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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 …

The Art of the User Interview

Everything you need to know about conducting useful user interviews<p>Creating products based on your own needs is easy – if you’re building something …

6 Reasons Why Graphic Designers Should Learn UX Design

More than ever, it seems UX design is top of mind for many organizations. The importance of good UX design continues to transform the design …

A Bad User Interface Is A Cranky Receptionist

You enter an office for the first time. The first thing that greets you is the view of a glowering receptionist, slumped deep into their chair and …

Usability

The Art of Guerrilla Usability Testing

<i>This article was originally published on July 2, 2013. It was revised on July 25, 2017 to include updated recommendations.</i>Guerrilla usability testing …

UX Design

Houzz: a UX case study – UX Collective

How changing “Houzz” can inspire you to change your home style<p>We are all looking for self-expression and inspiration. We express ourselves through …

UX Design

Design Thinking vs Design Sprints, what’s the difference?

What is Design Thinking?<p>“<i>Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer’s toolkit to integrate the needs of</i> …

The T-Shaped Product Manager

<i>Product management is a multi-faceted discipline. This makes our work interesting and varied. But it can also make it hard to see which skills we</i> …

11 Essential Laws of Product Development

This curated column is authored by Sean Johnson, Partner, FounderThe post 11 Essential Laws of Product Development appeared first on iamwire.

Why Chefs and Soldiers Make the Best Product Managers

Eaze CEO Jim Patterson has a theory that military and kitchen experience are solid indicators of great PMs. Here's why and what startups can look for …

Product Management

How the language of print limits designing for the web

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

Self-improvement

📽 Transitioning between design mediums and teams

<i>On March 28, 2017, I presented at a design event in Seattle. The event was organized by Zillow design and IxDA Seattle. Since the presentation was</i> …

Psychology in Design. Principles Helping to Understand Users.

Some people are used to thinking of design as a purely artistic job but there is much more standing behind it. The sense of beauty and inspiration …

15 gorgeous website redesign concepts

Whether you’re just designing for fun, improving your skills, or bulking up your portfolio—web redesign concepts are a fabulous way to peek into the …

Having a Psychology background is already a huge step towards User Experience (UX).

<i>Trying to get your feet wet in UX with a psychology background? Don’t be afraid.</i><p><b>From what I’m guessing, YOU might belong to one of two</i> …

A Theory of User Delight: Why Usability Is the Foundation for Delightful Experiences

<b>Summary:</b> UI embellishments can only produce surface delight; deep delight can only be achieved in functional, reliable, and usable interfaces.<p>When …

7 Design Myths That Will Wreck Your Site

When I was a junior designer I made plenty of mistakes. I believed false assumptions mostly because I did not have the experience yet to know better. …

A list of 30 women rocking in UX to celebrate the International Women’s Day

Designers, authors, speakers, influencers, entrepreneurs – here are a few women who are shaping (and shaking) our industry and inspiring other …

UX Design

A Theory of User Delight: Why Usability Is the Foundation for Delightful Experiences

<b>Summary:</b> UI embellishments can only produce surface delight; deep delight can only be achieved in functional, reliable, and usable interfaces.<br>When …

Page 404. Design of a Meaningful Error.

Life often proves that making mistakes is just a part of progress. Errors present inevitable part of human life and the field of interaction with …

Functional Minimalism for Web Design

Rooted in the post-World War II artistic movement, minimalism has reemerged as a powerful technique in modern web design. This technique sometimes …

UI Design

What if a designer learns code?

The ironic life of a designer.<p>Since I started my UX/UI design career, the biggest challenge I had was that my designs weren’t going to be the final …