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Google Ventures On How To Design A Killer Website | Co.Design | business + design

By | April 28th, 2015|Articles, UX|

To build the best consumer website, go shopping, says GV’s Michael Margolis.

Source: Google Ventures On How To Design A Killer Website | Co.Design | business + design

The Score Bug: A Case Study on Creating Digital On-Screen. – Medium

By | April 25th, 2015|Articles, Sports, UX|

As an avid Liverpool supporter, I often imagine redesigning the UI of the on-screen displays. This is a really cool case study exploring that very topic.

The Score Bug: A Case Study […]

7 Tips for Designing Apps for Women

By | April 24th, 2015|Articles, UX|

As someone who recently had to design an app for women and spent time surveying those around me, I found my results to be right in line with this article. Well-written and […]

New Poster Makes Understanding Type As Easy As Learning The ABCs | Co.Design | business + design

By | April 24th, 2015|Articles, Design, Typography|

Pop Chart Lab’s latest charts the ABCs of typography.

Source: New Poster Makes Understanding Type As Easy As Learning The ABCs | Co.Design | business + design

Designing Settings — Medium

By | April 23rd, 2015|Articles, UX|

Great article/rant on bad examples of settings and good ways to solve them.. Here’s their summary: “Settings however used very infrequently are an important aspect of your product. When designing settings use […]

The Next Big Thing In Design? Less Choice

By | April 16th, 2015|Articles, UX|

Decision fatigue is a real thing. I cannot emphasize that enough. Do whatever you can to take that burden off of the user.

The Next Big Thing In Design? Less Choice.

CUBI: A User Experience Model for Project Success | UX Magazine

By | April 14th, 2015|Articles, UX|

A really nice model for successful UX projects. Nothing new or revolutionary, just better organized.

CUBI: A User Experience Model for Project Success | UX Magazine.

4 Reasons Why Design Is Taking Over Silicon Valley | Co.Design | business + design

By | March 17th, 2015|Articles|

Really good article describing the state of affairs for designers in SV.
4 Reasons Why Design Is Taking Over Silicon Valley | Co.Design | business + design.

Information Flow & The God Interface — Medium

By | March 11th, 2015|Articles, UX|

What’s the God algorithm for this? — Well, when sorting a list, obviously God wouldn’t bother with a stupid Bubble Sort or Quick Sort or Shell Sort like us mere mortals, God would just […]

UX design when the interface is your brain – Medium

By | March 11th, 2015|Articles|

We all remember the first time we saw Minority Report and how mind blowing it was. This is a nice short read about how far technology might go in terms of interfacing […]

How Bad UX Killed Jenny — Medium

By | February 24th, 2015|Articles, UX|

Bad UX kills. Literally.

How Bad UX Killed Jenny — Medium.

How to design for thumbs in the Era of Huge Screens – Scott Hurff

By | February 20th, 2015|Articles, Mobile, UX|

If you don’t think larger screens are the future, please read this article. Some of our most common UI patterns need to evolve to accomodate this trend.

How to design for thumbs […]

How Designers Recreated Alan Turing’s Top-Secret, Code-Cracking World In “The Imitation Game” | Co.Design | business + design

By | February 20th, 2015|Articles, Interesting|

6 | How Designers Recreated Alan Turing's Top-Secret, Code-Cracking World In "The Imitation Game" | Co.Design | business + design.

Podcast: Can Computers Change Who We Are?

By | February 17th, 2015|Articles, Interesting, Podcasts, Technology|

I love Invisibilia, but especially this episode. Great listen for your commute home today. Check it out now: http://www.npr.org/programs/invisibilia/385792677/our-computers-ourselves

Google’s Dead-Simple Tool For Making UX Decisions: 2 Jars Of Marbles | Co.Design | business + design

By | February 17th, 2015|Articles|

Basically, does this UX decision have more positive or negative impact on the user’s emotions. Simple and effective way to decide between two seemingly equal things.

Google’s Dead-Simple Tool For Making UX […]

UI Pattern: VICE VERSA – diagonal UI optimized for single hand IX on Behance

By | February 16th, 2015|Articles, Inspiration, UX|

These are the types of patterns that we need to become standard. Beautiful.
VICE VERSA – diagonal UI optimized for single hand IX on Behance.

Great Article: Why We Should Design Some Things to Be Difficult to Use | WIRED

By | February 16th, 2015|Articles, Interesting, UX|

Well-written article on the “joy of mastery” and why it’s important to focus on complexity as well as simplicity when building products.

Why We Should Design Some Things to Be Difficult to Use […]

Great Article: LukeW | Showing Passwords on Log-In Screens

By | February 9th, 2015|Articles, UX|

Good explanation as to why you should allow the user to quickly see his password. Also has good hints and best practices.

LukeW | Showing Passwords on Log-In Screens.

Great Article: Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently – Smashing Magazine

By | February 9th, 2015|Articles, Technology, UX, Web Design|

Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently – Smashing Magazine.

Great Article: How To Decide What Ideas To Prototype | Co.Design | business + design

By | February 8th, 2015|Articles, Design, Interfaces, Prototyping, UX, Web Design|

How To Decide What Ideas To Prototype | Co.Design | business + design.