How to Design Screens – The Hateful Eight in Screen Design

Probably the most common question about UX is how to start screen design and what principles should we care about? Designing screens starts with sketching. We at UX studio start with quick paper sketches, then build wireframes and clickable prototypes, test them, repair them, and finally get to the pixel perfect, colorful detailed design plans. In what follows we will show you the eight most important rules of thumb which one needs to take into account when designing screens. These are the basics for anyone who is working on designing a digital product.

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The Best UX Research Tools

A few weeks ago I heard about a UX researcher who died because he got lost in the labyrinth of UX research tools. 🙂 Of course it’s not true, but you can easily get lost and puzzled when you start looking at all the infinite options that have become available lately. That’s why I decided to compile the most common UX research tools for you and hopefully, you will be able find the proper ones for your needs.

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The Best UX Design Tools Recommended by UX studio

Many designers still use Photoshop for literally everything. However, the market is full of increasingly better tools that focus on particular solutions. So I decided to compile a list of the most common tools that a UX designer should know about. In this list, you can find prototyping, UI and collaboration tools. Many of them will be familiar to you, but I hope you will find some interesting ones for specific tasks. My recommendation is to choose the appropriate tools for the task and don’t restrict yourself to one product. This list might also prove useful for comparing them with each other. So here comes our list of UX design tools.

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The 3 most important fields in ecommerce UX

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Are you the one who has or deals with ecommerce sites somehow? Then I have news for you: You have to be a pro in UX. User experience is the key to your sites’ growth. There are plenty of case studies about this topic which focus on the best practices. In this article, I would like to give you another viewpoint with the 3 most important parts of the ecommerce UX. Those 3 fields are: customer service, checkout flow, and trust building.

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The Mobile First Design Checklist

The whole story started by a recent post in the AdEspresso facebook group:

“I’ve been reviewing a lot of campaigns the past few days and the trend I’m noticing is that mobile isn’t just important it’s literally getting 99% of the traffic for some campaigns.”

Paul about mobile is important

Although 99% is a rhetorical exaggeration, our experience is that at least 50% of our visitors come from mobile. It depends on many factors but we can definitely say that this number is increasing. Therefore I decided to take a closer look at ‘Mobile first design’ and go through some aspects that need to be considered. Read More »

How to integrate design into your agile process?

A bunch of developers published the ‘agile manifesto‘ in 2001 after they got fed up with the many software projects that hadn’t worked. They thought that these projects were too complicated and too slow, in other words, they weren’t sufficient enough. The developers had to do many unnecessary things. The system was inflexible and couldn’t cope with changes. It was difficult to plan projects which eventually weren’t accomplished on time. The participants were always stressed. And then the agile design process was born.

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