Over the past two years, responsive design has risen from niche technology, to an essential part of web design. We’re at a stage where if your site isn’t adapting to fit the screen – to fit the device – it’s
It’s Autumn already… Nothing more needs to be said. Let’s escape the reality of the dawning Winter and jump straight into some awesome UX content. With so much quality content out there, we take one more look back at August
It is all about perception when we talk about ugliness and beauty in web design. My ‘ugly’ may be your ‘beauty’ and vice versa, but how does it happen that many usable websites are ugly for the majority of users?
There is no doubting Flat design is the current darling of the design world. Flat, simple patterns provide a clean and fresh look. Minimalist designs perfectly adapted to the surge in mobile usage. Even a company like Apple, a longtime
A website’s success can depend on several factors. Intuitive navigation, aesthetically appealing design, quality content, site maps, etc. – all play a vital role in making a website successful. There is one more very important factor that has a huge
“Reinventing the wheel” is a common trend in the UX field, as is it within the majority of creative disciplines. Keen designers want to leave their mark; to prove their creativity and talent through fresh concepts. Fair play to them.
So yea, summer happened – apparently. Already August seems an age away as the wind and weather returns to that downward slope. If you were too engrossed in summer to realise the year is 2/3 over, join the gang. No
Users love control. Even in an automated world, our user wants to control the machine. To know that it is under their bidding, and to know it is serving their needs. Yet, in an age of ever more intuitive interfaces,
In a sense, success in online or software product management comes down to one word: innovation. Discovering and implementing ideas is what drives success. The very word “innovation” is on the rise; as a recent comparison by Scott Burkun shows,
Thumbs. The very instrument that makes us human. Separating us from our pet cats and dogs. Passed down through the generations, our thumbs have allowed us to do all manner of things; from gripping wooden clubs, to navigating our smartphones.