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In part one of this series, we examined some of the more problematic personality traits user researchers are likely to encounter in their work. Now that we’ve seen how individual personalities can put a damper on your day; let’s explore some ways to overcome the problems inherent to each.
In this series — covering the absolute basics of user personality types — we’ll begin by introducing some of the more problematic personalities. In part two, we’ll look at a number of strategies to help turn the tables in our favor.
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.
Readability & legibility are both areas of interest in accessibility and typographic design, and many resources exist that attempt to define what constitutes well designed copy. In this post, we go over a few commonly overlooked and newer ways to implement more legible type on the web.
How do users behave different on touch-based interfaces, and how can you start implementing new gestural actions into your mobile web products.
Forms designed to be used on desktops don’t always translate well onto smaller, handheld devices. This article offers strategies that you can apply to design a more efficient and less error prone mobile form as compared to your Web form.
While it might be an uncomfortable topic, uncovering the lies behind a product or interface can be one of the most effective ways to turn ailing projects around.
In part two of this series, David helps readers adapt their design regimes to the (typically) small screens of mobile devices. Using responsive design, our experiences adapt to a variety of conditions.
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.