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Research helps UX designers to identify, prove or disprove assumptions and hypothesis. It helps you to recognize the users’ goals, needs and mental models. In this category, we have not only collected research papers on all kind of use cases but also methods on how to perform your own research.

Most experienced designers do have a fair idea of what constitutes a great UX design. This instinct driven work has been the norm in the industry since its inception. But there is another big hurdle that designers face when designing the UX. They have a hard time proving that a certain feature would work better… continue reading

Measuring the success of your optimisation efforts is essential to keep improving progressively. But how do you measure your efforts of optimising the usability? With the help of the System Usability Scale (SUS). In this post I would like to share my personal experience. As you might know, I work as a UX Designer for… continue reading

You’ve likely heard the old saying that “bigger is better.” When it comes to online fonts and reading, new research strongly suggests that this applies to the web in particular. This study is especially significant because it generally goes against the grain of what we’ve always been told regarding web readability in a big way.… continue reading

Wouldn’t it be great if we knew every time our users are having trouble with our website? And if we could make every single one of them fall in love with our company? Well I think we both know the answer to those questions. Your website is much like your company’s personality. Clashing personalities often… continue reading

When a person looks at a website, what is the first thing that draws attention? Where do they look? Are they ignoring the things which they are supposed to see? When testing a website, these are some of the questions that can be answered with eye tracking. Eye Tracking Technology Eye tracking is a behavioral… continue reading

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