Loading in UX Design

Loading can be understood as progress indicators for data presentation in the Internet environment. And it is also a state of visible feedback triggered when user interacts with media. Good loading design can reduce user’s uncertainty and perception of time. The Logic of Loading Data is presented to users through a series of complex flows. …

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The Yin to your Yang: Gen-Synth Pair Design

cartoon image of two designers labeled G and S

Creating good design solutions for a complex problem can be difficult for any designer alone. But today, designers are used to working collaboratively in large groups. Some designers work in bigger cross-functional groups for purposes like brainstorming, user research and design critiques while others work in smaller ones for purposes like wireframing, prototyping and front-end …

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Blurry-eye Test

While people using chunking strategy based on “context” to percept information, reading not-interested content can be painful for a user. For those who have a visual deficiency and for those who have a reading disorder or language barrier, it would be quite challenging to understand how to interact with a site if the navigation and …

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Understanding UX Concepts by Games

Introduction UX designers play an essential role in a team. We confront a situation that developers control the universe. How can we transition their developer-centered approach design to a user-centered approach? How can UX designers better communicate and express UX concepts? Games can teach us UX concepts that improve productivity, taking the UX concept – …

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Using Origami As A Tool For Design Thinking

I heard about the technique of using origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, for design thinking from Daniel Stillman, who is the author of the book The 30 Second Elephant and The Paper Airplane Experiment. I attended one of his workshops on facilitating a workshop at a meetup event hosted by DesignSprint NYC. Nowadays …

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Don’t Hurt My Feelings: Round Robin

Round robin is a tool used to refine and develop rough ideas into concepts as a team. It is best used in the later stages of the ideation stage of design. Round Robin lets design teams and stakeholders leave their egos at the door and encourages productive debate.  Who Should Use it? This tool is …

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Guerrilla Testing: Quick Validation at Low Cost

Guerrilla testing is one of the most effective and simplest (cheapest too) form of user testing to improve the quality of your product, and make sure people can use it for its intended purpose. Using guerrilla testing usually means going into a public place (e.g. a coffee shop, train station, etc.) where you can find a relevant audience to validate critical ideas or assumptions about your product.