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5 Types of Really Good Emails

Click here to unsubscribe<p>If you work at a big enough company, there’s probably a designer or five on the marketing team whose sole responsibility is …

The Guide to Mobile App Design: Best Practices for 2018 and Beyond

Mobile apps are mainstream now – a popular way of delivering content and services.<p>But according to Fortune, more than 75% of users open an app once …

The Process of Designing a Top-notch App

It’s difficult to imagine a mobile phone without apps. Surprisingly, as recently as 2008 we did not have apps on our phones or tablets. That is the …

How to get started with started with accessibility user testing

With accessibility user testing, the main goal is to verify whether your assumptions concerning accessibility features were right. The objective is …

UX Writing. Let User Interface Speak.

During the last two years digital design community has been discussing a brand new trend called UX writing. The term appeared suddenly confusing many …

UX Design

What the Failure of New Coke Can Teach Us About User Research And Design

In the late 1970s, Pepsi was running behind Coca-Cola in the competition to be the leading cola. But then Pepsi discovered that in blind taste tests, …

UX Design

Ideation in Practice: How Effective UX Teams Generate Ideas

<b>Summary:</b> Data from 257 UX professionals shows that quality UX ideas come from ideating early in the design cycle, drawing inspiration from user …

Brainstorming

Understanding The Scope of Lean UCD Methodology

from Using the User-Centered Design (UCD) and Human-Centered Design (HCD) Methodologies, this is an attempt to capture the meaning and to introduce …

UX Design

4 valuable tips for building pre-launch hype for your mobile app

Launching a mobile app isn’t quite as easy as it was 10 years ago. When smartphones were flooding the market back in the mid 2000’s, there was a distinct “honeymoon phase” when it came to apps. In other words, people were much more open to experimenting and trying out new programs.<p>These days, …

Apps

It's official: Users navigate flat UI designs 22 per cent slower

Put in some chrome and shadeThe mania for "flat" user interfaces is costing publishers and ecommerce sites billions in lost revenue.…

UI Design

Storytelling Principles to Improve Your UX

Crafting a good experience is like telling a good story<p>Stories are core to various activities, tools and methods applied in UX.<br>Stories are how we …

Positive Reinforcement In UX Design

Recently, I was asked to summarise UX design in just one word. It felt like an exercise in futility – I have always maintained that UX design is a …

UX Design

Split the Contents of a Website with the Pagination Design Pattern

The pagination design pattern is widely used in websites that open up a lot of content to users. From search engines such as Google and Firefox, to …

Interaction Design

Cut Through the Confusion in Google Analytics By Looking At These 12 Numbers Only

Google Analytics is one of the best platforms for tracking almost any metric you can think of. And it’s completely free. That’s why marketers and …

Google Analytics

What is Information Architecture?

Introduction<p>Within the UX industry, there are myriad terms and concepts you’ll need to understand in order to get your job done.<p>One of the most …

UX Design

Enterprise UX personas – on strategic models and design mistakes

The value of personas in enterprise UX remains a subject of debate. At Enterprise UX 2017, Robert Reimann explained the problem with personas, and …

UX Design

You will never get UX right

The inventor of the typewriter, Christopher Latham Sholes, didn’t think the QWERTY keyboard was the most efficient way of typing. Even after the …

Innovation

Don’t use “click here”

And other common hyperlink mistakes<p>I’m not the only one to write about this. In fact, you can easily search “should I use click here for links” in …

Airbnb’s director of experience design on using ‘stories’ to design

Katie Dill is the director of experience design at Airbnb. In this episode, she channels her inner Steve Jobs to explain how design is not just how it looks, but how it works, both in the workplace and on the screen. She also dives into the significance of using tools of design — intentionality, …

Sticker sheets & icons - Resources

Components<p>An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.<p>The sticker sheets contain the latest refinements to the components, …

Graphics

A Designer’s Guide To Brainstorms That Are Actually Useful

Rule No. 1: Always say “yes.”<p>The Apollo 13 Mission Control team faced a huge number of seemingly insurmountable obstacles after an oxygen tank exploded on board the 1970 mission to the moon. They needed to find a new route that would get the astronauts back to Earth quickly with a limited supply of …

New tabbed experience for Azure Functions UX

Today we are releasing a new tabbed experience for Azure Functions that lets you quickly navigate between multiple features when you are configuring …

How to build a UX research system that runs on autopilot

UX research allows you to test and validate your hypotheses by understanding how people are using your product. It’s cheaper and more efficient to …

UX Design

11 Ways I Visualize Product Development Work

<b>1. One page roadmap</b><p>Good for…<p>Connecting work to humans and their needs<br>• Detailed idea of what is happening now<br>• Sense of what is happening next (but more …

Software Development

Data-Informed Design: Minimize the Website Redesign Debate

Does the prospect of a website redesign fill you with excitement or overwhelm you with dread? More than an online property, a website is a reflection …

UX Design

UX Design, UI Design and No Design — Oh My!

Can I share with you that I am <b>not</b> that fun at parties. For those of you who have met me in person, that will make sense, and you won’t be surprised …

Common On-Site Search Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Your website’s search function could be damaging your conversion rates. And if it’s not acting as a bane to your conversion rates, it could be doing …

Web Design

The three words that make brainstorming sessions at Google, Facebook, and IDEO more productive

Brainstorming can be a tricky business. There’s the awkward silence when your boss asks a far-fetched question and no one knows how to respond. The fear that you’ll toss out an idea only to draw blank stares. The collective sense of disappointment when the whole team <i>wants</i> to help, but can’t come up …

Design Thinking