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Adobe buys Figma: 5 reasons for hope or doom

Adobe’s acquisition of Figma has changed the design landscape of UX. The question is whether this is for the worse or the better. In this article, we’ll try to shed some light and give a preview of what’s to come. The Figma takeover background Adobe Inc. said the acquisition...

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Is UX ready for the new cryptocurrency world?

So, as the poet said, times are a-changing. But … Are we, as UX professionals, prepared for the new world of cryptocurrencies and all that it brings? Well, let us see if we can shed some light on this matter. Understanding cryptocurrencies The concept of cryptocurrency (or crypto for...

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Upwork 2021 rebranding: a much improved look

So Upwork 2021 rebranding is here, and it’s quite good! Following the trend of 2021, where many big brands are redesigning their visual identity, Upwork is also joining this bandwagon. Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), today announced a completely revamped brand, tagline and global campaign to broaden the platform’s appeal...

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Design your first Quantum UX project in 7 easy steps

How to design a Quantum UX project? After the introductory article to Quantum UX I received some critical messages (fortunately mostly positive) and some inquiries. In general, these inquiries mostly revolved around the apparent difficulty of designing and implementing a project with Quantum UX. I hope that this article...

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New Visa logo in 2021? Well, kind of…

2021 comes with a new VISA logo. But… does it really? How far does Visa’s 2021 rebranding go? Let’s see what’s going on and what to expect VISA brand history VISA is a global payments technology company that enables fast, secure and reliable electronic payments for consumers, financial institutions,...

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Physical Design: A perfect set of 77 UX Heuristics

Physical design, especially industrial design, has many different ways of measuring products. However, there is a need for a unified method to perform heuristic analysis for physical design. Heuristic analysis is a fundamental part of a set of UX research methodologies. There are a variety of measurements that can...

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Accessible interfaces: Top 25 ways for a better website

Assistive technologies and accessible interfaces are two of the most important areas in user experience design, especially when considering Universal Design and Accessibility. People with Parkinson Disease (or PD, as it is also called) need special consideration, as you may imagine. Keep in mind, however, that most of these...

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Great Brand Design: Huggies 2021 brand identity

Great brands are bound to great brand design. And in this case, it’s not an exception. Huggies is redesigning its brand image starting with a new visual identity design for 2021. While changes aren’t big, the Huggies company is revamping its identity with minor tweaks to its classic logo....

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6 years old kid amazing User Interface design skills!

So you think user interface design is difficult? Check this out: Mateo is only 6 years old and he does UI design (UID) just for fun. And not only that, he creates the UI from low fidelity wireframes, just like a pro should ALWAYS do! This is just a...

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Perfect UX writing: AirBnB 2021 UX upgrades example

AirBnB had massive UX upgrades in 2021 and they did a master class in UX writing. The Covid 19 epidemic had a major impact on the hotel, lodging, and travel industries. For this reason, it is not surprising that AirBnB, one of the leading companies in the industry, has...

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FREE 26 city branding books and style guides

Branding cities and countries is becoming increasingly popular, and if done right, it could mean a huge revenue stream for local governments. In this post, we’ll take a tour through the brand manuals of 26 cities and countries to understand what city branding is and why designers need these...

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Breaking News: Sketch App announces big changes for 2021

Bohemian BV’s flagship product , Sketch App, faces big changes this year. In an email sent to all Sketch subscribers, the company announced a number of changes, both in terms of features and pricing. New features in Sketch App The “new Sketch features” are basically pieces of the same...

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New UX User Categorizations to ease user research

Do we need new UX User categorizations? And if so, how and why? Are there any benefits or is it just a fad? Let’s try to answer these questions in this article. In the article HCI: Great user experiences are meant only for humans… or not? we saw how...

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#config21: New Figma features to sweeten its paid model

So it’s Doom’s Day: Figma is no longer free. But there are some new Figma features to make up for the Figma paid model. The announcements were made at an online event called #config21, which took place on April 21, 2021, the day Figma almost definitely abandons the free...

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What is XMI design? How does it fit in Quantum UX?

In this article, we will give a brief introduction to XMI. As if we didn’t have too many acronyms already, we keep adding more! If you have read our article Introduction to Quantum UX, it is possible that you noticed a possible shortcoming within the wide variety of concepts...

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