Chris Choi

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Is Your Website User Friendly? A 25 Point Website Usability Checklist [Infographic]

How user-friendly is your business website? Could you make improvements to provide a better experience for your visitors?<p>Mango Media share their …

Infographics

Move over, UX. A new movement is here.

The VX movement is accelerating. And now that there’s a name for it, it’s only a matter of time before successful brands and product teams fully …

UX Design

The Designer Who Changed Airbnb's Entire Strategy

At the end of 2011, Airbnb was entering hyper-growth with 13 international offices and over a million nights booked in 182 countries. But instead of popping champagne, Airbnb’s leadership enlisted Rebecca Sinclair, Head of User Experience Research and Design, to lead a nights-and-weekends …

Product Management

50 Dinner Recipes Every Working Mom Needs to Know

Juggling work and family is no easy task, but most moms do it every day. We’re here to help you get a healthy weeknight dinner on the table. You got …

The 8 Best Website Builders to Use in 2018

Make your business stand out from the rest<p>Updated June 07, 2018<p>Whether you're an individual wanting to start your own blog or own a business planning …

Design Thinking Is B.S.

In a recent talk at the School of Visual Arts, Pentagram partner Natasha Jen argues against the cult of design thinking.<p><i>This article was adapted with permission from a talk Pentagram partner Natasha Jen gave for the MA Design Research, Writing, and Criticism Department at the School of Visual Arts</i> …

Creating A UX Strategy

Creating A UX StrategyCreating A UX StrategyChristopher Murphy 2018-03-23T11:25:01+01:00 2018-04-09T11:06:41+00:00(<i>This is a sponsored article</i>.) As …

UX Design

Full-stack UXers: Who They Are and How to Find Them

Within the user experience community, there’s been an increasing push toward finding individuals whose skill sets extend beyond those of a typical UX …

The Difference Between UX and UI Web Design

These two words may seem like an alien language to some but upon reading them may spark an interest in others. This article will go through the …

Web Design

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

7 Website Design Trends for 2018

Imagine a scenario: a client asks what they should do to improve their organic rankings. After a diligent tech audit, market analysis, and a …

UI Design

Interface designers — you need to be thinking product

<b>You’re doing more than just “design” — whether you know it or not</b>Photo by Allef ViniciusAs interface designers, our primary focus is on the look and …

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

The Ultimate UX Guide to Color Design – Muzli - Design Inspiration

A bookmark-able guide detailing the fundamentals of color theory and practice for designers<p>“In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color …

Style Guides

Common UX mistakes that can kill your project

Designing a great website or application is much more than just adhering to fancy design trends. It’s a potent mix of stunning visuals, well thought …

The best colour tools for web designers

As web designers, one of the most important choices we make has to do with our colour selections. Choose the wrong ones, and you might just lose out …

Graphic Design

4 Tips To Ensure Your Website Design & SEO Is Done Right

Website design and organic search performance are intrinsically linked, which is to say that design has an observable effect on a website’s ability to rank well for relevant terms. This can become problematic for companies with isolated teams, where design and marketing don’t work closely together, …

Engines

Exploring the Latest Trends in Site Navigation

Navigation is the key to a good user experience (UX). Users rely on intuitive digital navigation to locate helpful information, explore a brand’s …

UI Design

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 …

UI Design

5 UX tips from Facebook's VP of Design

Julie Zhuo, VP of product design for Facebook, has been at the company since 2006. Since joining, she’s helped grow the service from eight million college and high school kids to over one billion people worldwide.<p>How’d she do it?<p><b>Do more</b><p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT …

UX Design

Adopting Design Systems

A Playbook for Working with Product Teams & Managers<p>Your systems pitch got a green light. You’ve started designing, building, and documenting your …

Product Page Optimization: 8 Ways to Drive More Conversions

You might have figured out what it takes to build brand awareness and increase the traffic that you get to your product pages, but do you know what …

UX Design for Startups: Even Lemonade Stands Need a Strategy

As entrepreneurs, we have a lot of problems to tackle with very little resources and time. We don’t have time to listen to how we need all these …

UX Design

How to Throw a Shrimp Boil at Home

You don’t have to live in a coastal city to enjoy the deliciousness of a shrimp boil. The corn, potatoes, sausage, and shrimp are all things that you can easily get to create your own rustic spread. If you think that a shrimp boil only consists of, well, boiling shrimp, you’re sadly mistaken. It …

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

The No-Recipe Route to the Crispiest, Juiciest Fried Chicken

Fried chicken, for some, is the holy grail. People across the country love and obsess over it. Many restaurants and roadside joints have attained cult status, each establishment with its own massive following. Heated debates ensue over who has the crispiest crust, the juiciest meat, the most …

Design Thinking Needs To Think Bigger

Design thinking, as it was conceived 15 years ago, has outlived its usefulness. Enter systems thinking.<p><i>The following is the second of two excerpts from</i> The Way to Design<i>, a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses. It was adapted and reprinted with the author’s</i> …

How To Use Shadows And Blur Effects In Modern UI Design

When you examine the most successful interaction designs of recent years, the clear winners are those who provide an excellent functionality. While …

UI Design

How to manage the users’ expectations when designing smart products

<i>Smart products that adapt to aspects of the users’ activity, context or personality have become commonplace. With more and more products which act</i> …