user interface design

The Perpetual Validation Loop

September 30, 2019
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Design, User Experience, Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, User Interface Design, Customer Experience, UX Strategy, Design Process, Innovation, Product Strategy, Business

You’re going to loop back and forth between prototyping and testing, so what happens when it feels like you’re not getting any traction? This will probably happen. Don’t panic. When you’re stuck in a perpetual loop, it’s usually because you’re not…

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The Difference Between UI and UX

March 29, 2019
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Design, User Experience, User Interface Design, UX Strategy

We're talking about this again? Okay. It's simple.

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Solid vs. Outline Icons: Which Are Faster to Recognize?

March 01, 2019
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Design, User Experience, Design Thinking, User Interface Design

No doubt you've seen lots of icons while using your favorite websites and apps. Have you ever thought about which icons are easier to recognize? Icons are one of those little details that can make or break the experience of using an app. They need…

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UX Design, UI Design and No Design  —  Oh My!

August 08, 2017
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Design, User Experience, Design Thinking, User Interface Design, Customer Experience, Design Process

Can I share with you that I am not that fun at parties. For those of you who have met me in person, that will make sense, and you won’t be surprised that my go-to small talk question (a party faux-pas) is “what do you do for work?” I actually love…

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Keep eCommerce Findability in Mind

September 09, 2016
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Design, User Experience, Strategy, User Interface Design

Replacing Shoes, Replacing Shopping Habits The story starts with a pair of Sam & Libby sandals I honestly didn't think I would like from Target. I was hesitant to join the metallic shoe trend, but these were a tactful mix of multiple metallics (how…

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Mobile Navigation Starts with the User

August 16, 2016
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Design, User Interface Design

On Mobile Devices, finding your way on apps or websites of any significant size can be frustrating. You’re faced with one of three options: limited navigation items that fit on the side or top, truncated to save room with a link to “view full site”;…

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Good UX Wouldn’t Be So Hard to Find

July 27, 2016
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Design, User Experience, User Interface Design

As a UI designer, it is pretty easy to find yourself encountering bad UX design examples.

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Don't Be Interface Incompetent

December 01, 2015
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Design, User Experience, User Interface Design

We’ve all experienced it. You open a website or an app for the first time and immediately feel confused about where to start. Not a great sign.

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