Web design and web development trends in 2011
The year 2010 is behind us and it’s time to reflect on it for a bit and then to see what 2011 will bring for us with respect to web design and web development. Or, perhaps I should say in design and development in general. Here’s a list of predictions for web (and not just web) design and development trends in 2011.Read more
Future of Silverlight 5 and HTML 5 – what now?
You’ve all heard the news – Microsoft is “shifting its Silverlight strategy” and going fully forward to embrace HTML 5 as its cross-browser cross-platform solution. Coupled with IE9, it makes a lot of sense, But what about Silverlight 5 and Silverlight in general now? The same question goes for Adobe’s Flash.Read more
Design decisions behind our popular Wall Of Tweets
Wall of Tweets is a twitterwall product designed and developed by full service UX consultancy UX Passion here in Croatia. It’s very popular and used throughout the world. In this article I’d like to share some design thinking, design research and decisions we’ve put behind this product and how it compares to other solutions on the market.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
Eurovision 2010 - Voting Analysis and Infographics
Another Eurosong is behind us. This year, Germany was the winner with Lena and her song “Satellite”. Again, interesting patterns emerged during the voting and some really interesting relations between countries can be described. Here’s a set of interesting voting infographics.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
Design trends for 2010: Web design trends for 2010
From the visual and aesthetics aspect, web design trends in 2010 will be shaped by the influences from 2009. In this article 5 major trends regarding the web design are covered. From oversized headers which are serving as new kind of splash screens to minimalism which is being supported by typography. See what’s to come in 2010.Read more