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World-class designer: an interview with Erico Fileno

Erico Fileno, Head of Innovation & Design at VisaThis article is part of a series of 10 interviews with world-class designers. I’ve interviewed Junior to Senior designers from companies such as IDEO, Dropbox, Visa, Airbnb, Toptal, Shopify and others.“Questions to your younger self” was the format I used because...

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Empty spaces — a UX case study

Photo by Samuel Zeller on UnsplashEmpty Spaces — A UX Case StudyNo, this is not about Gestalt principles. It’s about problem spaces, competitive spaces, and opportunities. It’s about my 4th project UX project at General Assembly, which was also my 2nd group project for the UX Design Immersive course. As our...

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Web Design Inspiration: 9 Web Interfaces with Catchy Graphics

Design is one of the spheres that constantly evolve and transform. Sometimes it seems you have just got used to a trend or a standard — and the next moment the sphere makes a twist and changes the approach. On the one hand, it always keeps us bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. On the other hand, it demands flexibility and...

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Building the perfect splash screen

In the first part of our series on “Everything you need to know to UX an app”, Duncan Campbell, creative director at Gorilla Arm turns his attention to the first screen your users will see — the beloved splash screen.So you’re probably wondering, “how hard can it be to build the perfect splash screen?” And...

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7 Persona Mistakes

Many UX, Design, and Marketing professionals create and/or use personas. Personas have become so common that some would say that they are over-used. Should we let go of personas? Should we stop using them? One of the reasons that personas may be looked down on these days in some design circles is because people are …...

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The IKEA Effect — A UX Case Study

The IKEA Effect — A UX Case StudySo, your Billy Bookcase set has a missing piece…Source: Let’s Assemble | Ikea — Untitled IncDo you:a. Start building, get 95% through, then realise and drop to your knees in defeat?b. Immediately call Customer Support and attempt to remain friendly, despite the searing...

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4 ways to improve Robinhood — a UX case study

Disclaimer: I do not work for Robinhood. The views from this case study are strictly my own.A Concise Short Brisk Quick Brief IntroRobinhood’s mission is to democratize access to the financial system. They have built an investing platform that lets you buy and sell stocks, exchange-traded funds, options, and...

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Democracy And User Experience

Democracy and user experience rarely overlap. Users may be influential, but they are seldom presented with a chance to exercise their vote when it comes to the products and services they pay for....

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Is UX really just for products, screens, and websites?

I’m finding that as I learn UX, there’s so much more to understand and embrace that it’s almost a shame to limit UX to “products”, “apps”, or “websites”.I found this quote quite interesting:UX is the tangible design of a strategy that brings us to a solutionPreviously I wrote about why I feel that we...