UX Design

Effective UI Texts: Words to Avoid in Writing

Neat, coherent, and obvious texts make interfaces more intuitive and instill confidence.<p>Below you will find all common <b>words to avoid in writing</b> when …

Usability

How to Upgrade Your Small Business's Website Through Purpose-Driven Design

Here are four simple rules to help get started.<p>Small businesses no longer have an excuse for providing their customers with subpar digital experiences. Regardless of your vertical or size, your business needs a solid central online hub for your customers. And while your website can be simple, it …

Small Business

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

Real MVPs vs what everyone calls an MVP

There was another team that I worked with that was selling products that were commodities. Price parity was crucial. There was a commercial team that …

Product Management

UX & Psychology go hand in hand— How Gestalt theory appears in UX design?

In the age of AI and “Human Centered Machine Learning”, it’s essential that we understand the needs and behaviour of our users. This is doubly true …

Digital 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

Do we really need more Product Designers? – Muzli -Design Inspiration

At the end of 2016, I have decided that it was time to go back to working as a freelancer and quit my job at a start-up. As a freelancer, I came in …

Design

Guest View: Beauty vs Brains - A designer’s approach to software development

When most software developers have a new idea they go straight to their computer, I turn off my devices and break out the old fashioned notebook. In …

Software Development

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 …

Usability

Examining Another Lens

At Airbnb, we are on a mission to ensure that everyone, anywhere feels a sense of belonging. Our latest open source project, Another Lens, is …

Design

First look at new Magnum pint – bringing UX to eating ice cream

Unilever is bringing the concept of indulging in their new Magnum pint ice cream to a whole new level, with UX integrated into the whole consumer …

Ice Cream

5 ways companies can improve their mobile user experience

Columnist Aaron Strout outlines five easy ways businesses can take advantage of existing technology/functionality to improve the customer experience …

Design

Match Media Group’s Ad Biz Takes User Experience Into Account

Match Media Group runs an ad business for a dating subscription company. Because ad business revenue accounts for only a small piece of the pie, the …

Advertising

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 …

Usability

Four tenets of UX strategy

A stellar user experience (UX) strategy is a means to achieving disruption in the marketplace through mental model innovation.<p>Because what’s the …

Design

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 …

Usability

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> …

Usability

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

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

You can be an AI designer

You may not know it, but as a product designer, you most likely have been designing for products that use some form of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Pebble and Essential designer Liron Damir joins Google to work on Home products

Liron Damir, Pebble’s former VP of design and one of the leaders behind creating webOS for HP and LG, is heading to Google to serve as the new head of UX for Google Home, via <i>Variety</i>. Per Damir’s announcement on LinkedIn, he’ll be “lead[ing] the design of Google Home products,” in his new role at …

Google Home

Engage users with the UI and UX Design Bootcamp bundle

People don't just want useful services, they want ones that are intuitive and easy to use. Learn the keys to successful and engaging design with the …

UI Design

GoPro launches QuikStories automated video creation tool, rebrands GoPro app

Camera manufacturer GoPro on Thursday officially launched QuikStories, a video creation solution that automatically pulls content off Hero 5 and Hero …

GoPro

Gartner's Tsai Says Samsung Must Enhance User Experience

Tracy Tsai, research vice president at Gartner, discusses Samsung's second-quarter earnings and her recommendations for the company. She speaks on …

Samsung

The Golden Age of UX is Over

Remember how we used to discuss “responsive design” and screen sizes on a daily basis while others looked on in awe?<p>Remember the endless debate over …

Design

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> …

Usability

Google will stop showing search results as you type because it makes no sense on mobile

Promoting design consistency across platforms<p>Google is getting rid of its landmark Instant Search feature, which automatically populates search results as you type in a query, according to <i>Search Engine Land</i>. Instant Search was first introduced back in 2010 under the guidance of Marissa Mayer, then …

Google

UX Design and Service Design are growing ever closer

For the longest time I’ve maintained that Service Design was a specific discipline, distinct from UX Design. It’s true that they have a lot in …

Design

Are Notifications A Dark Pattern? | Designlab blog

<b>Have you ever had a nightmare where you were literally drowning in little red notification badges?</b> I did once, and it got me thinking: what actually …

Web Design

Figma Wants Designers to Collaborate Google-Docs Style

Screens were different a decade ago; thicker, wider, tethered to walls. There were screens in our pockets back then as well, though they weren't yet …

UI Design