What we’ve been reading
Gestalt Theory for UX Design: Principle of Proximity.
“For designers dealing with user experience of any kind, knowledge of cognitive abilities and mechanisms is highly helpful in creating a user-friendly product.”
The Most Important Rule in UX Design that Everyone Breaks
The most important rule in product design, and possibly life management...
Gamification in UX. Missions and Challenges.
“When users have challenges to handle and missions to attain, they have reasons to come back to an app or website.”
Behavioural economics in financial apps – helping people make good decisions
What is behavioural economics, and how are we seeing it in action?
What designers can learn from the iPhone X
3 design takeaways from Apple’s latest smartphone.
How to Stop UX Research being a Blocker
Fitting research into agile teams.
Why Behavior Design Is The Future of UX Design
Or why the coming behavioral science revolution will change product design as we know it.
How to Use Visual Hierarchy in Web Design
Visual hierarchy is vital to good website design.
Journey Mapping is Key to Gaining Empathy
“Journey mapping allows us to gain empathy by understanding a user’s behavior BEYOND the tasks they are presented with.”
Your Empathy Toolbox: Ensuring you design a product your users will need
How to get into your user’s head and design human-centric solutions.
Balancing User Experience & Digital Ad Revenue
Formula for balancing user experience and digital ad revenue for publishers.
The Gamer’s Brain excerpt: Good UX is key to crafting fun
“While there is no clear recipe for developing successful games, there are known ingredients.”
Tools that have interested us
Design, meet production. Craft imaginative UI components that snap into any app. Code optional.
Videos we’ve been watching
Tech Talks: The Future With Robots That Are Like Us
Experience what the future will look like when humanoid, intelligent and engaging robots powered by artificial intelligence will become a prevalent part of our lives.
Podcasts we’ve been listening to
#171 Surviving UX with Eric Reiss
This conversation with Eric is filled with insightful reflection and advice on how we can be better designers and survive to design another day.