design

7 Inspiring Minimalistic Email Designs to Spice Up Your Email Campaign

7 Inspiring Minimalistic Email Designs to Spice Up Your Email CampaignIn a digitally-driven world, the devices are getting smaller and the messages …

UI Design

How to build a UX portfolio with no work experience

A lot of user experience professionals who are active in our industry today have faced the question “How to build a UX portfolio if I have never worked in UX?” when starting their career.<p>Let’s be honest: it’s a bit unfair.<p>“Portfolio” is a mandatory field in almost every job application form, …

UX Design

Practical portfolio advice, from choosing a specialism to solving real problems

<i>Alec McGuffey is the co-founder of RookieUp, a design education platform that offers short-term bootcamps and portfolio-building tools to give</i> …

UX Design

A Comprehensive Guide To UX Research

(This is a sponsored article.) Before embarking upon the design phase of any project, it’s critical to undertake some research so that the decisions …

UX Design

No More FAQs: Create Purposeful Information for a More Effective User Experience

It’s normal for your website users to have recurring questions and need quick access to specific information to complete … whatever it is they came …

UX Design

How Awkward Silences Can Lead to Your Next Big Idea

Level up your design research skills by learning how to get comfortable with awkward silences.<p>When you're in the business of designing products and services for people, it's essential to avoid one of the most common pitfalls: designing for the least important person--yourself. Design research is …

User Experience Design Case Study: Lonely Planet Trips App Redesign

<i>Quick Summary:<br>The project was a part of our 9 weeks long course module on User Experience Design and Content Strategy with our faculty Ms Irene</i> …

10 logo design trends that will dominate 2018

The logo design industry is changing at a lightning-fast speed. What was trendy five years ago may not even ring a bell today. As methods of attracting customers become more effective, logo design must keep up the pace. New ideas develop so fast, designers have a hard time following …

The single most powerful question to ask in an interview — and how top candidates answer

<b>· 'Practical hiring' is the technique of testing candidates' self-awareness.</b><p><b>· After they present a product or presentation to you, ask them, "What would you do differently?"</b><p><b>· Candidates that can answer immediately and thoughtfully are the ones that can identify more efficient processes and strive</b> …

How and Where You Can Make Money Testing Websites

Turns Out, Testing Websites Can Be a Lucrative Side Hustle.<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>In a world of illegitimate online job opportunities, it’s nice to …

Living Rooms

The Science Behind Viral Apps (and How to Build One)

Despite a combined 5 million apps currently available for download on Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store, smartphone users allocate …

3 Essential Design Trends, November 2017

If you’re a fan of this monthly design trends series, there’s a strong possibility you’ve seen a trend or two that you just didn’t like. And that’s …

UI Design

How To Develop Goals In A Usability Test

Usability is the glue that sticks your user to your web and mobile designs. A well-designed user interface (UI) does not mean much if your users do …

UX Design

Tips for starting or growing your career as a UX Designer

As a UX Manager at Google and organizer of XX+UX events in NYC, I often talk to people who are interested in starting or growing their careers in UX …

UX Design

Illustration & Art Direction: Selected Editorial Work by Eiko Ojala

Let's take a look at the Illustration & Art Direction project by Eiko Ojala about a selected collection of his work from 2016-17. What's interesting …

Design Your Wireframes With Content Hierarchy In Mind

An interface wireframe should clearly reflect the final product. But it should focus more on interactivity and usability rather than aesthetics and …

Managing more experienced people

<i>This was first published on my mailing list</i> <i>The Looking Glass</i><i>. Every week, I answer a reader’s question.</i><p><i>Q: How do you manage people with more</i> …

15 Excellent Color Scheme Generator for Designers

Color schemes and palettes look amazing, professional, neat and can be used for so many different things: websites, all kinds of designs, blogging, …

Color Management

UX design guidelines for fintech platforms

A few weeks ago, we outlined foundational guidelines for on-demand apps, a genre of mobile platform well-established in the digital landscape. In …

UX Design

3 ways augmented reality will transform UX design

With Apple’s recent launch of AR Kit and Google’s announcement of AR Core, the nascent augmented reality space is set for a major battle. AR presents a brand new frontier of computing interfaces that will redefine how we interact with information. As such, the UX designers of tomorrow will need to …

Augmented Reality

How To Do A UX Competitor Analysis: A Step By Step Guide

Getting to grips with the ins and outs of a UX competitor analysis can help you know your market, product and goals better. You will also understand …

UX Design

Watch: 5 Logo Design Tips And Tricks That Could Change The Way You Design

<b>Logo designer</b> Will Paterson has some advice for new designers looking to amp up their design game.<p><b>Covering topics from</b> how to create more …