June 18, 2020
Is Branding Part of the User Experience or Vice Versa?

Yes. Both. A brand can be better thought of as others’ perception of the company, product, or service. User experience is simply how people feel when they use a product or service. UX can become the brand differentiator.

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June 3, 2020
Don't Know Whether to Push or Pull? There's a Name for That...

A Norman door is a poorly designed door that fails to give you an idea of whether to push or pull. A Norman door is confusing and it's very common. It was named after Don Norman, father of user experience, co-founder of Nielsen Norman Group, and author of The Design of Everyday Things.

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May 27, 2020
How Do Ergonomics and UX Design Relate?

Ergonomics is about designing for people. It is defined as the science of fitting a workplace to the user’s needs, ergonomics aims to increase efficiency and productivity and reduce discomfort.

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May 6, 2020
What is Agile UX and Lean UX?

The terms agile and lean are well known in the software development world and they are also becoming popular terms for non-technical teams and departments. Then it comes to no surprise that agile and lean have their own philosophy in regards to user experience design. 

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April 30, 2020
The Impact of Tone of Voice on the User Experience

Language is a large part of design. And just like any other part of the interface, tone of voice can affect the user's experience with your product or service.  Words can either delight or dissatisfy your users. Which would you rather do?

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April 22, 2020
How UX Design Can Help Fight Climate Change

Can design choices made by user experience and user interface designers reduce their impact on the environment? The answer is YES.

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April 15, 2020
5 Interesting Articles About UX Design and the Coronavirus

Here are links to five articles about the intersection of user experience design and the Coronavirus.

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April 8, 2020
What is a UX Audit?

I'm offering a new service: UX audits. A user experience audit (UX audit) is a way to identify problem areas of an existing digital product or service, revealing which parts of a website or application are causing issues for users and blocking conversions.

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April 1, 2020
The UX Design of Board Games, Part 4: Player Aids

Many of the games we play are complex. Many have simple rules and are easy to play. In either way, there are things that need to be remembered. Some games come with a player aid.

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March 11, 2020
The UX Design of Board Games, Part 3: Diversity

Like in all forms of media, representation in board games is important. Why you might ask? The answer is simply because REPRESENTATION MATTERS!

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