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 […]
The team at The Deep End Web Consulting has produced an infographic that not only outlines 2017 Web Design and UX Trends to Boost Conversions — it lets you know why they work. Appearance, UX, and tactics all matter. These tips will give you ideas for putting them together to produce winning websites in 2017.
Advancing technology and the digital revolution are rapidly changing the career landscape for designers. Where web design once reigned as the career of choice for digitally-minded visual designers, that job has recently been dethroned by a new supreme leader of the design realm: UX designer. As more people do business digitally – not just on computers, […]
Understanding User Interface Design (UI) and User Experience Design (UX) is far more efficiently accomplished by exposure rather than by explanation. You can read a thousand pages about these methods and not “get it” until surfing through a few sites that exemplify the goal. The internet relies on human experience, capitalizing on ease of use […]
The purpose of user experience design is to focus solely on how an interface behaves. This is traditionally more important than the actual design because a pretty-looking website is useless if nobody can use it. Thus UX has become a field unto itself with areas of focus derived from usability and case studies. The absolute […]
Google’s newest creation is slowly being lowered on fiber-optic cables à la Frankenstein’s Monster. Google Inbox is meant to redefine how Gmail users interact with and archive their messages. It’s still being tweaked and currently riding on invite-only status. I’ve managed to get access to Inbox and want to cover a few ideas from the […]
A typical user experience design focuses on many factors that you might not initially consider. Interacting with a website or mobile app is a two-fold process – the user performs some action like a click or swipe, and the interface responds accordingly. This is the general nature of user experience design. The question is how […]