Better Search UX Through Microcopy

From Smashing mag: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/06/better-search-ux-microcopy/ Better Search UX Through Microcopy It’s hard to overstate the importance of web search. Searching is as old as the Internet itself, and by some measures, even older. A well-designed search benefits both you and your users; it increases conversions, reduces bounce rates, and improves the user experience. Search is especially … Continue reading Better Search UX Through Microcopy

The biggest design mistakes you can do to your E-Commerce store

From Noupe: https://www.noupe.com/design/the-biggest-design-mistakes-you-can-do-to-your-e-commerce-store.html Do you remember the “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” scene where Holly Golightly was standing in awe in front of Tiffany’s window? While Tiffany & Co., without a doubt, is an established and recognized brand, it still has to take care of its showcase decoration so the product display corresponds to the brand image. … Continue reading The biggest design mistakes you can do to your E-Commerce store

The User’s Perspective: Using Story Structure To Stand In Your User’s Shoes

From Smashing mag: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/04/user-perspective-story-structure/ Every user interaction with your website is part of a story. The user—the hero—finds themselves on a journey through your website on the way to their goal. If you can see this journey from their perspective, you can better understand what they need at each step, and align your goals with … Continue reading The User’s Perspective: Using Story Structure To Stand In Your User’s Shoes

Sketch vs Figma, Adobe XD, And Other UI Design Applications

From Smashing mag: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/04/sketch-figma-adobe-xd-ui-design-applications/ Sketch vs Figma, Adobe XD, And Other UI Design Applications For a while now, Sketch has been the application of choice for many UX and UI designers. However, we have lately seen many new contenders for Sketch’s position #1 as a universal UI design tool. Two apps that I think stand … Continue reading Sketch vs Figma, Adobe XD, And Other UI Design Applications

Design Your Mobile Emails To Increase On-Site Conversion

From Smashing mag: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/06/design-mobile-emails-increase-on-site-conversion/ Design Your Mobile Emails To Increase On-Site Conversion I find it interesting that Google has pushed so hard for web designers to shift from designing primarily for desktop to now designing primarily for mobile. Google’s right… but why only focus on designing websites to appeal to mobile users? After all, Gmail … Continue reading Design Your Mobile Emails To Increase On-Site Conversion

Automate Your User Research with Qualaroo

From UX Movement http://bit.ly/2WRz3oF Every company knows how important user research is for designing great products. But the biggest problem that keeps them from doing user research is the lack of time. What if you could automate your user research with no effort? With Qualaroo, you can get instant insight from using your own visitors. … Continue reading Automate Your User Research with Qualaroo

UX Optimizations For Keyboard-Only And Assistive Technology Users

From Smashing mag: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/06/ux-optimizations-keyboard-only-assistive-technology-users/ UX Optimizations For Keyboard-Only And Assistive Technology Users (This is a sponsored article.) One of the cool things about accessibility is that it forces you to see and think about your application beyond the typical sighted, mouse-based user experience. Users who navigate via keyboard only (KO) and/or assistive technology (AT) are … Continue reading UX Optimizations For Keyboard-Only And Assistive Technology Users

Building A Component Library Using Figma

From Smashing mag: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/06/building-component-library-figma/ I’ve been working on the creation and maintenance of the main library of our design system, Lexicon. We used the Sketch app for the first year and then we moved to Figma where the library management was different in certain aspects, making the change quite challenging for us. To be honest, … Continue reading Building A Component Library Using Figma

Creative Confidence: A New Path to Inspiration

From UX Booth: http://tracking.feedpress.it/link/7644/11766684 I started 2018 by reading Creative Confidence, written by the Kelley brothers of IDEO. In it, they say that “at its core, creative confidence is about believing in your ability to create change in the world around you. It is the conviction that you can achieve what you set out to … Continue reading Creative Confidence: A New Path to Inspiration

Privacy UX: Privacy-Aware Design Framework

From Smashing mag: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/04/privacy-ux-aware-design-framework/ Privacy UX: Privacy-Aware Design Framework Part 1: Privacy Concerns And Privacy In Web Forms Part 2: Better Cookie Consent Experiences Part 3: Better Notifications UX And Permission Requests Part 4: Privacy-Aware Design Framework We’ve already explored approaches for better cookie consent prompts, permission requests, and notifications UX, but how do they … Continue reading Privacy UX: Privacy-Aware Design Framework