A Design Is Only As Deep As It Is Usable

A Design Is Only As Deep As It Is Usable

There are well-known proverbs that imply (or state outright) that beauty is superficial and limited in what it can accomplish. “It’s what’s inside that counts” and “Beauty is only skin deep” are a few simple examples. Read Article »

25 Tools to Improve Your Website’s Usability

Usability testing is test conducted to collect feedback and information from your website’s visitors or regular readers that can be very useful for future website revamp, enhancement or other adjustments. Read Article »

User Expectations with Mobile Apps: Catching up with EffectiveUI

User Expectations with Mobile Apps: Catching up with EffectiveUI title=

User response to mobile applications depends on several factors —aesthetics, usability, and brand loyalty, to name a few. However, researchers at EffectiveUI recently underwent a study to see whether or not brand loyalty trumps usability. No surprise here: it doesn’t.

Read Article »

The Golden Ratio in Web Design

The Golden Ratio in Web Design

Math is beautiful. Does that sound a little strange? I sure thought so when I first started designing. Math is so rigid and often times boring, or so I thought. Read Article »

Beyond Web Mechanics – Creating Meaningful Web Design

Beyond Web Mechanics – Creating Meaningful Web Design

It was just over three years ago when I embarked on becoming a web designer, and the first opinion piece about the state of web design I came across was a conference talk by Elliot Jay Stocks called ‘Destroy the Web 2.0 Look’ Read Article »

10 Tips for Optimizing Web Form Submission Usability

10 Tips for Optimizing Web Form Submission Usability

Web forms play a big part in every day web use. If you build and/or run websites, chances are, you have a web form in it, whether it’s a simple contact form or a rich and robust web app. Read Article »