February 26, 2020
The UX Design of Board Games, Part 1: Color

I love board games. I play board games a lot. I even go to board gaming conventions! And I'm not referring to Monopoly or Scattergories (those are fine!), I am referring to "Euro-style" games like Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, and Ticket to Ride. After playing a lot of games, I started to notice certain aspects […]

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February 19, 2020
What is Design Thinking?

To put it simply, design thinking is a solution-based approach for solving difficult problems. Design thinking is an iterative process to understand the user, challenge your assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative solutions that might not be obvious with our first look at the problem. The core of design thinking is a […]

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February 12, 2020
10 Tools That I Use for Successful UX/UI Design

There are a lot of tools out there to help both user experience and user interface designers do their work. Here is a list of my favorite design tools in no particular order. Adobe Photoshop–In addition to resizing and touching up photography to use on websites, I also use Adobe Photoshop for visual mock-ups. A […]

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February 5, 2020
What is UI Design?

UI design is shorthand for User Interface design. User interface design is the creation and composition of the elements (typography, layout, buttons, etc.) that enable the user to interact with a product or service. How is UI design different from UX design? Well, if you read my last blog, you know all about UX design, but […]

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January 29, 2020
What is UX Design?

UX design is shorthand for User eXperience design. User experience design is about creating the ideal encounter while using a product or service. The term is mainly used in relation to digital experiences, including websites, software, and mobile apps, but can also apply to the remote control to your TV, the control pad on your […]

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