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Spruce Up Your Designs with Micro-Interactions

Elsa Djohan Avatar| By elsadjohan on August 30, 2023

    An Invaluable Component of User Experience Micro-interactions are the unnoticed-yet-important events that play a crucial role in enhancing usability, fostering emotional bonds as well as offering guidance to users in digital interfaces. Think of the small heart animation that appears when you ‘like’ a post on social media or the satisfying ‘ping’ sound when you […]

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    AI and The Growing Need for Authenticity in Design

    Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on July 28, 2023

      Can AI-generated and Man-made Design Coexist? The advent of AI has sparked intense debate, with some praising it as the next major breakthrough and others expressing concerns about its potential negative impact. These have led some countries, such as Italy, to ban AI-powered tools such as ChatGPT outright. Generative AI platforms have gained significant attention […]

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      Everything We Learned Designing Software for Children

      Gcinizwi Dlamini Avatar| By gcinizwidlamini on July 28, 2023

        A Journey through Designing Software for Little Explorers Apps have become our indispensable sidekicks, handling everything from managing finances to finding the nearest McDonald’s in our area. As adults, we tend to overlook the fundamental design considerations that make these tools and applications intuitive for us. However, when it comes to designing for children, we […]

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          Lottie and Why You’ll Want to Know About This Now Several years ago, I just got started with investing and began exploring various online trading platforms. I tried out TD Ameritrade (prior to its acquisition by Charles Schwab), eTrade, and the then-newcomer, Robinhood. Of all the options I tested, Robinhood stood out for its clean […]

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          Good Design Is Never (Too) Obvious

          Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on May 22, 2023

            How Good Design Is Often Meant to Go Unnoticed Have you ever wondered why design that’s widely considered to be good never stands out too much? And why, on the contrary, bad design stands out like a sore thumb? The goal of this article is to provide answers to those questions, though first, we’ll need […]

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            Fail, Reflect, Iterate: Rethinking the Design Process

            Dan Nessler Avatar| By dan_nessler on January 20, 2023

              This article was originally published on UX Collective. Retrospective When I published my Revamped Double Diamond I didn’t expect anyone to read it, apart from some of my fellow students and my mum. I don’t think she read it though. Anyhow. The response was overwhelming. My post also provoked debates, criticism, questions and negative feedback. […]

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              The Problem With Average Solutions

              Eugen Eşanu Avatar| By eugenesanu on December 8, 2022

                And Other Issues Between This article originally appeared on UXPlanet. A couple of years ago, WordPress had a security flaw, and once they fixed it, they asked all their users and customers to update to the newest version. Unfortunately, many people didn’t want to. After the WordPress team gave it some thought, they came up […]

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                How You Can Plan Your Goals as a UX Designer

                Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on January 5, 2022

                  { 📝 } – A Practical Guide This article was originally published on UX Designers Club. We all know that productivity is not easy to maintain. Many distractions in our lives steal time away that could be used to work, study, or learn more about our interests. “Attending to the new task increases the risk of […]

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                  The Worst Failures You Can Make as a Design Leader

                  Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on December 1, 2021

                    How to Avoid Bad Design Leader Mistakes This article was originally published on UX Designers Club. When you work as a designer for long enough, you might want to become a design leader. This position seems very interesting and has many challenges. CNN Money predicts that demand for UX designers will grow. Starting from 2015 it’ll increase by be […]

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                    How Writing Benefits Your Creativity

                    Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on November 10, 2021

                      { x } – Start Writing to Release Your Creative Potential This article was originally published on The Startup. When I started writing I didn’t expect serious changes in my life or career. My goal was to help other designers by sharing my experience. It turned out that my solution to start writing has more benefits than […]

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