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SundaySeptember 25, 2016
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Pinterest Onboarding Emails: Dig deep with Really Good Email Explorations Pinterest has been kicking its product tires since 2010. Along the way, they’ve made some huge improvements and innovations in interface, experience, and email. Let’s Explore.
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When to Use a Switch or Checkbox It isn’t easy to figure out when to use a salad fork or dinner fork just by looking at them. This is because they’re similar in form and function. Both have prongs for spearing food, but each is designed for a different food course
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How To Design Error States For Mobile Apps To err is human. Errors occur when people engage with user interfaces. Sometimes, they happen because users make mistakes. Sometimes, they happen because an app fails.
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New E-Commerce Checkout Research – Why 68% of Users Abandon Their Cart As many of you know, we have tracked the global average cart abandonment rate for 7 years now. Sadly, little has improved in those years, and the average cart abandonment rate currently sits at 68.8%.
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36 Brilliant User Interface Animations If the devil hides in the details, these designers seem to have taken away all his spots. Today’s post showcases 36 slick UI elements with smooth, creative transitions that are a joy to watch.
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7 Creative Terms Abused and Misunderstood Weeks ago while surfing the interweb tidal waves, I came across a video, Don Norman — a pioneer in design thinking and coined “user experience” — posted in regards to the recent use of the word UX or user experience.
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Redesign Concepts for Popular Websites #6 Unsolicited redesigns of popular websites, such as: LinkedIn, Facebook, Trello, Booking.com, Prisma, Stackoverflow and Photoshop.
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Designed for Growth “Technology companies are expected to move at an incredible pace, and building software is complex.” Alex Schleifer, VP of Design at Airbnb, wrote those words in his article, The Way We Build. It’s a wonderful read of how Airbnb rethought their approach to design.
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When to Use “Your” or “My” on Menu Items Is the user interface an extension of the user, or is it a separate entity that speaks to the user? This is a question that designers have trouble answering when labeling their menu items.
SaturdaySeptember 17, 2016
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When Card Design Doesn’t Work With the popular rise of Material Design, ‘cards’ have become a common part of modern web design. Especially when it comes to archive pages where you want to only offer a summary of information.
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Reducing Cognitive Overload For A Better User Experience The best user experience is the one the user doesn’t notice. It appears smooth and simple on the surface, but hundreds of crucial design decisions have been made to guide, entertain and prevent trouble.
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The Frustrating User Experience of Defining Your Own Ethnicity So why are we still accepting the same standards – and designing experiences that force people to pick from a limited number of options?
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Spotify Design Team How the team designs holistic experiences for music listeners and creators.
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Don’t Just Be a Designer. Become a User Experience Advocate. We cannot design the user experience alone. We need the help of our colleagues. That means we have to become advocates for the user experience.
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Startup Pitch Decks A collection of real fundraising decks from real startups. In total, these decks have raised over $400 million.
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Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution Intuit’s Suzanne Pellican (VP of Design) on why designers need to (sometimes) take a back seat to their developers.
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Finding Your UX Mantra It’s any given day. Your inbox is full of newsletters telling you about the fresh new ways to improve your forms or that a new UX technique earned loads of money for someone and so on. You’re excited right?
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How Designers Are Leading the Product Revolution Experiences like this get me thinking about what makes us use one product vs. another. And, how has our appreciation of innovation changed from an end user perspective?
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How Does Typeform Use NPS to Boost Customer Satisfaction and Improve Its Product Roadmap Typeform is a beautifully designed framework to create engaging surveys, online forms, quizzes, landing pages and much more
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