UX Design

  • Designing Airbnb’s Website: An Interactive Mockup Exercise

    Designing Airbnb’s Website: An Interactive Mockup Exercise

    Indra Sofian  •  July 19, 2016

    When you think of a good website design, what comes to mind? For me, it’s Airbnb. I like its design not just because it has a pretty color palette or an eye-catching video on...

  • Crafting a Successful Onboarding Experience for New Users

    Crafting a Successful Onboarding Experience for New Users

    Paula Borowska  •  July 6, 2016

    The term onboarding comes from the HR department. It was originally used to refer to new hires and having them “acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviors to become...

  • 10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

    10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

    Carrie Cousins  •  March 31, 2016

    When it comes to websites and apps, good typography is more than just a pretty typeface. Letting has to be highly readable – and scannable – while providing a solid visual...

  • Internet of Things (IoT): The UX Challenges

    Internet of Things (IoT): The UX Challenges

    Armen Ghazarian  •  January 11, 2016

    Do you like fantasy movies? If you don’t, it’s about time to start watching them, because what we have seen in sci-fi and fantasy films in the last decade is getting...

  • How to Conduct a Card Sorting Study?

    How to Conduct a Card Sorting Study?

    Armen Ghazarian  •  December 21, 2015

    Opinions differ just like tastes. That is why when making important design decisions we need to consider what users think. We may argue whether contact information should go in...

  • Mobile Design Trends 2016: Magical Micro-interactions

    Mobile Design Trends 2016: Magical Micro-interactions

    Jerry Cao  •  October 29, 2015

    You understand and have created an app that looks amazing. It has a cool story and the visual design is impressive. But that’s not enough — it needs more, something that...

  • User Stories and Scenarios in UX Design

    User Stories and Scenarios in UX Design

    Armen Ghazarian  •  October 5, 2015

    There was a time when the best website design was the one packed up with some cool new features, a weird navigation and anything else that the designer thought looked good. We...

  • 10 Pro Tips to a Smarter Design Process

    10 Pro Tips to a Smarter Design Process

    Jerry Cao  •  September 24, 2015

    Being a UX designer myself, it’s important that we fall back in love with the art of design. Especially when you hit a creative wall. The reasons vary. Maybe you’ve been...

  • 5 User Onboarding Techniques for Mobile Apps

    5 User Onboarding Techniques for Mobile Apps

    Armen Ghazarian  •  September 10, 2015

    There was a time when UX was all about delicate and intuitive design. But as we dive deeper into it, we discover more and more factors affecting the user’s experience with a...

  • The Ultimate UX Design of the Perfect CTA Button

    The Ultimate UX Design of the Perfect CTA Button

    Jerry Cao  •  July 17, 2015

    Buttons  are one of the most important elements to create, especially if you use them for calls to action. If you wait to the last minute, you may be risking your...