Trends always come and go in design. We must always be conscious of how people perceive a product and what changes we can make to improve. We have to anticipate the ever-changing preferences of society and adapt to it. An example of an upcoming trend we have to be aware of is emotional design. In […]
A website mockup is also known as a wireframe. Oxford defines a wireframe as “an image or set of images which displays the functional elements of a website or page, typically used for planning a site’s structure and functionality.” For UX designer Chris Newnham, a wireframe is “a crucial phase when designing a website, app, […]
Finding a job is not easy, especially if your specialization is about design and creativity. In UX/UI design, like other fields, a candidate should be aware of skills and experience, as well as the level of the position they are applying for. Luckily for you, the UX job market is full of different opportunities. Let’s […]
Do you always follow your gut when making decisions for your website? Designing your website often starts with what you feel will make a website look good. However, you’ll most likely be changing your plans when the results of your efforts come in. But this is okay because tracking and measuring your site’s performance from […]
There are some truly stunning websites out there. But just because something looks pretty, doesn’t mean it will be functional and drive your target customers to action.
When it comes down to it, you need to find out if your design works for the end user. That’s what usability testing is all about. As a designer, you live in a small bubble, intimately familiar with the design, fluent enough to navigate complex menus with ease. But will the user attain the same […]
As a web designer, it’s easy to jump right in to the visual part of web design. We start messing with templates and wireframing pages right away, excited to start a new project. But that’s really the last step of the process. First, we need to think about how our users will progress through the […]
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.
Designers draw ideas for website design and best user experience (UX) from everywhere – not just the digital sphere. If it annoys in real life, it can hinder user experience online. If it uplifts emotions or forms connections in the outside world, chances are it can be used for inspiration in designing online experiences as […]