UX: Psychology of great design – part 1
The World Wide Web turned 20 in April 2013. In its first 20 years the web matured from a largely static medium into the rich, collaborative and wonderfully interactive medium we know today. As such, the interactions and relationships between users and systems have become increasingly complex. Consequently, web designers need to understand the experience of the website or app they are making. Designers should consider who is using it, what they need to do and ultimately if the design makes their users’ experience easier or, ideally, more delightful. Essentially, this is what user experience (often abbreviated to UX) is focused upon: studying how a person reacts or feels when using a product or service and how this experience can be improved. The term ‘user experience’ was originally coined by Don Norman while he was Vice President of the Advanced Technology Group at Apple: “I invented the term because I thought human interface and usability were too narrow. > Why is it being made?
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