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Death by Hamburger – UX Collective

Oh, the hamburger menu.<p>Recently, I was reviewing my work on a mobile app with another designer, when he asked me why I didn’t use a hamburger menu …

UI Design

6 User Experience Tips for Designing Your Best Chatbot

How to get them engaged and keep them interested.<p>Over the last few months, I’ve been focused on product design for chatbots—both text and voice. As a …

UX Design

Open Design Standards for Chat UX

<i>Making machines talk beautifully</i><p>As the messaging space has emerged, startups have sprung up to tackle the challenge and complexity of developing …

Unbox the Web! – UX Collective

End visual noise by removing unnecessary style divisions<p>Rendering visual borders around each component of a website or app does a disservice to user …

UI Design

Collaborative Design with Adobe XD

One of the core motivations for creating Adobe XD was to enable designers to design at the speed of thought — removing friction in the design process …

UX Design

How to use Adobe CC shared libraries and make the most of it?

Being able to share the assets when we are several UX/UI working on different files for the same project became essential. It is the best way to …

Your Body Text Is Too Small

Why website body text should be bigger, and ways to optimize it.<p>Body text is the key component in communicating the main bulk of a message or story, …

Typography

Determining your design principles

Solid design principles force clarity and reduce ambiguity.The post Determining your design principles appeared first on InVision Blog.

Experience Design Essentials: Animated Microinteractions In Mobile Apps

Dariel Fitzkee, the famous magician, once said, “Magic is both in the details and in the performance.” Interaction design is just like that. …

Designing for Television, Part 1

An introduction to the basic ingredients of a TV UI<p>Welcome to the new Golden Age of television. Not only is there more great television being …

Amazon Fire TV

7 Rules Driving the Psychology Behind Great Product Design

<i>Update: I’m writing a book on this topic! If you enjoy this article,</i> <i>check out the book</i> <i>and hop on my newsletter to get it first.</i><p><b>Imagine you are</b> …

10 Tips on How to Run a Workshop that People Won’t Hate

People talk often about the importance of soft skills, and unfortunately, there’s often a belief that you either have these skills or you don’t, and …

This blind Apple engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22

Apple engineer Jordyn Castor has never been one for limitations.<p>She was born 15 weeks early, weighing just under two pounds. Her grandfather could …

Pediatrics

Illustrations Are More Than Digital Eye Candy

Since the early days at Help Scout, we’ve outfitted all of our blog posts with custom illustrations.While bright colors and clear theming provide …

Design Better Forms – UX Collective

Common mistakes designers make and how to fix them<p>Whether it is a signup flow, a multi-view stepper, or a monotonous data entry interface, forms are …

B2B vs. B2C Websites: Key UX Differences

<b>Summary:</b> Business-to-Business websites need to include content that is tailored to both end users and decision makers during long purchase cycles, …

Building a Visual Language

This article is part of a series on our new Design Language System. Karri recently answered questions about this topic in a Designer News “Ask Me …

UX Design

Swarm 4.0 — UI elements as brand and brand as UI element

Hello Medium! It’s me, Alia. We released Swarm 4.0 today with many ~brand new~ and updated features centered around life logging and consumption. Of …

UI Design

Motion Design is the Future of UI

Have you been noticing the words ‘motion design’ popping up around the design world? Companies big and small are starting to hire designers …

Microcopy: Tiny Words With A Huge UX Impact

When we think about designing a great user experience, it’s easy to get caught up with all the things. The fonts, the colors, the flows, the content. …

Designing for Android TV – Exploring Android – Medium

Where possible, it is a great idea to utilise these components as not only do they conform to material design standards but they provide a lot of …

How to Manufacture Desire – Psychology of Stuff – Medium

Type the name of almost any successful consumer web company into your search bar and add the word “addict” after it. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Try …

Designing for the Apple TV

We find ourselves in an interesting period of UI design for the big screen. With the launch of the 4th generation Apple TV late 2015, most of the …

UI Design

How To Design User Interface Animations

One of the reasons why you should apply animations in your design is that they reveal the nature of behavior much better than text. Employing motion …

Design, Process, and Collaboration at Stripe

An interview with Ludwig Pettersson, Creative Director<p>Developer platforms don’t have a reputation for being particularly well-designed. Often, …

UX Design

UX design tips for your app, part 1

A gorgeous app with poor UX isn’t a gorgeous app—it’s an invitation to frustration.The post UX design tips for your app, part 1 appeared first on …

UX design tips for your app, part 2

Your app shouldn’t be a gesture-guessing game.The post UX design tips for your app, part 2 appeared first on InVision Blog.

How To Design An App Walkthrough

The main argument in modern app design is that it has to be intuitive and to enable users to navigate without instructions. However, with the rising …

Why mobile first is outdated

What really matters is screens, not devices.<p>For a number of years now, we’ve been hit over the head time and again with “mobile first” and “mobile …