UX Design

Dropbox really screwed up its new design

We all know something is awfully wrong with the new Dropbox design, a design Dropbox says it’s the biggest change to the Dropbox brand in their 10-year history (might not necessarily be the best).<p>In this post, I attempt to simplify where Dropbox went wrong and why all the noise you’ve been hearing …

Dropbox

Lead generation forms that really work

<b>The first step to a successful content marketing campaign is obvious. Without quality content, you won’t attract new leads.</b><p>However, the final stage …

Digital Marketing

Adobe Predicts Key UX Design Trends That Will Make It Big In 2018

Image by Igor Miske via Unsplash (CC0)<br>Designers often find themselves having to build on their skill sets to accommodate users’ evolving needs and …

Design

6 Hacks to Get User Onboarding on Track for Your Travel App

With the sheer number of travel apps available to users, app-based travel businesses have their work cut out for them when it comes to attracting and …

Design

A Quick Look at NetApp Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

It uses SolidFire storage and vSphere to scale up.<p>Following an announcement at its Insight conference, NetApp released its hyper-converged …

Virtualization

An in-depth chat on design systems with Jina Anne, Brad Frost, Marco Suarez + Aarron Walter

Are you familiar with the concept of design (or digital) debt? It happens when you forego operational solutions that could catch up with your team …

Digital Design

The Senior Dummies' Guide to The Top 5 Android Usability Tips (Senior Dummies' Guides, #4)

Product Details<p>BN ID:<p>2940154978054<p>Publisher:<p>Publication date:<p>11/04/2017<p>Series:<p>Sold by:<p>Draft2Digital<p>Format:<p>NOOK Book<p>Sales rank:<p>138,888<p>File size:<p>4 …

eBooks

Lean and Mean: Power of Minimalism in UI Design.

Simple doesn't mean primitive. Less isn't vague. Short doesn't say little. Air doesn't equal emptiness. Today we are talking about minimalism. In the …

UI Design

UX, MVP And Agile, Oh My!

What is the best way to build a fantastic user experience in the shortest amount of time?<p>You could ask a hundred UX designers and not get the same …

Design

How to Design Better CTAs

When you do it right, a call-to-action button will get visual attention. When paired with an offer that is compelling, it actually gets people very …

Web Design

10 Snippets for Creating Split Screen Layouts

Split screen UIs have become a popular way to showcase content. We often think of them as being utilized in areas where we want users to choose …

Web Design

How NPR Builds Great Apps

NPR is known for its transparency. This has never been more apparent than during the current wave of #MeToo revelations that have erupted through …

Mobile

Patreon Pairs: Why Pair Designing Should Be Your New Norm

<i>Interview with Karl Dotter, Senior Product Designer at Patreon.</i><p>You’ve already heard about pair programming. The popular practice puts two keyboards, …

Design

When UX Puts Lives on the Line

<i>We look at how designing a robotic arm used in neurosurgery came down to UX 101, and how one hospital has doctors and designers working together to</i> …

Medical Technology

Designing for Access

<i>Editor’s note: Last year, we started designing features with a goal of making Airbnb more inclusive for community members with disabilities. To build</i> …

Design

Advancing Wellbeing Seminar Series: Don Norman

<b>Design in the 21st Century</b><p>Join Don Norman for a discussion of the new demands upon the discipline of design for the 21st century. Design is a way of …

MIT

Miami is fertile ground for world-class product design | The Starting Gate

<b>By Gessica Tortolano</b><p>With 20 yrs of experience building and leading User Experience (UX) teams from Boston to Silicon Valley on projects for Google, …

Business

10 Beautiful Examples of Motion Design in Mobile Apps

Interactions are a smaller detail of mobile design but can make a tremendous difference to the overall user experience of an application.<p>In the past …

UI Design

Exploring Applitools, a visual testing tool for web, mobile and Mac / Windows desktop applications.

The life of a software tester can be difficult.<p>Performing browser testing, comparing and contrasting all screens you need to test on for just a …

Web Development

Sketches, Wireframes, Prototypes. Levels of fidelity and what to expect from each

#30dayUXchallenge [Day 15]<p>We are halfway through our #30dayUXchallenge and it’s time to start solidifying the ideas we captured in the previous …

Design

How to build a UX portfolio if I have never worked in UX?

Tough question, but not impossible.<p>A lot of user experience professionals who are active in our industry today have faced the question above when …

Design

How to be a Design Usability Champ

Here are some helpful tips on how to measure and present usability, and (more importantly) improve your UX process!<p>Usability<p>Whether you’re in the …

Usability

9 Effective Tips on Visual Hierarchy

Sufficient visual hierarchy is a foundation of a successful digital product. It helps to organize UI elements in an effective way so that content …

Digital Design

The hidden cost of design complexity

Building “simple” products is probably the most common leitmotif in tech companies. Yet we often only see one side of the problem when talking about …

Design

No boundaries: Exfiltration of personal data by session-replay scripts

<i>This is the first post in our “No Boundaries” series, in which we reveal how third-party scripts on websites have been extracting personal</i> …

Usability

The Case For No-Frills UX/UI

Flat design is so 2015. Minimalism is the new poster boy of the UX/UI world. It all started with Airbnb’s UI revamp in 2016. However, Instagram took all the limelight with a similar revamp a month later the same year. Both of the tech giants’ revamps followed similar principles: plenty of white …

UI Design

When Slower is Better for UX

Designers have heard for years that faster is better. Almost every post on web speed reminds readers that 47% of users expect web pages to load in …

Web Design

4 Tiny Trends in Applying Animations

With interaction design showing up pretty much everywhere, animation is finally being perceived not only as a tool for entertaining visitors but as …

UI Design

Future Moms: Incorporating apps, trackers, and cameras into parenting

The Future of Motherhood<p>How tech is revolutionizing parenting<p>By Medela<p>The Future of Motherhood<p>How tech is revolutionizing parenting<p>By Medela<p>Paid …

Babies

End-to-end vs. contract-based testing: How to choose

For the past few years a debate has raged over whether contract-based testing can replace functional, or end-to-end, testing. Some suggest …

Software Development