In the second half of my chat with Bill Gribbons I dig in deep, asking questions related to design education. Dr. Gribbons shares what he feels are necessary components for the continued development our community of practice.
Posts about “usability”
Although it’s quite common for designers to question their profession, it’s rare that they’re able to receive answers from knowledgable experts. Given the chance to do just that, I sat down with Dr. Bill Gribbons to discuss universal design, eLearning, and more.
Some tasks are easier than others, of that we can be sure. But what distinguishes something that’s hard to do from something that’s easy? Tim Minor guides the way, extrapolating lessons from cutting-edge psychology research.
Have you ever wondered what the difference was between these highly cerebral professions? UX Architect Darren Northcott breaks it down in his own words, providing helpful tips to get started in both.
Have we designed ourselves into a box? Content Strategist Matt Herron explains the evolution of the “standard” content display model as well as what designers can do to improve their reader’s experience.
What’s the best order for the options in your dropdown? Kate Roberts shares her design process, the results of her usability tests, and tips you can use to improve the forms on your site.
Facebook didn’t just nail “social;” they created it. But where they sometimes fail – and where Google+ could win out – is usability. Liz Carlson of UserTesting shares results of their organization’s latest usability study.
What do Netflix, teledildonics, and tables have in common? Well, they’re all featured in this first installment of the UX Booth Resource Roundup reboot. We pull from a variety of sources, too, so there’s surely something for everyone.
eCommerce sites may be missing a number of crucial opportunities to satisfy users and increase sales. Paul Bryan of Usography shares the findings of his recent study on online stores and explains how they’re missing the mark.
In this post, Michael Wilson explores why it is acceptable for some web applications to have a learning curve, and how learnability can be good for a product.