The usability problem with prompt-driven AI

As the GenAI hype dust settles — it’s time to start thinking about usability and the opportunity it presents to address declining engagement and retention. Source: Pexels GenAI represents a new paradigm in User Interface Design and a radical shift from Command-Based Interaction Models and Graphical User Interfaces which have dominated the last 50 years of computing.… Continue reading The usability problem with prompt-driven AI

The art of unlearning

How letting go of the familiar can help product designers become more creative. The pursuit of knowledge — challenging the old & embracing the new (‘School of Athens’ by Raphael) Kids are more imaginative than adults. Not only is this pretty commonly observed, but it’s scientifically proven too. In 1968, George Land conducted a longitudinal study where he… Continue reading The art of unlearning

Digital death, neurodesign, Notion AI, Figma automated UI builder

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “We live in a hyper-connected world where things don’t seem to have happened unless you post about them. An emotion hardly seems validated until it’s been shared with others online. On average, we spend a quarter of our lives online. For people we never met in person, all they know… Continue reading Digital death, neurodesign, Notion AI, Figma automated UI builder

How to kick off strategic research if you are NOT Spotify?

First steps of strategic product research at Glovo by UXR & Data ✏️ Illustrations credits to Ivan Mesaroš / Available on Blush From Spotify, all the way to Microsoft, Booking.com and many more, the leveraging of multidisciplinary teams to conduct product research seems THE WAY to achieve more actionable, comprehensive insights providing a higher likelihood of making… Continue reading How to kick off strategic research if you are NOT Spotify?

Tested and Rated for You

Starting an online shop is a great way to make money without dealing with shipping and stocking fees. And if you already have a brick-and-mortar store, going online will help you expand your customer base.  Creating an online store is easy with WordPress and an eCommerce WordPress theme. These themes have professional features that make… Continue reading Tested and Rated for You

Wordle is a masterclass in product design simplicity

Some of the most fun I’ve had this year is playing Wordle with my friends and family. But I’m a product designer and a programmer, so as I played, I couldn’t help but notice some strange things about how it was constructed. I was right in the middle of making my own product School Morning Routine,… Continue reading Wordle is a masterclass in product design simplicity

Why e-commerce is failing people and the planet

We need to stop designing with blinders and scaling solutions designed for the individual Illustration by Marie Dupuch Betting on convenience to grow e-commerce The number of parcels sent internationally has increased by 4.5 times in the last 6 years, from 43bn in 2014 to 131bn in 2020 (B2B, B2C, C2B). UK deliveries account for 4%… Continue reading Why e-commerce is failing people and the planet

How to Set Up WooCommerce Product Options

When it comes to online shopping, one size doesn’t always fit all.  Clothing stores are an obvious example. However, there are countless other eCommerce sites that sell variable products. The same laptop may be available in various screen sizes, or with different amounts of storage.  Even if you’re running a takeaway restaurant, a customer may… Continue reading How to Set Up WooCommerce Product Options

Product thinking: Focus on the solution, not the problem

Valuing solution excellence in product management Kevin Capel 15 hours ago·14 min read Image from Kee Lee on Dribble 😅 — This is a pretty risky title, especially as it’s likely landing in front of an overwhelmingly (and rightly) problem-focused community. I’m willing to take that risk if it means a fruitful conversation about how… Continue reading Product thinking: Focus on the solution, not the problem

Product designers are clashing with developers, and it’s ugly

Imagine you’re responsible for implementing an app that shows you swanky cafés in your city. Dave, your product designer, has created a beautiful wireframe, and he wants the prototype to be ready within three weeks. You know how Dave ticks, and you know how this type of request usually ends. With a tight timeline and… Continue reading Product designers are clashing with developers, and it’s ugly

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20 Best WooCommerce Product Add-Ons

Do you want to create an easy shopping experience on your WooCommerce products pages? Here are 20 of the best WooCommerce product add-ons to make it possible! They make your product pages more user-friendly and user-focused by adding intuitive functionalities like: adding easy navigation using filters  allowing customers to personalize their orders offering extra choices  and… Continue reading 20 Best WooCommerce Product Add-Ons

How to survive a design career and avoid burnout (Part 2)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hi, people in the UX Design and Product world. This post is the second in a series I’m writing, based on conversations I’ve had with Product and Experience Designers and leaders in the field, who prosper despite working in some really harsh environments. And when I say “harsh”, I’m talking… Continue reading How to survive a design career and avoid burnout (Part 2)

Top Visualization Elements on eCommerce Sites to Skyrocket Sales

Сustomers consume an insane amount of information every single hour, and it’s getting harder to retain their interest long enough to gain profit. Thus, the content of your online store needs to be qualitative, gripping, and, of course, visual. The thing is that it’s much simpler for a human to process visual data than text.… Continue reading Top Visualization Elements on eCommerce Sites to Skyrocket Sales

UX Design Doesn’t End With Your Website

User experience design is something that most of us associate with websites. But why isn’t it something we extend beyond the website? Here’s why I ask this: As a consumer, it’s so rare that your only interaction with a brand is through its website. Take an ecommerce site, for example. You buy a product from… Continue reading UX Design Doesn’t End With Your Website

Popular Design News of the Week: July 20, 2020 – July 26, 2020

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: July 20, 2020 – July 26, 2020

Culture is the Product

Scott Tong Follow May 12 · 8 min read This article originally appeared on TechCrunch on April 4, 2019. Scott Tong is a startup advisor based in San Francisco. Previously he was head of product design at Pinterest, co-founder at IFTTT, and principal designer at IDEO. Follow him @ScottTong on Twitter. Chances are you’ve heard… Continue reading Culture is the Product

Popular Design News of the Week: February 24, 2020 – March 1, 2020

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: February 24, 2020 – March 1, 2020

20+ Best eCommerce Website Templates: Updated for 2020

Adding an online store to your website or creating one from scratch is a great way to increase your business revenue and reach new customers. This is especially true if you’re a small business owner looking to expand your customer base without the big budget needed for another physical location. Incorporating an online store, or… Continue reading 20+ Best eCommerce Website Templates: Updated for 2020

23 New Professional Brochure and Catalog Templates for Inspiration

Beautiful simple and clean business brochure templates with modern an elegant design. Creative brochure templates are designed with a strong theme, multi-functionality and fully editable. These brochures are perfect for corporate annual report, fashion booklet, photography portfolio, product catalog, interior design and company profile. There brochure templates has all the features you’d expect in a brochures, from placeholders, to text styles,… Continue reading 23 New Professional Brochure and Catalog Templates for Inspiration

Best WordPress eCommerce, Product, and Marketing Plugins of 2019

If you’re in the market for a top-notch WordPress eCommerce, product, or marketing plugin, you definitely need to check out this list of the best WooCommerce plugins for 2019.   eCommerce Plugins WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates makes it easy to start earning money as an Amazon affiliate. With this plugin, you can start adding Amazon… Continue reading Best WordPress eCommerce, Product, and Marketing Plugins of 2019

Product page: what users want to see

Katia DickensonBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jun 21 The goal of any eCommerce website is sales, and an effective product page is a must in achieving that goal. While all products are very different, from physical items to various software programs and apps, there are patterns in the way users expect and want to see information about the product.… Continue reading Product page: what users want to see

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7 Top eCommerce Themes For Building Great Shops

Advertisement Designing an online store should be relatively straightforward. Still, some web designers have a tendency to overdesign their sites, or invest in themes encourage overdesign or inventiveness. You can avoid these pitfalls by following a few simple rules: Give Your Store a Familiar Look. “Don’t make me think.” This brief cautionary message is the… Continue reading 7 Top eCommerce Themes For Building Great Shops