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Chinese Material Design

This Chinese Design Language will Make You Want to Switch.China is known for having their own alternatives for Google, Facebook, Whatsapp and every other American service ever made. I was surprised to stumble upon a Material Design alternative, which might even be better in some aspects. In short, Ant Design is a complete...

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Why are you not designing your day-to-day experience?

When designing everything around you becomes second nature.The other day a coworker and I were chatting about our phone’s home screens and the way we organize our app icons. We spent a good amount of time describing to one another our implicit rules on how we prioritize homepage icons, how we choose apps that will sit...

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What Are Dark Patterns? (And Why You Shouldn’t Use Them)

Dark patterns are website interfaces that cause users to interact with a website in a way that isn’t what they intended. They cause users to click through to a page, or even add an extra item to a shopping cart, without intending to. From sneaky clicks to straight-up poor website practices, dark patterns are in […]

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Instagram newsfeed groups — a UX design concept

Many Instagram users follow accounts that range from friends and family to celebrities and social influencers including accounts that appeal to their interests, such as food, traveling, fashion, sports, etc.Upon opening the application, there are times when users want to check up on close friends, but what if they just...

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The Rise of the UX Writer

If you’ve been paying attention to the biggest UX design trends predicted for 2019, you’ll no doubt have heard about the rise of UX writing. For some time now, writing has been hailed as “design’s unicorn skill”; however, it is no longer seen as a complementary nice-to-have. UX writing has evolved into a...

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Checklist for Using Icons In UI

Icons are one of the most frequently used elements in graphical user interfaces. What makes a good icon?In this article, I want to share a simple checklist that you can use to ensure that the icons you use work for your users.1. Easy to recognizeClarity is the most important characteristic of a great interface....

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Core banking system — a UX case study

Core banking system — a UX case studyThis UX Case Study provides a detailed description of how I designed core banking systems as a Senior UX Designer/Analyst. It may give you a feeling of how it is to be a UX Designer on an enterprise core banking project and insights into FinTech.My role was to participate in all...

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Persuasive Design: using advanced psychology effectively

“Emotions shape all activity in adaptive ways. In the absence of emotional markers, decision making is virtually impossible.” — Saver & Damasio (1991)Websites have come a long way in a short space of time — it’s really quite amazing just how much some of the sites belonging to the last decade’s...