User Experience

By Tristan Weevers | Tristan Weevers created a magazine on Flipboard. “User Experience on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tristan Weevers”.

A Comprehensive Overview of UX Design Deliverables

What do UX designers do on a daily basis? A lot of things! UX professionals need to communicate design ideas and research findings to a range of …

UX Design

6 Tips How to Apply Information Architecture in UX Design

Being a good designer means constant learning various sciences and methodologies helping to improve professional skills. One of the essential studies …

Rethinking drag and drop

Taking something basic and making it beautiful<p>Drag and drop is an intuitive way of moving and rearranging things. We at Atlassian have recently …

APIs

10 Surprisingly Common But Painful User Experiences

Technology is the amazing result of humanity’s evolution from self-sufficient hunter-gathering societies to increasingly interconnected social …

How Scrolling Can Make (Or Break) Your User Experience

The smallest details can make or break your user experience (UX). Much of what we do on the internet is subconscious. We absentmindedly flip through …

InterAct

Rating the Severity of Usability Problems

If only one out of 1000 users encounters a problem with a website, then it’s a minor problem.<p>If that sentence bothered you, it should.<p>It could be …

Usability

Download Free User Experience Templates To Use

I teach at General Assembly in Seattle as a Part Time UX Instructor. One task that pained me early on while teaching was watching students scour the …

UX Design

10 useful UX toolkits & method guides

Every few months or so I run a one day introduction to UX training course. During the course, I cover the basics of user-centred design including key …

User experience checklist for creating websites and applications

What do you do when you have tasks that you do again and again? How do you make sure that you do them correctly each time? One good solution, as it …

What are Customer Journey Maps?

Customer Journey Maps User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition<p>What are Customer Journey Maps?<p>Customer journey maps are used by UX design teams …

How to Write Smarter User Stories for Product Design and Development

Most of you probably have some tried-and-true best practices that you lean on to formulate requirements and articulate what needs to be done. In many …

UX Design

Psychological approach to Design

How psychology can help to create better products — part 01We humans, we designers always look at things in a different way. We sometimes consider …

UX Design

A Mindful Design Process

How integrating mindfulness techniques will help you become a stronger designer and a more engaged team member.<p>We all have a process we follow to get …

The Psychology Principles Every UI/UX Designer Needs to Know

Psychology plays a big part in a user’s experience with an application. By understanding how our designs are <i>perceived</i>, we can make adjustments so …

14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List

Staying up to date is a key to success whetherThe post 14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List appeared first on iamwire.

UX Design

How to create great UX documents - UXM

8 minutes read<p>Like it or not the UX profession is very much in the documents game. From personas to wireframes and from user journeys to sitemaps, UX …

UX Design

Example UX docs and deliverables - UXM

Following on from my article about how to create great UX documents, I thought that it would be useful to collate some example UX documents and …

UX Design

Boost Your UX with These Successful Interaction Design Principles

Interaction design principles form the bedrock of awesome UX. Truly great interaction design relies on a set of conventions, standards, best …

UX Design

Do the 10 Usability Heuristics Still Hold Up Over a Decade Later?

When Jakob Nielsen first introduced the 10 Usability Heuristics in 1994, they were among the only sets of guidelines designers had to reference for …

Usability

Modal & Nonmodal Dialogs: When (& When Not) to Use Them

<b>Summary:</b> Modal dialogs interrupt users and demand an action. They are appropriate when user’s attention needs to be directed toward important …

Usability

How User Centered Design Increases User Experience

<b>User</b> C<b>entered design</b> (UCD) or U<b>ser D</b>riven development (UDD)<p>The HOW Interactive Design Conference is for the designer working through complicated …

UX Design

A Downside of Fake Copy in UI Prototypes (Page Laubheimer)

Prototypes

How User Experience Design Pays Back to the Business

What does it really mean when we think about designing for better user experience?We often talk about readability, usability, how it should work, and …

UX Design

Natural User Interfaces – What are they and how do you design user interfaces that feel natural?

User interfaces that you interact with using modalities such as touch, gestures or voice are often referred to as Natural User Interfaces (NUI). We …

InterAct

Beyond Usability: 3 User Experiences Reshaping Their Industries

<b>Summary:</b> Rent the Runway, Uber, and Airbnb challenge the traditional experiences of their industries through deep design, not just screen-UI …

Usability

UX Documentation: Why, What and How

Many people don’t see the importance of archiving what transpired during a project. Either that, or they treat the documentation process as a simple …

UX Design

Official Usability, User Experience And User Interface Guidelines From Companies (2016)

Veterans of Usability Geek may remember an article published in 2011 that provided a helpful list of UX and UI guidelines for designers with an …

Creative Commons