Sticking to Your UX Core: An Interview with Christine Yoon

Christine Yoon has worked in a range of environments, from the multinational JPMorgan Chase, to the small design incubator Hook & Loop. I spoke with Christine hoping to understand the differences in these environments and how UX designers can succeed in both. Her answer? Stick to core UX principles to be sure that you deliver …

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Usability Testing & Mobile Devices: New Mobile Heuristics

Developed in the early 1990s, the heuristic evaluation has come to prominence as a usability evaluation method. Developed in a time when web design meant design for desktop screens, it has been a powerful tool largely thanks to its reliance on the 10 heuristics, defined by Jakob Nielsen in 1995, that categorize the issues found …

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Write Space, Chrome Application (Good Design)

On occasion I find myself having a difficult time completing an assignment or project; constantly distracted by the other open programs on my desktop. I frequently turn to the browser application Write Space when I do, mainly because its design offers a simple, distraction free environment. Donald Norman would say that simplicity does not equal …

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