A proposal for modern UX Researchers

A glimpse of the current standing of UXR and strategy on how to stay relevant with the workforce demand. Photo by Unseen Studio on Unsplash “The UX researcher fallacy: ‘My job is to learn about users.’Truth: ‘My job is to help my team learn about users.’”– Caroline Jarrett As 2024 starts, layoffs are still everywhere, specifically in… Continue reading A proposal for modern UX Researchers

Mapping Homeownership: An Ethnographic Expedition through 2023’s Real Estate Landscape

Here, I would like to discuss the two key insights that emerged from our comprehensive research. Storyboard of first time home buyers journey steps (Icons credit: Noun Project) Above storyboard is just a simple overview of house buying journey, each of these steps have multiple micro steps and concerns that buyers have to cater to.… Continue reading Mapping Homeownership: An Ethnographic Expedition through 2023’s Real Estate Landscape

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Hey AI, what is the rush?

Understanding the trends accelerating our new AI obsession. Continue reading on UX Collective »

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10 Fonts That Look Like Water

Need a font that looks like water splashes, water dripping, or other cool water effects? Check out these wavy, drippy, splashy water fonts from Envato Elements.  For one low monthly fee, this subscription-based marketplace offers tons of fonts, logos, graphic templates, add-ons, and more. Fonts That Look Like Water 1. Bryzhi Water Letters Font (OTF,… Continue reading 10 Fonts That Look Like Water

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A Guide to Monthly Retainer Agreements for Web Designers

In this post, we’re going to explore how monthly retainer agreements work for web designers, the benefits, the challenges, as well as tips for helping you sell them to your clients. There are so many great things about being self-employed. But something I hear often is how much time designers end up spending on administrative… Continue reading A Guide to Monthly Retainer Agreements for Web Designers

7 Ways Inclusion Can Impact Productivity and Creativity

Did you know that inclusion can impact your team’s productivity and creativity?  Let’s go over some data-driven facts about inclusion in the workplace. Discover how it can positively impact your business!   Promoting an inclusive work environment can allow employees to thrive. Image source: Envato Elements Generating an inclusive work environment can allow everyone to thrive.… Continue reading 7 Ways Inclusion Can Impact Productivity and Creativity

10 Epic Photo Manipulation Tips and Tricks in Photoshop

Today, we’re going to dive into ten creative photo manipulation tips and tricks for Photoshop.  We’ll cover everything from extracting hair to painting blood, and we’ll explore a wide range of captivating photo effects, valuable tips, and versatile techniques. Whether you’re a digital artist, photo editor, or creative compositor, these are tools you’ll definitely want… Continue reading 10 Epic Photo Manipulation Tips and Tricks in Photoshop

Creating Inclusive Experiences: A Deep Dive into Accessibility in Product Design

Inclusivity: Accessibility ensures that products are designed to be used by a diverse range of people, including those with disabilities. It promotes a sense of inclusivity and equal access to information and services. Independence: Accessible design empowers individuals with disabilities to navigate and use products independently. It reduces barriers and enables users to participate more… Continue reading Creating Inclusive Experiences: A Deep Dive into Accessibility in Product Design

UI elements are not so elementary

To function, components require a specific structure. To appear visually — they don’t. This has been breaking handoff processes for years. Dmitri Mendeleev’s periodic table looks simple, it doesn’t strike as if the elements are, in fact, significantly different from one another. But when you dig in and understand that just a ‘seemingly insignificant’ property of the number… Continue reading UI elements are not so elementary

5 Hidden Risks of Your Inaccessible Website

Governments around the world mandate an accessible web experience for regulated industries, and you can be fined heavily for non-compliance. In the United States, the Department of Justice has the authority to seek civil penalties for a first violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) at $96,384 and up to $192,768 for each subsequent… Continue reading 5 Hidden Risks of Your Inaccessible Website

The Art of Engineering AI Prompts

AI By Louise North 3 days ago In the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence, the ability to communicate effectively with AI tools has become an indispensable skill. Whether you’re generating content, solving complex data problems, or creating stunning digital art, the quality of the outcomes you receive is directly influenced by the prompts you… Continue reading The Art of Engineering AI Prompts

Gamification meets the altruistic world of donation platforms

Radita Dwi Putera · Follow Published in UX Planet · 8 min read · 1 day ago — Listen Share It becomes interesting when gamification filled with rewards and points wades into the altruistic world of donation platforms Adam Neumann In simple terms, the mechanism of this platform is to accommodate fundraisers, people in charge/platform,… Continue reading Gamification meets the altruistic world of donation platforms

Crafting a career progression framework for designers. Where to start?

After the framework version 1.0 is ready and approved you can use it for accessing designers’ level and crafting an individual growth plan. Assessing designers’ levels Assessment is a challenging yet crucial process. You can start with one-on-one conversations, asking designers for a self-assessment using the Framework. Let them heat-map skills with justifications, recognizing that… Continue reading Crafting a career progression framework for designers. Where to start?

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Top Audacity Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac & Windows 2024

In the realm of digital audio editing, Audacity stands out as a versatile and accessible tool. Whether you’re a budding podcaster, an aspiring musician, or an experienced audio engineer, Audacity offers a wealth of features to explore. One way to enhance your efficiency and streamline your editing process is by mastering keyboard shortcuts. In this… Continue reading Top Audacity Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac & Windows 2024

The loss of the process in the name of progress

“Making it” or “making” in the creative world. “Life is about the journey. Not the outcome.” A somewhat cliché but also true statement that can be applied to both life and the work we do as creatives. “Creativity is about the journey. Not the outcome.” But in a world that tells us to produce MORE, and… Continue reading The loss of the process in the name of progress

25+ Best Airbrush Fonts | Envato Tuts+

For one low monthly fee, this subscription-based marketplace offers tons of fonts, graphic templates, logos, add-ons, and more. 25 Airbrush Fonts From Envato Elements 1. Stencil Airbrush Font (SVG) Here’s a dope airbrush font that’s a great choice for any kind of display text when you need your message to stand out. Stencil Airbrush Font… Continue reading 25+ Best Airbrush Fonts | Envato Tuts+