Category: Technology

Introducing Microsoft’s Fluent Design System

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We’ve seen leading companies implementing either their own design languages, or existing ones such as Google’s Material Design. Think of a design language as a well-documented guideline for creating apps and websites with an intuitive, engaging and consistent appearance. Microsoft recently unveiled their Fluent Design System, which is intended for use on a wide range […]

UX Lessons from Amazon: 4 Hacks Guaranteed to Boost Conversions

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I’ll admit, Amazon’s visual design is awful and kind of outdated. I’m sure many designers and UX experts will agree with me on that, so naturally, an article stating UX lessons from Amazon might raise some eyebrows at first. Bare with me though. While Amazon still has much work to do in terms of visual […]

Can AI Solve Your UX Design Problems?

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One of Mark Zuckerberg’s key New Year resolutions for 2016 was to build his own “simple AI bot” that could help him with the household tasks. Remember the image of the butler, Jarvis from Iron Man? That’s a well-known Hollywood example of how a simple AI works. But, what precisely is Artificial Intelligence and how […]

7 Super-Useful Chrome Extensions for Designers in 2017

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All designers have their own way of working. Whether you design directly in the browser (with code, I mean), or you only use web browsers for live-testing web designs in real-time (or otherwise), there are plenty of Chrome extensions for designers that will make your life exponentially easier. My biggest pet peeve? Having to open […]

3 Mobile UX Trends That Are Changing How We Design

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Mobile users today are finicky. They’ve become accustomed to frequent updates and new features, which puts added pressure on designers and developers to continue innovating. However, mobile users aren’t necessarily looking for something brand new. Some of the hottest design trends that have been hyped in recent years (conversational interfaces, motion design, virtual and augmented […]

Figma vs. Sketch: Who Wins the War on Multiplayer Design?

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Multiplayer designing is when there is more than one designer working on the same design file. The concept of working in a design team (as opposed to companies with only one resident designer) is becoming more and more common every day, and the technology to allow multiple designers to work on the same design file […]