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10 Inspiring UX Design Portfolios

Creating a solid portfolio of your user experience credentials is an excellent way to sell yourself to prospective clients and employers. UX …

UX Design

Secrets Of Creating The Best Apps, And The Future Of Apps

Apps appear to be heading the way of the dinosaur, to be replaced by voice recognition triggered artificial intelligence, like Amazon Alexa…an easier way to access information. At last count, there were approximately 2.2 million apps in the Apple App Store, and according to Gartner, only 2% break …

Apps

20 Best UX Patterns Tutorials

Are you a UX designer looking forward to creating professional-looking designs or just wanting to learn more about user experience? This amazing …

UX Design

10 Questions You Should Ask in a UX Interview

<i>A few months ago my colleague, Ian Schoen, wrote a great post on what you’ll be asked in a UX interview. Knowing what to expect during an interview</i> …

Technology is finally changing the apartment rental experience

The real estate rental market is a highly localized, relationship-based industry driven largely by individuals living and working in their own cities, causing many to acknowledge the longstanding difficulty of streamlining disruption to this market.<p>In recent years, however, that hasn’t stopped a …

How To Run A Content-Planning Workshop

In this article, I’ll share the approach we developed to run content-planning workshops. While you will need to adapt the format to your scenario, …

30 Little-Known Features of Popular Social Media Sites

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I first set foot in Disneyland, I race to the most famous rides first—Splash Mountain, the Matterhorn, Indiana Jones, all the biggest and best. Little do I know there are just as many hidden gems and overlooked attractions that I’ve likely …

Comment on Hello Bank! iPhone App – Mobile UI Design by kurth34765@mail.ru

Yeah this is good design and i think users should be like this UI design. It looks so well in a simple art. So i think these iPhone do well business …

UI Design

The Z-Axis: Designing for the Future

For years we’ve thought about the web as a two-dimensional space filled with pages that sit side by side on a flat, infinite plane. But as the …

UI Design

Mo’ Pixels Mo’ Problems

Mobile devices are shipping with higher and higher PPI, and desktops and laptops are following the trend as well. There’s no avoiding it: …

Design Tools for Today’s Web

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>Even though I learned about designing for the web in what most would consider the modern era, I still learned (what I would …

Prototyping Your Workflow

Last year the digital agency I work for, Bluecadet, started a website redesign project for The Franklin Institute—a renowned Philadelphia science …

Testing Responsive Images

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>At long last, the native picture element isn’t just coming: it’s here. The picture element has landed in Canary—Google’s …

Web Development

Stop Wasting Users' Time

<i>Steve Jobs was obsessed with saving the user time, and we should be, too. (Large preview)</i><p>Millions of people might not use your website, but millions …

Collaborating With Adobe Fireworks On Large Design Teams

In this article, we’ll see how to start that journey by <b>creating a stronger foundation for collaboration</b>, even before the design process begins. I’ll …

Responsive Design Begins With The URL

URLs<p>The core principle in creating a potentially enormous website that will last forever is to <b>get the information architecture right in the first</b> …

Streamlining Mobile Interactions

Task-Oriented Design<p>First things first: Why are your users here?<p>Desktop users keep a lot of web applications open for long periods of time so that …

Maintaining Momentum Through Efficient Mobile Design

How do you know when your design has enough friction to be understood but is not overly complicated? How do you preserve the user’s momentum at a …

Faster UI Animations With Velocity JS

• <b>Improved feedback loops</b>. As a UI and UX designer, you should use patterns as much as possible since users will be subconsciously looking for them. …

The Doctor Is In

<i>A note from the editors:</i> Way back in the early days of web design—back before, even, A List Apart—there was Zeldman.com, where thousands of us spent …