Eduardo Araya

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The 2014 Guide to Responsive Web Design

Responsive web design has changed a lot over the last few years. Front end development teacher, Nick Pettit updates you on all that’s changed when it …

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams sees companies stressing aesthetics and design, not core technologies

Evan Williams is known for engineering some of the more popular consumer platforms today.<p>He founded Blogger, now owned by Google, co-founded Twitter, …

Evan Williams

The Human Element in Digital Prototyping

Given that few products and services these days exist without a digital component of some sort, companies are increasingly being required to do live prototyping of a digital solution. There’s a common perception that product development for digital solutions is easier than it is for physical ones. …

Essential Web Design User Experience Tips

UX embraces a lot of design principles from colors, lines to element placing. Let us look into these considerations:<p>Your Homepage<p>Your website’s home …

UX Flows: How to Champion Your Content with Cards

Flashcards, baseball cards, business cards, even sticky notes — these pieces of paper with purposeful content are all tangible ways to quickly …

First Principles of Interaction Design (Revised & Expanded)

The following principles are fundamental to the design and implementation of effective interfaces, whether for traditional GUI environments, the web, …

UX Design

Creating Style Guides

Several years ago, I was working on a large, complex application. It was a bit of a legacy project: many different designers and front-end developers …

Side Drawer Navigation Could Cost Half Your User Engagement

<i>Anthony Rose is co-founder and CTO of</i> <i>zeebox</i><i>, the social network for TV.</i><p>So, you have a mobile app where there are more pages or sections than can fit on a mobile screen at once. Your first thought might be to create a tabbed design, with a row of tabs along the top or buttons along the bottom.<p>But …

A Practical Look At Using Wireframes

Who uses wireframes, what’s their purpose & how do they work together<p>Wireframing is an important tool for product design and development.<p>Whether …

Wireframing is NOT prototyping

Wire-frames are not meant to deliver a spec, do your homework before you do wire-frames…<p>With the rise of UX role in the industry, wireframes have …

The Right Way to Ask Users for Mobile Permissions

How Cluster dramatically increased iOS access conversion<p><i>Brenden Mulligan</i> <i>is building</i> <i>LaunchKit</i><i>, a set of tools every iOS developer should use to</i> …

Why UX Designers Need to Think like Architects

<b>During a recent conversation with my father-in-law, an architect with nearly 40 years of experience, I couldn’t help but notice the parallels between</b> …

UX Design

What UX isn’t

There’s still many common misconceptions about what user experience design (UX, UXD) is amidst many of the companies that need and want to invest in …

How Facebook Uses UX Research To Personalize The Way We See Each Other

By John Paul Titlow4 minute Read<p>We’ve all been there: You get a friend request from somebody you don’t immediately recognize, and start thumbing …

The importance of writing in UX design

Writers span the process of making a website in a unique way. In the early stages, writers work with the project's user experience (UX) designers to …

Writing

Post Flat Design

View Comments<p>There’s been growing unrest about the future of interaction design trends. In the past week alone, I’ve read three separate discussions …

21 examples of user experience innovation in ecommerce

<b>I’ve been keeping a close eye on innovation in the ecommerce sector for more than a decade now, and it seems to me that we're living in exciting</b> …

Defining UX

Like every senior practitioner within the fields of UX, I too have cast my modeling hat in the ring when it comes to defining User Experience Design. …

6 Common Problems With The UX Process, And 6 Solutions!

In this article, I’ll discuss the variety of challenges that we faced and how we eventually overcame them. Many of these learnings can be applied to …

User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Explained | JUST™ Creative

<i>This article has been contributed by Saha William.</i><p><b>User experience (UX) is the end result of User Interface design (UI)</b>… If that’s what you wanted to …

The five golden rules of responsive web design

<b>In May 2010, Ethan Marcotte started the craze that is Responsive Web Design, when we wrote his article of the same name for A List Apart. This</b> …

The Gap between UI and UX Design - Know the Difference

Do you know that UI and UX are not the same concepts? Surely, they are closely connected, even mutually penetrated and rarely exist without each …

The Present and Future of Information Architecture

Interview with Peter Morville, ‘founding father’ of Information Architecture about where the field is headed<p>When I first learned about <b>Information</b> …

What Does it Take to be a Mobile Designer Today?

<b>Mobile is here to stay, with its own set of rules and constraints. At the same time, it’s a rapidly evolving platform, with new technologies and</b> …

Kill The Hamburger Button

That little three-lined button is the devil. Whether you call it a side menu, navigation drawer, or a hamburger, hiding your features off-screen behind a nondescript icon in the corner is usually a poor mobile design choice. Interaction theory, A/B tests, and the evolution of some of the top apps …

Empathy for the User: Experience Design Secrets from an Expert

<i>Jo Plumridge is a UK-based photographer, writer and lecturer. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>User experience (UX) designers are among the unsung heroes of the digital world. They make the tools, sites and apps we use simple, …