Monthly Archives: January 2013

Redesigning Google

Cool article on the Verge: http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/24/3904134/google-redesign-how-larry-page-engineered-beautiful-revolution Advertisements

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User testing…

I was able to sit-in on my first usability test about a week ago. It was for the redesign of Discover Cards home page. The testing took place in Chicago, so I had to call in and watch on my

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Quality Control

http://www.uxbooth.com/articles/banking-on-success/ To determine the priority and quality of content, we asked: Is it precise? Is it readable? Is it relevant? Are calls to action clear? Does it help users complete tasks? Does it support the overall business strategy? Design to

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Designing for Empty States

http://tympanus.net/codrops/2013/01/09/designing-for-the-empty-states/ Empty states are places in apps that have no content or data. They are empty. A blank page. Traditionally empty states are overlooked as most designers focus on how best to display lots of content or data. It’s common

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Cool Blog: eCommerce Outtakes

Great write-ups about analyzing different websites and user experiences. http://ecommerceouttakes.com

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FYI… Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design

Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design 1. Bad Search Overly literal search engines reduce usability in that they’re unable to handle typos, plurals, hyphens, and other variants of the query terms. Such search engines are particularly difficult for elderly users, but

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