Showing posts from March, 2018

How to Test the Usability of Your Prototypes on Mobile and Desktop Devices?

Broadly speaking, usability testing is a technique used in user-centered interaction design in order to evaluate a product by testing on users. It allows companies to test a basic version of mobile app or website before dedicating time toward coding and developing stage. Why worry about usability so early when prototyping already has a big todo list? Because “Unless your product is usable, all your testing will tell you is that people don’t like terrible products”. Without any doubt, usability testing can start without prototyping, and those tests may pinpoint the best way to structure your information architecture or prototype’s navigation. Some popular preprototyping tests include Card SortingTree Testing and Interviews. It’s different between testing a prototype and testing a functional website, and let’s look several helpful tips for prototype testing below. * Be careful with Lorem Ipsum Text - Every time when Lorem Ipsum text appears, it brings distraction and confusion for tho…

Tips on How to Learn UI/UX Design for Beginners

The first thing to understand about UX is that it is not simply an exercise in creating a prototype. Many people approach UX entirely focused on prototype creation, but creating a prototype is only a narrow subset of what the discipline of UX has to offer. In this article, I’ll be covering the three cornerstones of becoming and being a UX professional: learning UX, practicing UX design, and cultivating your own UX connection.
Part I. Tips on Learning UX 1. A list of classic books and resources for beginners: Read my list of UX resources for beginners 2. The latest books for designers: Great books for designers to read in 2018 Free UX & UI Books That Worth Your Reading 3. Listen to useful podcasts: my blog post about my favorite UX podcasts 4. A list of UX Design Blogs And Resources You Should Follow, some collections such as UX — UI Readings on Medium, and Inspiration and helpful links for User Experience Designers 5. Great tools for reference: Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, and so…

8 of the Best UI Design Websites For Inspiration in 2017

The essence of best UI design website or user interface is to help users complete a given task as simple and time-efficient as possible. There is no wonder that attractive interface and impressive images are of great importance, but the core part of making a good UI design is to deliver users an intuitive and smooth experience. Many people keep hunting for the best user interface websites to get started into the industry, with different preferences and requirements. Here, I've rounded up the top 8 UI design websites in 2017 where you can get the best UI design inspiration and know the most current trends, design inspiration, designer works & news, UI packs, etc. Please comment below if I've missed out your favorite one. 1. UI Parade
Ui Parade, an inspirational directory website for discovering the best UI design gallery, is committed to sharing the works of UI designers across the website. It provides the most outstanding works of world's leading designers in meant to …

10 Latest and Best Interactive Website Examples for Your Inspiration

Nowadays, rising numbers of UX/UI designers add interactive/animated elements, like hover states, audio or video media, scrolling interactions and more, to websites so that their designed interactive websites can attract and encourage more site visitors to read and engage with the site contents. That is also why interaction design becomes an overwhelming trend in website design. However, the interactive designs of online websites are not as easy as imagined. How can we combine these commonly-used interactive/animated elements together more wisely to create a beautiful interactive website? Take a look at this article that will introduce a list of 10 latest and best interactive website examples for your inspiration: 1. APPS APPS is a great interactive website created by VGNC company for liquor brands. Even though it is not easy for designers to build or accomplish an online website for alcohol products, this site has introduced its flagship product, APPLE CINDER, in a very cool and int…