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7 Tips for Using Background Textures in Web Design

This is not your typical roundup of textures to use for website backgrounds. If you are looking for a specific texture, we have those here. But what if you want to create your own? Or find a way to customize a … Continue reading

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Make the Web Your Playground with Wix

For web designers, it’s important to take advantage of tools that empower you to do your thing without getting in your way. You need flexibility and efficiency without sacrificing quality. The amazing thing is that you no longer need to … Continue reading

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Serial Position Effect: How to Create Better User Interfaces

Learn about the limits of your user’s short-term memory by understanding how the serial position effectworks and how you can manipulate it in the context of user experience design. Many of the most successful designs out there, produced by highly successful companies … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Think – Key Learning Points for UX Design for the Web

Don’t Make Me Think is the title of a book by the HCI and Usability engineer Steve Krug. It teaches UX designers how to deliver great user experiences in a very simple and accessible way. Since its release in the year 2000 it has … Continue reading

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HOW TO DESIGN GESTURE-DRIVEN UI

Remember the days when hovering and clicking with the mouse were the most used triggers for interaction with a site or app? Those days are gone. When Apple introduced the first iPhone, multi-touch technology became mainstream and users learned that … Continue reading

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Prototyping in Design Thinking: How to Avoid Six Common Pitfalls

The Design Thinking process cannot be done without prototyping and testing. However, for companies or teams unfamiliar with the Design Thinking method, there might be some common mindsets about prototyping that potentially undermine its effectiveness in helping you craft the optimal design … Continue reading

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9 CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY TACTICS TO IMPROVE CONVERSIONS

When it comes to first impressions, design is everything. From colors, copy on buy buttons, to the layout of a website. Tapping into what makes brains tick is important for this, and certain aesthetics as far as design goes are … Continue reading

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Key Question in User Experience Design – Usability vs Desirability

The question of what usability is compared to desirability comes up a lot in UX design and it’s important to be able to distinguish the two. Why? Because usability is the base level of the user experience and without usability it is difficult to … Continue reading

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HOW TO START YOUR DESIGN CAREER IN 2018

HOW TO START YOUR DESIGN CAREER IN 2018 May 2016 was when I started my design journey. start yours today! Hello guys, My name is Henry and I am a Human-centered design advocate, The founder of a growing design agency in Lagos Nigeria, SENPAI, … Continue reading

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How To Use Underlined Text To Improve User Experience

(This article is supported by Adobe.) An underline is a horizontal line immediately below a portion of text. In our everyday experience, we underline to emphasize key sections of text, sometimes drawing an underline by hand below printed text. But … Continue reading

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