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23 very useful UX tools as recommended by the experts

Everyone has a tool they rely on to make their lives easier. I have a studded ogre club that I...

Explaining design to non-designers

How to explain design to non-designers

Please note, throughout December we’ll be updating and republishing a few of our favourite articles from last year to give...

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16 tools and resources for improving online accessibility

So, you’ve decided that you want to improve the accessibility of your website. Or maybe you’re not quite sure what...

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A brief guide to psychology principles in UX design

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing various psychology principles and their relevance in UX design.  We recently explored the subject...

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UX and the psychology of storytelling

How to combine the art of storytelling with the design of human experiences… The psychology of stories  In our everyday...

31 common UX design problems for monsters

No it’s just a coincidence that it’s Halloween today and we’re publishing a spooky themed article – we were going...

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Five super-smooth ecommerce checkouts Graham Charlton picks his favourite checkouts based on their smooth UX

If your website has done the hard work of taking customers through a landing page to the point where they’ve...

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A brief guide to Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in UX design

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and its role in UX design. We’ll be explaining the...

What is data-driven design and where do I start? And heck, we'll even discuss generative design while we're at it

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing data-driven design, or DDD as you may hear it referred to from now on....

A directory of UX/UI design Slack groups

A directory of UX/UI design Slack groups

Hi reader, I’m going to take a wild stab in the dark and predict that there are two things you...