The Theory and Practice of Sketching within the UX Industry

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Jan 27, 2015

Sketching is inherent within our industry; be that as a UX designer or a UX developer. It’s a medium in which to jot ideas, visually, either for your own reference or as an indication to others. I sketch everyday and use it to problem-solve issues. It is the first step in a brainstorming exercise (with… continue reading

Crazy Egg – A Review of a Heat Map Tool

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Dec 16, 2014

This article is not only a review of Crazy Egg, a heat map tool, we are also giving away a lifetime license and the opportunity to test Crazy Egg 60 days for free. In case you haven’t heard of Crazy Egg before, it’s a tool that generates a heat map and a scroll map based… continue reading

The Secret to an Eye Catching Web Design: Going the Extra Mile

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Nov 25, 2014

It will be no surprise to those of us who work in the web industry that standards are incredibly high these days. More and more people are turning their hand to web design and that makes the competition for creating a breathtaking design as difficult today as it’s ever been. So how can we make… continue reading

UX Designers Can Learn From Game Design and Gamification

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Nov 11, 2014

A long time ago, a post published at Smashing Magazine titled “What Web Designers Can Learn From Video Games” opened my eyes about important and relevant reflections regarding the lessons that web designers could learn from video games. The article put video … continue reading

Understanding Affordance in Digital Interfaces

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Oct 21, 2014

Affordance is a word that sneaks into a conversation every now and then when talking about designs. But what does it actually mean? Affordance has had many definitions in the past. Its current definition is exhibiting the possibility of some action where it is not a property of either the object or person using it.… continue reading