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Breaking News: InVision shutting down in 2024

InVision’s journey in the digital design landscape, marked by its rise, struggles, and eventual shutdown, offers a comprehensive case study of innovation, competition, and market dynamics in the tech industry. Update: for those looking to save their prototypes, we wrote a tutorial you can see on How to Save...

Reddit new design 2023: A Dynamic Shift in Digital Identity

In 2023, Reddit, a pivotal player in the digital world, undertook a remarkable rebranding journey. Reddit new design was not just a cosmetic change but a strategic shift to align with the platform’s expanding global footprint and the evolving nature of its diverse user base. This article delves into...

Q: Is UXD important for users? – Short Answer: No

Welcome to my rant/essay/discussion about the state of the art in the UX world. First, you’ve likely noticed the title of this article. It reads “UXD” (short for User Experience Design), not just UX. This is where my rant begins: the inaccuracy of terms, a prevailing sense of laziness,...

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60+ UI patterns to avoid failing in your designs

And here we are, at the final article of the series that began with “UX Patterns: Learn How to Take Advantage of Them”. The second part provided a library with definitions and examples for UX patterns (never confuse them with UI patterns!), and now, this last article is devoted...

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60+ UX patterns for better UX experiences

This article is a continuation of the previous discussion on UI Patterns vs. UX Patterns. When I began the aforementioned article, my initial goal was to create a concise and straightforward guide. I intended to provide clarifications and examples to help readers, especially those new to the field of...

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UX Patterns: Learn how to take advantage of them

UX patterns are essential tools used by UX designers to reference both design elements and user behavior patterns. These patterns help create better user experiences by employing methods that have been tested extensively. As a UX designer, I find these patterns invaluable for ensuring consistency and efficiency in design....

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Android UX: the new Android 14 boosts usability

Introduction to the new Android UX So the new Android UX is up. In the last post about Android rebranding, we already mentioned that both Android UI and the overall user experience will undergo some major changes. And here we are: Google has released Android 14, which improves UX...

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Facebook New Logo: 6 small differences is enough?

Facebook New Logo 2023: On the ‘meh’ side The recent unveiling of Facebook new logo 2023 and consequent rebranding has captured global attention. The announced brand’s fresh logo, with an updated wordmark and a richer color palette, should symbolize a new era. However, when digging deeper into these changes...

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Research methodologies: learn to master them

Introduction: What is a research methodology? Research methodologies are essential tools for UX design in all its different aspects and varieties, from digital design to physical UX design, from service design to customer experience, and from usability to accessibility. These methodologies guide your research process and can vary significantly...

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Stop Ignoring Qualitative Research. The definitive guide

Introduction to Qualitative Research Qualitative methodology provides an avenue for exploring the many facets of human experiences and social interactions that are often neglected by purely numerical or statistical approaches. Therefore, qualitative research is one of the cornerstones of UX research. While quantitative methods give us valuable insights through...

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Quantitative methodology: 3 scales you should master

Introduction to Quantitative Methodology Quantitative methodology refers to the systematic investigation of phenomena using statistical, mathematical, or computational techniques. This method emphasizes objective measurements and numerical analysis of data collected through polls, questionnaires, or surveys. Such data, often presented in numerical form, can be subjected to statistical analysis to...

Freepik new 2023 logo: Was it worth it?

Freepik new 2023 logo: Was it worth it?

Freepik New 2023 Logo: A Fresh Look with a Slight Miss In the ever-evolving world of design, brands must keep pace to stay relevant. As an advocate for powerful visual communication and a practitioner in the UX field, I couldn’t help but cast a critical eye over Freepik’s recent...

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Google Unveils Android New Logo 2023

The Evolution of Android’s Brand Identity Android has continually positioned itself as a pioneering force within the tech industry. From its humble origins, it has expanded into a global technology powerhouse. Its brand identity has seen several redesigns, showcasing its agility and commitment to staying relevant in a rapidly...

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How to Perform User Testing in 10 Easy Steps

User testing plays a pivotal role in the design and development process. It provides insights into how real users interact with your product and identifies potential usability challenges. However, a common misconception is that effective user testing requires a significant financial investment. This article will demonstrate that even on...

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New Premier League Logo 2023: Redesign Analysis

The Premier League Logo 2023 is here. It may not be drastically different, but it’s sure to please fans. For those interested in branding, design, typography, and UI, here’s the first complete and detailed analysis of the new Premier League logo and rebrand. UK Premier League’s Logo Context Cultural...

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Affordances: are you aware of its importance?

Introduction to Affordances: The Multidisciplinary Concept Definition and Origin Affordance is a term applied across various disciplines, including psychology, HCI, architecture, industrial design, and UX. Initially, it encompassed “all possible actions from/with/towards an object”. Over time, particularly within the UX field, this definition refined to emphasize the perceivability of...