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XD Trends
October 31, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Trick or Treat? A Look At Dark UX and Its Implications on Users

There’s good UX and then there’s dark UX or anti-patterns. Far from true user-centered design principles, Dark UX or anti-patterns are used in digital products to make users sign-up and buy something unknowingly or to get a users’ personal information through trickery or misdirection.

XD Trends
August 22, 2017 / UX/UI Design

UX for Wearables and Physical Computing

Wearables and physical computing have quickly evolved from tech fringe to mainstream consumer products and platforms, encompassing everything from smartwatches and temporary tech tattoos to virtual reality.

XD Trends
July 7, 2017 / UX/UI Design

From the Street to the Screen: Street Art’s Influence on Digital Design

Street art lives in public spaces and is a traditional culture analogue for digital media. Often times though, it makes its way into digital media by way of influence and preservation. A look at how street art influences digital design.

XD Best Practices
May 26, 2017 / UX/UI Design

How to Conduct a Design Review

A design review is not a design pitch. It’s a process to evaluate and critique current design work. This article covers how to conduct a design review.

XD Career
April 28, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Design Freelancing 101: Things to Consider When Working for Yourself

There is a real hustle involved in the freelance life and before you put in your notice, you should make sure you understand what it means to work for yourself, and the basic considerations you need to make in order to be successful.

XD Best Practices
March 10, 2017 / UX/UI Design

How to Design Empathy Maps to Better Understand Your Users

Empathy maps are a way to understand what your users are thinking and feeling when they are using your specific digital product or service. Empathy maps help build a broader understanding of the why behind user needs and actions.