Designing effective navigation menus should be a core competency of any decent web designer. A good navigation menu will be short, well-organized, sufficiently descriptive and effective at corralling user intent. There no secret recipe involved: it comes down to empathy for the user and understanding of their intentions.
Writing user tutorials is essential to launching any new software project. But writing helpful user tutorials requires a careful hand, with a correct understanding of the user’s needs and expectations. With a solid foundation of empathy and understanding, we can build user tutorials that will educate our users without losing their attention or going over […]
Microcopy is a fundamental part of your site’s UX. Let’s check out some microcopy tips for a better user experience. What is microcopy? Microcopy is made up of the tiny snippets of text scattered around your website. It can include things like button texts, form labels, interaction prompts, tool tips and even error messages. As […]
If you work day in and day out in close proximity to a UX designer and a UI designer, you know what I’m talking about when I say that there is always a creative tension between the two. Whereas both resources share a common understanding that their job is to design for emotion, by creating […]
Isn’t it true that designers love UI kits? Sure! And do you know why is that? I’ll tell you. Because thise User Interface kits inspire us, help us get some fresh ideas and also give us some good references on color palette, shapes, elements disposition and a bunch of other details. When we need to […]
The UI creates a virtual bridge between the user and the software. A well-designed user interface should allow intuitive interaction and provide ease of access to the application’s complete functionality. UI Development Throughout The Years In the past few decades, the graphical user interface has changed tremendously. It started out as a simplified bitmapped screen […]