Posts by Paul Olyslager

 

I have collected 15 free ebooks about UX and interface design, including some best selling books which are definitely worth reading. Not only are these free ebooks pretty good reads but perhaps I could save a small rainforest as well. Please let me know if you have read other great free ebooks lately.   Search… continue reading

In our 4-part series about Call to Action buttons, we have come to the 3rd post in which I explain the impact of shape and size on the effectiveness of a button. With the help of several studies I will show you the best practices in order to increase the CTR (Clickthrough Rate) of the… continue reading

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

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 Lead for Home24, a leading online shop for furniture and home accessories, based in Berlin, Germany. Follow me @paulolyslager or google+.