HCI: Great user experiences are meant only for humans. Or not?

Note: this is a modified extract of one of the chapters of my new book on Multidimensional User Experience or Quantum UX (QUX). Parts of this article appeared in Spanish in a previous article I wrote at UXpanol When we talk about UX or User Experience, we always talk...

Great Design Principles

5 Great UX Design Principles of Successful IT Companies

This time I want to show you some of the design principles used by companies around the world. The original source is included for those who wish to delve further into these principles, which is highly recommended. It is interesting to see how these principles can be similar in...

Tips for Great Web Design

Looking for great web design? 5 tips you can’t ignore

When looking for a web design agency, it’s easy to fall for promises or great looking sites that can’t deliver for their clients. Let me be clear: around 50% of our clients come to us after a failed experience. They are split in three main groups: Those that opted...

User Experience History: Apple First Computer

User Experience History: More than 100 years of amazing wonders

User Experience History is as fascinating as the evolution of culture and technology in the 20th century, as it accompanied or even led such evolution! In times where UXD is more common, some people forgot that UXD is not just UI, but much more than that! And it existed...

Tips for UI Design

UI Design: Did you know this 7 tips formula for success?

When you start a UI Design project, you know the goal and you will probably have an idea on how to achieve it. However, it’s very common to miss the mark due to different factors. Maybe overconfidence When you start a user interface design project, you know the end...

UX UI

What is User Experience? Examples of UX in real life

So, you might be wondering… What is User Experience? Similarly, you might be wondering how UX affects our life. As we’ve seen in the Definition of User Experience, when we talk about this experience we are talking about a holistic vision about a system or product. Or, in some cases, the planning of...

The best (well, maybe worst) 5 usability failures ever

The best (well, maybe worst) 5 usability failures ever

This is a subjective (and somehow funny) top 5 list of the worst and most embarrassing usability failures.  The list does not include small businesses or manufacturers, only failures that caused millions of dollars of losses. We hope you find comfort if something goes wrong after reading this… 1) Samsung Note...

Breaking News: UX is not UI. And that isn't a bad thing!

Breaking News: UX is not UI. And that isn’t a bad thing!

Let’s say it now: UX is not UI. Period. We can usually find (especially in job offers) a search for “ UX / UI Designer ” or “UX / UI Developer”.  And, of course, there are thousands of designers and developers trained in the UX area who are looking for work. Because of this, there are...

“Like” vs Bookmarks vs Favorites

“Like” vs Bookmarks vs Favorites

In the connected world of the Web, where the information is endless and the organization systems of such information are even more unattainable (technically they are infinite), one of the most common processes is a kind of information microorganization: storage or preservation of such information This process can be...

Personas: Learn how we identify our users in UX

Personas: Learn how we identify our users in UX

For all those who dedicate to the User Experience , the concept of personas  is nothing new, we use it constantly. However, for those who have just started on this fascinating path, this concept is really important. So important that it will change your understanding of how to work with users....

UX screens for mobile app

Do you the definition of User Experience? Stop wondering!

Before we start, we need to make something clear: There are many definitions of user experience . Some as broad as the disciplines of User Experience itself. Other definitions are more narrow and simple, but not less correct. Renowned usability  experts Don Norman and Jakob Nielsen present one of those definitions, perhaps the simplest and...

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