Design & UX
Superficial app designs that follow the latest fads and blatantly ignore basic usability conventions, UX best practices and fundamental principles of interaction design would most likely fail in the real world!
I’ve been designing complex, data-heavy web and mobile apps for the past 15 years so I work with charts on a daily basis (see what I mean on Dribbble). Therefore, I want to share some of the design principles I use to build aesthetically pleasing and functional charts that users love.
Emptiness is an essential aspect of life. Imagine listening sound without spaces between the notes. You’d have a linear stream of noise. Same goes for photography, architecture, painting, sculpturing. And designers use it too.
Summary: this article is the culmination or semantic conclusion, if you want, of my two previous articles. In the 1st one, I described the problem behind the checkout processes. In the 2nd, you find out 18 must-do principles which will help you design a better experience for any form you might need.
Today, user experience design has already grown into a sphere with the considerable background of project and research cases, which have resulted in the extensive set of different research methods. Some methods are used on a regular basis, some are more rare and specific, yet it’s good for designers to be aware of a variety of them. Let’s briefly review the popular ones.