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Guidance for Conducting In-Home Studies with Children
An excerpt from Studying and Designing Technology for Domestic Life from Morgan Kaufmann looks at strategies for conducting in-home studies with children.
Tejinder K. Judge, Carman Neustaedter -
UX as the New SEO: an interview with Marianne Sweeny
Self-described "Search Information Architect" Marianne Sweeny dicusses her design process, her favorite products, and her views on collaboration
Jason Gillard -
Five Movements in Design That We Should Pay Attention To
As the field of experience design continues to mature, enhanced research techniques and new tactics for measuring emotional response will help us improve users' lives.
Amy Cueva -
Win This Book! Intertwingled
Enter to win a copy of Peter Morville's new book, Intertwingled: Information Changes Everything
UX Magazine Staff -
The Future of Wearable Technology in Pictures
The winners of our Drawing Ideas giveaway use sketches to imagine hypothetical uses for wearables.
UX Magazine Staff -
Spotlight On Mobile Design
Nine Lies We Tell Ourselves About Mobile
A closer look at the history of mobile design and technology reveals common misconceptions that are making it difficult to move forward with clarity.
The Influence of iOS 7 and Designing for Mobile in an Omnichannel World
With iOS 7, Apple seems poised to expand its reach into a wider portfolio of digital products, something designers should consider in the omnichannel world of mobile.
Nour Diab Yunes
What Does it Take to be a Mobile Designer Today?
Being a successful mobile designer requires an evolved understanding of how people use their devices, a robust toolkit, and the flexibility to adapt to new technology.
Designing Better Experiences Through Data
As the complexity and quantity of user data multiply, it's up to designers to create experiences that make the most of it.
Vulnerable Branding: Keeping your company's voice...
Effective digital content is an honest and adaptive reflection of an organization's human core.
Kate Kiefer Lee
Win a Copy of "Lean UX"
Enter to win a copy of Jeff Gothelf's new book, Lean UX: Applying lean principles to improve user experience.
UX Magazine Staff
Killed at Launch
A failure to account for UX results in an e-commerce being pulled offline shortly after launch.
POP UX! Clued Into Curiosity
Clue, the classic murder-mystery board game, shows designers how to create an information gap and a narrative that leads users to the other side.
Talking Lean UX with Jeff Gothelf
The author of the new O'Reilly book, Lean UX: Applying lean principles to improve user experience, shares his thoughts on outcomes, iterations, and more.
UX Magazine Staff
Simplicity: The next design battleground
Four ways to keep your designs simple in the hyper-competitive mobile age.
Learning Programming by Persuasion
How the traits of persuasive technology can make learning Ruby more engaging for students.
Evaluating the Usability of Web Photos
Photos have the power to make or break a users' experience—make sure they are communicating your message properly.
Practicing What We Preach
In the same way that users need considerate and responsive feedback from digital experiences, employees need it from their organizations.
Looking Into the Screens of the Future
Designers are faced with alluring new challenges as users expect more sophisticated interactions with more persistant and pervasive screens.
Five UX Changes for Fixing Loyalty Programs
By improving user experience, brand loyalty programs can start living up to their business potential.
We Just Turned 50,000
Celebrating a social media milestone and looking ahead.
UX Magazine Staff
Why Certify? Accreditation can add value to UX design
How BSI ISO9001 certification refined design processes for a digital agency that already has multiple accreditations.
UX Adventure: Enhance your resume, improve your career...
Taking on unpaid research and design projects can be a great way to bolster your resume and reinvigorate yourself.
A Matter of Character: Knowing your users and their...
To design a product that fits into the story of users' lives, try looking at them as characters through the lens of a screenwriter.
Testing Dialog Design in a Speech Application
Speech-recognition apps require specialized testing methods that can be applied to other interfaces as well.
The RITE Way to Prototype
The RITE Method can be an effective way to integrate user testing and iteration for fast and fluid design.
The Proliferation and Potential of Gamification in Retail...
By making transactions more fun, banks can drive customer behavior, improve brand loyalty, and increase engagement.
There are some simple things you can do to make sure your designs stay simple and user-centric.
Visual Balance and Weight Allocation for Usability
Paying close attention to the visual path your website creates will reveal opportunities for reaching peak usability.
How to Effectively Manage a UX Design Team
Tried and true tips for getting the most out of your user-centered design team.
A Midwesterner's Guide to Recruiting UX Designers...
Pulling top user-centered design talent away from the coasts is challenging, but it can be done using the right approach.
Contextualization is the Key to Delivering Powerful,...
What "location, location, location" is to real estate, "context, context, context" is to user-centered design.