ArchivesTag : Thinking

Why Rounded Corners Are Easier on the Eyes

Why Rounded Corners Are Easier on the Eyes

Designers use rounded corners so much today that they’re more of an industry standard than a design trend. Not only are they found on software user interfaces, but hardware product designs as well.

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Myers-Briggs Personality Types of Designers

Myers-Briggs Personality Types of Designers

What personality preferences do you and other designers share? According to a survey by Michael Roller, most designers share the Myers-Briggs preferences of intuition and judgment.

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How the ‘Thumbs Up/Like’ Button is Dumbing Users Down

How the ‘Thumbs Up/Like’ Button is Dumbing Users Down

Have you ever read the comments left at the end of an article or video? Comments used to offer useful, supplementary information that you couldn’t get from the content itself.

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The Web Design Process Every Designer Should Follow

The Web Design Process Every Designer Should Follow

Imagine the difficulty of getting to a destination without a clear direction. It’s not enough to know where you want to go. You also have to know the process that will get you there.

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The Biggest Obstacle for Designers is Their Manager

As designers, our jobs aren’t as easy as most think. On top of designing, we have to deal with the everyday stresses of the Organization.

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Simplicity is Not Overrated, Just Misunderstood

Simplicity is Not Overrated, Just Misunderstood

“Features win over simplicity, even when people realize that it is accompanied by more complexity,” is what Don Norman states in his “Simplicity is Highly Overrated” article.

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Steve Jobs on User Research

Getting feedback from users is an important part of the process when it comes to UX design. What’s equally as important is being able to interpret the feedback the correct way.

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What the Word “Minimalist” Means

What the Word “Minimalist” Means

The term “minimalist” is thrown around a lot in the design world. If you’re going to use this word you should understand what it means and use it correctly.

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Why Principles Are Important

This video shows us that principles are the fundamental ingredients of good design. Without following design principles, a cup wouldn’t function as a cup.

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How Designing a Website is Like Storytelling

When you’re planning to design a website, where do you start? There are so many pieces involved that thinking about all them at once can be quite overwhelming.

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