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UX Design Tips To Put Your Best Footer Forward

Terrible puns aside, a website’s <b>footer</b> contributes much more to the user’s experience than most realise. Usually demoted to a last-minute …

Visual Design

Design with Gradients

In real world, we can’t see any color in solid format. No matter how we craft them, every object has a gradient because light creates shades. Seeing …

UI Design

The different lenses of Design Operations

Despite the silence in this Medium publication Design Operations (DesignOps) and myself have been moving at a steady clip. I have been in a steady …

Improving Design With Critique

Issue 21<p><b>Adventures in UX Design</b> <i>is a newsletter helping you navigate UX roadblocks</i><p>It is always easier to find the flaws than it is to offer solutions. …

UX Design

Designing New Ways to Give Context to News Stories

<i>Jeff Smith</i><i>, Product Designer,</i> <i>Alex Leavitt</i><i>, User Experience Researcher, and</i> <i>Grace Jackson</i><i>, User Experience Researcher</i><p>When scrolling through News Feed, …

UX Design

Start your designs with a concept — and more UX links this week

<b>Start your designs with a concept — and more UX links this week</b><p>A weekly collection of UX links, brought to you by your friends at the UX …

UX Design

UX Designer Cheat Sheet

What your digital colleagues are really saying<p>Working in digital, I’ve noticed that people talk in tongues. There’s a slightly passive aggressive …

Hackathons

The six daily habits that helped me to build a product with 3.5 million users

The gym is definitely not my happy place.<br>Even the treadmill feels like a depressing metaphor: no matter how fast I run, I never feel like I’m getting …

Productivity

Material Design System with Sketch Symbols

Sketch Tutorials<p>Learn how to design smarter and faster using material guidelines built into nested symbols<p>I would like to present you <b>Plaster</b> a mobile …

Color Management

Thinking like a developer, part II: design the edge cases

Bridging the gap between software engineering and UX design processes and languages.<p>In my first post, I talk about how can designers build empathy …

UX vs UI vs IA vs IxD : 4 Confusing Digital Design Terms Defined

Once upon a time, if you said the word “design”, the odds were overwhelmingly likely you were talking about graphic design. But nowadays, the digital …

UX Design

What’s the difference between moderated and unmoderated testing?

<b>Welcome to our Ask WhatUsersDo video series, where our very own UX Research team answers your most pressing user research and testing questions, and</b> …

The Best UX/UI Tools for Designers in 2018

The demand for UI/UX designers has never been higher, and it continues to grow. This is especially true for UX designers as user experience is a …

UX Design

Design Systems Repo

An organized and frequently updated collection of Design System examples, resources, tools, articles and videos.

Design

Invisible Design

The machine was, and still is, my constant partner. I need her in order to translate the creative thoughts in my head into tangible ideas I can share …

UX Design

Why transparent, open design leads to happier clients

Ever the craftsmen, designers are used to the lone wolf life. They perfect deliverables in secret until they’re ready for formal presentations.<p>But …

Transparency

Increasing an Organization’s UX Design Maturity: Our Not-So-Secret Sauce

Better UX design maturity makes an organization more competitive and more effective at delivering great products and services. While this is easy to …

UX Design

Science in the System: Fluent Design and Material

Using physical elements to create a visual hierarchy<p>Material science is a growing field full of ground-breaking discoveries and inventions that seem …

UI Design

Apple is an exception to nearly every rule

Walking into my first ever meeting with a structural packaging designer, I started rooting around in my bag before exclaiming, “This is the sort of thing I want!” She leaned forward in her chair, delighted to have a customer with a strong guide, then groaned audibly when she saw what I had placed …

Startups

How to Write a Proposal for Web Design or Development Projects

Proposal Writing: Advice for Delighting Clients and Winning Projects<p>You’ve likely done a lot of work to get to the point in the sales cycle where you …

Project Management

UX innovation at scale: How to reduce design chaos and bring order to your team - Financial Products UX

The mission of Bloomberg’s UX team is to craft consistent and usable interfaces for clients. In large design organizations with inherently complex …

UX Design

Are You Approaching Prototyping All Wrong?

The chances are, if you are reading this, you already know how powerful prototyping can be. But, too often we think about prototypes the wrong way. …

UX Design

How To Design Emotional Interfaces For Boring Apps

How To Design Emotional Interfaces For Boring AppsHow To Design Emotional Interfaces For Boring AppsAlice Кotlyarenko 2018-04-10T13:20:05+02:00 …

Web Design

How to Prioritize Product Features and Improvements

This article is a collection of insights prompted by discussions from our several Product Roundtable Breakfasts hosted at our offices and supported …

Product Management

What do UX Writers do at HubSpot?

User Experience (UX) teams have existed at software companies for a long time. But as the field of UX continues to grow and develop, more specialized …

UX Design

UI Interactions of the week #121 – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Inspiration