There are basic usability heuristics all designers know and live by. Why? Because designing for usability takes up more complicated planning processes than it looks. Contrary to most people’s thinking, UI and UX design is NOT about the aesthetic. It’s about creating a workable, and successful, path for users on an interface from the moment […]
There are multiple laws of UX that designers must know by heart to make sure that their work meets user expectations. However, there are so many UX laws, sometimes, it is difficult to remember and apply all of them. There are a few basic UX laws that designers must know by heart, and are already […]
Website design goes beyond a website’s physical attributes. Websites are not just a jumble of elements put together to create content. A good-looking website may not always be a high-functioning one. The problem may lie in the essential User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design standards. There are meticulous considerations in web design and […]
For much of the history of the automotive industry, the role of the graphic designer was relegated to designing slick brochures after the cars were already built. This is changing.
Advancements in modern technology and business marketing practices have changed the overall purpose and function of websites. More than just a “virtual business card,” well-designed websites now serve as sales platforms, information centers, online communities, and entertainment sources for target audiences. As the anchor for all digital marketing efforts, keeping your site up-to-date is vital […]
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.
There aren’t a lot of places on a web design where you get to tell jokes. Error pages and source code are one of the few places you can hide your humor. Spelunkers of source code know you can find job listings, inside jokes, Monty Python references and more with the “View Source” button. Error […]
Web design has become the focal point of the online industry. Why? Entrepreneurs are now concentrating all their resources on improving their online image, reputation, and brand. That brand is defined most strongly through an official website. Official websites are by far the most common tool used to attract new customers. A good website can […]
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 […]
Have you ever fumbled through a complicated contact form on a mobile website or wished for a button or link that wasn’t there? If so, you’ve experienced what a lack of foresight in user experience (UX) design causes. Don’t fall victim to the same common UX mistakes. Make sure potential customers poor UX design doesn’t […]