Andre Dubreuil

134 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 5 Followers | @shufflepath | I am a user-experience designer who strives to create meaningful, enjoyable, and effective online experiences and applications. UX Designer @Cossette.

Animation and design - the past, present and future

<b>Secondary Action –</b> Actions trigger multiple consequences. In the below example, you can see how the body and tail moves (primary action) which triggers a different movement of the tail (secondary action). Like Rachel Hinman suggests in her excellent article on mobile animations, this means that …

User Experience: Beyond the Basics

User experience is at the core of every organization, from businesses based in e-commerce to those that serve customers face-to-face each day.<p>The …

How cards are taking over Web design

As a design framework for organizing large amounts of content – image, headline, main text, call-to-action (such as a share button or link) – on an equal plane, cards have become the go-to structure for the container style of design.<p>Furthermore, this emphasis on organization and clarity extends …

UI Design

Wearables Workshop: UX Essentials

Presented at UXPA 2015 in San Diego<p>From the conference program:<p>Let's go zero to wireframe with wearables!<p>Wearables can be tough to understand and design for, especially if you don’t have experience with the hardware. In one evening we’ll get you up to speed on wearable technology. We’ll talk about …

Fact or Opinion? Perfecting UX

Focus on UX, amazingly, can still get sidelined on a project where tastes and opinions dominate.<p>Short of attempting the impossible and appealing to …

UX Design

Tapping Into the Untapped User Experience: Combining User Analytics and Feedback In One Essential Tool

Tapping Into the Untapped User Experience: Combining User Analytics and Feedback In One Essential ToolBy Manuel LemosWith the speed at which …

Emergent UX: Seducing the Six Minds - IXDA-NYC

Presented in New York at IXDA-NYC 03-20-2015<p>Startups and large organizations alike have to be nimble and react to market change faster than ever. The entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs within these organizations know that, but don’t always have the right methods at their disposal to be successful. Our …

Millennials Are Old News — Here’s Everything You Should Know About Generation Z

Marketers are beginning to target a new crop of young people who are rapidly growing in number and influence: Generation Z.<p>Studies differ on the exact age range of Generation Z, but most agree they were born after 1990, which makes them the largest generational group in the U.S.<p>We set out to …

Design for Experience: Accessibility

"Accessibility is important," Livia Veneziano and Yvonne So declare in their article "Designing for Everyone," published in July of 2012.<p>"It is not …

Web Experience Toolkit (WET) - Working examples - Web Experience Toolkit

Project managed openly on GitHub, including discussion through the issues tracker<p>Encouraging a free flow of ideas, dialogue and innovation including …

Design

10 simple tips for improving mobile form UX

<b>UX design in ecommerce is largely about reducing the impact of any points of friction and making the experience as pleasurable as possible for your</b> …

Measuring Customer Experience

Comparing Different Customer Experiences<p>By taking complex, subjective, and sometimes emotional experiences and measuring them using a single …

Retail UX Strategy Trends

The following experts have contributed answers to this edition of <i>Ask UXmatters</i>:<p>Ronnie Battista—UX Practice Lead at Slalom Consulting<br>• Leo …

Tools for Mobile UX Design

Designing in HTML is not the only issue. I have similar concerns regarding almost any specialized tool or solution for UX design—like doing <i>all</i> design …

MeasuringU: Seven Ways to Test the Effectiveness of Icons

<b>Association:</b> Provide an icon and present participants with the intended function along with three incorrect options displayed in randomized order. …

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How To Prototype In Xcode Using Storyboard

The purpose of prototyping in Xcode is to be able to create a super high fidelity flow using the exact same software that builds iOS Apps. In Xcode, …

iOS Programming

Seth's Blog

Setting type used to have just one function: is it readable? Then, to save money, a new question: Can we get a lot of words on a page?<p>The third …

Common Patterns in Styleguides, Boilerplates and Pattern Libraries

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost three years since the publication of Ethan Marcotte’s seminal Responsive Web Design article on A List Apart. …

Designing For The Multifaceted User

16 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. …

Refining Simplicity

Simplicity is at the core of what we do as user experience professionals. Its importance can be found in almost every design principle and guideline …

UX Design

The Ultimate UX Design of Form Validation

In this series Marcin Treder of UXPin – The UX Design App explains how to design the User Experience of the most important ingredients of web and …

To Beat Amazon, Walmart Is Treating Its Stores Like Apps

Walmart is a technology company. Let's just put that out there right now. The company has crushed all competitors through its mastery of supply-chain …

The Best Framework for UX Prototyping in HTML

<b>While I was putting together Livetyping (my online course that teaches UX designers how to create prototypes in HTML, CSS, and Javascript), I used</b> …

Mobile design: Avoid these 4 common user experience fails

<i>This is a guest post by mobile design consultant Mariya Yao</i><p>People downloaded over 30 billion apps in 2012, yet the average smartphone owner only uses about 15 of them every week. Even worse, a study by Localytics estimated that 22 percent of apps are only opened once.<p>With all the money and effort …

The 5 Worst UX Mistakes Websites Make

The user experience of websites has improved by leaps and bounds over the years, but there are still sites out there that may leave you asking, “What …

UX Design From The Bottom Up

<b>Inspiration often strikes in the strangest of places.</b><p>Take the following toilet roll dispenser, for instance.<p>Just stop and think for a moment about …