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Get better qualitative data on your user experience with microfeedback

Get better qualitative data on your user experience with microfeedback | UXploration | Scoop.it
reat products and user experiences aren’t created in a silo. The best products emerge from well-orchestrated collaborations between many teams. And each team member isn’t just an expert in their sp...
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Romain MAZUIR's curator insight, March 24, 6:22 PM

Get better qualitative data on your user experience with microfeedback #H2MWP

S Shapiro's curator insight, March 25, 9:59 AM

Simple is good!

Too many long surveys have reduced the effectiveness of attempts to gain insitghe on user behaviors.

Think small.

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People Don't Read, They Scan

People Don't Read, They Scan | UXploration | Scoop.it
Zana and Dahlia explore the reasons users only scan content online instead of reading, and how designers can best use this information to their advantage.
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Delivering The Best User Experience With Your Navigation

Delivering The Best User Experience With Your Navigation | UXploration | Scoop.it
Website navigation usability is the most crucial element in design. It makes the difference between a website where users find what they are looking for and one
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Scoped Search: Dangerous, but Sometimes Useful

Scoped Search: Dangerous, but Sometimes Useful | UXploration | Scoop.it
Restricting search to a specific area of a website can provide better results, faster. But users overlook, misunderstand, and forget about the search scope.
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A brief history of web design for designers. Explained with animations

A brief history of web design for designers. Explained with animations | UXploration | Scoop.it
How the web design evolved from tables and flash into responsive web design. A glimpse into the history on why design and code live separate lives.
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How to use UI patterns in 5 easy steps

How to use UI patterns in 5 easy steps | UXploration | Scoop.it
In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – the wireframing & prototyping app – explains the theory and practices applying UI patterns to your website. For analysis of UI examples from over 33 companies, feel check out Web UI Best Practices.
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Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy | UXploration | Scoop.it
Conversions and user interactions greatly hinge on the use of web copy. These tips will help designers understand the purpose of great microcopy.
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How Google's Material Design is changing things

How Google's Material Design is changing things | UXploration | Scoop.it
  During Apple’s recent conference we were introduced to Yosemite and their decision to move further forward in their flat design 2.0 direction. Having caught ear of the trend earlier on and seeing Microsoft’s success with it over multiple platforms, Apple took it and made it very much their own, introducing opaque windows, clever little …
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Beyond Responsive and Adaptive: Introducing "Adjustive" Web Design

Beyond Responsive and Adaptive: Introducing "Adjustive" Web Design | UXploration | Scoop.it
As technology continues to advance, we need to keep up by optimizing the way we display content. A new concept to help you do just that is "adjustive" Web design.
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Journey Maps and Personas as Interfaces

Journey Maps and Personas as Interfaces | UXploration | Scoop.it

Personas and journey maps can be impactful tools to your UX design and development process. However, as UX professionals, we have to remember that a persona or journey map is an interface. As with any interface, we have to know the context of use and the user base in order to determine if a journey map and/or persona is the appropriate tool.

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An Icon is Worth 1,000 Words

An Icon is Worth 1,000 Words | UXploration | Scoop.it

Iconography gets to the heart of what UX designers live and breathe: they can make or break the usability of an interface. It therefore stands to reason that their use is context–specific. Like every other area of user experience design, icons are best suited for the target audiences that will most profit from their use. It’s up to us as communicators, designers, and creators to identify those audiences and get the most out of our icons.

 
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Jill Beech's curator insight, May 19, 2014 1:52 AM

Graphic Facilitators capture a conversation with an image, this could lend itself to iconography . Enjoyed this interesting read.

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The Gap between UI and UX Design - Know the Difference

The Gap between UI and UX Design - Know the Difference | UXploration | Scoop.it
Do you know that UI and UX are not the same concepts? Surely, they are closely connected, even mutually penetrated and rarely exist without each other. Would
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Animation Principles in UI Design: Understanding Easing 

Animation Principles in UI Design: Understanding Easing  | UXploration | Scoop.it

Well, this article is about easing, so that’s obviously the answer, but to understand what’s really going on here, we need to look deeper into the fundamentals of animation. We’ll take this step by step — we’ll learn the underlying concepts, explore ease-in and ease-out, break down easing curves and finally see how it all applies to UI Design.

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Michael Allenberg's curator insight, December 1, 2013 9:27 AM

There is a very fine line between Easing and Annoying!!

faisalhossain's curator insight, December 15, 2013 6:36 PM

Great Article!!

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User Stories: A Foundation for UI Design

User Stories: A Foundation for UI Design | UXploration | Scoop.it
User stories are bite-size snippets that highlight the true goals of an application throughout the design process. This week, author Tom Brinton shows us how even a lightweight implementation of user stories benefits UI design process.
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An exploration in Material Design by feedly

An exploration in Material Design by feedly | UXploration | Scoop.it
A deep dive into what feedly would look like with all the Material Design guidelines applied. By feedly’s lead designer.
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Neglected design

Neglected design | UXploration | Scoop.it

The interactions we design can separate great experiences from mediocre ones, but in a compartmentalised team, ownership of design details crucial to the experience have a tendency to fall through the cracks between which team member owns which part of the design process.

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Tweaking the Moral UI

Tweaking the Moral UI | UXploration | Scoop.it
Even at the most welcoming and trusting of conferences, a code of conduct is a necessity. Codes of conduct let people know that organizers are willing to protect participants and solve problems—a way of improving the user experience for our whole community. Here, Christina Wodtke attests to the inclusive power of codes of conduct—and what we need to do to see them adopted across the industry.
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Why Japanese Web Design is NOT so different

Why Japanese Web Design is NOT so different | UXploration | Scoop.it
At one time I worked for a company that is often referred to as exemplifying the “distinctive” web design of Japan(*1). …
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Scroll is the New Click: Captivate Your Users with Parallax

Scroll is the New Click: Captivate Your Users with Parallax | UXploration | Scoop.it
Parallax scrolling offers a better user experience through interaction, engagement, and depth into the story your brand is trying to tell.
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S Shapiro's curator insight, November 11, 2014 8:59 AM

Interesting, but not always implemented well. (And I hate to scroll a lot. It hurts my hand)

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Flat Design was just a Trend, Apparently - The Usabilla Blog

Flat Design was just a Trend, Apparently - The Usabilla Blog | UXploration | Scoop.it
Flat Design: Trend or Revolution? A question that sparked fierce debate. The answer? You told us, and we're just as surprised as you are.
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Motion Ui Design Principles

This blog is a quick look at some simple Ui motion design principles.  There isn’t too much documented about this area of mobile ui design and I thought there would be some value in expressing my views.   From what is documented already I urge anyone interested in ui motion to check out Pasquale D’Silva http://psql.me/ and Johannes Tonollo’s meaningful transitions http://www.ui-transitions.com/#home.  

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Amazing Mobile App UI Designs with Ultimate UX

Amazing Mobile App UI Designs with Ultimate UX | UXploration | Scoop.it
Beautiful, modern Mobile app UI design is right here. In this roundup we're sharing 55 amazing mobile app UI designs with ultimate User experience. This s
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