UI UX

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Product questions 🤔<p>After our two weeks of fun, it came time to make some hard calls.<p>What would the new icon be?<br>• How many times could a user recommend …

Mobile

Designing Responsive Webpages for the iPhone X

Less than 24 hours ago, Apple unveiled the iPhone X. Along with it came a little new bar that sits happily in the bottom bezel that invokes nostalgic …

Facebook, You Needy Sonofabitch

Several months ago, I turned off notifications from Facebook on my phone. Last week, I went ahead and removed the Facebook app from my phone.<p>Now, I …

Facebook

Designing for Human Attention

Although the design is perceived by our senses (vision, touch, hearing), it is immediately processed by our brain. As designers, we have to …

Usability

How to Write Smarter User Stories for Product Design and Development

Most of you probably have some tried-and-true best practices that you lean on to formulate requirements and articulate what needs to be done. In many …

UX Design

How to Design Checkout UX Like a Pro

The checkout experience is arguably the most crucial aspect of your online store. Any hiccups and the customer could get distracted, disappointed, or …

Usability

Tests Go First. Usability Testing in Design.

A tech guru, Steve Jobs, once said: “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Unfortunately, some people still …

5 Mental Models that Help Product Managers Acquire and Retain Users

I recently tweeted: <br>I’m a big believer in lifelong learning. I read everything I can get my hands on, listen to audiobooks at 2x speed, and rely on …

A framework for creating a predictable & harmonious spacing system for faster design-dev handoff

<i>When positioning elements vertically, the designer has to make decisions that never should be left to chance or be random. Too often, designers rely</i> …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Quotabit - A Habit Tracking App Concept

Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

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. …

Usability

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 …

UX Design

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 …

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 …

UX Design

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