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Everything you need to know about user experience, from UX beginner’s guides, to advice on how to measure UX, to guidance on remote usability testing, to breaking into a UX career and beyond.

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What are mental models and why are they important in UX design?

Our UX Researcher George Kalyvas gets his head around the complex, intangible world of mental models. In this deep dive...

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Join our Slack UX group – win a UX Starter Kit every week in October!

**PLEASE NOTE: competition is now closed** It’s competition time! And I’ve already used 2 of the 3 exclamation marks I’m...

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A brief survival guide to being a ‘UX team of one’

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing the life of the lonesome UXer. While everyone else in your organisation is happily...

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How to avoid bias in user testing

Before we get into the whole ‘bias’ thing, let’s just try and figure out the difference between fact, opinion and...

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What are the UX implications of on-demand healthcare?

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing on-demand healthcare. What are the implications of of having real-time data on your health,...

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What is UX prototyping and why should you test at this stage? Exploring the basics of creating and testing prototypes

The best user experiences don’t happen by luck. UX designers and researchers follow an iterative process – testing pieces and...

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A user friendly dictionary of UX terms, phrases and abbreviations

In the week that Samuel Johnson, the 18th century lexicographer who wrote the English language’s most comprehensive dictionary, celebrates his...

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How good UX can save lives A look at how UX design impacts healthcare, automotive interfaces and emergency response technology

What do you think about when you hear the term ‘user experience’? UX often brings to mind the delight we...

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How to design the same product for two different personas

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing a common concern of many businesses: how do you develop the same product for...

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Highlights from our AMA with Peter Hornsby, UX manager and columnist at UX Matters

Last week on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA session with Peter Hornsby, UX Manager at Distribution...