Ulises Estrada

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Are Float Labels Really That Problematic After All?

Floating labels start inside the text box leaving no space for an additional hint.<p>Floating labels typically have small text, so that as it floats, it …

UX Design

Useful Tips and Tools for Better UX/UI Design

Most good website-building tools have the necessary features to enable a designer to create an excellent UI and/or UX. Yet, these terms are seldom …

10 best new web design tools for April 2017

There's good news this month for Foundation users: the team has released a library of UI components you can download, edit and plug into your site to …

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Design

Prototyping mobile UI animations: 5 inspiring examples

<b>How to create mobile UI animations that boost usability and bring app interfaces to life</b><p>Animated transitions can make the difference between a great …

UI Design

Design vs. User Experience: Build What We Want to Use

I live close to Vancouver's beautiful Stanley Park and enjoy spending my days off wandering the many kilometres of terrain. If you, too, walk through …

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Free Material Design UI kit for web designers

Apr 1st 2015<p>So, you are designing on a budget? Download this free Material Design UI kit by Ionut Bondoc today!<p>There are so many awesome examples of …

The Ultimate Guide to Google's Material Design

Mar 15th 2015April 22, 2015<p>4-5 years ago, all Google products looked pretty distracting in different ways. Every single product looked inconsistent …

Samsung Pay is Official & May Be the Mobile Payment Platform We've All Been Waiting For

The race for mobile payments is heating up, and with Apple Pay and Google Wallet well underway,<p>The race for mobile payments is heating up, and with Apple Pay and Google Wallet well underway, Samsung is finally joining the fray with its own system, aptly named Samsung Pay. Much like its competition, …

Transactional Flexibility Is The Future Of Payments

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Himanshu Sareen is the CEO of Icreon Tech, a New York-based global IT consultancy delivering business solutions and custom applications.</i><p>When Apple Pay went live following the release of the iPhone 6, it was quickly and unceremoniously hailed as a “credit card killer.” That makes sense …

Apple Pay

Usability Testing on Mobile Devices

When it comes to repeatedly creating exceptional user experiences, there are few tools in the UX practitioner’s toolbox as critical as usability …

UX is Just like Sex: It Sells.

<b>Why has User Experience Become a Differentiator?</b><p>Since the beginning of time, human's natural draw to things that simply just seem to work has been evident and it is common knowledge that beauty and natural appeal have been used to increase people's desire for objects. The same can be said in …

Become a Great UX Designer in 5 Easy Steps

<i>“What makes a good UX Designer?”</i><p>It’s a question that I think about a lot (and hopefully, if you are in the UX field, you think about it too). Because …