Empathy is the act of understanding and vicariously experiencing the feelings of another. It’s a prerequisite to good user-centered design. Melisa Angulo-Javier shows us how to protect one of our greatest assets.
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When talk builds about making seductive interactions, it’s nice to have people like Stephen Anderson giving us his two cents. Here are UX Booth contributor Michael Wilson’s two cents on Anderson’s two cents.
In this detailed review, Paul Seys describes an up-and-coming UX title that’s jam-packed with lessons for designers both new and established. Follow along to learn how author Giles Colborne’s teaches his readers the essence of great design.
How do we design for the constantly-evolving, quickly-growing market of mobile devices? Bryan and Stephanie Reiger search for the common design traits between products targeting the “mobile” space.
A new study commissioned by EffectiveUI looks at how user experience and brand loyalty affect mobile applications. UX Booth editor Kristina Bjoran interviews EffectiveUI’s CEO and President to get their insights into the findings.
Fight Club is that kind of cult movie you almost can’t help but like. In what has become author Chuck Palahniuk’s characteristic style, viewers inhabit the mind of a dark, introspective protagonist as he tries to cope with a dysfunctional world. Reading—and in this case, watching— Fight Club is actually a lot like the act [...]
Like most user experience professionals, William “Bill” Albert is a busy guy. Unlike most professionals, however, Bill has nearly a decade of experience in the field. Today, he directs the Design and Usability Center at Bentley University, an organization offering UX consulting services to clients worldwide. He’s co-authored two books on user research and spoken [...]
Its not a matter of who wins or loses, it’s how you play the game. In this post, Andrew addresses the conundrum facing many UX designers: conducting user research appears to diminish our role as an experience designer. Properly executed, though, design research makes for a valuable return on investment.
Nate Bolt and Tony Tulathimutte, of the creative research firm Bolt | Peters, have conducted literally hundreds of interviews; so it’s only fitting that we return the favor. Read on to learn more about what design research means to you and how you and yours, and how you can get started. If that’s not enough, we’re even giving away books!
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