Posts tagged β€œUX”

The empathy paradoxπŸ‘‰

Empathy is so hot right now. Whether you’re a user experience professional, visual designer, marketer, developer, empathy is the new skill to have. Unfortunately, like most buzz words that become jargon, the value of the word is being lost in the noise. What really is empathy?Β The first definition that may likely come to mind is […]

This may be the best UX quote I have ever readπŸ‘‰

I stumbled upon this great article,Β  Slaying 5 UX myths for the good of mankind, and was blown away by the reality (and humor) of this quote: Gone is the view of humans as rational beings who make decisions based on logical reasoning. Embrace instead humans as they are, turning to intuition when too tired […]

Designing for HumansπŸ‘‰

There is a growing trend throughout the web community to embrace an understanding of behavioral science, and to apply its tenets to our designs. This progress helps us walk the delicate balance between providing an emotional and pleasurable experience for our users and communicating content and information through clear, intuitive patterns. When the web was […]

User Types: The Tourists and The ExplorersπŸ‘‰

User research is paramount to a well-balanced design process. It helps us create and implement interfaces that adhere to the needs and expectations of our users. But how do we adjust for different behavioral patterns amongst that group? People tend to fall into one of two categories – thinkers and doers; cautious and impulsive; perceptive […]

Empathetic Design is Honest DesignπŸ‘‰

Content first. User experience design. These terms are tossed around daily by eager commentators. The new trend of “flat design” has been founded on the premise that realistic elements on a web page diminish the experience for the user by presenting a dishonest representation of what the page presents: digital content. Or, as opined by […]