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7 UI Choices That Damage UX

7 UI Choices That Damage UX

User experience is one of the most important aspects of modern web design. The Google Trends graph for ux design shows how much this field has grown in recent years. Yet there are still so many websites that push certain design trends which seem like the antithesis of usability. Some are… Read More
Is Material Design Killing the Web?

Is Material Design Killing the Web?

Material Design is the “it” phrase that many designers are talking about right now. The concept, which was developed by Google for Android devices has a neat, clean and highly-usable charm. Websites featuring Material Design are creeping out of the realm of Android devices and are popping up everywhere. And… Read More
Why Does Apple Inspire So Much Hate?

Why Does Apple Inspire So Much Hate?

Why Does Apple Inspire So Much Hate? The lovefest known as the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference starts Monday. As with any such event that involves Apple announcing new products, the global outpouring of love will be matched by a rising outpouring of hate. Some people hate Apple. Other people hate… Read More
Why Web Design is Dead

Why Web Design is Dead

High quality templates, mature design patterns, automation, AI, and mobile technology are signaling the end of web design as we know it. Web design is (finally!) dying of irrelevance. Web pages themselves are no longer the center of the Internet experience, which is why designers need to move on to… Read More
Designing with extreme prejudice

Designing with extreme prejudice

Designing with extreme prejudice It’s a controversial third rail topic most people acknowledge, but do their best to avoid talking about: classism dominates our lives. Most people mistakenly believe class is simply about how much money you make. There’s actually two completely separate ingredients at play here. Economic class. The… Read More
Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code

Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code

The Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code Here’s why you need someone who understands code but doesn’t necessarily live in it. This essay is excerpted from the ebook Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform. It’s… Read More
How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name. For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong. Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are… Read More
The controversial and the overlooked logos

The controversial and the overlooked logos

The controversial and the overlooked logos if there’s one thing we learned this year, it’s that people take their brand marks really, really seriously. Looking back, it almost feels like 2012 was the year of the logo re-design controversy: from the downpour of outrage prompted by Microsoft’s new branding to… Read More
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