What we've been reading
Seven best practices for inclusive product design
Handy accessibility good practice tips.
This is how I turned photos into better experiences
Really great read on effective imagery.
Fast UX Research: An Easier Way To Engage Stakeholders And Speed Up The Research Process
Another example that shows UX doesn't have to be expensive or time-consuming.
ButtonStates (Sketch Library)
Sketch Library that comes with common button patterns for web and digital screens.
The Ethics Of Persuasion
Some good links at the bottom of the article too.
Experience Is Everything – The Ultimate UX Guide
I love this visual map of user experience.
Mobile Motion: 20 Bright Concepts of UI Animation
Argument that well-crafted motion components can improve navigation and make the interactive process even more user-friendly.
15 Myths That Can Ruin Your Mobile UX
15 common mobile misperceptions, dispelled with a dose of reality.
Why You Shouldn’t Use Bright, Saturated Colors for Backgrounds
Colour influences the aesthetics of a design, but it also influences the usability of it.
What's New in WCAG 2.1
This page lists the new success criteria in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.
The Perception of Control
Marli Mesibov explores the perception of control in UI.
Light Or Dark UI? A Usability Perspective
A discussion on which is better in terms of usability, Light or Dark UI?
Ethics & Power: Understanding the Role of Shame in UX Research
Interesting read about the role of shame in UX research and why understanding this matters.
Tips For Conducting Usability Studies With Participants With Disabilities
Helpful tips on usability testing with participants with different accessibility needs.
Apple News - a usability case study
A detailed look at the usability of Apple news.
Are You Approaching Prototyping All Wrong?
Paul Boag discusses how we may not be approaching prototyping in the best way and ideas to improve this.
Tools that have interested us
Build, train, and ship custom deep learning models using a simple visual interface.
Videos we've been watching
Google Duplex: A.I. Assistant Calls Local Businesses To Make Appointments
Demoed at Google I/0, Google's Assistant can actually ring up a salon or a restaurant to make an appointment for you.
Podcasts we've been listening to
#185 Gaming behaviour with Kellee Santiago
The process of designing and producing Journey and how it contributed to the game being such a success.