Usability

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 …

Interaction 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, …

Interaction Design

A Panda Patent on Website and Category Visit Durations

A couple of months ago, in June, I wrote the post, Click a Panda: High Quality Search Results based on Repeat Clicks and Visit Duration.<p>In that post, …

SEO

Passionate About User Centered Design? IXDS is Seeking an Interaction Designer in München, Germany

By - Jul 13<p>It's quite possible Chelsea Vandiver is one of the most knowledgeable people we could ask about what it takes to get a gig at …

Information Architecture

UNTC

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Grammar

Luxury ecommerce review: Is Balenciaga's 'normcore' website more than a gimmick?

<b>In March 2017 Balenciaga launched a new website which is pretty remarkable as far as web design goes.</b>You can see the homepage in the screenshot …

Information Architecture

How We Conducted User Research in The Arab Market

<b>“Our product does not need any changes if we want to bring it to new markets because it will be successful anyway, just like at home,” said no smart</b> …

Information Architecture

Practical User Research: Creating a Culture of Learning in Large Organizations

Enterprise companies are realizing that understanding customer needs and motivations is critical in today’s marketplace. Building and sustaining new …

Management

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 …

Interaction Design

Twitter user growth stalls, revenue dips

Twitter reported a revenue drop and a slowdown in user growth as the social media giant announced its latest financial results.<p>Though the …

News (Ireland)

The F Pattern: Understanding How Users Scan Content

Reading online is a little different than the way you read textbooks high school and college. Today, when people find content on the web they are …

Information Architecture

Top 3 UI Techniques That Users Hate Most

This curated column is authored by software developer & UX Expert Nick Babich<p><b>Note:</b> <i>the technique mentioned in this article aren’t always black or</i> …

Programming

Six steps to usable product design that save time and money

Whatever became of that mantra encouraging software companies to “Fail Fast” or “Fall Forward”? Most companies that followed a deliberate plan to …

Software Development

How to Run a Heuristic UX Evaluation

User experience development and optimization is a broad field. There are many facets of web design to consider in the development of a website. The …

Information Architecture

The 3 Times UX Design Is Bad Design

Good UX design is terrible.<p>At least it can be. As designers, we’re told that good UX boosts user engagement and satisfaction levels. Want your …

UX Design

The Art of Guerrilla Usability Testing

<i>This article was originally published on July 2, 2013. It was revised on July 25, 2017 to include updated recommendations.</i><p>Sign Up for Our Weekly …

Information Architecture

Personas & SEO: What You Need to Know [Infographic]

It’s too often the case that SEOs ignore market segmentation. Instead, they opt to reach people based on keyword interests. In this article, we’ll go …

Digital Marketing

Save Our Souls – Muzli -Design Inspiration

The <i>Global status report on road safety 2015</i>, reflecting information from 180 countries, indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic …

UX Design

Your mobile website optimization guide (or, how to stop pissing off your mobile users)

Reading Time: 15 minutes<p>One lazy Sunday evening, I decided to order Thai delivery for dinner. It was a Green-Curry-and-Crispy-Wonton kind of night.<p>A …

Information Architecture

Learning from colleagues in design research

One thing I love about my job is the privilege of working with other design/user experience researchers and learning from the variety of approaches …

UX Design

Using Analytics to Improve the Customer Experience

Customers often only use a portion of the software they pay for — they may use email marketing but not lead scoring, or a keyword checker but not a …

Analytics

Carousell: a Guerilla UX Case Study

Throughout the process, I’ve also constantly ensured that I was cycling regularly between <b>divergent and convergent thinking</b> to ensure I’m:<p>Keeping my …

UX Design

An Easier Way to Authenticate Users in E2E Tests

There are many cases in which you may need your tests to act on behalf of an authenticated user. For instance, if your Web application provides …

Software Development

3 Conversion Hacks That'll Outperform Your A/B Tests

Most marketing blogs go on and on about how some A/B test increased conversions 10x.<p>I hate to break it to you, but here’s the honest truth:<p>Those are …

Digital Marketing

Emotion and Design: Affect and Design

“If the product is something fundamental to life and well-being, then the proper response is to ignore continual shifts in popular sentiment and aim …

Interaction Design

Information Architecture Lenses

Perspectives on Structure<p>Information architecture is the practice of designing the virtual structures that underpin digital products. I’m continually …

UX Design

When To Use a Hamburger Menu

Oh, the hamburger menu. An icon of three stacked lines (two buns and the meat in the middle) used to represent a menu. Clicking/Tapping on the icon …

Information Architecture

4 Usability Testing Tools for Designers on a Budget

Have you ever encountered a website with confusing navigation? Been sent down the wrong path by misleading labels? Or needed your best detective …

Information Architecture

Norman's Three Levels of Design

<i>In the human mind there are numerous areas responsible for what we refer to as emotion; collectively, these regions comprise the emotional system.</i> …

Interaction Design

Interaction Design & UI/UX: Pay App Concept and Prototype

We would like to share a simple and yet great enough interaction design and UI/UX of an Pay App Concept and featuring a prototype using Framer. …

UI Design