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By Mike Lane | The latest resources spanning all aspects of Product Design, User Experience, Visual Design and Development.

Interfaces with careless Spatial Design

I think spatially, and so do you. Can you scratch your left ear without looking? Pick a booger out of your nose, without poking your brain? Remember …

UI Design

The Foundations of a Good UI

Strip down forms to the absolute bare minimum. If you have optional fields don’t include them in a signup form, set them aside for a later step …

Whitespace

Implementation

UX Triage; What I have learned performing UX Audits around the globe.

After working alongside talented developers in Mumbai, Kiev, Moscow, Bucharest, …

UX Design

26 digital typography rules for beginners

The beautiful art of typography is clearly one of the most basic skills every designer should master. After all it’s one thing that can make or break …

Typography

How to Use Color Psychology To Influence Your Customers

Color psychology is a hot topic that’s been researched, debated, and explored by marketers, psychologists and scientists alike. And it’s not …

Psychology

The Environmental Cues that Affect our Online Decisions

July 27, 2015Why do people tend to read a particular article on a news site while skipping another? When browsing through dozens of recipes on the …

Decision-Making

The pro guide to the perfect UX portfolio

For UX and UI designers, your website is more than just descriptions of your work — it is your work. In a lot of cases, the site alone may determine whether or not you get hired, so do everything you can to make it perfect.

Source: Julien Renvoyé

Working for the wireframing/prototyping app UXPin, we …

UX Design

Indicators

In interaction design, a system, whether an application, website, or piece of hardware (anything from a smartwatch to a thermostat), should always …

Attention Economy

How Copywriting Can Benefit From User Research

I’ve often heard there are four stages along the road to competence: unconscious incompetence, conscious incompetence, conscious competence, and …

Research

The designer's guide to Gestalt Theory

Read more about The designer's guide to Gestalt Theory at CreativeBloq.comIn the 1920s a group of psychologists in Germany developed a series of …

Graphic Design

MagicBand UX is the Future

The MagicBand UX is the Future of UX, Here’s Why The MagicBand UX is the future of UX, of this I am

Walt Disney World Resort

Best Practices For Using ARIA Roles, States, And Properties

How do you know when to use ARIA and when it isn’t necessary? What do roles do to native HTML semantics? Are there additional requirements for …

World Wide Web
Interaction Design

The quick guide to speeding up your websites

Speed is usability.To say it more accurately, website speed is a major part of usability. The most intuitive interface ever created by the mind of man …

Web Design

The Forgotten Five: Common Design Omissions that Wreck UX

As a designer working on digital interfaces and applications there can be a lot to keep in my head. At any given moment I’m sketching and testing …

UX Design

Material Design Lite – A Giant Library of Web Components

You're reading Material Design Lite – A Giant Library of Web Components, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

Material Design

Modular Design: The Complete Primer for Beginners

There are a lot of block and card style designs out there right now. For designers, they are both trendy and functional. The look is streamlined and …

Prefab Homes

User Testing your Paper Prototypes

Understand your Prototype

Before running off to make a series of drawings and sketches, take time to understand your prototype and how it supports …

UI Design

Custom Grid Design for Structured Website Mockups

The best print and digital designers are those who can master the use of grids. In many cases it’s possible to forego the grid, but you’ll generally …

Wireframing

Designing humane augmented reality user experiences

We’re surrounded by advertising from the moment we wake up: it’s on our coffee cups, on TV, and driving in front of us on the way home. But we can …

Mobile Advertising

It’s time to stop promoting your app with interstitials on mobile browsers

Show of hands: who here likes their mobile browsing interrupted by an interstitial ad asking you to download the company’s app for a better experience?

*see zero hands raised at my home office*

That’s what I thought. Everyone understands the purpose of interstitial ads on mobile, but people rarely …

A/B testing

Hermeneutics for Designers

“To understand the whole of a book it is necessary to grasp its individual words and sentences, but those words and sentences only have meaning …

Philosophy

The future of color in Web design

While many trends and techniques in web design come and go, one that remains constant is color. It is one of the basic principles of all design theory and a tool that contributes to an overall aesthetic and provides user interaction cues.

Color trends change, but vibrant color choices are a design …

Fashion Trends

Developing Empathy

I recently wrote about how to have empathy for our teammates when working to make a great site or application. I care a lot about this because being …

Information Architecture

5 new things browsers can do in 2015

Read more about 5 new things browsers can do in 2015 at CreativeBloq.comJohn Allsopp will be speaking at Generate London - buy your ticket today! …

World Wide Web

Personalization: The Pillar of the Mobile User Experience

July 21, 2015When you order a short latte with a dollop of whipped cream at a coffeehouse you are customizing based on your tastes. When you tailor …

Personalization

Using Open Experience Design and Social Networking to Stamp Out Dark UX

July 20, 2015Dark Patterns are a problem online with deceitful interfaces becoming more prevalent in webpages, software installation processes, and …

UX Design

“No UI” Design’s Next Move: Fake UI

Our interfaces lie to shield us from what's really going on behind the scenes. Are placebo interfaces helpful or harmful?

Our interfaces are lying to us. Elevator "close" buttons don’t really close the doors. Software progress bars don’t map to actual progress. Mobile apps like Instagram say they’ve …

UI Design

Data Visualization: Your Design as a Storyteller

It’s said that a picture paints a thousand words. And that’s probably one reason why charts, graphs, and other types of data visualization are …

Data Visualization