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Using decision tables to support contextual targeting in your UI.

Historically, marketers have given targeting a bad name, with creepy email campaigns and annoying ads that follow you around – but the fact is, …

Google Chrome

How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

Have you ever been to a website and couldn’t find what you were looking for on the page? Most websites today overwhelm users with content irrelevant …

Visual Design

A Guide to Design Mockup Fidelity

<i>This is a guest post by Jerry Cao, coauthor of The Guide to Mockups.</i>In this article, I will discuss the various levels of <b>UI design mockup fidelity</b> to …

Mockups

How We Created Scalable UI - A Case Study

As a company, Onefootball has great ambition to do things right and be the best football app on every platform. This ambition is found from the …

Discover the art of great user experience

<i>Generate New York is the conference for web designers presented by net magazine and Creative Bloq. A source of inspiration, education and networking</i> …

Design The User Not The Experience

by Stefan Rössler on January 17, 2015 –<p>Help people become better versions of themselves. That’s in a nutshell what I believe to be the secret of any …

8 UX Requirements for Designing a User-Friendly Homepage Carousel

Carousels are hugely popular on e-commerce sites. Especially on the homepage. In fact, 52% of the top US e-commerce sites have a carousel on the …

Visual Design

How Prototyping is Replacing Documentation

<b>Working at a design consultancy, documentation is often the primary deliverable we hand off to clients.</b> When dealing with complex interactions, it’s …

UX 101 for startups

<i>“Customers don’t care about your f#$%*g solution, they care about their problems.”</i><br>—Dave McClure<p><b>Useful first, usable later:</b> Is a Banana Peeler a …

Intuitive Interfaces Don't Exist. Why Use Any interface At All?

<i>Wojtek Borowicz</i><i>, Community Evangelist at</i> <i>Estimote</i><i>, freelance writer, Internet of Things enthusiast.</i><p>One of the greatest lies of software industry is the so-called <i>intuitive interface</i>. It’s the fad diet of IT world: everyone, from the behemoths of tech to hip startups in the Valley, claims they’ve …

UI Design

Top 6 Anticipated Ecommerce Web Design Trends For 2015

The internet is definitely the biggest marketplace these days. Lots of companies leverage it to increase their businesses. Even more are gradually …

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

The 7 Most Important UI and UX Ideas of 2014

This year, we saw Google introduce a sweeping new design language to overhaul is long list of products. We saw independent designers building their …

The Best User Interfaces Of 2014

In terms of smartphones and tablet interfaces, Google may have stolen 2014 with their landmark Material Design philosophy. But outside of that space, things are about to get weird. Really weird.<p>We sit on the precipice of a war for your face, in which companies like Facebook, Samsung, and Sony are …

2014 UX Reprise &

2015 Thoughts<p>Yes, this is another look back on what was UX design over the past year and some thoughts on the upcoming one. I think two thousand …

Comprehensive review of UX tools for your website

A comprehensive list of 76 UX tools that will help you build stunning web experiences through usability testing, mocking up, prototyping, verifying …

UX Design

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

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Sketching Your Way to a Mobile UX Design

Sketching<p>When I first started sketching mobile user interface designs around the time the original iPhone came out, a 3- by 5-inch pad of Post-it …

4 key ways to create visual hierarchy

<i>In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – the wireframing & prototyping app – explains four key ways to create visual hierarchies in web UI design. For</i> …

15 Usability Tips to Design a Highly Impressive Website

HTML5, Tips, Trends, Web Design<p>A+ A-<p>Email Print<p>http://www.fromdev.com/2014/08/Usability-Tips-Design-Website.html?m=0<p>Web design changes faster than …

Researching Products Before Diving Into Design

Steve Jobs once said that “It isn’t the consumers’ job to know what they want”. While that’s true since you don’t want a committee of customers designing the product, survey results are still helpful as a baseline measurement. They certainly aren’t mandatory for product success, but any insight …

A Deep Look at Data & Content Design Patterns

Proper content and information design are important for traditional publishing and user-generated content sites, whether it’s the front-end …

Move Over Product Design, UX Is The Future

Rick Wise, CEO of Lippincott, says experience innovation is the next design imperative. Here are five things you can do this year to make that happen.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>For decades, the most …

10 Great UX/UI Design Cheat Sheets

Everyone needs a little help sometimes, even the pros. It’s hard to remember every single little detail. Every once in a while you end up searching …