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Android L Material Design And User Interface Changes. What Is a Card? Even as the notion of cards as the next big software interaction paradigm continues to gain momentum, it hasn’t gotten much easier to explain to the uninitiated what, exactly, a card is.

What Is a Card?

When asked this question, I find it hard not to ramble on at great length, and even harder to avoid using technical jargon, which usually produces diminishing returns in conversations with “normal people.” So I thought I would try to unpack this idea a little bit, as simply and briefly as I can. No guarantees, though. To begin, when we talk about cards in digital products, it’s important to understand that there are actually two, interrelated concepts at work that some people conflate as one. The Uncanny UX Valley. Users do not give genuine feedback unless they believe what they’re experiencing is genuine.

The Uncanny UX Valley

Even if the person giving feedback is a software designer themselves, the mindset for evaluating a wireframe is starkly different than if they were evaluating the real thing.How do I know this? Scope creep. I’m not talking about the things that were not spec’d out in the beginning of the project. Pattern Lab | Build Atomic Design Systems. 2014 — The Year of Interaction Design Tools. Webflow a month | Web appWebflow is a web app that allows users to design websites in the browser and that are completely coded and live.

2014 — The Year of Interaction Design Tools

Webflow’s friendly WYSIWYG editor gives designers full control over the output, including the appearance on mobile devices. Call to Idea - Get inspired!

Dark Patterns

UI. Prototyping. Worst practices. UI walkthrough. UX Strategy. Agile UX. Lean UX. Measure & Calculate. Stakeholders interviews. Structure. Design patterns. Industry types. Mags. Understand what is UX design. Various good reads.

Best practices

Debunking UX Myths. Touch UX. Mobile UX. Glass UX. Referrences.


  1. p45c4l Jun 25 2011
    This tree is a mess. Thinking about restructuring it soon.