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10 Popular UI Design Trends on Dribbble in 2018

Like it or hate it, Dribbble plays its game with more and more designers and teams sharing their ideas and practice. Some of the shots present real …

UI Design

So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!

So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!Lyndon Cerejo 2018-07-17T16:15:38+02:00 …

UX Design

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

7 Secrets to Write Successful Microcopy for Better UX in 2018

7 secrets of writing successful microcopy in 2018 will be introduced here for you to enhance UX in your web/mobile app designs.<p>In these days, besides …

A Typeface Designed To Thwart NSA Surveillance

Worried about spying eyes? Here’s a typeface created with the government’s prying computers in mind.<p>Long before Edward Snowden leaked the Prism documents, Sang Mun served two years of mandatory service for the Korean military, gathering intelligence under the NSA. He didn’t choose to publish any …

Making Lists Easy

“A person making a checklist in a notebook” by Glenn Carstens-Peters on UnsplashEvery UX designer has worked on a list. Even if you have worked on …

10 most hated logos (and what they teach us)

One of the defining features of branding over the last decade is the freedom that social media gives for anyone to launch an immediate personal …

9 Things Logo Designers Wish Clients Knew

Considering reaching out to a designer to have a new logo created?We asked a few top logo designers and branding specialists the most important …

Google’s Duplex AI could kill the call center

The robots on the other side of the customer support line could soon start to sound a lot more human.<p>Google is reportedly shopping its Duplex AI system around as a tool for call centers, according to The Information, including a large insurance company.<p>Duplex would handle simple calls for the …

Artificial Intelligence

Less is (Also) More in Virtual and Augmented Reality Design

One of the most exciting things about designing virtual and augmented reality experiences is all the things you’re able to do as a designer. You can …

The Psychology Behind Engaging User Experience

The Psychology Behind Engaging User Experience<p>Larry Reed<p><i>Larry is a tech writer with DesignRush - a new digital destination to offer inspiration and</i> …

AI can now ‘listen’ to machines to tell if they’re breaking down

Sound is everywhere, even when you can’t hear it.<p>It is this noiseless sound, though, that says a lot about how machines function.<p>Helsinki-based Noiseless Acoustics and Amsterdam-based OneWatt are relying on artificial intelligence (AI) to better understand the sound patterns of troubled machines. …

Storytelling With Data: How To Communicate Visually And Effectively

While we all know that data is key to telling an impactful story, few understand how to use these points to spin meaningful tales that will resonate …

Minimalist UI/UX Design for Avaya

Munseong Yeom and Seongmin LEE shared an awesome UI/UX design post on their Behance profile. It is titled Avaya and it includes much more than just …

Content design is the user experience and what the deuce is content design?

<i>(This is something I first sent out to my</i> <i>private mailing list</i><i>.)</i><p>Toward the end of writing my upcoming book (Form Design Patterns in case you didn’t …

Why tech’s favorite color is making us all miserable

The cold blue light of modern touchscreens may be aesthetically pleasing, but it poses health problems. Designers and technologists should take cues from military history and embrace the orange.<p>When I was 14, I saved up money from my first web design job to trick out a really nice gaming PC. I …

This Limited Range of Backpacks Benefits the Homeless in Berlin

Various internationally renowned creative studios have come together to design a limited range of one-off backpacks for backpack brand Ucon …

What Your Font Says About You

What Your Font Choices Say About You infographic from GetVoip is a comical explanation of why we choose what font we use.<p><i>In 1975, two Swiss</i> …

Why So Many Movie Posters Use the Same Typeface

You may have never heard of Trajan, but you'd likely recognize it if you saw it. The typeface is ubiquitous in movie posters, appearing on ads for …

5 Things Everyone Should Know About UX Work

The howls of frustration that we hear on many UX projects are often to do with how badly misunderstood the UX role is in business. Here are 5 things …

How fonts help your customers find their way

Picture yourself in a bustling metro hub, sprinting through crowds to catch your next train. Your eyes scan the walls and ceilings for signage, …

Hermann Hesse on the Three Types of Readers and Why the Most Transcendent Form of Reading Is Non-reading

“At the hour when our imagination and our ability to associate are at their height, we really no longer read what is printed on the paper but swim in a stream of impulses and inspirations that reach us from what we are reading.”<p>Categories are how we navigate the world, for better or for worse — …

Tech companies just woke up to a big problem with their AI

Tech companies are beginning to accept that the artificial intelligence they’re building their futures on could be flawed. From studies showing that language-processing AI can be sexist to more recent research on facial recognition’s failures on darker skin tones, years of research have erupted …

Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place …

Kids Screaming in Public? Here’s the Trick to Making it Stop.

Noisy kids can be irritating, but a parent’s relationship with their child is more important than other people’s judgments.<p>Screaming kids have a way …

The reason thousands of Swedish people are inserting microchips into themselves

Thousands of people in Sweden have inserted microchips, which can function as contactless credit cards, key cards, and even rail cards, into their bodies. Once the chip is underneath your skin, there is no longer any need to worry about misplacing a card or carrying a heavy wallet. But for many …

Singularity

Apple Is Figuring Out What's Next

"If you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out …

Virtual Reality's Role In Building The Next Generation Of Jails

Strolling down the hall of the brand new El Centro jail expansion, opened April 2018, Correctional Officer Sergio Romero points out the holding cells near the processing center, the strip search room, and the nursing station. Comprised of 274 beds, the jail is arranged in dormitories instead of the …

Why Design Thinking is failing and what we should be doing differently

I have and always will be an avid supporter of the design thinking methodology. I have held talks and workshops about Design Thinking & Lean UX on …

5 Tips for designing a great mobile app – Muzli - Design Inspiration

Mobile first approach has been an extremely crucial factor in recent years because of the two fundamental reasons — first, increased number of …