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Usability overtakes design

“Imagine the time you can devote to user experience when you choose not to debate which shade of grey speaks to your brand voice!”<p>Responsive design has made news websites look similar. Much more similar. In just a couple years, sites that once looked like distant cousins have turned into siblings. …

UX Design

Classics Never Die: What It Means for DJs to Grow Old

Two years ago, I witnessed legendary dance producer Giorgio Moroder play a comeback DJ set at a festival in Los Angeles. Onstage, the septuagenarian had a younger, more tech savvy assistant next to him, helping control the session like a driving instructor on a separate set of pedals. Right out the …

The Grueling Life of a Long-Haul Trucker

12,000 miles a month, surprisingly clean truck stop showers, and dogs riding shotgun — inside the cab with an American road warrior<p>Long-haul trucker Josh Giesbrecht lives a strange and solitary life, spending weeks on the road at a time while hauling cargo from point A to point B, covering vast …

RVs

Spotlight: DDB User Experience Director Christopher Gierlich

<b>My name is</b> Christopher Gierlich and my love of digital design, patterns and the convergence of ideas from different disciplines fuels me in a practical way as I guide a group of User Experience Architects designing websites, apps and social media experiences for DDB New York, a worldwide marketing …

Social Media

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 …

UI Design

Some 'data journalism' out there is just 'datum journalism'

(<b>UPDATE</b>: Don't miss this <b>storified Twitter conversation</b>.)<p>I tweeted this a few days ago:<p>OK, I need to write this: I'm getting depressed because of the …

Web Fundamentals

The core foundations of a delightful web experience are...<p><b>Fast</b> - It respond quickly to user interactions with silky smooth animations and no janky …

Web Development

50 Mind blowing examples parallax website designs

One of the hottest web design trends at the moment is parallax scrolling, which is becoming more commonly used by web designers. Its makes it an …

Web Design

Password Protection

How Google Taught Itself Good Design

Long dominant in online search, advertising, and maps, Google has shifted gears from utility to beauty–and is now more fearsome than ever.<p><i>Happy Thanksgiving! To keep you busy while you recover from turkey coma, we’re republishing some of our favorite stories from 2013. Enjoy.–Eds</i><p>“I had just assumed …

How Walmart.ca's Responsive Redesign Boost Conversion by 20%

en_US<p>article<p>Walmart Canada recently unveiled its new responsive design, the first enterprise ecommerce site in the country to make the switch. …

Web Design

IBM Cloud Private for Data | IBM Analytics

1-800-FLOWERS uses data to put the right gifts in the right hands<p>A fast, intuitive shopping process helps keep consumers coming back for every …