Interaction Design

You don’t need to know everything about UX

“You don’t need to know everything about UX”.<p>I find myself saying this to other people quite often. You don’t need to be a specialist in all possible …

UX Design

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Inspiration

Rules For Creating Perfect Push Notifications

Have you ever paid attention to the number of notifications you receive on a daily basis from various apps? How many of those notifications do you …

UX Design

What is Loss Aversion?

Loss aversion is a behavioral economics concept referring to people’s judging the avoidance of loss as being more important than the acquisition of …

Behavior

A New Framework for UX Heuristics

Earlier this week I had a check in with a UX Designer I had a hand in training before we hired her at the Studio. Being a new transfer into the …

UX Design

What are Cognitive Biases?

Cognitive bias is an umbrella term that refers to the systematic ways in which the context and framing of information influence individuals’ judgment …

Behavior

The New Rules of Form Design

Every day, we use forms for essential online activity. We fill them out to complete purchases; to sign up for email lists, social networks, and more; …

Usability

What is Gamification?

Player-Centred Design: Moving Beyond User-Centred Design for Gamification<p>We’ve all come to think in terms of user-centred design over the years. It’s …

UX Design

Collective #341

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Programming

​When Users Are Filled with Rage

As UX designers, it’s our job to make sure users can accomplish what they set out to do—and if we’re really on a roll—make them happy in the process. …

Information Architecture

Interaction Design & UI/UX: Sherpahire.com

An interesting project to share that involves interaction & UI/UX for Sherpahire.com. What is a sherpa? I honestly had to look it up and discover …

UI Design

What is Usability?

Usability: A part of the User Experience<p>This subject may seem incredibly “big” for a single article, but it’s about the specific nature of usability …

Usability

Foundations of Interaction Design

I teach a number of classes at CCA, including Creative Founder, Story and Play. One year I tried on teaching Foundations. I love the Sophomores, and …

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 …

UX Design

Workshop: Interaction design beyond the pixel

At frog Munich, we're opening up our doors for a 3.5 hour workshop open to those interested in Interaction Design.<p><b>Note:</b> places are extremely limted …

UX Design

Why we need writers: Better products, services, and companies.

A love letter & call to action.<p>The arts and humanities are more intertwined in technology than ever before, and will only continue to become more …

UX Design

Teaching kids to care about mother nature

Seldom do you see a toy that is a golden example of great interaction design, innovation, and education, all in one seamless package. Based loosely …

Urban

ofek’s ‘ReSound’ speaker + recording device blends music production with interaction design

the system interprets sound as something tangible which can be seen and touched.The post ofek’s ‘ReSound’ speaker + recording device blends music …

Music Production

Why attend a UX Hackathon?

The emergence of UX-driven hackathons are tackling one of the challenges of UX education by providing participants with an opportunity to learn while …

UX Design

Design Spaces

2. Design Spaces<p>by <b>Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad</b><p>While the previous chapter described computing system levels, this chapter describes how the many …

Information Architecture

Dafi Kühne: Letterpress, Posters & Process

<i>Editor’s Note: Renowned designer and letterpress printmaker (and former</i> Print<i> New Visual Artist) Dafi Kühne has been recognized for experimentally</i> …

Graphic Design

Become a UX Designer from Scratch

Course Description<p>If you want to become part of one of the most rapidly growing fields in design, then this course is for you. “Become a UX Designer …

UX Design

Safety: Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Safety is one of our basic, evolutionary needs. Most of our decisions and actions are based on sustaining or improving our circumstances. While we …

Information Architecture

Our Three Brains - The Reptilian Brain

Neuroscience has offered many important insights into both the structure and function of the human brain. One of the most well-known models of brain …

The Brain

Create a Quick Overview of Opinions by Implementing Starred Reviews

Online shops have the advantage of giving you access to all types of products or services, without the restrictions of your location or local shop’s …

UX Design

Travel’s reactive customer service model is broken – let’s kill it

A survey published by Engine, a service design consultancy, shows that the airline industry has suffered damage to brand reputation in recent months, …

Customer Service

Interaction Design & UI/UX: Kickstagram, an Instagram Marketing Tool

Let's take a look at this interaction design & UI/UX project from the folks over Bachoo Design Studio. Their project is called: Kickstagram, an …

UI Design

Use Sign-in Reminders to Support Extended Functionalities

Online services such as LinkedIn and Craigslist want to show users all of the functionalities they offer. It helps in getting first-time visitors …

Information Architecture

Mastering Interaction Design through Craft, Productivity and Workflow

<b>How did you become a designer?</b><p>Starting at the age of twelve, I have spent myriad of hours on sketching my ideas. Later on, I got truly excited by the …

UX Design

AI Needs UX Designers, Too

“Agentive technology” is a quietly humming buzz-phrase, appearing in my Twitter feed from time to time (and now my physical library at home), and it …

UX Design