Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Jan 14

Are You a Talented Designer? Sourcehunt #1 Needs You!

Sometimes the most wonderful creations die for want of a tiny bit of design love. Maybe you can make the difference?
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Aja Frost, Jan 13

5 Unexpected Places to Inject Personality into Your Site

When everyone is pushing 1's and 0's to screens it's critical to show some real humanity. Aja shows you places to inject personality into your site.
11 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Theo Miller, Jan 07

What Makes Slack So Addictive?

How do you quantify 'joy'? Theo tries as he explains his admiration for the Slack – and the people who create it.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Kishan Gupta, Jan 05

The 21-Step Checklist for Bulletproof Mobile User Onboarding

Scary statistic time: Only 25% of apps are ever opened more than once. Kishan is here to help bring new users into your app – and keep them coming back.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Tanay Pant, Jan 04

Notes for Designing Better Mobile Application Interfaces

Let's examine some common mobile app UI elements, see how a novice might typically implement them, and then look at a better way of tackling the problem.
31 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Dec 24

Has Sketch App Forced Adobe to Improve Photoshop?

With the rise of Sketch App, Adobe Photoshop is no longer the undisputed tool for web designers. But competition can be a positive force.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Aja Frost, Dec 22

What VR Can Teach Us About UX

Virtual reality isn't just a new user experience – it requires a new understanding of UX by the people who make it. Aja takes six UX lessons from VR.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Theo Miller, Dec 09

How to Gain Traction with Data Points

Good design isn't just what happens in brains. It's how we understand and explain our views with colleagues and stakeholders. Theo explains.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Jerry Cao, Dec 07

3 UX Mistakes That Are Killing Your Design

As UX evolves our solutions become more refined, but the challenges get tougher. Jerry speaks to designers to pinpoint the 3 persistent UX mistakes of 2015.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Nov 25

Stevie Wonder and the Rise of the Machine Readers

Talking and reading machines are almost old hat in the age of Siri, but people have been trying to convert text to sound since the first world war.
10 COMMENTs
Mobile
Elio Qoshi, Nov 24

What Are the UX Principles Behind Ubuntu Phone?

Elio Qoshi looks at the UX behind the Ubuntu Phone and wonders if it's unique take will be enough to secure a place in the competitive Mobile OS world.
16 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Angus Russell, Nov 23

10 Guidelines for Better Website Background Videos

Background videos: when they're good, they're very, very good, but when they are bad, they are horrid. Angus has some tips to keep you out of trouble.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Nov 20

What I Learnt About UX from Being a Digital Nomad

What can McDonalds teach us about the creating a great UX? Daniel's travels has given him some interesting insights.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Nov 18

Tom Cruise, Sci-Fi and an Eye-Tracking Future

While Tom Cruise energetically 'vogued' his way through in the UI in Minority Report, low-energy eye-tracking interfaces look more promising in the future.
11 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Nov 17

Simple Fundamentals of One-Page Site Design

If the 2000's were all about 'the quest for the three column layout', you could call the last 5 years 'the rise and rise of the One-Page Site'.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Nov 11

How a 5-cent Eye-Patch Created a Million Dollar Story

Often it's the small, random details in a story that make it feel authentic. Advertising great David Ogilvy understood the value of great storytelling.
7 COMMENTs
Design & UX
workerbee, Nov 09

9 Ways That Design Trends Are Holding You Back

Design trends have a natural ebbs and flows and it's hard not to get sucked along with the new wave. Workerbee has some smart methods to find your own path.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Charles Costa, Nov 04

Hacking Your UX Research

Using data for lean UX development can save you money and enable your teams to focus on being productive rather than constantly reinventing the wheel.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Nov 02

3 Ways to Prevent Your Web Design from Becoming "Generic"

We all love to be efficient, when does efficient become lazy? Daniel looks at some of the ways we can take our design from generic to fully realized ideas.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Monty Shokeen, Oct 26

4 Expert Tips for Getting the Most Out of Google Fonts

It's easy to forget how difficult, hacky and expensive custom typography used to be. Today Monty delivers four tips to help you use Google Fonts like a pro.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gian Wild, Oct 20

Mobile Accessibility Fails: Do we need a WCAG3?

Mobile devices present a whole new range of accessibility challenges. Gian looks the successes and failures of WCAG2.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
James George, Oct 13

What Do Super High-Res Displays Mean for Your Website?

Screen resolutions keep increasing and so do the challenges of front-end development. James George looks at the current state of play.
Design & UX
Vinay Raghu, Oct 07

Is a Designer a Storyteller?

Filmmakers are storytellers, and so are poets and songwriters. But is UX another occupation for storytelling?
17 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Wes McDowell, Sep 29

Are Users Ready for the Desktop Hamburger Icon?

The hamburger menu icon was invented to solve a space problem on phones. But are we limiting ourselves by only using it there? Wes has some ideas.