Posts about “Visual design”

Design for Readability

By: July 3rd, 2012 23 Comments

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.

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Design for Readability

Comics and UX, Part 2: Flow and Content

By: May 24th, 2012 10 Comments

In the first part of this series, Rachel Nabors provided readers with ample techniques to improve their craft. In this, final article, Rachel introduces flow and real-world examples to better explain how affects both our medium and our message.

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Comics and UX, Part 2: Flow and Content

Comics and UX, Part 1: Cross-disciplinary Techniques

By: May 22nd, 2012 13 Comments

As with websites so with comics: there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. Follow along as Rachel Nabors shares techniques from the world of comics to better plan, assess, and improve the experience of a website.

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Comics and UX, Part 1: Cross-disciplinary Techniques

Effective Presentation of a Website’s Navigation

By: May 8th, 2012 24 Comments

Every website has it, but not every website does it well. Andy Montgomery introduces two concepts – and provides dozens of examples – towards effective navigation design.

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Effective Presentation of a Website’s Navigation

Design Lessons from Well Designed Album Covers

By: October 5th, 2010 21 Comments

Electronic musician and new UX Booth contributor Oleg Mokhov takes readers through a series of well-designed album art and shows what the clever designer can learn from them.

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Design Lessons from Well Designed Album Covers

Decoupling Usability and Visuals

By: July 1st, 2010 14 Comments

Usability and visual design are two areas that are heavily dependent on each other. They affect each other dramatically and each requires an understanding of how people will use and visualize the content. Pulling them apart, where possible, is a great way to understand how they impact the overall design and reduce the time and energy wasted in your creative process.

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Decoupling Usability and Visuals

Mashable Redesign: What Draws Attention?

By: January 14th, 2010 23 Comments

Mashable made a fresh start of the new year by launching a redesign. The intention of which was to put more focus on the stories, remove clutter, and to divide the content into sections. Most readers responded positively. But our team wanted to answer a more targeted question: What are the most attention-grabbing changes in Mashable’s new design? In this article we analyze user feedback and exhibit our results.

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Mashable Redesign: What Draws Attention?

Site Redesign Case Study: Tutorial9.net

By: December 4th, 2008 16 Comments

Today, I’d like to share some visual design changes made on another blog that vastly improved usability. While a solution on one site may not work perfectly for another, there are certainly things to be learned from others success!

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Site Redesign Case Study: Tutorial9.net

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