Less is more – How to Create Great Designs & User Experience with Less

Less is more - How to Create Great Designs & User Experience with Less
Reading Time: 10 minutes

Less is more is one of the most used phrases in design. However, it is mostly used as a quote than as a principle we could actually follow. Let’s change that. Let’s make this quote more helpful and actionable so we all can benefit from it. In this article, we will discuss three specific areas of design where we can use less is more as a principle to achieve more. Continue reading “Less is more – How to Create Great Designs & User Experience with Less”

The Good, Bad, Ethical Design, Users and Other Things We Don’t Talk About

The Good, Bad, Ethical Design, Users and Other Things We Don't Talk About
Reading Time: 10 minutes

Ethical design is something we don’t hear or talk about a lot. We usually talk only about good or bad design. Let’s take a moment and talk about the impact the things we design have on people who use them. This is a fact. Everything we create has an impact on our lives and lives of other people. We shape our tools and our tools shape us. We sometimes forget this. Let’s talk about the good, bad and ethical design and other things we don’t talk about, but we should. Continue reading “The Good, Bad, Ethical Design, Users and Other Things We Don’t Talk About”

6 Tips and Best Practices for Great Mobile Design

6 Tips and Best Practices for Great Mobile Design
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Mobile design is becoming more important as more and more people use mobile devices to access the Internet. The problem is that creating great mobile design and delightful experience is not easy. There are many things designers have to do right. Otherwise, people will not be willing to stay on the website for a long time. And, they may not give us another chance. So, we have to it right on the first try. Here are some tips to make it easier. Continue reading “6 Tips and Best Practices for Great Mobile Design”

10 Best Practices for Designing More Usable Mobile Forms Pt2

10 Best Practices for Designing More Usable Mobile Forms Pt2
Reading Time: 9 minutes

Knowing how to design usable mobile forms is more and more important. The mobile web is on the rise. A lot of people use their mobiles more than desktop computers or laptops. And, it doesn’t look like this trend is going to disappear soon, rather the opposite. Some people think forms are not so important. Great user experience is about excellence in every detail, including forms. Let’s learn how to create more usable forms. Let’s make work with forms finally pleasant experience! Continue reading “10 Best Practices for Designing More Usable Mobile Forms Pt2”

10 Best Practices for Designing More Usable Mobile Forms Pt1

10 Best Practices for Designing More Usable Mobile Forms
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Designing and building great mobile forms is hard. Quite often, filling out these forms is not easier either. When we think about filling some form, we are usually not filled with joy. For most of us, forms are just a tool we need to use to get some job done. As a tool, it is not the most user-friendly one. What makes it so difficult to design usable form? Can we take even very bad examples of mobile forms and make them better? Let’s talk about a couple of best practices to achieve this. Continue reading “10 Best Practices for Designing More Usable Mobile Forms Pt1”

Psychology of Design Masterclass – 7 Important Facts About Decision Making

Psychology of Design Pt9 – 7 Cool Facts About Decision Making
Reading Time: 15 minutes

How hard it is to influence or change people’s decision making process? Is there any way we can use design to help people make better decisions? What if I would tell you that external factors can influence your decisions more than you would think is possible? In this last part of psychology of design series we will discuss seven most interesting facts we know about psychology and how we make decisions. My hope is that these facts will help you understand how our minds work and design much better user experience. Continue reading “Psychology of Design Masterclass – 7 Important Facts About Decision Making”