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Essential Design Thinking Videos and Methods

<i>The following resources are recommended in order to assist you to better understand Design Thinking. These resources, videos, and tools should be</i> …

Design

UX Guidelines for Ecommerce Homepages, Category Pages, and Product Listing Pages

<b>Summary:</b> Streamline users’ path to products by providing clear, differentiating product information at all levels — from the homepage to product …

eCommerce

The 10 must watch YouTube channels for social entrepreneurs

These are the YouTube channels to watch if you're looking for inspiration, advice or expertise from social entrepreneurs who've already been there …

Blippar is using AR to help customers find their way indoors

Remember the scene in Minority Report where Tom Cruz walks through the mall and thousands of holographic ads pop up around him? That reality may not be as far off as we thought.<p>Blippar, the augmented reality startup that launched back in 2011, is today announcing the launch of a new product that …

Augmented Reality

10 must-have social media tools for artists and designers

In 2018, there are many ways to harness social media to benefit your career. You might use it to attract attention, make money, win clients, lure …

Social Media

Designers shouldn't code—they should study business

Increasingly, more companies are looking for great design leadership. They’re being told that their company needs a bigger focus on design thinking …

UX Design

The Skills Architects & Designers of the Future Need (MAMD Faculty) - IE School of Architecture and Design

In order to thrive in a constantly changing world, which is every time more tech-driven and business models are being redefined, it is essential for …

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide

Did you know that social media spend will increase by 71% in the next five years? And did you know that 42.3% of marketers believe that social media …

Defining the Problem: Q&A with Jamie Hoover

To continue our discussion about Defining the Problem, I spoke with Jamie Hoover, the first full-time designer hired at eBay and now the design lead …

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

Infographic: How to create a website that users fall in love with

It takes only seconds for visitors to decide whether your website is worth their time.The internet is teeming with digital destinations where …

Design Kit

Iterate, Iterate, Iterate<p>Gaby Brink<p>Founder, Tomorrow Partners<p>“What an iterative approach affords us is that we gain validation along the …

Design

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Leadership

What I’d rather talk about when you ask me about design tools

Photo by Markus SpiskeThis post is inspired by Christina Wodtke’s What I’d Rather Talk About When You’re Talking About UX.There is no such thing as …

Poncho weather app to shut down after being acquired by a drink company

After five years of delivering forecasts, the weather service Poncho will shut down. According to <i>Fast Company</i>, Poncho has been sold by its parent company, Betaworks, to Dirty Lemon, a beverage startup that makes expensive detox drinks ($7.50 to $10.83 for a 16-ounce bottle) that are mostly water …

7 UX Principles for Creating a Great Website

We spend a lot of time online reading news, navigating websites and using web apps. In some cases, our experience online is not the best that we …

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

How to create the perfect structure for a UX case study

UX case studies form the core content of a UX professional’s portfolio. They are essential to getting you hired, because case studies are a window to …

How to Plan Your Website Redesign for Success

You're reading How to Plan Your Website Redesign for Success, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Why You Should Never Center or Right Align Your Logo

Many designers assume that center or right aligning their website logo will make their brand more memorable. Research has shown this assumption is …

What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto.It was meant to …

Steps in a Design Thinking Process

Understanding is the first phase of the design thinking process. During this phase, students immerse themselves in learning. They talk to experts and …

10 YouTube Channels For UX Design Tips & Tutorials

The world of interface design has gradually shifted from a design focus to a user focus. This means designers now care more about <b>the experience</b> …

UX Design

Better, Faster, Stronger? Design Thinking Gets a New Study

<b>Proof of the value of design thinking is good news for practicing designers.</b><p>What’s the true value of design to business? This has been an unanswered …

Design

Creating Better Design with Content First Approach

You're reading Creating Better Design with Content First Approach, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

UX Design

Adrian Frutiger logos, 1960s–70s

While the late Swiss type designer Adrian Frutiger (1928–2015) is best known for his renowned typefaces such as Univers, Avenir, and Frutiger, many …

Best Practices for Horizontal Lists in Mobile – UX Collective

Many Android and iOS apps have horizontal scrolling lists. Maybe it’s also combined inside a vertical list. But is it necessary? Even assuming it is, …

Agile’s dark secret? IT has little need for the usual methodologies

Agile is supposed to be yesterday’s news. Advanced companies? They’ve jumped to DevOps. Except, a lot of application teams not only haven’t adopted …

Project Management

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings