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AMA with Kristina Varshavskaya — Medium

AMA with Facebook Product Designer, Kristina Varshavskaya

March 27th, 2015 via Day One: Design

A significant speed-bump for the beginner or young …

UI Design

Slack’s $2.8 Billion Dollar Secret Sauce

How Slack stole a multi-billion dollar market by becoming everyone’s favorite sassy robot sidekick.

“So what’s the secret behind Slack? What did you …

Slack

How to Use Size & Space in Interaction Design

You're reading How to Use Size & Space in Interaction Design, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Information Architecture

The Invisible Interface

Hang around software companies long enough and you'll certainly hear someone proclaim "the best interface is invisible." While this adage seems …

User Experience for Product Designers

Five simple steps product designers can use to build better web apps.

On small teams where time resources are limited user experience can often be …

UX Design

Getting fluent at the language of iconography — Medium

Some icons are verbs, some icons are nouns

Getting fluent at the language of iconography

You see icons everywhere now, in websites, in apps, in softwares.

Language

Confusing, Confounding Content #wtfUX

The world is full of poorly designed experiences. By identifying and sharing them, maybe we can shrink their numbers. Here we've got some examples of …

Netflix

Why the Best Wireframe Style Is No Style

What tool would you use to hit a nail in? Only a hammer comes to mind. This is because a hammer’s form meets that specific function. It’s form …

Wireframing

5 quick and easy ways to improve your website's usability

The ultimate goal of usability tests is to obtain the necessary information which will give you the possibility to make an interface so simple and …

Information Architecture

First implementation of Material Design

By the feedly team

A couple of weeks ago I wrote An Exploration in Material Design after attending a workshop at Google HQ where I explored what …

Material Design

3 Ways To Get Early Users

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One of the hardest parts of being an entrepreneur is getting early tractions. Here are a few hacks to help you get there.

Getting people to use your product is tough. The odds are stacked against you. People are bombarded with new apps and gadgets to try all the time that finding a way to …

Startups

Here's How Things, SoundHound, and Flipboard will look on Apple Watch

As we near deliveries of Apple Watch on April 24th, many of us will be looking for our favorite apps to compliment our newly purchased wrist gadget. …

Personalized News

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February 2015

How It All Got Started

Sparkbox and CodePen have had many awesome conversations over the years. We've laughed together at conferences, …

Documentation

11 tips for prototyping with Sketch

The fine folks over at Bohemian Coding built Sketch specifically for designers who make things for screens, so it’s a natural for prototyping.Here …

Opacity

Five mistakes we all make with product feedback

It rarely makes sense to take feedback from all users and it never makes sense to get it all at once.

At the outset of a new project, or especially if …

Product Management

How to Use Behavioral Design for Boosting Conversions (Using The Fogg Behavior Model)

Design impacts behavior. If you know how to impact behavior, you can design for behavior. Here’s how to do it.

Do you know BJ Fogg? You should. Dr. BJ …

Motivation

How to create the right emotions with color in web design

Jerry Cao is a UX content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app. To learn more about how to create visually digestible interfaces, download the free e-book Web UI Design for the Human Eye: Colors, Space, Contrast.

The skill of using colors is no less than an artform.

Across human …

Web Design

A month spent prototyping with Quartz + Origami — Medium

A Month Spent Prototyping with Quartz + Origami.

An in-depth evaluation of where, when and if this could be included in our UX/UI design workflow.

It …

Prototype

In Search of a Living Design System

Over the years, the web has evolved from simple websites to hosting an increasing amount of rich web applications. Designers and developers have …

Programming

This is what free, ad-supported Uber rides might look like. Mockups, economics, and analysis.

Cheaper and cheaper rides
Free, ad-supported Uber rides are inevitable, and if Uber doesn’t do them, a different competitor – perhaps Google! – will …

Economics

6 Tips for creating great User Personas

In January of this year, Soundwave COO, Craig Watson and myself took on the task of creating the company’s first user personas. With months of some …

You’re asking the wrong questions: How to interview like a journalist

I have a little cousin who responds to everything you say with ‘why?’ and I think she’s onto something.Asking questions is how we learn. It’s how we …

Journalism

iOS Human Interface Guidelines

• Author: Apple Inc.

Create a superlative user experience that's founded on Apple's design principles and guidelines.

How to create visual relationships with contrast & similarity

Jerry Cao is a UX content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app. To learn more about how to create visually digestible interfaces, download the free e-book Web UI Design for the Human Eye: Colors, Space, Contrast.

If you’re looking at the dictionary definitions, contrast and …

Information Architecture

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How to avoid losing users after the first visit

How do you get users to fall in love with your product on their first visit? How do you avoid losing visitors on their first visit? Short answer… you get them to the AHA moment..

There’s a lot of talk and literature about finding the AHA moment. James Currier from Ooga Labs (10 years, 10 companies …

How-To's

How to prototype websites on paper

Read more about How to prototype websites on paper at CreativeBloq.comPreviously we explained 3 ways to build a website prototype digitally. But …

Wireframing

How to reduce friction with good design

Jerry Cao is a UX content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app. To learn how to master the art of persuasive design, check out Interaction Design Best Practices: Time & Behavior.

Friction refers to anything that prevents a user from accomplishing a goal.

Friction weighs down …

UI Design

5 ideas for Apple Watch — Backchannel — Medium

5 Ideas for the Apple Watch

The last watch I used on a daily basis was a big simple Nike chronometer that I loved until its band completely …

Backchannel