5 Simple Rules For Using Images More Effectively
Feb 22, 2019, 10:52 AM
Images are part of visual language product designers use to communicate with users. Images can tell a story, communicate a complex idea or accompany the text to provide more details.
The process of creating or selecting visual content for...
A Beginner's Guide To User Journey Mapping
Feb 21, 2019, 9:40 AM
'How do people actually use our product?' is a fundamental question that every product creator must answer. In order to answer this question, product designers need to understand the essence of the whole experience from the user's...
Checklist for Using Icons In UI
Jan 18, 2019, 8:27 AM
Icons are one of the most frequently used elements in graphical user interfaces. What makes a good icon?
In this article, I want to share a simple checklist that you can use to ensure that the icons you use work for your users.
Using Red and Green in UI Design
Jan 17, 2019, 8:27 AM
Color has a significant impact on our perceptions and emotions. Used correctly, color can evoke a specific reaction in your users. For this article, I want to focus on two particular colors - red and gree. There's a reason why I want to do...
6 Interesting Concepts for AR Experiences
Jan 16, 2019, 8:25 AM
Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology that complements the real world with text or graphics objects in real-time.
In this article, I want to share a few innovative & inspiring examples of AR experiences. All concepts that you find...
4 Creative Concepts of Slider Control
Oct 8, 2018, 10:29 AM
Sliders have been around for a long time and became the de facto standard UI control for selecting a value or a range of values. A slider is helpful because it allows users to explore a range of options quickly.
In this article, I'm...
Top 4 Principles of Human-Centered Design
Sep 11, 2018, 8:36 AM
Human-centered design (HCD) is a term product creators use to describe a process of designing for people. HCD develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process.
Below are the...
4 Creative Mobile Onboarding Concepts
Sep 7, 2018, 6:48 AM
Onboarding is a term used by UX designers to describe a process of getting users "up and running" with a site, app, or service. Successful onboarding increases the likelihood that a first-time user becomes a full-time user after adopting a...
When Motion Creates Emotion
Sep 6, 2018, 7:14 AM
Animated effects are typically thought of by designers as something that improves the user experience, but overall doesn't add much value. As a result, adding motion to design is often happens at the end of the product design process, as a...
How to Simplify the Process of Credit Card Data Input on Mobile
Sep 3, 2018, 5:09 PM
Paying for something online with a credit card is a simple task. Most of us build a habit of paying online - we take a credit card from a wallet, enter the card details into a web form, and click a submit button. But there are a few things...
4 Concepts of Mobile Notifications
Sep 3, 2018, 8:54 AM
Today I want to talk about one of the universal tools in mobile user experience - mobile notifications. Notifications can act as reminders (e.g., when your Calendar app notifies you about an important event). They can also be excellent...
The Magic of Paper Prototyping
Sep 1, 2018, 8:12 PM
In the world of digital design, we have a lot of different tools that make the process of prototyping really simple. But still pen and paper remain the most useful tools for UX designers.
Paper prototyping can be extremely helpful during...
15 Simple Habits That Will Help You Become a Better UX Designer
Jul 11, 2018, 10:26 AM
One of the challenges of being a UX designer is the need for continual improvement. I don't think there's a single designer out there that thinks she can't get any better. A simple thing called habit can help you with that.
10 quotes from a bad UX designer
Jul 6, 2018, 7:15 AM
There are a lot of articles on the internet on how to spot a good UX designer. This article is different. In this article, I want to talk about how to spot a really bad designer.
Here are ten quotes that help you detect a terrible...
6 Common Pitfalls When Prototyping
Jul 2, 2018, 4:30 AM
It's hard to imagine a modern product design process without prototyping and testing. By following a technique
Show, don't tell
many product teams use prototypes today to sell or test ideas. At the same time, quite often product...