User Experience

Top 5 Design Mistakes in Enterprise UX

Here’s how to avoid or fix these common mistakes Mistake #1: Ignoring the benefits of beautiful design Too often, great visual design is undervalued based off the argument that design is “more than how it looks”. While design does factor in usability and functionality, aesthetics also play a major role in clarifying and meeting users expectations… Continue reading Top 5 Design Mistakes in Enterprise UX

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User Experience

Designing with Data

Interpreting and Analyzing Data as a Designer Statistics help us summarize and understand the hard data we collect, and instincts do the same for all the messy real-world experiences we observe. And that’s why the best products — the ones that people want to use, love to use — are built with a bit of both.  — Braden Kowitz For many tech… Continue reading Designing with Data

User Experience

5 Practices to Enhance Your UX Design Process

Lessons on working smarter and getting more done 1. Don’t Overlook Fresh Eyes There’s a moment in every project where you feel stuck. Your brain may be foggy from staring at the same project constraints, working with the same stakeholders and running up against even more issues than when you originally started. You may feel as if progress… Continue reading 5 Practices to Enhance Your UX Design Process

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24 Data Viz Sites to Improve Your Next Data Design Project

Examples, resources and inspiration in data visualization Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice. ―Stephen Few There is something magical about great visualization that give users a fresh perspective on the topic at hand. Explore the links below to practice capturing data in a… Continue reading 24 Data Viz Sites to Improve Your Next Data Design Project

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Designing on Windows: Figma vs. XD

Design and prototyping on a Windows computer Both Figma and Adobe XD are newer, lightweight design/prototyping tools that claim to capture the needs of a full design process, from visual design →prototyping →handoff. Let’s see how they compare: Highlights of Figma If the future of design tools is team based, Figma is leading the way with it’s collaboration… Continue reading Designing on Windows: Figma vs. XD