Posts by Paul Olyslager

 

What can I tell you, I just love to read about web design. Because I could spend a small fortune on books, I find it very useful and wise to read a few reviews before I actually buy a book. Instead of spending my time looking for the next purchase, I thought I’d write a review for a change… continue reading

In the first part about Call to Action buttons, I talked about the usage of color and how it affects the user’s behaviour. As mentioned in this article, a CTA-button has 4 important tools: placement, shape (and size), message and color. In this second part I would like to give you some pointers about the… continue reading

By combining scientific studies on color with some design principles, you can create a great call-to-action button for your website and improve its conversion rate drastically… continue reading

A collection of useful resources on user interface design including easy-to-navigate pattern libraries and interesting articles, all nicely categorized into 4 parts: blogs, Flickr groups, articles and books… continue reading

As a web usability enthusiast I spend quite some time looking for ways to improve my blog in an attempt to make the visit as smooth and pleasant as possible. In this article I’ll be talking about some very simple WordPress plugins that will transform your blog in a more user-friendly version with only a few minutes of work…continue reading

I'm the creator and editor of paulolyslager.com, a blog about on Web Design, User Experience and Usability. Currently I'm working as UX Manager for a leading supplier of nutrients and supplements to the European market based in Berlin, Germany. Follow me @paulolyslager or google+.