Luca Balboni

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Guerrilla Usability Testing: How To Introduce It In Your Next UX Project

When it comes to user research, sometimes you have to invest more to get more. Other times, you can avoid the expense. Take this Google statistic for …

UX Design

Apple News: A Usability Case Study

To read or not read…the news<p>A year ago, I became an avid news reader when I decided to delete all my social media apps on my phone. In the beginning, …

UX Design

Customer research: How to start when you don’t know where to start

You’ve been working on a startup, design, or project and know that you need some customer validation to move on to the next step. If you’ve never …

UX Design

Light or Dark UI? Tips to Choose a Proper Color Scheme for User Interface

Our everyday life is an endless flow of choices. In both personal and professional life, we have to consider numerous oppositions and challenges, and …

UI Design

A UX case study on a top marketplace app — Carousell

A UX case study on a top marketplace app — Carousell<p><b>Brief Introduction</b><p>The objective of this project is to choose an application that I am familiar …

Creating a true open platform for designers – UX Collective

Invision Studio is just around the corner. I got the early access, but I am supposed to keep it hush-hush for now. I have seen what it can do, and …

The Evolution of UX Process Methodology

The UX Process is Confusing, Even to Most DesignersIn the beginning there was Donald A. Norman, and he created the idea of user experience design.I …

UX Design

Ideas for a more functional Apple Maps

Concept design with features I think would be helpful both in people’s daily lives and in new places they visit<p>It was frustrating for me that it’s …

How Paul Rand presented logos to clients

Mason began, “The trade mark, which in the spacious days before the invention of the corporate image could afford to live in a measure of ornamental …

Graphic Design

6 things UI designers should keep in mind for iPhone X

There is nothing more pleasing for a creative designer than a new challenge. User Interface designers are sick and tired of standard screen sizes and similar UIs. Apple has provided an opportunity for those who want something extraordinary — the iPhone X with its unusual screen is the most exciting …

How to gain widespread adoption of your design system

Using documentation to cultivate co-ownership between design and development<p><i>This post is the second in a series about</i> <i>HubSpot Canvas</i><i>, our new Design</i> …

How to improve your design process with copy docs

Organize your writing with this easy method<p>Many user experience writers (UX) and content strategists are familiar with design tools like Sketch, …

Project Management

UI Experiments: Options for Recipe Cards in a Food App.

Good food is good mood — for most people that has been true for decades and centuries. Taking up the big part of human time and activity, no wonder …

UI Design

A hacky–yet useful–way of building complex data tables in Sketch

If you work as a designer of any sort, it’s likely you’ll have to render data tables at some point in your career. Data tables are the epitome of …

Atoms

Design is never done

It’s time to rethink the way design is done.<p>For most of us working in digital, the days of handcrafting meticulous, artisanal work are over. Creating …

UX Design

Introducing the new Dashboard

How we designed a more consistent and intuitive experience for 40.000+ users.<p><b>Mollie has a clear focus on fixing the online payment space through</b> …

The increasing relevance of design for software engineers

Design knowledge helps developers push out better, more rounded code.The post The increasing relevance of design for software engineers appeared …

UX Design

Air Lookout Is The Side Project That Changed My Design Process Forever

In February of 2015, I began working on an iOS app called Air Lookout. The goal of the app was to simplify and remove any obfuscation of air quality …

Web Design

Amazon Checkout Redesign Exercise — Part III: Shipping and Payment

<i>Please, note: this is an</i> <b>exercise</b><i>. Its purpose is not to create business solutions, but to</i> <b>practice</b> <i>creating them in a simulated environment. The power</i> …

Designing Better Design Documentation – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Overview of the ways to make documents clearer, better structured, and more appealing<p>Various documents — reports, briefs, maps, guidelines — usually …

Brand Identity & Motion Design: Animated Logofolio

The folks over at Iteo, a digital agency from Poland shared a quite interesting project on their Behance profile. It is titled Animated Logofolio and …

How to perform Usability testing? – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Hello world!<p>I am back as I promised. This time with a plan. A full proof plan on “how” rather than “why”. If you are not sure what I am saying, …

How a Designer Built and Shipped an iOS App in 6 Months

There’s a constant debate about whether or not designers should learn to code. While I’m happy to talk about that at length, I think it’s helpful to …

The Secret To Great Logos, From The Gurus Of Corporate Branding

“Symbols don’t make clear what you do; it makes it clear who you are.”<p>This year the inimitable branding firm Chermayeff Geismar & Haviv celebrates its 60th anniversary. Over the past six decades, these godfathers of corporate graphic design created logos for PBS, MoMA, PanAm, NBC, Chase, and more. …