The art of copywriting is often overlooked in the path to launching a digital experience. Here are some easy and painless ways to improve your copywriting skills as a web designer.
If you work in design, you’ve probably noticed by now the wave of “UX writer” jobs being posted online over the past couple of years. From Google to YouTube, Dropbox, Amazon and PayPal, every big tech company now has a team of UX writers.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year or so, it would be hard not to notice the voice UI revolution that has taken place. Sure, we’ve had Siri and Cortana on our phones for years now; but, it’s only with the introduction of Alexa and Google Home that the Voice Assistant has truly taken off. This new way of interacting with technology opens up a whole world of conversation.
Good typography brings hierarchy and focus to the right places. This quick guide will teach you how to avoid ineffective typography and how to bring the right emphasis to the written words in your design.
We all know the seven deadly sins right? Pride, sloth, lust, envy, greed, gluttony, and wrath. You’re probably wondering what they have to do with UI-UX design. Well, just like the seven deadly sins, there are a number of deadly errors that plague the world of UI and UX design too. In this article we’ll go through the most common of them, and how to avoid them.
When it comes to UX design, it seems as though there is a new rule or trend every year. With such rapid changes, how can you know which strategies will stand the test of time and keep your customer experience positive for years to come? There are some strategies you should keep in your arsenal and implement with nearly every site design.
When you’re just getting started as a web designer, it’s hard to know what advice to listen to and what to take with a grain of salt. There are approximately 162,900 web developers in the United States, so the last thing you want to do is make an amateur mistake and lose a potential client to the competition. Here are 15 tips to help you take your web design business to the next level:
Millennials are an elusive audience that every brand is courting, and every other generation has got something to say about.
In this tutorial, we’re going to create reusable user flow and task flow diagrams in Sketch. We’ll harness the power of Sketch symbols, using basic elements and a few customizations in order to make our symbols work for us.
As a designer you’re constantly fighting an ongoing battle to stand out. With that comes the need to differentiate yourself through design knowledge, and style. In this industry, which is so focused on aesthetics, visual differences are more apparent than anything else. This has both positive and negative ramifications.
That’s right. You heard me. Skeuomorphism is back.
Let’s look at three common mistakes and pitfalls when designing icons, and ways to avoid them!
A common issue when documenting requirements is taking a stand from the system perspective to describe what is needed, forgetting that it’s the user who will be at the center of the interactions. User stories, introduced by Agile, tackle this issue by making the user the center of the requirement, and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) takes things a step further providing a framework where the user behavior is what drives the development.