Strategy & Concepts
WIAD video talk: No one wants to use your product!
Sometimes the solution to the problem is a smart tool, sometimes it’s a dumb tool which just helps us get the job done. But what’s next? The good A great example of such design is a knife. It is a great tool and we can use it to chop up our vegetables. But we don’t …Read more
WIAD video talk: Foraging for creativity
What are the sources of creativity and what’s the origin? How can we empower ourselves, use proper tools, methods and approaches to enhance and wake the creativity within us – Tin Kadoić explains in his WIAD video talk.Read more
Implementation, Mental and Representation Models in UX
One of the main goals of great user experience (UX) design is to make your product easy and pleasurable to use. To achieve that, UX designers use a number of different approaches which share a common goal: making the product easy and pleasurable to use.Read more
Thinking about the design process: simple or complex?
In its most generic form, design refers to a plan for the construction of an object or a system. As such, it often requires a disciplined set of steps, often called the design process. Its initial idea and purpose is to provide a well-established framework, foundations for design-related work. But often design process can be too complex and harmful.Read more
Best practices OR Best starting points in UX
Best practices are valuable in the UX field. However, often we use them without really considering the broader context. In this post Darko Čengija of UX Passion talks about best practices and their relationship with best staring points in the user experience (and other disciplines).Read more
UI design for beginners, intermediates or experts?
As a user experience designers we are regularly in situations where our design decisions will make significant effect on the end users of the web site, application or generally any user interface or service we design. Apart from the need to understand business case and idea – probably the most important is to understand who are users of our interfaces?Read more
UX is not UI, learn that and stop trivializing!
Rarely passes a day when I don’t get invitation to some product demonstration, technology showcase claiming to be a presentation about UX. In most cases – developers show new UI controls, tech, code and claim to be „talking about UX“. I say stop trivializing – and learn the facts!Read more
UX ROI: User Experience Return on Investment
Calculating and even trying to understand what all adds up to the UX ROI is difficult task. When we are faced with clients and investors – ROI is something they often ask for. How to even start thinking about return on investment in the field of user experience? Here I’m talking about UX ROI discussion tool and other metrics.Read more