Design research collects story-driven information about users, helping teams better understand the people for which they design. It includes pre-design interviews and post-design qualitative testing.

iPad App Dos and Don’ts iPad App Dos and Don’ts

New research gives UX designers some rules of thumb for designing applications or websites for the iPad. UX Booth editor Kristina Bjoran takes a look at the study and what can be learned.

Using Lies in Research Using Lies in Research

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.

It’s About People, Not Devices It’s About People, Not Devices

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.

Our Friend, the User Researcher: an Interview with Bill Albert Our Friend, the User Researcher: an Interview with Bill Albert

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 […]