Co-creating has drastically improved my designs

How co-design has drastically improved my work Users, engineers, product managers… I’m not the only one designing things around here I find defining a problem challenging. Ideally, at the start of a project all the metrics and objectives form a crystal clear statement. But working with high ambiguity in the platform space, I often start with a… Continue reading Co-creating has drastically improved my designs

Three-legged stool for Success in Data

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Source: Unsplash Data is only useful if it can be understood. If we don’t understand it, we won’t be able to act on it. If we won’t be able to act on it, it is worthless. Though data cannot solve problems, it can help us to identify and understand them.… Continue reading Three-legged stool for Success in Data

3 Ways to Design More Inclusively

Inclusive design is often mistaken for accessibility, or even used as an interchangeable term, which is a good indication that most designers don’t know what it means. Accessibility is a process that seeks to mitigate issues in a design that is not sufficiently universal; inclusive design increases the universality of the design. In real-world terms,… Continue reading 3 Ways to Design More Inclusively

Create Beautiful Scrolling Animations With the CSS Clip-Path Property

In a previous tutorial, we learned how to create a grayscale-to-color effect on scroll. To implement it, we took advantage of modern front-end features like CSS Grid, the clip-path property, and the Intersection Observer API. Today, we’ll use these tools and the knowledge gained from that tutorial to build another cool scroll effect. As we scroll, page… Continue reading Create Beautiful Scrolling Animations With the CSS Clip-Path Property

Perfect Facebook Ads: How to Design Facebook Ads Like a Pro?

4 Shares Facebook is one of the most used social media networks today. Be it individuals or businesses, Facebook is used by billions around the world to showcase their talent, promote or sell products or build a following for themselves. Moreover, with constant updates in the way in which this social network works, it has… Continue reading Perfect Facebook Ads: How to Design Facebook Ads Like a Pro?

3 Lessons UX Designers Can Take From Netflix

If we look at this from a design perspective, there’s definitely something about the way the user experiences are designed that makes them more attractive than other movie or TV viewing options. Especially Netflix. Today, I want to put the spotlight on Netflix and give you 3 lessons you can take away from the platform’s… Continue reading 3 Lessons UX Designers Can Take From Netflix

Graphic Design Junction

A logo is where brand development as such usually begins. This is what will cause the most powerful associations of customers, and with the help of which they will recognize your brand among hundreds of others. This is the main starting point, so in this article, we decided to tell how to use the latest… Continue reading Graphic Design Junction

Proceeding from the Latest Logo Design Trends to Make a Powerful Brand Identity

A logo is where brand development as such usually begins. This is what will cause the most powerful associations of customers, and with the help of which they will recognize your brand among hundreds of others. This is the main starting point, so in this article, we decided to tell how to use the latest… Continue reading Proceeding from the Latest Logo Design Trends to Make a Powerful Brand Identity

Designing With Data: How to Improve UX Using Customer Data

Do you always follow your gut when making decisions for your website? Designing your website often starts with what you feel will make a website look good. However, you’ll most likely be changing your plans when the results of your efforts come in. But this is okay because tracking and measuring your site’s performance from… Continue reading Designing With Data: How to Improve UX Using Customer Data

Hands-on With ARIA: Accessibility for eCommerce

Looking to make your site more accessible? Or maybe you want to make it easier to traverse your site overall using browsers and other interfaces? Using ARIA, you can do both. Let’s take a look at what ARIA is and how it can benefit an eCommerce site. We’ll also go through some examples step by… Continue reading Hands-on With ARIA: Accessibility for eCommerce

The Zone of Infinite Creative Possibilities

Ideation is the third component in our Design Thinking process, as seen in the Hasso-Plattner Institute of Design’s proposal which we’ve discussed in our previous articles: Image source: Interaction Design Foundation How Did We Arrive at the Ideate Stage?  During the Empathize stage: you approach the user and gather data needed to define the challenge… Continue reading The Zone of Infinite Creative Possibilities

Testing Components in React Using Jest and Enzyme

This is the second part of the series on Testing Components in React. If you have prior experience with Jest, you can skip ahead and use the GitHub code as a starting point.  In the previous article, we covered the basic principles and ideas behind test-driven development. We also set up the environment and the tools… Continue reading Testing Components in React Using Jest and Enzyme

Testing Components in React Using Jest: The Basics

What You’ll Be Creating Testing code is a confusing practice for many developers. That’s understandable because writing tests requires more effort, time, and the ability to foresee possible use cases. Startups and developers working on smaller projects usually favor ignoring tests altogether because of the lack of resources and manpower.  However, there are a couple… Continue reading Testing Components in React Using Jest: The Basics

10 steps for a better queer user experience

Do allow users to change or write in their own gender, if this is something your application makes use of. Forcing a user to re-create their whole account if their gender identity should shift isn’t a great experience and it feels like a waste of resources. Consider not having users specify a gender. There are… Continue reading 10 steps for a better queer user experience

Maximizing Marketing Videos (Tips & Tricks)

If you are a growing brand or business who want to engage your target audience, creating a marketing video is one sure-fire way to propel your business forward. Visual content is a key factor in connecting and reaching out to customers at a much deeper level. With the proliferation of online video content, you need… Continue reading Maximizing Marketing Videos (Tips & Tricks)

How ideating with developers can make you a better designer

I haven’t always been as lucky as I am now by being able to work extremely close with an incredible team of developers. Since making the in-house move, I’ve had the chance to work directly with iOS, Android, and Full Stack developers. Each of them is extremely talented, and they truly care about the product.… Continue reading How ideating with developers can make you a better designer

The Ignored Obvious of UX Design Interviews (and interviews in general)

#1 Do Your Research Being a UX Designer, I use research to understand the problem at hand, know my audience, and gather enough context information to make an informed decision for further steps. Research is an integral part of my design process and I apply the same to interviews. In most cases, especially UX Interviews, the… Continue reading The Ignored Obvious of UX Design Interviews (and interviews in general)

UX and design thinking: 5 tips for changing your company mindset

The UX design is based off an attitude, a mindset that aims to catch those unfulfilled user needs in the context of a certain experience and turn them into design opportunities, through a process made of specific steps, mainly provided by the “design thinking tool set”. Conversely, so many companies in the digital industry keep… Continue reading UX and design thinking: 5 tips for changing your company mindset

7 Design Myths That Will Wreck Your Site

When I was a junior designer I made plenty of mistakes. I believed false assumptions mostly because I did not have the experience yet to know better. I still don’t know it all. But, I am always eager to learn new things about design and to see which preconceived notions are accurate or a complete… Continue reading 7 Design Myths That Will Wreck Your Site

A few things I learned from the second day at #Interaction17 #IxDA17

Interaction 17 is one of the biggest UX conferences in the world. Organized by IxDA, it brings together design leaders, professionals, and students from different continents to discuss the future of Interaction Design and our role and responsibility as designers in creating experiences for our users — as well as the larger impact the products we create… Continue reading A few things I learned from the second day at #Interaction17 #IxDA17

Settle Design Debates With Data

Posted · Category: Tools Zarget, a full-service CRO tool, helps marketers drive email subscribers, guide users through the funnel, and get to know their website visitors. Using hard data can help you make vital decision about your website. The point of every website is to bring in conversions, and the point of conversion optimization is… Continue reading Settle Design Debates With Data

Every Designer Should Know The Importance Of Prototyping

Advertisement The importance of prototyping should be obvious to anyone involved in designing website or mobile apps. A prototype allows a designer or developer to create a form out of a concept, so that everyone who is involved in the process can give their feedback and make necessary adjustments before a final version is produced.… Continue reading Every Designer Should Know The Importance Of Prototyping

8 habits of successful designers that I know

This is by no means a scientific list from formal studies. What I have written here is my impression from the list of designers whom I personally known. I observed their habits and what make them more successful in their career or business relative to others.  Again, this is not meant to be a comprehensive… Continue reading 8 habits of successful designers that I know