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UX Design for Passwords and Registration Forms

Image: Mike Licht<p>Forms are a crucial part of the web design in 2015 – particularly since the rise of mobile has forced us to concentrate that much …

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

Creating Animations and Interactions with Physical Models

We're going to look at three simple simulations: springs, constant acceleration (or gravity) and friction. These sound pretty boring, but combined …

Google's Quest to Write the Rulebook for Interactive Design

Google's new design language, material design, makes its debut this week in Lollipop, the latest version of Android. It brings a bright new look to …

Fluid-Touch Design

• Last week, I tried out Inbox by GMail and it is the first "brand new" Material Design app that I've used.<br>• I love how Material Design looks statically. …

Eliminating Taps with Fluid Touch Gestures

Getting things done in most mobile applications requires taps -lots of them. But because of discovery issues, mobile designers have tended to shy …

UI Design

Mastering The Call To Action - Words, Color, Size & Location

According to the data by Wingify, almost 30% of all A/B tests their customers are running are Call To Action button tests.<p>What is even more …

The end of apps as we know them

The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need …

Designing for Large Screen Smartphones

As smartphones continue to get larger but our hands don’t, what kinds of design solutions can ensure mobile interactions remain comfortable, quick, …

IxD Checklist

Form a better understanding of interaction through using the IxD Checklist by Amit Jakhu and Aaron Legaspi from Myplanet.

TransIP - Reserved domain

Bring it!<p>TransIP is in 2003 ontstaan vanuit de gedachte dat alles altijd beter kan. Door te blijven innoveren en continu onze producten en diensten …

Improve the payment experience with animations

Behind the scenes of Stripe Checkout<p>It’s easy to see how designing forms can be seen as a chore that detracts from the time that could be spent on …

Ex-Spotify Engineers Raise $2.2 Million For Lookback, A Mobile App Screen Recorder For User Testing

A team of ex-Spotify engineers has raised $2.2 million in seed funding for Lookback, a platform allowing developers to record onscreen activity within mobile apps – and even record the user’s face and voice, so they can explain what they’re doing when they encounter a bug or some other problem. The …

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 …

Why “Simple” Websites Are Scientifically Superior

Originally found on ConversionXL.com<p>In a study by Google in August of 2012, researchers found that not only will users judge websites as beautiful or …

The Best PR Advice You’ve Never Heard - from Facebook’s Head of Tech Communications

“Imagine you’re sitting across from a reporter at lunch. You’re telling them what you do, your story, why they should care about your product. You …

This Video Of Super Precise Eye-Tracking Software Is Insanely Impressive

The Xbox Kinect tracks your entire body using a proprietary camera, and Samsung integrated what it calls Smart Scroll into the Galaxy S4, which isn't so much eye-tracking as it is recognizing head-tilt.<p>There's the Leap Motion, which wants your computer to be like a real-life version of the movie …

Augmented Reality

Improve Your Mobile UX with These Six Podcasts

Below we feature the six UX luminaries giving full-day workshops at the UX Immersion Mobile Conference, April 7-9 in Denver, CO. Each of these …

Software only Face and Eye Tracking for mobile devices

Software only mobile<br>face and eye tracking<p>Built for your dynamic mobile environment.<br>No extra hardware, just a download away!<p>Eyes are the window<br>to the …

Is your product a vitamin or drug?

An interesting framework from Grace Ng in which startups(products) are categorized along two axes: the level of pain you’re solving and the frequency …

Speed Design with Illustrator. 14 tips to create interfaces in minutes

<b>Create modular components using the Symbols panel.</b> This will allow you to reuse and modify elements across an entire website. Not only does it save …

Design

A Recipe of Viral Features Used by the Fastest Growing Startups

“Let’s put ‘share’ and ‘invite’ buttons wherever, and the product will spread like wildfire.”<p>This seems to be the popular belief about how to get …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

A core reason why recent hits like Flappy Bird and Threes found success -- and are massively addictive -- lies in the way they put us in a unique zen-like state known as flow.<p>There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally …

The Sims

Day in the Life at Airbnb: Steph Bain - Bridge

Meet Steph Bain, UI Design Manager at Airbnb.<p>One day in 2010, Joe Gebbia tweeted that he was looking for a mobile designer. Steph DM’ed him her …

Six UX Lessons Learned from the New Facebook App, Paper

Paper — Stories from Facebook News Feed<p>What happens when Facebook takes on the mobile experience head first? Paper. With over 3,000 reviews and a 4+ …