Design

  • How to Conduct a Usability Heuristic Evaluation

    How to Conduct a Usability Heuristic Evaluation

    Armen Ghazarian  •  October 16, 2014

    User experience works best when it’s incorporated into every stage of product development, starting from idea to development and testing. But usually things don’t happen that...

  • Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 2)

    Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 2)

    Chris Bank  •  October 14, 2014

    In Part 1, we looked at sketching, wireframing, mockups, and low-fidelity prototypes as early stage design deliverables. As you progress in design, the visual fidelity may...

  • Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 1)

    Product Design Process & Documentation Essentials (Part 1)

    Chris Bank  •  October 10, 2014

    From the zipper to apps like Dropbox for iOS, every product gets put to paper (or onto the screen) before they come to life. The design stage is a right of passage for all...

  • Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

    Helpful Tips to Improve Your Checkout Conversions

    Paula Borowska  •  October 6, 2014

    Believe it or not but the checkout process starts much earlier than when someone is literally making a purchase from their online cart. In order to improve checkout conversions,...

  • How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

    How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

    Tomas Laurinavicius  •  October 2, 2014

    Creating websites is getting more and more complex and is usually not a one person job. It is important to ensure that design is consistent and optimized to meet business...

  • Primer on Web-Based Grid Systems

    Primer on Web-Based Grid Systems

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 23, 2014

    What’s in a grid? A grid-style framework is the backbone to almost any web design project, providing the structure for your site as well as a way to organize content, elements...

  • New iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Will Impact Designers

    New iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Will Impact Designers

    Paula Borowska  •  September 18, 2014

    Apple announced a few new and great products on Sept. 9. But what does it mean for designers? Whether you were impressed with the keynote or not, we can all learn some lessons...

  • UX Tools: Implementing Doors Diagram

    UX Tools: Implementing Doors Diagram

    Kirill Shikhanov  •  September 15, 2014

    After “How To Improve Your Website’s UX With Doors Diagram” you learned what Doors Diagram is and how to use it. This is the second part of the topic explaining why to use...

  • Designing Website Text for Readability

    Designing Website Text for Readability

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 9, 2014

    Readability: “the state or quality of being readable; the property of type that affects the ease with which printed matter can be read for a sustained period.” –...

  • Hot Data and Content Design Patterns for Mobile

    Hot Data and Content Design Patterns for Mobile

    Chris Bank  •  September 5, 2014

    In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses the importance of data and content management design patterns and details examples from some of the hottest...