Resources about UX, Usability and Web Design


Have you ever asked yourself what is UX all about? I have one answer to that – it is about learning from mistakes. You can build a design around the idea of turning bad experiences into good ones. Yeah, we tend to follow the core principles of UX design in every project possible. However, sometimes… continue reading

Mobile designers and developers share a common frustration stemming from the fragmented device landscape. With wearables on the horizon, the puzzle is becoming more baffling. Responsive design and adaptive layouts are about to become the default approach when planning design. But what do we do when the adaptive layout is not flexible enough to make… continue reading

In this first of a two-part series, Michael Mace of talks about mobile conversion and the most common usability issues seen in mobile commerce. A great article about how to address mobile usability problems based on actual research. If there’s a consensus about anything in the fast-changing mobile market, it’s the idea that mobile… continue reading

The UX Torturer is a new and emerging role in the field of User Experience. Whereas the typical UX Designer is a one-trick pony who can only improve the user experience, the UX Torturer specializes in degrading the user experience to maximize profit. By using some real world examples, author Eshan Shah Jahan, explains the… continue reading

Conversions are mostly about being relevant to your customers. If what you offer and the way you present it is relevant to your visitors they will convert to buying customers. Then again if you don’t understand who your customer is or worse it’s “everybody” then you have very little change of being successful at it.… continue reading

Popular UX books

100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People - By Susan Weinschenk
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