User Expectations with Mobile Apps: Catching up with EffectiveUI

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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.

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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 »

Consistency:Key to a Better User Experience

Consistency:Key to a Better User Experience

In an effort to provide a quality experience to our users, it’s essential that we are consistent in both the design and content of our websites. The reason is thus: consistency separates a haphazard experience from a polished one.

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UX Project Documentation:Answering Why, What and How

UX Project Documentation:Answering Why, What and How

Many people don’t see the importance of gathering the necessary explanatory documents that define what you did all throughout your project development. Either that, or they treat the documentation process as a simple putting-together of all the sketches and wireframes generated. Read Article »