Flat Design - The Next Step Forward in the Evolution of Web Design. Flat design is nothing but simplicity put into practice.
If you want to learn more about 2013-2014 trends – download free UXPin’s ebook “Web Design Book of Trends: 2013-2014”. Navigation is among the most important pieces of every single website. No content would be reachable without properly designed navigation that answers the questions “where am I?” 30 Great Interactive Sites. I apologize for not posting on the Wall for the longest time, but yes, I’m still alive (just been busy with Themify).
Infographic Single Page Applications. Infographics have always driven me nuts.
With many websites now designing their websites using the minimal, flat design trend designs are looking for a nice way of creating these designs quickly.
There are many HTML and CSS starter projects such as: But these don't really come with a design concept or a theme to the frameworks, here we are looking at front-end framework of Flat UI Pro. This is a framework based on Twitter Bootstrap but made specifically for a flat design. Flat UI Pro contains a huge number of basic components, icons and glyphs, which simplify your work when it comes to new projects.
The UX-illiterate programmer: An introduction to UX from a programmer’s perspective. – bytes for thought. As a programmer, I’ve recently been dragged into the UX (User eXperience) world, and what an eye-opener it has been.
In the past, while I’ve always tried to produce the best experience for my users, I hadn’t realized how easy it is to be distracted from that path, especially when you need to answer to various budget and time constraints, or the business doesn’t value good UX. Beyond business constraints, however, I still unconsciously questioned myself: what makes a piece of software more “user-friendly” than another? If an application is “user-friendly” to you, will it be the case for me as well? I could tell when software was poorly designed, but I couldn’t express it properly.
Defining an Interaction Model: The Cornerstone of Application Design. By Jim Nieters Published: January 23, 2012 “An interaction model is a design model that binds an application together in a way that supports the conceptual models of its target users.”
In March of 2011, I joined HP to lead the User Experience and Front-End Development organization for Consumer Travel. My goal? To design products that transform the future of travel. What Is an Interaction Model? What is an interaction model? “Defining the right interaction model is a foundational requirement for any digital system and contributes to a cohesive, overall UX architecture.” Client riche. Front end styleguides and pattern libraries. Save the Web Don’t bookmark the web.
Save it. Gimme Bar doesn’t just keep bookmarks; it stores items in your personal library in the cloud. UX Basics: Designing For Your Mom. Usability Design for Online Web Forms. Designers aren’t just creating pleasing graphics for the Internet anymore.
As a web designer you need to consider other properties of user interaction and coding. UX design is possibly the most important topic to cover, and this is especially true designing web forms. All webmasters should understand this message. Browse Topics. The Difference Between UI and UX. In today’s creative and technical environment, the terms “UI” (User Interface) and “UX” (User Experience) are being used more than ever. Overall, these terms are referring to specialties and ideas that have been around for years prior to the introduction of the abbreviated terminology. But the problem with these new abbreviations is more than just nomenclature. Unfortunately, the terms are quickly becoming dangerous buzzwords: using these terms imprecisely and in often completely inappropriate situations is a constant problem for a growing number of professionals, including: designers, job seekers, and product development specialists.
Understanding the proper separation, relationship and usage of the terms is essential to both disciplines. The most common misconception that you will hear in the workplace, in client meetings and often in job listings or job requirements is the inadvertent combination or interchange of the terms. Such problems bring us to the user experience. UI is a Tool. The Difference Between Usability and User Experience. As long as there’s been an Internet, the discussion between user experience and usability has been explored.
Although they are conceptually linked, taken separately, they highlight different elements of the human-computer interaction. Yet in these days of advanced user interfaces, from mobile devices to e-readers to tablets, has the line between user experience and usability blurred? Codrops.
UI. UX. UX. Structured Content First.