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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.

October 23, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Ask A UXpert: What Part Of Your Design Process Do You Never Skip and Why?

We asked four UX designers what part of their design process they never skip and why it’s so important to them. From digging deep into discovery to taking inspiration breaks, here’s what they had to say.

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October 10, 2017 / UX/UI Design

UXperts Weigh In: Designs We Love, October Edition

With fall in full swing, now is a great time to expand your design horizons and check out some fresh ideas in web and app design. So we asked UXperts from across the globe to share some of the designs they’re loving, right now. Here are their top UX picks for October.

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September 28, 2017 / UX/UI Design

UX Design In A World Of Ever-Changing Screen Sizes: Tips For Staying Ahead Of The Curve

The move to mobile changed UX design at its core, and the move to portable devices of all sizes (and now, shapes) continues to keep designers on their toes, providing key challenges and opportunities. Yet UX designers across the industry are keeping up, and reacting to hardware changes in their own creative ways. Here’s some of their advice to keep up with an ever-changing screen size landscape.

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September 25, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Designs We Love, September Edition

It’s September, and for many, this is the time to get back to work or back to school in a big way. So as you spring back into action, check out these website and app designs we love, hand-picked by top UX designers from across the world.

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August 28, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Where Did the Term “User Experience” Come From?

User experience is everywhere. However, the term “user experience” as we know it is typically associated with the digital design discipline. User experience design is the practice of intentionally designing a website, application or interaction so that the user has a positive experience and achieves the desired outcome with ease. It is a combination of psychology, engineering, and classic design and web design principles alike.