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By Hoan Do | User Experience Makes Good Things

SongPop 2: Gifting Tickets (Case Study)

The Reflective Level of Emotional Design

“Few products become iconic in people's lives in the way that, say, the Sony® Walkman® did. The iPod is quickly ascending to that status. Clearly …

Interaction Design

Designing The Perfect Date And Time Picker

What could be so difficult about designing a <b>decent date picker</b>? Basically, we just need an input field and an icon that represents a calendar clearly …

Web Design

Design principle: Aesthetics

Today’s article is about understanding what is aesthetic design and its importance for the perception of usability. Humans like pretty and shiny …

UX Design

Redesigning a Remote

Hello EO<p>An artist at heart, I was drawn to Electric Objects, a NYC-based startup creating a connected art display for your home. In the fall of 2016, …

UX Design

My friends hate SoundCloud iOS so I redesigned it for them

What started out as a casual conversation with my friends turned into a serious exploration. This was partially because I love SoundCloud, and …

Lil Uzi Vert

Quotabit - A Habit Tracking App Concept

Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

<i>No matter how big or small your user research project is, if you are going to do user research, you want to make sure that you are doing it right.</i> …

Designing The Perfect Accordion

<b>Design patterns.</b> An almost mythical phrase that often inspires either awe or resentment. As designers, we tend to think of design patterns as generic …

Web Design

Adding Delightful Details without Sacrificing UX: Top Tips from Dropbox’s Product Designer

Matt ArmstongA little delight in design can go a long way when it comes to creating websites and apps, but how much is too much? That’s the question …

UX Design

What we learned evolving an App through 20 (!) Alphas and 10 Betas

This article illustrates how an app’s UI evolves during development, and highlights some subtle but important changes.<p>If you aren’t interesting in …

Example UX docs and deliverables - UXM

Following on from my article about how to create great UX documents, I thought that it would be useful to collate some example UX documents and …

UX Design

Design principle: Error & Forgiveness

Making errors is an integral part of the way we humans live. We trip over when we are learning to walk and we press the wrong buttons when we use new …

10 Reasons We Don’t Use Video Chat (and how to fix some of them)

This article “Why Don’t We Video Chat More Often?” really made me think… “Ten years ago if someone had told you that in 2011 everyone would have a …

Cameras

I/O 2017: Our Definitive Guide to Design

Welcome to Google Design’s #io17 coverage. Our second annual designer’s guide is your one-stop resource for design programming during Google I/O. …

UX Design

I Got Rejected by Apple Music… So I Redesigned It

I’d like to preface this case study by stating that my intentions behind redesigning Apple Music were in no way driven by indignation or …

Apple Music

Gamification in UX. Increasing User Engagement.

The user-centered approach, which strives for creating products highly responding to the user’s needs, has become the major philosophy behind many …

UX Design

Storyboarding in UX Design

In user experience design we’re familiar with user research techniques like workshops and interviews. We synthesise our research into user stories …

UX Design

Scaling Up Snapchat with Casey Winters and Julie Zhou

Retaining Snapchat’s Core Market<p><b>Casey Winters:</b> There are some concerns that Snapchat’s core market is moving back to Instagram. The college market …

Social Media

What I Learned From Launching the Messenger Developer Platform

I was lucky to be a part of the Messenger team in the early days. As product manager, I worked on the Messenger Developer Platform, integrations with …

learned

The Power of Defaults

Defaults are the values or settings that come out of the box. They might not seem like much, but defaults (and their designers) hold immense …

Usability

A Proven Method For Showing The Value Of Good UX

For a while now, this has been the most common question I get:<p><i>How do I convince people in my organization to take user experience seriously? I’ve</i> …

UX Design

On Growing: 7 Lessons from the Story of WeChat

Founders are increasingly pointing to Asia when asked for an example of a product they aspire to create, and WeChat is very often that aspirational …

Chatbots