Nicolas Manaud

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What do companies mean when they say they want a UI/UX Designer?

Is it like an either-or? One with a dash of the other?<p>Like ordering a sandwich with just a tiny bit of mayo? Which one’s the sandwich and which is …

What is Product Design?

This frequently misunderstood field is in need of a proper definition.<p>Chances are, if you are reading this, you work in the tech industry. Chances …

The Design Process: How Do You Get Started?

Understand Your Project<p>The first step is to know what you are designing and who you are designing it for. Sounds easy, right? But it can take some …

Getting Started as a UI Designer

Certain designs please you. Others don’t. You don’t know what causes these emotions, but you <i>feel</i> something when you look at a design. Then you …

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6 Psychological Triggers That Make UX Design Persuasive

You must learn about human psychology to design compelling user experiences.<p>If you understand how the human mind works, it’s easier to get people’s …

The 3 Commandments of Great UX Design

Bonus IV: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s metrics.<p>When it comes to the Ten Commandments, there’s quite a few to remember. Talk about cognitive strain. Guess, Hick’s Law wasn’t much of a thing back in Biblical times.<p>For your convenience, we’ve narrowed down our list of commandments to just …

Improving Your Information Architecture With Card Sorting: A Beginner’s Guide

Information architecture (IA) is one of those buzzwords you’ve probably heard before. It refers to the organization of the information on your …

The Difference Between Information Architecture and UX Design

Next to explaining what I do for a living, the second question I most frequently hear is: “What’s the difference between Information Architecture and …

What Is User Experience Design? Overview, Tools And Resources

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

How To Maximize Your Creative Energy

<i>We’ve heard many personal stories this week of how people in our industry have experienced hard times and how they managed to get out of them. We end</i> …

How To Become A UX Leader

Let’s say you run a UX team. Better yet, let’s say you don’t. Let’s say you just want to do great work. You’re a consultant. You’re a newbie. You’re …

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What if Earth's Magnetic Field Flipped?

Imagine getting out of bed and finding an upside-down world. Earth's magnetic field has flipped — now Greenland is in the Southern Hemisphere, …

Open with Apps

<b>Data.gov now enables the public to open data directly with apps like Plotly and CartoDB for robust visualization and analysis.</b><p>New tools are making it …